(Note: This post has been updated to reflect progress made by Intel.) It’s been a tumultuous start to the year due to Meltdown and Spectre, two enormous IT security vulnerabilities. The dust is settling, and we are starting to get a clear picture of how to move forward. In early January, several independent groups of security […]
The future hurtles toward us, and never do we sense this more than at the turn of the calendar year. What will 2018 bring? Advancements in technology continue to dramatically shift the business landscape and our society. Keeping on top of it all can seem like a full-time job. So we’ll try to make this […]
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Most companies rely on Microsoft Outlook as a primary tool for communication, supported by an Exchange Server or Office 365 hosted cloud service. For many employees, it surpasses the telephone in importance. So it’s intriguing to see Microsoft announce changes that may indicate it hopes to consolidate how companies manage communication onto a single platform […]
The Equifax data breach is the latest and one of the largest in a series of alarming, high-profile incidents exposing sensitive information. For companies that have responsibility for securely managing similar types of data, it should serve as a wake-up call to review your own policies and processes. Here’s what you can learn from Equifax’s […]
For decades now, two IT components have dominated daily business: email and the PC. Although they each present challenges and frustrations, both have shown remarkable resilience against alternatives. But as two recent surveys reveal, office workers’ use of them is evolving. Here’s some food for thought as you look at your own IT. Out with […]
Ransomware, like the massive WannaCry cyberattacks earlier this year, is likely here to stay. It may not be headline news every week, but it’s out there. Click on the wrong link, download the wrong file and zap — cybercriminals now hold your data hostage. A lot of organizations pay up — which, of course, is […]