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We’re told to sell the sizzle, not the sausage. That kind of advice tends to grate on us tech folk, because we already find the whole idea of selling a little bit uncomfortable. Selling the sizzle seems to justify our scepticism. But we do need to sell, and so what ...

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Even if you have the best security on your computer network, you might have noticed that you still seem to get hacked…or worse. Ask Equifax. Why is this happening? It’s probably because a member of your staff has made it easy for cyber criminals to get inside. It’s really ...

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Is it Bank of America’s fault that a hospital was hacked and lost over a million dollars? Chelan County Hospital No. 1 certainly thinks so, reports an article on krebsonsecurity.com. In 2013, the payroll accounts of the Washington hospital were broken into via cyberspace. Bank of America got back about ...

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These days, it is hard to pick up a newspaper or go online and not see a story about a recent data breach. No other example highlights the severity of these types of hacks than the Sony breach late last year. While a lot of information, including creative materials, financials ...

Despite all the criticism Microsoft's outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer has received, he has aggressively driven Microsoft into new businesses. One major investment Microsoft has made under Ballmer is in cloud computing. While Amazon Web Services is the acknowledged leader in cloud computing, it appears as though AWS is about to face it’s most ...

As any IT manager is quite aware, the entire issue of "BYOD" (or Bring Your Own Device) is front and center as a challenge these days. The reality is, employees ARE going to bring their smartphones and tablets to work, and many will want to connect to the corporate ...

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