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What’s it gonna take for companies to crack down on their cybersecurity? What’s holding them back? Why do we keep hearing about one company data breach after another? Well, there’s just not enough IT talent going around. The irony is that most company higher-ups admit that cybersecurity is very important ...

It’s been stated more than once that WWIII will most likely be cyber-based, such as dismantling a country’s entire infrastructure via cyber weapons. And don’t think for a moment this doesn’t mean murdering people. A report at bits.blogs.nytimes.com notes that foreign hackers have cracked into the U.S. Department of Energy’s ...

There was once a time when the only threat to a bank’s security was when that innocent-looking man hands a note to the bank teller that makes her face go ashen. And the only security, save for video surveillance, was the armed guards and the silent alarm that the ...

Enterprises spend billions every year maintaining (and powering) duplicate racks and even entire data centers, solely for occasional potential use (in the event of an unforeseen outage or disaster). Required by law in many cases, it is probably one of the largest IT investments with among the lowest returns ...

Given the cybersecurity threats enterprise IT professionals face these days, IT departments are naturally looking for the best combination of information security options. If you are looking for a log management system to assist you in monitoring and responding to cybersecurity threats, LogRhythm is a product worth considering for your enterprise. Analyzing ...

Many people have been told that they live with their heads in the clouds, but in our technologically-dependent society, this phrase has taken on much more validity. The "Cloud” is a term used to describe massive off-site computing, storage and sharing capacity that allows consumers to store and cooperate ...

UTM, also known as unified threat management, is a security solution that focuses on an extensive network defense for businesses and organizations. In essence, the development of UTM stemmed from a standard firewall and later evolved into an all-around, comprehensive security product that is not only able to perform a number of ...

If you follow the technology industry, you are probably aware that HP - like Dell - has been struggling to stay relevant as sales of mobile tablets and smartphones continue to surge while the traditional PC market shrinks. IBM, for example, long ago made the transition from being primarily ...

As part of IT Specialist's continued commitment to bring information on the latest technologies available to enterprise IT managers, we are pleased to introduce SkyHigh Networks. SkyHigh provides IT professionals a cloud management and visibility tool to mitigate the security risks of so-called "Shadow IT' cloud deployments in their enterprise. Given ...

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