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Data Backup Systems Supplement Wares With Management Features

With data so important to companies, backup vendors are seeking to provide a better window into its overall lifecycle, including such elements as compliance and analytics. For decades, the backup market has focused almost exclusively on protecting data by creating redundant copies. Although this remains the primary function of data backup systems, vendors are increasingly…

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arvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey 2018

Key findings Customer-centric organizations are 38 percent more likely to report greater profitability than ones that are not. Making a success of digital is proving complex with almost eight in ten CIOs (78 percent) feeling that their digital strategy is only moderately effective or worse. CDOs are proving their worth. Organizations with a CDO, either in a dedicated or acting role, are…

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HIPAA Tips from the Trenches

Earlier this week, I moderated a panel discussion at an event hosted by the New York chapter of the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). The panel was comprised of private sector health information technology and security experts and was tasked with discussing challenges related to the interoperability and security of health information systems.…

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Ten Things You Should Know Moving to Office 365

Originally published on TechGenix If you have heard people hailing Office 365 as the “next big thing” or “the software of the future,” chances are you have given some thought about switching over to Microsoft’s popular productivity suite. While it is indeed a revolutionary concept in the world of computing and operating systems, there are…

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CyberThreat Real-time map – you need to see this.

  Kaspersky Lab has launched an interactive cyberthreat map that visualizes cyber security incidents occurring worldwide in real time. The types of threats displayed include malicious objects detected during on-access and on-demand scans, email and web antivirus detections, as well as objects identified by vulnerability and intrusion detection sub-systems.  

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Picking the Right MSP

Managed services providers (msps) can help a company take its business from zero to 60 — if the fit is good and the relationship is handled properly. A few considerations can help IT ask the most important questions to find the right MSP. So, you’ve concluded that your business could use some outside help on…

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Understanding Office 365 Licenses

  “Office 365 Plans” are, in fact, service families. Office 365 offers several service families and plans for organizations, which can become overwhelming when choosing the right license. Looking at the choices carefully, it’s pretty easy to boil it down to one or two options. With one or two options, it will be easier to…

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Six Common Office 365 Problems You Should Know About

Microsoft’s Office 365 has gained popularity as a service — but there are a few reasons why it might not be the service you need for your company. Microsoft’s Office 365 has had eight successive quarters of healthy double-digit gains, driven by various subscription plans and flexible pricing. As a result, Microsoft reported the Office…

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Waah! WannaCry Shifts the Blame Game into High Gear

Every security crisis presents the opportunity to point fingers, but that’s just wasted energy. The criminals are at fault—and we need to work together to stop them. More and more, information security seems to be about finding someone to blame for the latest crisis. The blame game was in full gear within hours of the…

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