A data center is typically found in any organization that provides IT services to a business or government organization, IT services to consumers such as retail shopping, online media, and financial services, or IT services to internal employees. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a popular tec
IT in higher education is an important topic of conversation, as evidenced by October 2017's research note from Gartner entitled 2018 CIO Agenda: Higher Education Industry Insights. Authored by analyst Jan-Martin Lowendahl, the note is based on a survey of 3,160 CIO respondents in 98 countries. Amon
Even when you have the right tools in place to secure your IT environment, you may still be at risk because they aren’t always optimized for success. Patching, for example, simply isn’t a solved problem. WannaCry and NotPetya spread rapidly, using a combination of exploits stolen from the NSA and
To make a focused security strategy your organization's reality, you need a strong security framework. When Security and IT Operations teams work together to promote a focused security solution built on common processes and a prioritized set of actions, costs can go down and responsiveness can incre
Without question, hackers today can have a major impact on critical infrastructure worldwide—hospitals, banking systems, the power grid—especially when they’re partnered with aging, vulnerable technology like legacy software. And they appear to be more and more intent on making that happen. That’s
Microsoft has released a pretty typical lineup this month. All the Operating System updates, Internet Explorer, Flash for IE, Edge, Office, and SharePoint are accounted for in February. There are a total of 50 unique vulnerabilities being resolved by Microsoft this month with one public disclosure.
The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) is one of the most respected annual reports in the security industry. Every year, the Verizon Research, Investigations, Solutions and Knowledge (RISK) team, one of the largest IT investigative entities in the world, shares deep insights into the
Malware protection is more important today than ever since cybersecurity threats are on the rise. No great surprise there, right? But why, exactly, are cyber security threats so prevalent? The uptick is in no small part due to how much easier it is to take up the mantle of cyber attacker. Today’s ex