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One Year After Hurricane Sandy … Are You Prepared for a Disaster?

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in convergence, virtualization and more: One year after Hurricane Sandy, Forbes.com has published a list of things you may be forgetting at your disaster recovery site. The article states, “Most business continuity and disaster...
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The Cloud Market Will Double by 2018 [Study]

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in cloud, big data and more: Technology Business Research Inc.’s latest cloud portfolio report revealed that the global cloud market will double by 2018, reaching $66 billion. The Managed Private and Professional Services Cloud...
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financial data security

Best Practices for Securing Your Financial Institution’s Data

According to an F5 white paper, financial services organizations are facing a number of challenges – from decreased customer loyalty to increased regulatory burdens to growing concerns about application downtime and data leaks. All of these challenges are causing financial institutions to look...
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cloud computing

IT Departments Are Blocking the Wrong Cloud Services and Putting Themselves at Risk [Study]

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in cloud computing, network security and more: A study by SkyHigh Networks revealed that IT departments are blocking low-risk cloud services 40% more than high-risk services. The study of 300 organizations found that IT...
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BYOD

How to Make BYOD Secure

One of IT’s biggest challenges is keeping data secure while allowing users to access corporate information via a variety of devices. CDW’s comprehensive reference guide, “Securing BYOD”, offers data protection strategies and best practices. It covers everything from securing enterprise...
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Enterprise Cloud Fears Are Holding Them Back

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in cloud, network security and more: An article on The Next Web debunks some of the biggest enterprise cloud computing myths. For example, many enterprises fear losing control of their infrastructure when they move to the cloud....
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Online security

How to Outsmart Cybercriminals

According to a Webroot white paper, “Cybercriminals have increasingly turned their attention to the web, which has become by far the predominant area of attack. Small wonder. Those who would do harm to our computer systems for profit or malice always manage to focus their efforts on our most...
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IT security jobs

The Demand for Certified IT Security Professionals Is on the Rise

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in IT careers, network security and more: According to the “2013 IT Skills Demand and Pay Trends Report”, the need for Certified Incident Handlers grew 22% in the past quarter. Other IT security certifications that increased...
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72% of Enterprises Use Hybrid Cloud Services

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in cloud, mobility and more: According to a Rackspace survey, more enterprises are using hybrid cloud services. Rackspace revealed that “60 percent of respondents have moved or are considering moving certain applications or...
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Almost 70% of Retailers Don’t Understand the Benefits of Unified Communications

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in unified communications, big data, the cloud and more: Almost 70% of retailers have never heard of – or do not understand – the benefits of unified communications. Research by Elitetele.com and Swyx revealed that the...
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cyber attacks

Enterprises Are Unaware of or Indifferent to Network Security Incidents [Study]

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in virtualization, network security and more: According to a Lancope study, “more than 65 percent of IT/security professionals do not think, or were unsure whether, they had experienced any security incidents within the last...
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enterprise tablet usage

Employees Who Use Tablets for Work Gain 1.1 Hours of Productivity per Day

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in mobility, BYOD, cloud and more: The CDW Tablet Poll revealed that tablets are becoming standard-issue equipment, as 34% of respondents use a company-issued device. However, 59% bring their own tablets to work. According to the...
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New Data Scientist Certification Program Sets Standards for Big Data Professionals

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in big data, network security and more: To help meet the need for qualified data scientists, the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) has launched a Certified Analytics Professional (CAP)...
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