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[Study] The High Costs of Cybercrime

Ponemon Institute released the results of its 2012 Cost of Cybercrime Study: United States study, which sheds light on the real economic impact of cyber attacks. The study revealed that ““the average annualized cost of cyber crime for 56 organizations in our study is $8.9 million per year, with...
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Cloud Traffic Will Make Up Almost Two-Thirds of All Global Data Centre Traffic by 2016

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in network security, cloud and more: The 2013 Cisco Annual Security Report revealed that global data centre traffic is expected to quadruple over the next five years. This trend is driven by the cloud, as cloud traffic will make...
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Almost 25% of the World’s Business Information Is Now in the Cloud

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in cloud, unified communications, big data and more: A recent study by Symantec revealed that almost a quarter of the world’s business data is now being stored in the cloud. As global cloud adoption rates continue to increase,...
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News / Security /

U.S. Cybersecurity Order Requires Federal Agencies to Warn Businesses of Threats

Welcome to today’s edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in cybersecurity, big data and more: President Obama signed an order that requires federal agencies to share cyberthreat information with businesses as well as build a security framework that will help protect...
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Don’t Let Engineers Near Your Emergency “Off” Buttons … and Other Data Centre Disaster Lessons

Computing recently surveyed 140 IT professionals to learn about the risks – both real and perceived – that can cause downtime and/or data loss in medium to large enterprise data centres. While the majority of organizations plan for disasters such as fire (75%), extreme weather (62%) and loss of...
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Cloud Can Improve Website Performance and Lead to Increased Revenue

Welcome to the Monday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in data privacy, cloud, big data and more: Cloud can improve your website’s performance. Last week, I referenced an article stating that CMOs are spending more on IT than CIOs are. Here’s another reason why:...
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CIOs May Soon Become International Power Brokers

Today’s IP news roundup includes the latest headlines in cloud, VoIP, big data and network security: According to a Forbes article on 2013 cloud predictions, the CIO’s role will change as governments become more involved with cloud regulation. The article states that CIOs’ “job...
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Canadians Could Face Legal Action for Downloading Pirated Content

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in telecommunications, big data, cloud, virtualization and network security: TekSavvy has been asked to hand over the names of its customers who may have engaged in copyright infringement by downloading...
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News / Big Data /

Big Data Spending Will Reach $20 Billion by 2016

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in big data, network security and cloud: Big money is going into big data. According to an Experton Group study (as reported by SmartPlanet.com), spending on big data technologies will reach more than $20...
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The Big Data Boom May Cost You Your Privacy

Welcome to the Monday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in big data, business continuity, disaster recovery and network security: Is a potential big data economic boom worth the invasion of your privacy?  PoliticusUSA.com questioned whether big data can create an...
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Canadian IT Networks at Risk for Internet-Based Terrorist Attacks

Welcome to the Monday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in network security, big data and cloud: As Canadian cybersecurity spending rises, the RCMP warns that terrorists seek to target Canadian IT networks. The Calgary Herald quoted the latest RCMP annual review,...
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How Politicians Are Using Big Data to Sway Voters

Welcome to the Monday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in big data, network security, cloud and unified communications: Big data is shaping the future of political campaigns. With the US presidential election taking place this week, an article on SingularityHUB...
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Canada and the US Partner to Fight Cybercrime

Welcome to the Monday edition of the IP news roundup, where you will find the latest headlines in cybercrime, network security, cloud, data centres and more: In an effort to protect their digital infrastructure and improve responses to cybercrime incidents, Canada and the US have launched a...
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Sexiest Career of the 21st Century = Big Data Scientist?

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the IP news roundup, where you will find the latest headlines in big data, network security, disaster recovery and cloud: Here’s another sign that nerds are poised to take over the world … according to the Harvard Business Review, the sexiest career of...
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Disaster Recovery in the Cloud is Hot, but You May Get Burned

Welcome to the Monday edition of the IP news roundup. Here’s what’s happening in the worlds of disaster recovery, SIP trunking, big data, network security and cloud: During the past 12-18 months, the disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) market has grown to a $425 million-$450 million...
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