Cloud technology offers businesses many awesome benefits, including improved flexibility, data security, and efficiency. Potentially lower costs are also among its upsides, but many businesses counting on this particular advantage end up getting sticker shock when they do receive their monthly cloud bill. [...]
Phishing emails — the type that seem to come from legitimate sources but are actually ploys for stealing access credentials or delivering malware — have become even more difficult to spot in recent times. In fact, a newly discovered phishing campaign pretends to come from companies’ help desks and use enterprise cloud services to pull it off. Here’s how the scam works: [...]
It’s now a cliché to say that technology advances rapidly and the changes it causes can disrupt industries. While not all changes are that dramatic, businesses still have to be vigilant so as not to be taken by surprise. Cloud consolidation is a good example. [...]
Setting up a bring your own device (BYOD) option for your business is an effective way to increase the flexibility and efficiency of your operations, as well as attract new and tech-savvy talent. BYOD is not without its fair share of risks, but these can be managed effectively if you invest in a solution that lets you access your emails and other work-related data securely while on the go. [...]
Ideally, company data should only be seen by authorized eyes. But firms must also communicate with customers, suppliers, partners, and government regulators. All of them are entities that are outside of your firewalls.
By connecting with external parties, companies run the following risks: [...]
We’re undeniably in the mobile-first era. Those ahead of the curve control their home gadgets via touchscreen toggles or voice prompts they make on their smartphones — while they’re still on the commute from the office. Others have mobile apps that let them order frappes to go as they walk towards the cafe. And now desk-bound staff and laptop warriors alike are now using their personal smartphones for work as well. [...]