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Public cloud adoption: Challenges and best practices

It was once thought the only safe cloud option for businesses was a private or hybrid cloud model. But that's no longer the case, according to a new survey. It finds that most organizations use at least some public cloud services, but that challenges … Continue Reading

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3 infographics that perfectly sum up why women are needed in IT leadership

There has long been a gender gap in IT-related fields. But just where does this shortage of women in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) field come from? And what can be done to reverse the trend? … Continue Reading

2 ways CryptXXX is sneaking onto computers

Ransomware has many ways of being delivered to systems. CryptXXX, a particularly vile strain with a $500 unlock fee, has two methods that put many users at risk – and you'll want to look out for both. … Continue Reading

Networking gear allowed snooping, manufacturer says

Another important lesson in always making sure to use trusted network equipment manufacturers was learned recently when a well-known vendor announced it had a major security flaw. … Continue Reading

Companies predict end of passwords by 2025

Passwords are an imperfect solution to security. But are they really on the way out? According to many businesses, they are. And it's long overdue. … Continue Reading

Users turn over their first-born children: Why you should always read terms carefully

Very few people will actually examine terms of service (TOS) agreements carefully, and a recent experiment proved that to ridiculous levels. … Continue Reading