Facebook and work: A match made in …

Facebook and work usually don’t get mentioned in the same sentence – unless you’re talking about a security breach. But Mark Zuckerberg and Co. want to change that. 

Don’t believe everything you read: Windows 7 isn’t dead

There are plenty of headlines this week that are trying to shock and scare IT by screaming that Microsoft has ended support for Windows 7. That’s not actually true – but the OS has reached a milestone. 

Cloud forecasting for 2015

According to a recent study, IT pros are going big in 2015 when it comes to cloud investments – and they’re looking for the people and services that can help them drive that cloud growth. 

3 ways to keep absenteeism from derailing projects

IT is more specialized than ever. While having teams of experts is often a good thing, there is a major downside: Absenteeism can quickly derail a project. 

Insider leak: 350,000 financial accounts compromised

An employee at a branch office of a major financial institution has been fired for compromising 10% of its customers’ data. Here’s what you need to know to avoid a similar fate.

10 business tech predictions for 2015

As 2014 comes to a close, just about everybody is making their predictions for what the new year will hold. Some are continuations of trends we’ve already seen and some are brand new and sure to cause headaches. 

When does a social media policy go too far? 3 keys

One organization decided it needed to crack down on its employees making negative and inflammatory statements online. It learned the hard way that those actions could have unintended consequences. 

1 weak link may have caused huge data breach

JPMorgan suffered a huge attack last spring, and some new information shows that just one security measure could’ve prevented it. 

Identities are cheap: That’s why users are a target

For users, having an identity stolen is an expensive, painful experience. For hackers, stealing an identity is barely enough to cover a bar tab. 

IT and the holidays don’t always mix

The holidays aren’t always very happy when you’re working in IT. In fact, according to a recent survey, they can be downright miserable.