There are a lot of steps IT departments must take to keep their companies’ data secure. One critical activity: making sure all software on servers and user machines is kept up to date.
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Having the right software is vital to any business. Learn how new business applications and enterprise software are impacting organizations.
Any software IT installs can potentially contain vulnerabilities that give hackers a way to get on the company’s network – and that includes IT security software, one expert warns.
Businesses rely on a lot of applications, and are constantly trying new software to meet their needs. That makes it difficult for IT to properly manage its software inventory and avoid running apps the company doesn’t need. In this guest post, Innotas CEO Kevin Kern offers some advice for application portfolio management.
Open source software is never completely free, in the financial sense. Even if the applications themselves are available at no cost, businesses still need to pay for support, training, data migration and other needs. But just how much open source costs can be open for debate.
Critical IT security vulnerabilities have been discovered in Abode Reader and Acrobat again. Is it time to look for an alternative PDF reader?
Big Data is quickly becoming a big deal for companies and their IT departments. However, a recent survey says that more than half of Big Data projects never even get off the ground.
The latest round of critical Java security bugs and new attacks has IT pros asking a familiar question: Is it time to kill the software platform for good?
Many companies have saved money with IT outsourcing. But this probably isn’t what they had in mind.
Have you ever been part of this conversation? Development Group: The application is ready to be released! Management: Did you test it? Development Group: Um…yes…we ran our code in our development environment and everything worked great. Management: Test it again!! We hope that you haven’t been on either end of this conversation but many, many [...]