A lot has been made of so-called “shadow IT” in the last few years, but what does it actually look like to the average company? A new study shows that there’s plenty of money to go around for tech … but IT has its work cut out for it if it wants to control the spending.
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No one is ever truly gone if we remember them … or if we forget to revoke their access.
Speculation about what exactly Microsoft meant when talking about changes to its update process abounds. But from the sounds of it, if Patch Tuesday isn’t dying, it’s certainly changing.
A survey by Tata Communications looked to answer a pretty simple question: Has the cloud lived up to your expectations? Well, the results are in, and the verdict is …
Microsoft and Google took a little break from fighting over patches to have a shared moment of humility. Within the span of a few months, the two mega companies experienced prolonged worldwide cloud outages.
Keeping every app and service updated is no small task, but Secunia has found the biggest security threat could be a familiar one, Oracle’s Java.
It’s pretty much undisputed that the cloud can provide efficiency and cost-savings that hosting apps or data on site can’t always match. But there’s always been a big caveat to that: In order to get those benefits, you need the cloud to be available and running smoothly.
When your department is the one that handles technology and the problems that come with it, not every exchange is going to be pleasant and civil.
IT has its hands full managing cloud apps, according to a recent survey – especially because there could be a major disconnect between IT’s knowledge of apps in the organization and reality.
Software company Adobe missed its deadline for releasing security patches last Tuesday, and with good reason – they had several security issues to fix. IT pros, take note.