Plan B Disaster Recovery cited as a ‘strong performer’ in Independent Disaster-Recovery-As-A-Service Report Plan B Disaster Recovery, a UK based disaster recovery service (DRaaS) specialist, has been cited as a ‘strong performer’ by a leading independent research firm in their latest Disaster-Recovery-As -A-Service research report. Plan B was among the selected companies that Forrester invited… Continue reading Plan B cited as ‘strong performer’ in new Forrester Report
Some IT security attacks start from the most innocent mobile apps and in ways that let cyber-criminals simply pick up confidential communications without having to hack into anything at all. While it may sound surprising, many mobile apps leak user data to anybody ready to receive it. While some free apps rely on being able… Continue reading Enterprise Attacks that Start in Mobile Apps
The bedrock of the insurance industry is quaking. For decades, large North American insurers got bigger by dominating distribution and methodically mastering information technology. But the confluence of changing customer demands, hundreds of insuretech startups and non-traditional competitors sniffing around the business of insurance is messing up the long-standing insurance equilibrium. Insurance carriers–and their agents… Continue reading The Digital Insurance Imperative: Go Digital Or Go Bust
Attention to America’s immigration policies has intensified recently, with politicians and citizens wrangling over whether and how to control the number of foreigners entering the country. Emergency managers, however, largely don’t believe immigration is their issue. Except, in a sense, it is. “I don’t see why or how [immigration] really relates to emergency management, which… Continue reading What are the Immigration Implications on Emergency Managers?
SAN FRANCISCO – Riverbed Technology today announced updates to the Riverbed® Performance Partner Program during the Riverbed Partner Summit 2017 in Santa Barbara, California. Riverbed Partner Summit 2017 brings the Company’s most influential partners together with Riverbed leadership to drive further collaboration to capitalize on the enormous market opportunity being created by the shift to the… Continue reading Riverbed Announces Partner Program Updates to Enable Partners to Accelerate Customersâ Cloud and Digital Transformation Initiatives
New capability aims to reduce time between product ideation and market launch from three years to less than eight months HANNOVER, Germany & PARIS – Schneider Electric and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) have completed the development of the Schneider Electric Digital Services Factory, a ‘virtual’ factory that enables Schneider Electric – the leading global specialist in… Continue reading Schneider Electric and Accenture Build a Digital Services Factory to Speed Development of Industrial IoT Solutions and Services
The Business Continuity Institute Cyber espionage is now the most common type of attack seen in manufacturing, the public sector and education, warns Verizon’s latest Data Breach Investigations Report. Much of this is due to the high proliferation of propriety research, prototypes and confidential personal data, which are hot-ticket items for cyber criminals. Nearly 2,000 breaches were… Continue reading BCI: Cyber espionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase
IRVINE, Calif. – Vision Solutions, a leading provider of business resilience solutions for IBM Power Systems, published episode four of its “Power Talk” podcast featuring 30-year industry veteran and Vision Solutions’ VP of Research and Development Craig Johnson. Topics of discussion include: Disk and bandwidth optimization with remote journaling Key differences between software replication alternatives… Continue reading Episode Four of Power Talk: The Vision Solutions Podcast Talks Real-World HA Experiences with Vision VP of R&D
Ever since marketing figured out that companies could do better by asking customers what they wanted, rather than just trying to tell them, businesses have moved massively to the notion of working backwards from the customer. Indeed, Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com, declared, ‘‘We start with the customer and we work backward. We learn whatever… Continue reading Business Continuity by Working Backwards
A penetration test, when carried out by outside experts, is the best way to establish how vulnerable your network is from a malicious hacker attack. But while thorough, third-party penetration testing can be expensive and is effectively out of date as soon as you make changes to your infrastructure or as new vulnerabilities that affect… Continue reading Penetration Testing: DIY or Hire a Pen Tester?