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by RSS Trish Borrmann  |  Sep 11, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
There are countless examples of companies and industries that failed to adapt to technological disruptions at their outset, and as a result have become obsolete. When was the last time you left your home to rent a movie? Fifteen years ago, Blockbuster was a movie rental giant. However, they did not adapt well to the demands of the digital age. Companies like Netflix created online portals and shipped movies to customers, and then moved to online streaming. By the time Blockbuster got on board with this digital shift, it was too late. Today, the... [Read More]
by RSS Joseph Sykora  |  Sep 06, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Over the past several months the news has been full of reports about cybercriminals using malware to shut down devices or networks, steal data, or hold it for ransom. During the second quarter of 2017, over 184 billion total exploits were documented, coming from nearly 6,300 unique exploits. This is an increase of 30% over Q1. While most of these attacks targeted large, commercial networks, there has also been a large spike in such activities targeting the devices and data of individual users. Some of these attacks, like having your... [Read More]
by RSS Anthony Giandomenico  |  Sep 01, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
The financial services sector has unique security needs. Financial services firms are considered critical infrastructure by many governments, and therefore are bound by strict government cybersecurity regulations. They house highly personal information of their clients that has to be accurate and accessible at all times, as well as secure from new, sophisticated cyberattacks. Ensuring data security, accuracy, and compliance was simpler when there was a defined network that could only be directly accessed by bank employees. However, consumers... [Read More]
by RSS Trish Borrmann  |  Aug 25, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology