2018: Businesses get stronger through cyber resilience

In the past, companies tried to create perfect security. You were either secure, or you weren’t. But today, risk is no longer viewed as being perfect or binary. It’s a continuum. In 2018 enterprises will focus on getting their resilience as high as possible — or, reducing their risk by taking down the highest-risk activities. […]

Progress for cloud-enabled robots

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Robots have become smart, but when you use cloud resources to run them, they can become even smarter – and faster. While cloud-enabled robotics has been around in some form since 2011, some companies have recently taken the field from theory to practice. PerceptIn, for example, is prepping cutting-edge surveillance robots that incorporate proprietary object-recognition […]

Quand le « nuage » tombe sur un orage

Ce fut un bel été, avec une série malheureuse de catastrophes naturelles (ouragans et tremblements de terre) qui ont provoqué des dégâts considérables dans certaines régions du monde. Du point de vue de la continuité des opérations et de la reprise après sinistre, il y a beaucoup à réfléchir. Qu’est-ce qu’un DSI peut faire ? […]

What’s your cyber risk appetite?

How much cyber risk is your organization willing to take on? Knowing this “risk appetite” is an important element in the pace of the digitization of your organization. Cyber resilience is the ability of your enterprise to keep its transformed business models efficient and effective in the face of increased IT system threats from nation […]

6 technology trends for 2018: Guideposts for digital transformation

‘Tis always the season for continuous innovation. As we look ahead to 2018, we see six big trends feeding the next wave of disruption and productivity. And that means opportunity for the digital enterprise. 1. Re-platforming the enterprise In 2018, companies will move to common IT platforms so they can respond to market changes faster […]

Cómo evitar un ataque Ransomware

El Ransomware ya es considerado como una de las grandes amenazas de seguridad actuales y cuesta a las empresas miles de millones de pérdidas anuales. Ha llegado el momento de proteger su organización de cualquier ataque potencial. Las empresas necesitan una solución que evalúe la capacidad de la organización para soportar ataques de este tipo, […]

Smishing, la última ciberamenaza móvil

Si hay algo en lo que un profesional de IT y un ciberdelincuente pueden coincidir es en que el punto más vulnerable de cualquier red lo constituye el propio usuario. ¡Los usuarios móviles nos ponen las cosas más difíciles! Perderán sus teléfonos, descargarán aplicaciones de sitios no seguros y accederán a datos confidenciales de la […]

How to avoid a ransomware attack

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Ransomware is a major security threat, three companies alone in 2017 identified $700 million worth of damage from recent attacks, and the global damage is assessed to be exponentially higher. Businesses recognize the severity of the threat, and now need to develop strategies to minimize their risk. The first step is a thorough diagnosis of […]

Your company has been hit with ransomware: What’s the best response?

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Organizations hit with ransomware must decide if the situation has become extreme enough to pay the ransom.  Although law enforcement adheres to a strict policy of not negotiating with the extortionists, nuances do exist. Companies need to understand the full spectrum of options, how interactions with the criminals may evolve and how to position the […]

Getting the analytics right for GDPR compliance – and beyond

The challenges of complying with the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are clear: Every organization serving customers in the EU — including organizations outside the EU that offer goods or services to individuals within it — will need to comply with new data privacy rules by May 2018. The clock is ticking, […]