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Creating and Managing Your e-Commerce Website

Creating and Managing Your e-Commerce Website

Creating and Managing Your e-Commerce Website This is an exciting time for entrepreneurs of all ages, genders, and income levels. Entrepreneurs understand they can start with a business concept and launch a website that generates revenue in a matter of days versus months / years. As documented on Inc.com article Top 5 E-Commerce Platforms in ... Read More
 
Cyber Attack?…It’s Probably An Inside Job!

Cyber Attack?…It’s Probably An Inside Job!

Cyber Attack?…It’s Probably An Inside Job! Is it possible that the biggest threat to a businesses data isn’t from outside forces but from the woman or man working inside the walls of your company? According to a September 2016 article in the Harvard Business Review (HBR), 60% of cyber attacks involved employees of the businesses ... Read More
 
DRaaS Vendors Should Receive Calls from US Airlines Very Soon

DRaaS Vendors Should Receive Calls from US Airlines Very Soon

With two major airlines, Delta and Southwest, experiencing catastrophic system outages in the past 30-days, you wonder why they have not explored partnering with disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) vendors? TechTarget defines DRaaS as, the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third-party to provide failover in the event of a ... Read More
 
Cyber Criminals Accelerate Attacks on Small-Medium Businesses

Cyber Criminals Accelerate Attacks on Small-Medium Businesses

Cyber attacks on small-medium businesses (SMB) are increasing at an alarming rate. Data from Symantec’s 2016 Internet Data Security Threat Report showed that attacks on SMBs accounted for 43% of the cyber attacks in 2015. The figure was up 9% in just one year and stands in stark contrast to 2011 where the SMB segment ... Read More
 
21st Century Coding: How Are Leaders Responding?

21st Century Coding: How Are Leaders Responding?

In March 2016, we explored the gender and ethnic disparity in computer science majors. We highlighted two enterprising leaders at Stanford and Harvard that were taking bold steps to make meaningful change at their respective universities. This article will expand upon the theme of leaders at universities actively working to close the gender gap in ... Read More
 
We Got Trouble Right Here in River City, With a capital T, That Rhymes with P, which Stands for Power

We Got Trouble Right Here in River City, With a capital T, That Rhymes with P, which Stands for Power

(Recognize the title? That’s from The Music Man) Is a form of neo – feudalism alive and thriving on the Internet? According to multiple sources, the answer to the question may be yes. Following are just a few of the sources: 1. The Battle For Power On The Internet, The Atlantic, Bruce Schneier, Oct 24, ... Read More
 
Passwords, We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Passwords!

Passwords, We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Passwords!

At the Google I/O developer conference in May 2016, Google announced availability of Project Abacus software by year end 2016 if testing proceeds as expected. Project Abacus is a unique concept originally announced at the same conference in 2015. The goal is the elimination of passwords for users of Android devices and apps. Passwords will ... Read More
 
Cloud Security: Trust And Verify

Cloud Security: Trust And Verify

A survey of 1,200 IT decision makers in eight countries including Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Spain, the UK, and the US conducted in June 2015 found that within approximately 16-months 80% of the enterprise IT budget will be spent on cloud services. According to the report released by McAfee, Part of Intel Security titled  Blue Skies ... Read More
 
How StratoSTACK Can Help You Vol. 6

How StratoSTACK Can Help You Vol. 6

Volume 6…Leighton Grassie, M.D. Eye Care Business Embraces New Technology Leighton Grassie, M.D., thought she’d found a niche opportunity to expand her ophthalmology practice by selling contemporary eye wear and contacts in her new office but she could not have been more wrong. The retail eye wear and contact business is extremely competitive and she ... Read More