WatchGuard Research Finds 12% Spike in Evasive Threats Despite Decrease in Overall Malware Volume

24 September 2020 – In its latest Internet Security Report, WatchGuard Technologies found that despite an 8% decrease in overall malware detections in Q2 2020, 70% of all attacks involved zero day malware - variants that circumvent antivirus signatures, which represents a 12% increase over the previous quarter.

Eric Dalius shares crucial data management best practices for small business owners

Today, data is omnipresent. Irrespective of the small business industry vertical, it is essential for a business to come up with ways to utilize data for improving business processes. It is imperative to know about the best practices for data management. Additionally, companies should have an effortless data analysis and have robust encryption to secure sensitive customer data. 

Do you want to leverage your business data? If yes, Eric Dalius highlights the best practices for data management.

Why Your Business Should Invest More Into Logistics

Logistics encompasses moving goods from their origin points to their final destinations. It also involves warehouse management, since knowing when you need more goods is a crucial part of ensuring customers receive them on time. Here are several compelling reasons why ramping up your logistics investments is a smart move.

E-Commerce Activity Is Rising

Your company may not solely operate online, but it may be a good time to consider letting customers buy some products over the internet. Many consumers love the convenience of shopping at any time of the day and getting what they need with just a few clicks.

Cornerstone Report on Skills Development Reveals Significant Confidence Gap Between Businesses and Their People

London — Sept. 17, 2020 – Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD), a global leader in people development solutions, today announced the results of a new workforce trends report from the Cornerstone People Research Lab (CPRL) titled A License to Skill: Embracing the Reskilling Revolution. The global research report reveals that while organizational leaders and employees have rallied around the importance of skills, there remains a confidence gap in the efficacy of skills-based learning programs that advance careers and innovation in the business.

Happy IT Professional Day? #ITProDay

I'm not really sure this is a thing but Twitter thinks to seem so. According to my sources, IT Professional Day is celebrated on the third Tuesday in September of every year. Honestly, this is the first year I've heard of this national/international day but a quick search shows that quite a bit of those in my profession are celebrating this day. So given that national and international days have been given to every breed of cat and dog imaginable, I say why not elevate us IT folks with our own day of celebration?

Perforce Software Boosts Git Performance With Release of Helix TeamHub Command-Line Client

MINNEAPOLIS, September 11, 2020 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, announced the release of the Helix TeamHub Command-Line Client (hth-cli). hth-cli is the only command-line tool to enable developers to execute Git commands across repositories and gain speed. 

Remote testing is the key to continuity and employee safety in testing new network equipment, says HUBER+SUHNER

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has shown how important it is for companies to operate remotely. In fact, it’s the difference between completing a task or facing extensive delays for businesses relying on new, certified equipment for day-to-day activities, Chris O’Conor, Regional VP, Service Provider Sales at HUBER+SUHNER Polatis said today. 

The Great Digital-preparedness Divide

Milan, 2nd September 2020 – Today, Fincons Group, an international system integration consultancy with offices in Italy, Switzerland, the UK, France, the U.S. and Germany, releases a new free guide to digital transformation for Financial Services and Insurance businesses. The whitepaper takes stock of digital preparedness in the FSI sector in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. As social distancing exposed significant lacunae, Fincons Group, analyzes the digital preparedness gap and suggests practical quick-win solutions to help make up lost ground.

Momentary Lapse of Blogging

During the summer months the quantity of articles I write and publish are often minimal. I enjoy my summer activities of bicycling, motorcycling, camping, and other family activities too much to sit in front of a computer all summer long. Not being much of a winter outdoorsman and living in South Dakota, the winter months have always been my time for focusing on my personal blog as well as writing some articles for socPub.

In just one Evil Internet Minute organizations spend nearly $25 and face 375 new threats

London, UK – August 27, 2020 – RiskIQ, the global leader in attack surface management, has released its annual "Evil Internet Minute" security intelligence report. The company tapped its proprietary global intelligence and third-party research to analyse the volume of malicious activity on the internet, revealing that cybercrime costs organizations $24.7 (£18.8), year-over-year increase of more than $2 (£1.5) every minute. It will also have a per-minute global cost of $11.4 million (£8.7 million) by 2021, a 100 percent increase over 2015.