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Posts published by: Jyothish Varma



September 28, 2015Published by


Omnipresent data is presenting major challenges for today’s CIOs. The constant evolution of data-driven business practices requires the appropriate checks and balances throughout the entire organization and across every channel.

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September 22, 2015Published by


It’s getting harder and harder to hire people that understand and can evolve with the growing security threat, so for a business what do I select as the technology and then how do I staff appropriately in order to make it all work together. Watch this short video to learn the truth behind security and compliance.

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August 12, 2015Published by

Google has published some interesting statistics in continuation with their #NoHacked campaign: Over the past year, Google has noticed a 180% increase in the number of websites getting hacked. Google also offers some tips to protect your website from getting hacked. Unfortunately, the advice they offer, while good, is very basic and will only protect you to a point.

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June 23, 2015Published by

Today’s IT manager has an overwhelming number of competing priorities. Strategic initiatives to improve the customer experience vie with mission-critical activities such as ensuring maximum operational uptime and efficiency, deploying system upgrades and updates, and executing new technology strategies aimed at building the business.

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February 20, 2015Published by

The Internet is abuzz with the news that Lenovo has been installing an adware named Superfish on a number of consumer laptops. The adware not only injects third-party ads on Google searches and websites without the user’s permission, but also has the capability to intercept and hijack SSL/TLS connections to websites, due to the installation of a self-signing certificate authority on affected machines.

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January 28, 2015Published by

There are many product companies and service providers offering Security Awareness Training services. In fact, just today ControlScan announced its broadened Security Awareness Training Service. Of course when you have a plethora of options, it can be challenging to zero in on the right service provider.

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January 23, 2015Published by

How do you quantify ROI from Security Awareness Training of your employees? This is a question that every IT Security Manager has in his/her mind. Compliance mandates and government legislation exhort companies to roll out Security Awareness Training to employees, but is it worth the investment ?

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December 5, 2014Published by

Whether your business has 1, 101 or 1001 employees, each person must understand the role they play in protecting the organization’s informational assets, which often include sensitive employee and customer information.

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October 27, 2014Published by

ControlScan recently released a new report detailing its latest research findings on mobile technology adoption among SMBs. The report, Mobile at the Point of Sale: How SMBs are Adopting Mobile Devices to Accept Card-Present Payments, is based on input from more than 6,000 US-based SMBs responding to the company’s 2014 Mobile Payment Acceptance Survey.

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October 26, 2014Published by

In today’s SMB organizations, IT managers have an overwhelming number of competing priorities. Strategic initiatives to improve the customer experience vie with mission-critical activities such as ensuring maximum operational uptime and efficiency, deploying system upgrades and updates, and executing new technology strategies aimed at building the business. Yet cyber criminals don’t discriminate among those they target; businesses of all sizes are under a constant barrage of attacks from malware, Trojans and viruses.

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October 24, 2014Published by

“Excuse me, do you have WiFi?” While you may find the increased frequency of that question irritating, there’s no denying it: Your customers crave connectivity. And if you don’t provide it today, they will go elsewhere tomorrow.

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