Digital Thinking Gallery
What's on the horizon? The EU throws down the gauntlet for security, states stake a claim to lead on cybersecurity, and virtual assistants may help make a 20-year-old promise a reality.
Government is investigating new options to manage citizens' identities. Lawmakers are launching new legislation to require even more businesses to collect and secure Social Security numbers. Guess who is caught in the middle?
If art imitates life, we have a lot of work to do to protect hospitals and medical practices from potentially lethal attacks. Yes, Virginia, a lot of the Gray's Anatomy episode is frighteningly real.
Sharing, reposting, retweeting across social media have blurred the lines of authorship, spurring the growth of plagiarism outside of academia. What's a business - pushed to become a content creator - to do to protect its intellectual property?
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Moving your business fully into the cloud can be a leap of faith. Here are some things to take into consideration and questions to ask before you decide to jump.
Equifax's ginormous data breach pretty much puts an end to the question: Has my identity been exposed? Is there anything small businesses can takeaway from this? You bet: Size doesn't matter, but people do.
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Building a culture of cyber security in your business is a critical piece of any functional security. And if you don't know what that entails, October, national Cyber Security Awareness Month, is a great time to get started.
Crisis communication today goes far beyond a disaster or major business issue. It can be as small as a social media post gone viral. It can also be an opportunity. If you're prepared for it.
We are just not good at planning for the worst; instead we hope for the best. But sometimes stuff happens. If you haven't taken the time to do a full disaster recovery or business continuity plan, you can still take a few steps toward protecting your business when the creek does rise.
Breaking up with your IT professional can be painful. But it doesn't have to be. Prepare yourself with a few basic protections.
Every week, the average business person probably sits through at least 2-3 presentations at a lunch, on a webinar, in a meeting. And through them all, we wonder: Can't these be better? Yes, they can. Here are four steps to get there.
Solopreneurs, small businesses and nonprofits may be missing out on a lot of data opportunities. And most of then are free.
In less than a half-century, the world of work may be changed forever. That's not as far away as you think - not for your children and grandchildren. How will we get there and what will we do when there's no work to get?
IT has a diversity problem and it goes far beyond hiring. The solutions are baked in the cake and require culture changes in boardrooms and data centers.
Hundreds of thousands of users wanted to cry after getting the WannaCry Ransomware variant. Still, there were protections out there and so there are some lessons to be learned.
Small businesses face a daily juggle - say 'yes' to one thing and 'no' to something else. Three common technology areas are often places where businesses choose to go cheap. In today's security climate, that's risky. Here's why.
Nonprofits live and die by volunteer contributions. But often they risk security in the process. There are some do's and don't's that can help you have both!
What's the real impact of the Internet privacy rollback and what's next on the president's agenda? Strap in. It's going to be a bumpy ride. (Thank you, Bette Davis!)
On the face of it, all cloud providers kind of seem the same. But they aren't. Here are some conversation starters to help you find the provider who'll be the right fit for your business.
Cloud speak. It's a language all its own. You'll need at least a few terms under your belt to talk to your provider. Here's a starter glossary.
Whether you are red, blue or purple, there's an app to fire you up, educate you, help you reach out to your elected officials or stay connected on a local level.
Few things are 100 percent foolproof, but business takes it on chin when the Internet laces up the gloves.
Celebrate the Irish with full-throated song -- with the help of this catalog of the lyrics to 50+ of the most likely Irish songs you'll hear at the pub! Slante!
It was a good deed with a positive result, but it could easily have been a very successful and costly scam. So there are lessons to be learned from "the guy who walked into a bar".
Whaling preys on a vulnerability in every company, regardless of their IT acumen or financial resources. Human nature.
CES was full of future tech and hopeful entrepreneurs, but what are the ideas that will stick? Sarah Segrest of Wynit knows.
Most of us are relatively data illiterate, yet we have massive amounts of data. Without the skills to identify what it all means, it's an unexplored opportunity. Enter artificial intelligence.
Technology needs a plan just like any other business function. Create a roadmap for 2017 to make the most out of your tech year.
What if you could charge your car while you were driving down the highway? Or power up your cell phone just by walking around using it? Technology freed from outlets, bricks, cables and adapters that makes us truly mobile? That would really be powerful. And it may be closer than you think.