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Global IT spending to reach $3.8 trillion in 2019

Global IT spending to reach $3.8 trillion in 2019, up 3.2% from 2018 Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.76 trillion in 2019, an increase of 3.2 percent from 2018, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. Worldwide IT spending forecast (billions of U.S. dollars) “Despite uncertainty fueled by recession rumors, Brexit, and trade wars and tariffs, the likely scenario for IT spending in 2019 is growth,” said John-David…

Run Windows 10 on the Raspberry Pi 3

You Can Now Run Windows 10 on the Raspberry Pi 3 by Andrew E. Freedman Raspberry Pi 3. Credit: Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi is finally ready for the full Windows 10 experience. A new installer lets you put Windows 10 on Arm, including the Pi. And it’s made by the same people who got Windows 10 on Arm onto Lumia 950 and 950 XL handset. Windows Latest first reported the news. The…

New privacy attack against mobile users

Researchers reveal new privacy attack against 3G, 4G, and 5G mobile users 5G cellular mobile communications, when implemented, are expected to provide high bandwidth, low latency, energy savings, better connectivity, but security and privacy must also be assured. The security challenges are many but, luckily for us all, researchers are already probing the draft standard for weaknesses. Much of the research has focused on the security and privacy of 5G AKA, the Authenticated Key Exchange standardized by the 3rd Generation Partnership…

Mac Malware Targets Cryptocurrency Wallets

New Mac Malware Targets Cookies to Steal From Cryptocurrency Wallets Mac users need to beware of a newly discovered piece of malware that steals their web browser cookies and credentials in an attempt to withdraw funds from their cryptocurrency exchange accounts. Dubbed CookieMiner due to its capability of stealing cookies-related to cryptocurrency exchanges, the malware has specifically been designed to target Mac users and is believed to be based on DarthMiner, another…

The Financial Impact of Data Breach?

Worried About the Financial Impact of Data Breach? 5 Reasons to Insure Given the complexities and ever-changing threats, it is important to be as proactive as possible. Despite the rising cost of data breaches, most organisations are unprepared to deal with the financial and reputational repercussions. Joe Collinwood Founder and CEO of CySure explains why cyber insurance is a business essential. The cyber risk remains a key concern for every boardroom and…

The biggest cybersecurity challenge?

The biggest cybersecurity challenge? Communicating threats internally… IT executives responsible for cybersecurity feel a lack of support from company leaders, and 33 percent feel completely isolated in their role, according to Trend Micro. IT teams are under significant pressure, with some of the challenges cited including prioritizing emerging threats (47 percent) and keeping track of a fractured security environment (43 percent). The survey showed that they are feeling the weight of this…

Why You Need to Prepare for Windows 7 End of Life

On January 14th 2020 Microsoft will end support for the Windows 7 Operating System. This is known in tech terms as end-of-life for the software. What does this mean and how should businesses prepare for Windows 7 End of Life?  What Does The End of Support Mean?     End of support doesn’t mean that Windows 7 will just stop working in January 2020. However, the end of support means that…

5 Step Process to Set & Achieve Your Sales Goals

Take your goal setting beyond the SMART framework by taking these three extra steps Now that it’s 2019, sellers, managers, and leaders are busy setting goals for the year. Many tackle this with the SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound) goal framework. Good start, but not good enough. And SMART can also lead sellers down paths that don’t help. Actually, achieving your sales goals requires taking it to the next step. Step 1: Set meaningful goals People don’t achieve goals unless…

Five Reasons to Outsource Your IT Support

It’s undeniable that we live in an age where data is the new currency. Everything is connected to some sort of data management mechanism and delivered to a specific audience, whether that’s a group of specific web users or customers looking for a specific product. Increasingly, how we manage that data or information, can drastically affect our business for better or worse. The future of in-house IT The reality is…

Digital infrastructure Trends for 2019

Trend 1: Extracting value from data is becoming imperative The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), analytics, artificial intelligence, and data science is changing forever how clients derive value from data. Data accessibility is becoming an important driver of infrastructure decisions, with data architecture now the essential prerequisite to infrastructure architecture, because the value of the data opens up new business opportunities and differentiates the digital enterprise. Enterprises are…