Outsource IT Support Services

Why Small to Medium Businesses (SMB) Should Outsource Their IT Support Services Due to the cost of hiring full time and dedicated IT staff, most small and medium scale businesses at present do not have an IT department. However, to help install, monitor, integrate, maintain your network and provide network support and server support services to your staff, every small and medium scale business owner needs the services of IT…

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…

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…

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…

5 Resolutions for Your IoT Security Strategy

A new year has arrived, and with it comes the opportunity to make all kinds of transformations to help your business. No matter how you navigated the dangerous threat landscape during the past years, it’s time for all of us in operational technology (OT) security to make firm decisions to do or not do something for the safety of our business and environment. This year, we will see more breaches where bad…