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How small businesses can navigate remote working


Remote working has become the norm for businesses of all sizes during these trying times. Over the past few weeks we’ve seen an unprecedented rise in remote workers never seen in the business world before.

The State Of Remote Work During COVID-19: An Update On Forrester’s Research

Forrester IT

Remote Work Is Having Its Moment Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve fielded dozens of inquiries from companies across the globe that are transitioning their workforces from the office into the home. For many, this is a new, difficult, and scary transition, one in which the stakes are high.

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Top Email Protections Fail in Latest COVID-19 Phishing Campaign


Threat actors continue to capitalize on fears surrounding the spread of the COVID-19 virus through a surge in new phishing campaigns that use spoofing tactics to effectively evade Proofpoint and Microsoft Office 365 advanced threat protections (ATPs), researchers have found.

5 Ways for Government CIOs to Optimize Cloud Deployment


In 2020, the worldwide public cloud services market will grow by 17%, according to Gartner. The expected $266.4 billion increase, up by 10% from 2019, continues to spur the adoption of public could.

Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

5 Tips for Effective Threat Hunting


Read Christopher Fielder list five tips to CISOs and CIOs for effective threat analysis on Dark Reading : As each day passes organizations are finding unique challenges as their cyber landscape rapidly evolves.

Cloud Players And Research Groups Join The Fight Against COVID-19 With High-Performance Computing

Forrester IT

Last week, the federal government announced the launch of its COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium, a unique public/private industry initiative to support researchers across the globe to harness and leverage supercomputers in the US.

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Are Your New Remote Workers Visible to Security Operations?


Due to coronavirus, companies are seeing an unprecedented amount of remote work. Whether mandated by the government or the organization, businesses are asking many (if not all) employees to work from home.

Marriott says 5.2 million guest records were stolen in another data breach


Marriott has confirmed a second data breach in three years — this time involving the personal information on 5.2 million guests. The hotel giant said Tuesday it discovered in late February the breach of an unspecified property system at a franchise hotel.

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Cloud Scalability Shows Its Worth in the Wake of COVID-19

Information Week

Gartner discusses how organizations rely on the cloud infrastructure to keep up with their needs during the pandemic

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ConfigMgr 2002 List of New Features Enhancements MEMCM SCCM


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Microsoft released the latest version 2002 of Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager (MEMCM). In this post, we will go through a quick overview of the ConfigMgr 2002 list of new features and enhancements.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

5 Things You Need to Launch Virtual Visits, COVID-19-Related or Otherwise (April 2)

Perficient - Digital Transformation

This first week of April, if you are a hospital system, you are likely in the process of moving all available visits to virtual care; with in-person interactions limited due to the coronavirus crisis, virtual care is now the only way to get most patients the care they need.

How to use Hangouts Meet to share your screen in video meetings

Tech Republic Cloud

Learn how to use Hangouts Meet in G Suite to share screens from the web and from iOS devices while in video meetings

ConfigMgr Update Issue The SMS Provider Reported an Error | SCCM


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I have not faced any blocking issue while upgrading SCCM to the latest version. Let’s see ConfigMgr Update Issue The SMS Provider Reported an Error.

How Coronavirus can make open-source movements flourish and fix our healthcare systems


Five experts went live with educational sessions at our community site DN Club and told us about technology in times of coronavirus. Where are we heading in the crisis and how can the tech community contribute to finding solutions? Even though we are moving towards difficult times, there might be.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Survey: 37% of workers unaware of ransomware, putting businesses at risk

Tech Republic Security

Almost 40% of employees surveyed admitted to not knowing what ransomware is, and many of them have already been victims, according to security provider Kaspersky

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How to Choose the Right eBook Distribution Platform


What is eBook distribution? eBook distribution is a complex and ever-evolving process with new players constantly entering the market as some existing ones closing shop. As the eBook publishing business grows, it is important to keep abreast with the changing business demands.

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NXP partners with Microsoft Azure RTOS to facilitate edge-to-cloud development

Tech Republic Cloud

The collaboration will reduce a developer's time to market across both industrial and IoT edge applications

Coronavirus to cause deep cuts in IT spending this year, according to IDC

Tech Republic Data Center

IDC slashes its earlier IT spending predictions for 2020 with a slowdown in PCs, tablets, mobile phones and peripherals as well as server/storage and network hardware

Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.

Targeted cyberattacks surpass mass attacks for 2019

Tech Republic Security

Cybercriminals are increasingly directing targeted attacks at specific organizations or individuals, says security provider Positive Technologies

Business Architecture as a Master Planner of the Organization

Future of CIO

Digitalization is the state of dynamism, continuum, and interaction. Compared to the mechanical nature of the industrial organization, digital organizations are like the living systems that keep self-adapting and self-renewing.

Microsoft to hospitals: 11 tips on how to combat ransomware

Tech Republic Security

Hospitals are under cyberattack even as they struggle to combat the coronavirus. Microsoft is offering hospitals security tips to try to help

The “Coordination” Quotes of “Digital Master” Apr. 2020

Future of CIO

" Digital Master ” is a series of guidebooks (28 + books) to perceive the multi-faceted impact digital is making to the businesses and society, help forward-thinking organizations navigate through the journey in a systematic way, and avoid “rogue digital.”

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Most consumers worry about online privacy but many are unsure how to protect it

Tech Republic Security

People have taken actions to better protect their information but feel they need to do more, according to a survey from NortonLifeLock

The Monthly “Digital Master” Book Tuning: Raise the "Digital IQ" of the Organization Apr. 2020

Future of CIO

Digital makes a significant impact on every aspect of the business from people, process to technology, both horizontally and vertically.

Setting up etcd with Kubeadm, containerd Edition

Scott Lowe

In late 2018, I wrote a couple of blog posts on using kubeadm to set up an etcd cluster. The first one was this post , which used kubeadm only to generate the TLS certs but ran etcd as a systemd service. I followed up that up a couple months later with this post , which used kubeadm to run etcd as a static Pod on each system.

How to Be Successful with Desktop-as-a-Service, Part 2: Security, Endpoints, Management, and Culture


"How to Be Successful with DaaS: Part 2" focuses on identity management and security, endpoint devices, workspace and application management, and company culture

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Humanizing Business with Digital Transformation


Think about the last time you bought something that a close friend recommended. How easy was it to trust their endorsement? What made their word so much stronger than the dozens of other brands trying to sell you the same item