The stages of vulnerability management

Vulnerability management model

Cybersecurity and organizational preparedness have never been more important than they are right now. Both will become more important with every passing week. More advanced, more pervasive and more destructive cyber threats crop up every single day, and your vulnerability management plan has to be up to snuff to keep your company and its clients safe. But where do you … Read More

IT management vs cybersecurity

IT management

IT management and cybersecurity go hand in hand. There are few companies in 2022 that can be successful without high-level performance on both fronts. For most small and medium-sized businesses, these may not even be treated as separate functions or departments, but rather lumped together into the “technology” bucket (which isn’t exactly wrong, either). But, there are important distinctions between … Read More

How to manage security threats in the new WFH normal

WFH

Work from home (WFH) has moved from a side effect of covid mitigation necessity to the new working normal for a lot of high-profile companies (Twitter, Facebook, etc.). Obviously not every company in the country can or wants to go full-time WFH, nor should they. But, some version of increased flexibility and/or hybrid working arrangements are going to become the … Read More

What the Slack + Salesforce merger shows about the future of work

Covid has revealed and accelerated business life. It reveals cracks in businesses’ foundations or shines a light on underlying strengths. On the flip side, it has most definitely accelerated the transition to the future of work being closer to today than tomorrow. The work-from-anywhere, communicate in whatever way you want future is now today. Zoom is now part of the … Read More

Is the future of work WFH?

wfh

Work from home (WFH) has been a desirable perk offered by certain white-collar companies for years. Employees have pined for an increase in flexibility to their working situation for even longer, and WFH is the perfect embodiment of that. But for too long, WFH policies were relatively scant across corporate America. Managers didn’t trust workers not to faff around and … Read More

Has CoVid proven asynchronous video messaging is enterprise ready?

asynchronous video messaging

CoVid-19 has upended, well, pretty much everything. There’s a decade’s worth of reading on all the ways it has impacted our lives, both large and small; there will be more to come. That said, not everything it has revealed or impacted is necessarily bad — those favoring flexible working arrangements now have ample evidence it really can be done at … Read More

CoVid-19 phishing scams are on the rise — what to know

phishing

No event in living memory (unless you’re 106 years old) has impacted daily life across the globe as completely and deleteriously as CoVid-19. The coronavirus and its disease have upended every facet of daily life for basically everyone in this country. Every child is home schooled now; every office is at home unless you’re an essential worker (our thoughts, thanks … Read More

Coronavirus stress tests businesses’ digital infrastructures in real time

Coronavirus

First and foremost, we want to extend our sincerest well wishes to the countries, states and cities battling the ravages of the Coronavirus pandemic. The health and safety of our fellow humans is the most important thing right now — so heed the advice/directives from CDC and WHO, let’s start keeping some social distance, and for god’s sake, wash your … Read More

Why IT stability is the mother of productivity (and how to get it)

IT Stability

Labor productivity is higher than it has ever been before. This is great news for business owners as well as for retail investors, because it means the American economy is growing overall. Many things contribute to these productivity gains, from better workplace management and collaboration tools to the overarching influx of technology that simplifies tasks, automates repetition, and massively increases … Read More