Whether you’re managing IT for a small business just getting started or a major multinational corporation, there are two critical concerns that you have to meet: security and regulations. The two often go hand in hand, though security usually concerns itself with safeguarding your firm’s assets and customer information. Regulatory concerns are related to government
The goal of every IT administrator is to not only recognize technological trends but to get out ahead of them in order to protect their company’s assets. Anyone who has worked in the IT security space for the last decade recognizes the direction that organizations are moving in when it comes to hardware and personnel.
It’s no secret that network security is a high priority subject for firms of all sizes. Whether it’s a small business with a single IT manager who wears many hats or a multinational corporation with a vast network spread out over many locations, security is a challenge that must be met head on. Some smaller
Being an IT manager is all about navigating uncertainty. Needing to stay on top of the latest tools, threats, and technologies is a full-time job in and of itself, to say nothing of needing to consistently monitor your network. With more and more devices accessing a corporation’s network, establishing a sufficient security solution has never
We are well into an age of decentralization. Our offices are decentralized. We work all over the country and sometimes the world. Main offices, satellite offices, and the use of contractors are standard practice. Our workers are decentralized. They work in those offices or from their own homes. Sometimes they work from coffee shops. And
Every industry experiences trends. One usually thinks of musical tastes or fashion choices, but even the world of IT security goes through phases. Let’s go back about ten years or so and remember what the IT landscape looked like at the time. Way back in 2006, we started seeing a shift that in 2016 seems