Patching your software is kinda like going to the dentist: you’ll probably be fine if you put it off for a bit, but the longer you wait, the greater the risk that your grin will solely consist of gums. In case you aren’t familiar with it, a patch is an update to a piece of software. These updates often include fixes that might improve the user experience, lead to a new feature or two, squash bugs, or, more importantly, address security flaws. This is only magnified when it concerns your business.
How would your small business cope in the event of a hack attack? Are you ready for anything cybercriminals can throw at you, or would a security breach bring your company to its knees?
At the risk of beating a dead horse, security continues to be a big deal when it comes to cloud apps, not least because of headline-making security breaches over the past year.
Two-factor authentication (also known as 2FA or two-step authentication) could be the reason your disgruntled ex-employee didn’t ruin your business after they left. Or, conversely, perhaps the lack of 2FA meant that they royally screwed with you. (more…)
CTOs, CIOs, and CSOs have it rough these days: technology is evolving at a relentless rate, and the news is littered with headlines of security blunders and hacks. Whoever is in charge of tech at your company has a job that demands that they always keep learning. But having said that, how can a CTO keep up and stay relevant in their field?