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BYOD in business: vulnerability or opportunity?

I’ll be quite shocked if you haven’t heard of BYOD (bring your own device) before, as it is one of the most popular technological trends sweeping businesses and you probably even do it yourself. For those of you that don’t know, BYOD simply refers to employees that bring their own computing devices to the workplace…
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Advantages of Cloud Computing in education

When discussing cloud computing, the majority of bloggers choose to write about the effects of cloud computing on businesses, but how does the cloud affect education? We’ve explored three ways that we believe cloud computing positively aids education. Accessibility Through Cloud Computing in education, both students and teachers can access their information on any device,…
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Bit Rot: Will our data be left behind?

With technology consistently moving forward and programs becoming obsolete, Google’s vice-president Vint Cerf, has warned that ‘humanity’s first steps into the digital world could be lost to future historians’. Warning participants at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting, Vint said that we are we could be facing a forgotten generation, through…
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Should two factor authentication be the norm?

Having a username and password has traditionally been the standard authentication strategy, but in light of the latest industry developments and vulnerabilities, should businesses apply two factor authentication as the default login process? A recent flood of hackings has thrown traditional data protection methods under scrutiny, particularly after health insurance company Anthem was targeted, exposing…
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3 Business Reasons to migrate to the cloud

Choosing to migrate to the cloud not only has technology benefits, but it also provides compelling business advantages. Companies are increasingly under pressure to do more, while spending less and the cloud enables organisations to do just that. If not through the elimination of redundant hardware but through the ability for users to pay only for…
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How to compete in the Cloud in 2015

As the Cloud has now entered the teenage years, businesses are increasingly comfortable with utilising virtualisation technology. Consequently in an effort to generate profit through a new trend, hundreds of new Service providers are entering the market each month, offering Cloud based solutions such as Disaster Recovery, Software as a Service and Voice as a…
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Google Play apps infect devices

For those who are unsure, malware is an abbreviated term for ‘malicious software’, software specifically created to enter or damage a device without the user knowing; often stealing personal information on the way. Malware creation is on the rise due to the profitability it generates for criminals. BYOD (bring your own device) plans could also…
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