With hurricanes, floods, fires and other weather-related events increasing in frequency and severity, it’s now more important than ever for companies to keep their disaster recovery plans current. A well-designed plan for business continuity and disaster recovery enables a company to react quickly to unexpected events and perhaps lessen the impact on business operations. Business … Continue reading “Keeping Your Disaster Recovery Plan Current”
Last summer, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration issued its operational rules for commercial use of drones. The rules allow drones to be used commercially in the U.S. if they weigh less than 55 pounds and operate at a maximum altitude of 400 feet, which is below commercial airspace. However, drones cannot be flown … Continue reading “Drone Technology Takes Off”
The growth of mobile technology is changing every industry and reaching all corners of the world. According to a report by industry giant Ericsson, 70% of the world’s population will be using smartphones by 2020 and 90% will be covered by mobile broadband networks. More adults now access the internet through smartphones than through desktop … Continue reading “Addressing Mobile Security Threats in the Workplace”
Nearly 60 percent of smartphone users say they’ve transmitted information pertaining to their well-being to doctors by way of mobile devices, according to a recent survey.
The idea that the internet could connect any device with an on/off switch to people and other devices, often without human intervention, must have seemed like science fiction at the end of the 20th century when the term “internet of things” (IoT) was first coined. The IoT transformation is happening so quickly that companies are … Continue reading “Incorporating the Internet of Things into Business Strategy”
Tech employers are willing to increase what they pay to entice the best of the best, according to a newly released survey.
There’s no shortage of indicators that describe how the economy is performing, but some of the most telling signs are business creation and hiring.
On the heels of a report indicating that technological companies will hire more people in the second half of the year comes a new one that confirms the encouraging trend, only for a lot longer than what’s left of 2016.
Nearly 85 percent of chief information officers anticipate adding more staff or filling open job posts for their technology teams in the second half of 2016, according to a recent survey.
IT professionals need to beware of these top cybersecurity threats.