Monthly Archives: October 2012

Disaster-Proof Your IT Infrastructure

Hurricane Sandy, already classified by many as the “storm of a lifetime” for residents of the northeastern United States, will officially hit New Jersey and Delaware sometime Monday night. Roads and bridges will be blocked; buses, subways, and trains will …

The Private Cloud: A Cyber War Bomb Shelter

As the amount and the importance of the data that people, businesses, governments capture and store electronically have increased, so has the frequency of every type of cyber-attack. Much attention has been paid to financially-driven hacking and hacktivism, the two …

BYON: Bring Your Own Network

The number of companies that allow their employees to use their personal laptops, tablets, and smartphones at work has been steadily increasing. A permissive Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy has several advantages, including lower hardware costs and increased worker …

Securing Mobile Devices without Locking Down Users

Companies, consumers, and journalists in the tech world have focused a lot of their attention on mobile devices lately. The surge in interest may have started with the court battle between Apple and Samsung a couple months ago. Aside from …

Facebook’s Friendship with the Cloud

Facebook, the social networking site, consistently ranks as either the first or second most-visited website in the world. It celebrated its one billionth unique active user last week. It stores a total of over 100 petabytes (about 100 million gigabytes) …