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Is Human Error the Leading Cause of Data Breaches in the U.S.?

New Study Shows That the Global Cost of a Data Breach Is Up in 2018 The Ponemon Institute recently released its annual Cost of Data Breach Independent Study that was sponsored by IBM Security. This study included two new factors that impact data-breach costs: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the all-encompassing use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The analysis also factored in the cost of a “mega breach” — the breach of 1 million records or more — and also used a formula to measure the financial cost of customers’ loss of trust

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Windows 10 Enterprise Is Microsoft’s Most Secure Operating System Ever

Is Windows 10 Enterprise Right For Your Business? With the threats of cyber-attack at an all-time high, there’s no better time to reexamine your company’s operating system to see whether or not it offers the level of protection you, your company, and your clients deserve. Windows 10 Enterprise ranks high among today’s most popular operating systems for large companies and it’s worth the expense. This operating system is beneficial to large businesses for a variety of reasons. It features intelligent security, simplified updates, flexib

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Unified Endpoint Management (UEM): Can This Help Streamline Cloud Security?

What Is UEM and Cloud Security? As technological devices continue to diversify, there is increased demand for streamlining control systems for security. According to Techopedia, Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) is a new digital system that integrates the range of devices that are available for use now, combining this wide range of software within a single organized program for increased efficiency and effectiveness. The system can, therefore, be used to improve control over computer systems used in workplaces, smartphones integrated with busi

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Microsoft Launches $4 Million Global Competition For Female Founders

Microsoft’s M12 has recently announced the launch of the Female Founders Competition, a startup initiative aimed at rewarding startup companies founded by women. It will not only identify top female talent within the startup industry but also seek to accelerate venture capital funding for companies headed by women entrepreneurs across the globe. Female Founders Competition According to recent studies, it has been proven that female entrepreneurs receive a significantly less amount of funding within the venture capital community, with figures

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Why Education Should Outsource IT Support

EdTech has a long history of being misunderstood, underutilized, and of lacking support in every way. It is one of those bugaboos in education that seems like such a wonderful idea, but often falls apart in execution as money fears cause administrators to scale back. Lacking proper follow-through lessens the efficacy of even the best in educational technology – and that’s just a plain old waste of money. Educators need support, but it’s nearly impossible – and very expensive – to put together an in-house ed-tech support team. And wit

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