Cloud data vaulting services have become increasingly prevalent in the financial services market, especially with the growing digitalization of customer transactions and low tolerance for downtime, but there is no one-size-fits-all cloud model for financial institutions. By Brandon Tanner, Senior Manager, Rentsys and ASCII Group Member Since 2016
Compromised and stolen credentials continue to be a thorn in the life of the health IT security professional. A recent Cloud Security Alliance survey found more than 65 percent of respondents believed compromised credentials would be the root cause of a security breach.
It’s good to learn from your own mistakes, but it’s better to learn from someone else’s. In the case of banks — and those in charge of their IT security — it’s much better to learn from the mistakes of JPMorgan and other recent high-profile victims, as opposed to making similar mistakes yourself.
Jeffrey Lyon, the founder of Black Lotus, discusses the findings of his company’s recent Q1 2014 Threat Report.
Frank Riso, senior director of global lead retail for Motorola Solutions, discusses mobile point of sale solution options.
Computer Integration Technologies (CIT) is a comprehensive IT services firm with an impressive portfolio of offerings – from application training, to hardware products and services, to software development and more. Nearly 10 years ago, it added managed services into the mix, recog- nizing the growing market opportunity for supporting its SMB (small to midsize business) customers around the clock under a monthly fee arrangement.
As technology becomes increasingly complex, more companies are outsourcing their IT management and maintenance functions. The idea of outsourcing IT has become so appealing that worldwide spending for IT outsourcing is increasing. IT service providers are responding to this growing need by introducing a new business model, managed services, which can take the burden of IT management off their clients’ back. This eBook provides an overview of managed services and outlines steps you can take to add managed services to your IT service offering.
Are Your Clients Properly Protected Against Lost or Stolen Data?
Rapid growth using limited available resources presents plenty of challenges for small to medium-sized businesses (SMB), and the challenges extend to their choice of video surveillance systems. In contrast to large companies that can target personnel and resources to specialized areas, SMB customers often have to make do with less and call on their employees to wear “multiple hats.”
EMV has seen huge success in Europe and is quickly making its way to the U.S., presenting huge opportunities for VARs. EMV cards utilize an embedded chip to encrypt data for each and every transaction. The chip is activated electronically and can alternate between verification methods, whether prompting the user for a pin (chip and pin) or a signature to complete the transaction. Although MSR has been a huge component of the POS landscape in past years, there are several key reasons why EMV needs to be on every POS VAR’s radar moving forward.