Today is the second day of VARTECH 2016 in Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. After speaking with BlueStar’s leaders on the topics of POS, payment processing, IoT, and healthcare, I was able to sit down with Peggy Lane-Welch, manager of government services at Bluestar, to talk about all things government. Lane-Welch’s message to VARs is clear: if you aren’t doing government work, don’t assume that it’s too difficult to get involved.
Video analytics is no longer a niche technology available only to the largest companies with the biggest budgets. It has become a valuable tool that makes nearly any business a more versatile and effective organization. This can be seen in the number of industries showing renewed interest in all video analytics has to offer.
From body cams to smartphone apps, law enforcement is being retooled for the new era. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
While 90 percent report a decline in breaches, 59 percent say inability to fully analyze data is at fault. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Almost exclusively, the news around healthcare data breaches focuses on mass — only the biggest and most broadly impactful violations receive much attention. According to an Information Management article, this might all soon be changing thanks to new action from the HHS Office for Civil Rights and its enforcement of rules surrounding HIPAA.
Seiko Introduces New Mobile Printer Line, Datalogic Announces New Multipurpose Retail Device, Zebra Unveils New Wearables Line, Vantiv Launches New Developer Resources, Creditcall, Elavon Address Unattended EMV, and Touch Dynamic Announces The Quest II Tablet.
Neustar Report finds that savvy DDoS attackers are using our defenses against us. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
New policy faces criticism as not going far enough. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Contract valued at $26.9 million lets Telos modify and replace network equipment. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Browser study looks to use browsing habits to help combat cybercrime. By Christine Kern, contributing writer