Businesses across the globe are realizing the advantages of cloud computing. From small startups to global enterprises, cloud adoption is on the rise. According to experts, 83% of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud by 2020. Digital transformation (63%), IT agility (62%) and better security (66%) are among the most compelling reasons for cloud…

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In May of 2018, there were 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created every day around the world. Mentioning the time in which this measurement was taken is significant because the amount of data we produce is expanding month by month, day by day. It’s safe to assume that this number will only continue to grow…

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While I can do without unsolicited advertisements and whacked out political diatribes, I must admit I enjoy following the lives of my family and friends on social media. And as someone in the cybersecurity industry I do try to manage all the settings to protect my privacy, but it is all very complex and deep…

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Network Security Threats

The last couple of years have seen some of the most frequent and severe cyber security attacks ever recorded against businesses in a variety of industries. As security professionals prepare for another record-breaking year of network breaches and data security risks, it is imperative that companies make themselves aware of the latest cyber threats in…

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Data Privacy Rights

We are now entering the era of personal data rights, meaning that the tide is shifting, towards individuals seeking to control their data rather than the companies that collect it. People across the globe are getting fed up with having their personal data misused, sold, or stored indefinitely, with little ability to take actions to…

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What is NIST Compliance

The potential fallout from the failure to comply with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards can be serious. It can hurt your ability to do business with the government or bid for contracts. It can hurt your reputation. If you are doing business with the government already, failure to maintain your compliance can…

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What is SOX compliance

When running a successful business, it’s essential that due diligence is used to ensure regulatory compliance in all areas of the company. This has especially become the case over the last several years as waves of business scandals have led to strict legislation being enacted to compel companies to conduct their business activities lawfully. One…

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