• May 11
    2018
    After all of the devastating cyberattacks and data breaches of the past few years, it is fairly safe to say that organizations have cybersecurity systems and processes in place, but what about cyber resilience? What exactly is cyber resilience? To put it simply, it is the measure of how well an organization can actually operate normal business during a cyberattack or data breach and how quickly it can recover from ...
  • May 01
    2018
    The number of focused cyberattacks per organization has more than doubled this year compared to the amount in 2017, including instances of ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. However, in good news, a new report from Accenture has found that even in the face of these growing attacks, companies are seeing much more success in the detecting and blocking of targeted cyberattacks. The study, conducted from January to ...
  • Apr 26
    2018
    Data science is a term that you hear talked about a lot but it’s often misunderstood. It’s a buzzword, but behind it lies very specific set of activities - and skills - that businesses can leverage to their advantage. While it’s not wrong to see data science as a real game changer for business, that doesn’t mean it’s easy to do well. But what is data science exactly? Quite simply, ...
  • Apr 20
    2018
    According to the IT Security Economics Report from Kaspersky Labs, a terrifying 77% of businesses suffered a cyberattack last year. As the number of companies who have come forward and admitted to being attacked has continued to grow larger over the past few years, it is no surprise that this percentage is as high as it is currently. No matter how big or small your company is, you could easily ...
  • Apr 09
    2018
    Last year was a rough one in the world of cybersecurity. Between WannaCry, Petya, NotPetya, and BadRabbit (just to name a few), companies and IT departments have been left scrambling to try and prevent cyberattacks like these from happening again. Executives need to know that data breach liability that affects the customers leads directly to the c-suite level. Additionally, they must personally be aware of the strength of their cyber ...
  • Mar 22
    2018
    The new tax act has sent businesses into the best possible crisis they could ask for: what do we do with all of this additional money? Some companies have decided to give it directly back to their employees, whether it be through one-time bonuses like Apple and Walt Disney are doing, stock buybacks like Home Depot and JetBlue, raising wages like FedEx and Chase, or even giving bonuses and raising ...
  • Mar 14
    2018
    James Cronin | Business Development Manager, Packt Publishing JavaScript frameworks make developing incredible web applications more efficient - that’s why developers love working with them. Today, we’re arguably in a golden age of JavaScript frameworks. Following a decade of new JavaScript frameworks emerging and disappearing at an incredible rate, there are a few key players in the field that are setting the agenda for the future - and defining the ...
  • Mar 05
    2018
    Walking into a Starbucks and seeing the tables occupied by people furiously working at their laptops is a common experience in today’s world. After all, working on the road can mean that you must find public Wi-Fi access points where they are accessible, such as the free network at your hotel, the airport, or your favorite coffeehouse. While public Wi-Fi is convenient, it does not come without risks. The two ...