Infographic: Heartbleed, Shellshock, POODLE

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A picture is worth a thousand hacks. Summary by Fred Donovan in FierceITSecurity. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ——— Infographic: Heartbleed, Shellshock and POODLE top the list of major web vulnerabilities The top three major web vulnerabilities uncovered this year were Heartbleed, Shellshock and POODLE, judges Web security firm Incapsula. “What makes […]

Will IT Security Suffer Due to Lack of Candidates?

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Don’t let the difficulty of finding a qualified candidate for full-time employment delay your  IT security readiness. Consider the alternatives, if even only short-term. AIS Data Centers can help. Summary article by David Weldon in FierceCIO. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ——– Will cloud, security hires break the bank in 2015? Big data and data […]

Infographic: Cloud Security Risks, Realities

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Excessive fear and exuberant optimism abound when it comes to  the cloud. Who you gonna call? Summary by Fred Donovan in FierceITSecurity. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ——— Infographic: 3/4 of firms rate their cloud security as fair or poor Despite the efficiency improvements and costs savings that cloud computing promises, enterprises continue […]

10 Big Data Predictions

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Article by Pam Baker in FierceBigData. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ——— Ten 2015 big data predictions It’s that time of year again when we all look ahead in hopes of successfully predicting what’s coming in the New Year. Here’s a roundup of the 10 most recent big data predictions. Will they […]

Data Center Traffic = big bIG BIG!

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Up, up, and away! Article by Jason Verge in The WHIR. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ——– Cisco: Data Center Traffic Will Triple by 2018 Cisco has published the 2014 installment of its annual Global Cloud Index. The index projects data center traffic to nearly triple on the back of cloud growth […]

AIS Infographic: Big Data, Data Center Fun Facts

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There’s no question that big data plays a huge role in the lives of millions of people as well as countless businesses. As each year passes, data gets bigger and more storage facilities are built to handle the influx of information and keep it accessible and safe. Just how big has big data become? How […]

Will CyberSecurity Still Be a Concern in 2015?

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Summary article by Fred Donovan in FierceITSecurity; original published Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ———- Will 2015 top this year for data breaches? This year has been a record year for data breaches. But what does next year hold for the IT security industry? Security firm Symantec has looked into its crystal ball […]

Higher Value Accounts Are…More Valuable

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News flash: accounts with higher levels of IT credentials are more valuable targets than other accounts. Diversify and protect accordingly. Summary article by Fred Donovan in FierceITSecurity. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood, VP Marketing ——– Infographic: Privileged accounts give attackers ‘all access pass’ to corporate networks Cyberattackers are focusing on privileged accounts […]

451 Research: 6 Cs of IT in 2015

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Yet another list of pithy predictions for 2015. Summary article by Pam Baker in FierceBigData. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood, VP Marketing —— 451 Research names ‘6 Cs’ of IT disruption for 2015 You remember 451 Research, yes? They’re a research and advisory firm that focuses on IT innovation and disruption. They […]

451 Research Cloud Price Index

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Two key quotes: “The current average cost of running a multi-service cloud application is $2.56 per hour, or around $1,850 per month, which includes bandwidth, storage, databases, compute, support and load balancing….” “…savings of up to 49 percent can be achieved by committing to a minimum usage level, so enterprises should consider alternatives to on-demand….” […]