Post written by adminjuncture
15 August 2017

Every company can lower their susceptibility to a phishing attacks. And they should use the appropriate techniques and take the right steps to protect themselves. The #1 mistake many companies make is not having the right tools in place and not properly training employees. Employees are the biggest risk to a company and make it [...]

Post written by adminjuncture
7 August 2017

Backing-up is equally important for both physical and virtual systems. You can either back-up the entire machine or the data contained in it. Either way, you need to make it a priority because any threat to your systems can be detrimental to your business. On a small scale and depending on your needs, backing-up data [...]

Post written by adminjuncture
31 July 2017

The Limitations Before you move all your old physical systems to the cloud and deploy a number of virtual servers within your IT infrastructure, you must understand the limitations of virtualisation. The advantages of going virtual and onto the could far outweigh the limitations; however, they should be taken into consideration before implementing virtualisation within [...]

Post written by adminjuncture
24 July 2017

Businesses are overlooking proper encryption practices. Most have mastered the encryption of data in transit but fail to secure data at rest – failing to give encryption its full value. Breakdowns in identity strategy and soft data management practices can leave information at risk. Encryption is nothing if an organisation doesn’t have the proper security [...]

Post written by adminjuncture
17 July 2017

Have you ever had a tech emergency while travelling for work? Always have a back up plan for what you’ll do if something happens to your device or in case your tech fails you while you’re miles from your office. Follow these tips before you go… Back up your devices to the cloud While computers, [...]

Post written by adminjuncture
10 July 2017

What factors should your IT department consider when deciding on a data backup strategy? All businesses, large and small, need to back up their data, but backups to tape aren’t always reliable. Moving away from tape storage can help companies survive through a disaster in the event that backup tapes sustain damage. Businesses generally turn [...]

Post written by adminjuncture
4 July 2017

Any worthwhile data backup should address data retention. Specifically, how long should archived data be maintained? When your business suffers a disaster but has a good data retention policy, it can mean the difference between maintaining normal operations and not being able to recover from a disaster. In large companies, there’s always a chance that [...]

Post written by adminjuncture
26 June 2017

When today’s hacker and identity theft threats combine with the new challenges presented by the trend of ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD), companies must take decisive action to deliver secure, flexible and convenient authentication to employees and their devices alike. Follow these 5 critical steps organizations can take to minimize the impact of BYOD and [...]

Post written by adminjuncture
19 June 2017

How IT organizations are adapting to their role in the era of the cloud. Integrate Data and Applications Whereas IT used to focus on integrating infrastructure, a new focus is on integrating cloud applications. The ease of deployment of the cloud has created a proliferation of special-purpose offerings that fragment and silo data and access. [...]

Post written by adminjuncture
12 June 2017

Algorithmic personality detection. Did you know that some life insurance underwriters are attempting to assess your personality — via your magazine and website subscriptions, the photos you post to social media, and more — in order to determine how risky an investment you are? Some lenders have used personality algorithms to predict your future financial transactions. (The data [...]