The Cloud Is not a “Get out of Jail Free” Card

Slowly but surely, many IT professionals have gotten past the initial fear and anger (which was based on the idea that the Cloud would drastically change or even eliminate their jobs). They are not only accepting the move to the cloud, but looking at it as a way to offload some of their responsibilities, especially […]

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Email: The Reports of Its Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

The current consensus among the “cool crowd” of tech pundits seems to be that email is dead. Instant messaging and social networking have supposedly made it obsolete. They’ll tell you that business is moving toward a more “real time” model of communication, and now that even small businesses have easy access to video conferencing, the […]

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Introducing – GFI Labs

GFI Labs Blog, the research and information security news hub of GFI Software, is now part of the GFI domain. Formerly known as the Sunbelt Labs Blog, it is one of the industry’s go-to portals for security enthusiasts and IT users looking for the latest news on online threats, social engineering ploys, and noteworthy scams. […]

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How IT Can Rise Above the Mobility Wave

We don’t need studies and surveys to confirm what is evident in a growing number of business environments today: more and more employees are using their personal smartphones for work; the line between personal and office use is becoming ever so blurred. The era of the ‘mobile employee’ is here whether people accept it or […]

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The Art of Social Engineering

Years ago, at a company I used to work for, a large group of employees, myself included, were the target of a spam email that had been deliberately sent through the corporate network and encouraged us to click on a link within the email. The following day, we received another email with details of the […]

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Walking the Fine Line between Network Monitoring and Freedom

We have embraced social networking sites so much that they have become a part of our everyday life. For most of us, checking our Twitter account, reading emails and following our friends’ updates on Facebook have become a daily routine. There are very few situations when we cannot go online to check Facebook, Twitter, or […]

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