• INsecurity – A Conference for Sharing Real Cyber Security Solutions

    INsecurity – A Conference for Sharing Real Cyber Security Solutions

    INsecurity, a conference produced by Dark Reading, will be holding its inaugural event on November 29-30 this year. The conference has been created to provide security practitioners with a platform where they can come together to share stories and discuss real solutions to emerging online threats, will span two days of interaction and peer learning. While
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  • Technology Career – a New Space for Support and Advocacy

    Technology Career – a New Space for Support and Advocacy

    A new avenue for finding the perfect technology career became available today when CompTIA today formally launched the Association of Information Technology Professionals (CompTIA AITP) as a member support and advocacy organization that will attract and develop the workforce that will shape the 21st Century economy. “America’s Tech workforce is a national asset, and we need it
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  • Automation Potential Savior for Maritime Industry

    Automation Potential Savior for Maritime Industry

    The maritime industry is set to turn to automation and sophisticated technology to solve a global skills shortage. A perfect storm of retiring baby-boomers and the ongoing global economic downturn, are causing the number of skilled seafarers in the global industry to shrink dramatically, but attendees at Seatrade Offshore Marine & Workboats Middle East (SOMWME)
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  • United States IT Sector Employment Rising

    United States IT Sector Employment Rising

    The latest employment figures for the U.S. IT sector reflect businesses’ expanding use of cloud-based technology and “as-a-service” options, CompTIA, the world’s leading technology association, said today. The IT sector added an estimated 9,600 new jobs in July, led by the addition of some 4,900 positions in IT and software services and computer system design,
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  • Data Sanitization – Important but Misunderstood

    Data Sanitization – Important but Misunderstood

    Identity theft and breaches of personal data records are a constant in news reports, with more serious breaches being discovered daily. Protecting sensitive data is critical for any organization that collects this information from customers and partners, data sanitization is one step that is often neglected. Nearly 12 million records have been exposed since the
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  • Cybersecurity – An Insurable Risk to Your Business?

    Cybersecurity – An Insurable Risk to Your Business?

    Insuring organizations against the consequences of cybersecurity incidents is complex. The ramifications of these events can be dramatic, and some companies may find themselves in virtually unrecoverable situations with reputational and financial damage, along with legal liabilities crippling the business. Cyber risk has the ability to affect all aspects of a business and consequentially all
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  • Sharing Economy Continues to Grow Despite Concerns

    Sharing Economy Continues to Grow Despite Concerns

    News stories about the safety of ride sharing and issues with other sharing economy services do not seem to have dented the public’s enthusiasm for these technology based services. Convenience and the possibility of getting a bargain sees continuing rapid growth in adoption of sharing platforms. The popularity of the sharing economy for summer travel
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  • Removing Social Media Nastiness – One Bagel at a Time

    Removing Social Media Nastiness – One Bagel at a Time

    Sure, I know this story is a shameless publicity drive for the company involved, but I have to say I do like what they are trying to do. Bullying and downright nastiness on social media platforms seems to reach new lows every day, so anything that might make people think twice before putting someone else
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