Huge savings from mobile working could cost businesses a fortune if they ignore off-site security

A report on remote and home working released today has found that British businesses could be saving £34 billion just in freeing up overheads. But Fasthost’s Simon Yeoman has suggested that whilst working outside of the office has essentially become the norm for an increasing number of firms, decision makers must have the foresight to prevent hidden costs associated with taking business critical data off-site.

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Shadow IT lurks uncomfortably, for IT departments

The growth in ‘Shadow IT’ is leaving IT departments caught between a rock and a hard place, according to Simon Bain, CTO of search specialists, Simplexo, who suggests that the concerns existing around managing unsupported devices are equally matched by the need to bring IT expenditure in on budget.

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CIOs reassess their roles in the face of changing business requirements

Research highlights importance of CIOs building internal relationships with sales and marketing to improve end user customer experience.

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New survey highlights worrying lack of guidance from employers on use of personal devices

A survey commissioned by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has shown many employers appear to have a ‘laissez faire’ attitude to allowing staff to use their personal laptop, tablet computer or smartphone for work business, which may be placing people’s personal information at risk.

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Introducing the Electronics Disposal Efficiency metric

The Green Grid launches first-of-its-kind metric to help organisations measure the responsible disposition of decommissioned ICT assets.

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Ipswitch File Transfer announces WS_FTP Server 7.6

Adds enhanced security, database support and customisation capabilities to industry-leading file transfer server.

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Trustwave opens Security Operations Center in Asia Pacific

Trustwave has opened a new Security Operations Center (SOC) in Manila, the capital of the Philippines, to meet client needs and support the growth of Trustwave’s Managed Security Services. The new Security Operations Center enhances Trustwave’s ability to serve clients headquartered in Asia Pacific, in addition to large, multinational businesses with operations in the region.

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Allied Telesis: Neue Netzwerkkarte (NIC) verbessert Secure-Client- und VoIP-Integration für den Edge-Bereich 

Endgeräte mit Kupferleitungen können dank der neuen Lösung über Glasfasernetze kommunizieren

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Varonis says leaky apps and cloud data insecurities are the new corporate norm

Commenting on a New York Times story about the governance issues that portable devices and their leaky apps create for companies, Varonis Systems says that mobile access to cloud-based data - and replication to the device itself - has become the new corporate norm. “Organisations are losing track of where their critical data is stored, so controlling, monitoring and auditing that data is becoming more and more difficult. IT must be able to offer the functionality that its end users need to collaborate, but without losing control”, says David Gibson, VP of Strategy with the data governance specialist.

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IT-Manager verlassen sich nicht länger nur auf Tape zur Datensicherung

Umfrage von Acronis: Unternehmen setzen zunehmend auf Cloud-Storage, da Bandsicherungen oft zu fehlerhaft sind

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Infoblox adds control and security to Azure Cloud

With Infoblox Actionable Network Intelligence customers can automatically provision and manage DNS infrastructure regardless of where the application lives - in Azure or on-premises - from a single system.

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