Just recently, several hospitals in Brazil got hit by a ransomware attack. The attackers used a ‘brute force’ attack on Remote Desktop Services (RDS) environment of the hospitals. It’s not the first time. Hacks have been reported since 2015 all over the world with Europe and the US topping the lists after Brazil.Read More
While everybody is talking about a growing adoption of Bring Your Own Device, president Trump has shown the world through his own example how this policy is very much a part of today`s reality.
There has been a lot of fuss on how he is still using his personal android device and all the potential security risks this brings along. Android Central speculates it’s a Samsung Galaxy S3, which came out in 2012 and Google hasn’t updated since 2015. “Mobile security experts agree that Trump’s Android phone poses a major security risk.” writes TechTarget. (1)Read More
Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. It provides software as a service, platform as a service and infrastructure as a service and supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems. (1)Read More
The growing adoption of mobile devices in business, boosted by trends such as Bring Your Own Device doesn’t come without a risk. Devices, holding your companies’ deepest secrets, get lost or stolen. It happened to NASA a couple years ago when a laptop holding an unencrypted list of employee contacts got stolen (read it here). It happed to a hospital in Connecticut that lost 9000 patient records (read it here). Read More
IS ‘BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE’ JUST A TREND?
Everything has its antidote. That is the base of every change. Today we’re already well aware how much IT is rapidly and constantly evolving. To keep up with this fast pace of innovation, it`s needless to say how companies need to invest money, time and energy. Businesses need to increase productivity and enable their workers to have easy access to information, data, and files. All this while keeping their IT environment secure.Read More
A few days ago, one of my friends called me up on Thursday around noon. During the talk, she got struck by the fact I work from home. More precisely, how I have the freedom to work from home. ‘Lucky you’, she said. And I feel lucky. One of many benefits of working for Awingu is the fact we get encouraged to work remotely. Our solution is based on one important concept: work anywhere from any device. Practice what you preach, right? That’s why all Awingurus work both remotely, on the road or at home or in the office.Read More
The following text is a contribution of a freelance writer, Jenny Holt.
Enlist Your Employees in the Fight Against Security Breaches
Cyber security is an important concern for businesses, and for a good reason. Cyber-attacks are expensive to remediate, disruptive to your business, unsettling for employees, and can have long-lasting effects on your business’s reputation.Read More