IT Asset Management

How L.A. Tourism Secures a Distributed Workforce
Juanma Rodriguez
How L.A. Tourism Secures a Distributed Workforce

The structure of work is changing rapidly. Driven by technology advancement, a global economy and a constant push for more productivity, there is a fast-moving trend toward enabling a distributed workforce. A 2018 study by Upwork illustrates the prevalence of remote work: 63 percent of companies now have remote workers (homebound employees, partly homebound employees, freelancers and those that co-work) 48 percent of companies use freelancers and work done...

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Why IT Asset Management Is Key to Data Security
Mitch Kelsey
Why IT Asset Management Is Key to Data Security

Information security is a growing concern for many organizations and while the ways you access and protect your data continue to evolve, the reasons for it stay the same – your data is the driving force of your organization. To effectively protect it, you need visibility and control over all your assets. IT asset management is the foundation of many risk management frameworks for good reason. Having an informed...

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Lost or Stolen Devices: What to Do in 4 Steps
Josh Mayfield
Lost or Stolen Devices: What to Do in 4 Steps

A lost or stolen device is a dreaded, but highly likely situation for most people to have to face. It’s not so much the device itself–that is replaceable–but that data that the device contains that causes alarm. Forrester’s State of Data Security and Privacy Report 2018 to 2019 claims that lost or stolen devices represent 15 percent of all confirmed data breaches. To make matters worse, 35 percent of...

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Weighing Privacy with Security Under GDPR
Mark McGlenn
Weighing Privacy with Security Under GDPR

Weighing privacy and security has long been a delicate balancing act. With the adoption of GDPR this year, the scales have again shifted and the stakes for failing to get it right are dramatically higher. This is especially true as other similar data protection mandates continue to evolve around the globe like PIPEDA in Canada and new regulations being debated in Australia, Brazil and just about every state in...

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The Great Crunch: IT’s Role in Healthcare Consolidation
Josh Mayfield
The Great Crunch: IT’s Role in Healthcare Consolidation

I don’t possess the requisite wisdom and foresight of someone like Toby Cosgrove, MD and CEO of Cleveland Clinic, who predicts that by the year 2050, there will only be 50 healthcare providers in the United States. Still, when you scan the headlines, you can’t help but see a seemingly unending parade of mergers and acquisitions. Why? For starters, during the 1980s there was an explosion of group benefits...

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