Non-Technical Security Tips

You don’t need to be a tech expert in order to master security practices to keep your sensitive data safe. Here are three quick tips for improving security in your office. 1. Keep a clean desktop. At the end of every day, organize your desk, remove unnecessary papers and items, and lock documents with sensitive information (like client information and account numbers) in a drawer. 2. Shred documents before throwing them away. Make use of your office’s paper shredder and make sure to thoroughly destroy any documents that have sensitive information before putting them in the trash. 3. Run anti-virus and anti-malware software. Make sureRead More →

The Source Newsletter June 2018

5 mobile threats you should shut down in 2018 used with permission from Tektonika (HP) Mobile devices are now a staple of the workplace, as ubiquitous as open floor plans and videoconferencing. Enabling employees to work from their mobile devices can even boost satisfaction, productivity, creativity, loyalty, and engagement—that’s quite a list of benefits. However, embracing these upsides also requires paying attention to the downside: mobile threats. Given the sheer volume and value of sensitive data on employee devices, mobile security needs to be an IT priority. Every time an employee accesses corporate data from a smartphone, they put the entire network at risk—unless properRead More →

Mobile Threats

used with permission from Tektonika (HP) Mobile devices are now a staple of the workplace, as ubiquitous as open floor plans and videoconferencing. Enabling employees to work from their mobile devices can even boost satisfaction, productivity, creativity, loyalty, and engagement—that’s quite a list of benefits. However, embracing these upsides also requires paying attention to the downside: mobile threats. Given the sheer volume and value of sensitive data on employee devices, mobile security needs to be an IT priority. Every time an employee accesses corporate data from a smartphone, they put the entire network at risk—unless proper security measures are in place. To unlock the fullRead More →

Data Security Breach

used with permission from IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub by Seth Dobrin The 72-hour rule included in the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has become a major focus for businesses as they work towards compliance. Article 33 states that breaches must be reported to the regulator within a 72-hour window of an organization becoming aware of it, and to the data subject “without undue delay” after businesses become aware of the breach. What exactly constitutes “undue delay” will become clearer as the GDPR is applied in practice, but the thrust of the regulation is clear. The procedural implications for larger companies canRead More →

3D Printer

used with permission from HP Tech@Work 3D printers offer small to midsized businesses an unprecedented opportunity to differentiate themselves in their markets and level the playing field with bigger brands. 3D printers may seem like tools only a big business might care about, but with recent technological advances and price reductions, SMBs should care as much or more than larger companies. In fact, 3D printers now offer small to midsized businesses an unprecedented opportunity to differentiate themselves in their markets and level the playing field with bigger brands. Also known as “additive manufacturing,” 3D printers have been around for decades. Designers, manufacturers, scientists and technologistsRead More →