Desktop virtualization is becoming an important technology because more and more employees demand to be cut loose from their cubicles. The term might sound like the sci-fi theme of your next holiday office party but in reality, desktop virtualization is a solution that allows IT to deploy hosted operating systems to remote clients.
Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) vs. Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS): Which is right for your business?
In most organizations, cybersecurity is perceived as a concern of the IT department alone. Unfortunately, small businesses rarely have a dedicated security team. Instead, businesses often set and forget simple defenses like antivirus and firewalls. Even some large enterprises are guilty of the same approach.
Though many businesses have reached a point of desensitization when it comes to news about data breaches, stricter implementation of data regulations highlights the importance of protecting user data. Organizations are no longer just required to announce that their systems have been breached, but they are also mandated to pay fines and penalties.
Passwords will always be relevant. Think of them as virtual keys to your home online. Hackers have tens of thousands of generic or popular keys on hand for launching brute force attacks, so using unique passwords remains vital to maintaining the security of your online accounts.
As your business moves towards automation and becomes more digital, your IT department will have a bigger role to fill. This means you’ll have to plan in advance for network changes, new technology investments, and increased software training. In short, IT strategies that may have worked in the past might not fit your business model anymore.
The bring your own device (BYOD) phenomenon continues to rise in the workplace. As discussed in our previous articles, there are a number of benefits and risks that BYOD brings. For it to be successful, you should be able to handle the challenges that come with it and balance employee freedom and data security.
Over the past few years, remote work has gone from being just a trend to a more prevalent policy across organizations, big and small. Advanced technology and mobile solutions have not only enabled workers to become more flexible, but have also changed the way people do their jobs.
The bring your own device (BYOD) strategy, which includes allowing employees to bring and use their own devices to the workplace, remains both a major opportunity and a challenge for enterprises. As it continues to thrive, you’ll need to develop an effective BYOD policy and follow the right approach to identifying both its benefits and risks.
Mobile technology has drastically changed the way we live. And just as many people have “cut the cord” in their homes and now rely on their smart devices, businesses are now adopting the bring your own device (BYOD) trend. This is because employers see that BYOD boosts productivity by reducing the time employees spend in transit and creating an “always-online” culture.
In order to legally operate, businesses must comply with certain requirements regarding their labor practices, safety procedures, and transactions. It's a no-brainer for management to make sure the company meets its legal obligations, because noncompliance of even the minimum requirements could result in missed opportunities and heavy penalties for certain industries.