Featured Articles

  1. Global Risks Report Has An Eye On Rising Cyber Attacks
    9/13/2016

    Threats can be mitigated through proactive actions. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Inside VARTECH: Day 1 -- Healthcare’s Biggest Opportunity & Threat
    9/12/2016

    BlueStar’s VARTECH 2016 kicked off today in Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. I had the opportunity to speak with Rick Bird, healthcare vertical manager for BlueStar, who shared details on what the company sees as the biggest opportunity (and threat) to the VAR/integrator channel — unified communications.

  3. Inside VARTECH: Day 1 -- POS & Payments Updates
    9/12/2016

    VARTECH 2016 kicked off today in Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas (yes, you read the correctly). However, before you think that this event is nothing more than an excuse to sit by a pool and drink fruity cocktails, you should know that there’s serious business going on here. Apart from the top-notch education, numerous breakout sessions, and impressive show floor named CodeZone, BlueStar has brought most of its key staff along to interact with its VAR and ISV partners. I had an opportunity to sit with a handful of departmental leaders to get a first-hand account of the trends BlueStar is seeing, as well as how the value-added distributor is dealing with those trends.

  4. Whitepaper Stresses Breach Cost Of Lost Or Stolen Healthcare Devices
    9/12/2016

    DDS leader, Absolute releases whitepaper on the cost of healthcare data breach settlements involving lost or stolen devices. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  5. What Is Video Analytics And What Does It Mean For Your Business?
    9/7/2016

    Video analytics is no longer a niche technology available only to the largest companies with the biggest budgets. It has become a valuable tool that makes nearly any business a more versatile and effective organization. This can be seen in the number of industries showing renewed interest in all video analytics has to offer.

  6. Law Enforcement Being Reshaped By Digital Technology
    9/2/2016

    From body cams to smartphone apps, law enforcement is being retooled for the new era. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Cisco Expands Boundaries With Acquisition Of ContainerX
    9/2/2016

    Move marks Cisco’s first acquisition into the rapidly emerging container market. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Study Finds Federal Agencies Using Big Data To Fight Cybersecurity Breaches
    9/1/2016

    While 90 percent report a decline in breaches, 59 percent say inability to fully analyze data is at fault. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. Small-Scale Data Breaches Get New Focus From Feds
    8/31/2016

    Almost exclusively, the news around healthcare data breaches focuses on mass — only the biggest and most broadly impactful violations receive much attention. According to an Information Management article, this might all soon be changing thanks to new action from the HHS Office for Civil Rights and its enforcement of rules surrounding HIPAA.

  10. California School District Embraces Wearable Tech To Connect Their Students
    8/30/2016

    Wearable tech will have a tremendous impact on the education of the future. By Christine Kern, contributing writer