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  1. Smokescreening Is The Latest Danger In DDoS Attacks
    8/27/2014

    New study warns of rising smokescreening practice in cyberattacks.

  2. Government IT News For VARs — August 27, 2014
    8/27/2014

    In news this week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) have suspended contracts with U.S. Investigations Services (USIS) in the wake of the major cyber-attack that may have accessed more than 25,000 DHS employees.  Agencies also find that combining a content management system with mobile device management (MDM) can save money and provide secure transmission of content on mobile devices.  The Department of Defense (DOD) is re-examining its cloud security policies; Open Source may not be the hazard some think it is. And if the Freedom Act is passed, some IT vendors may be left holding the financial bag.

  3. Google Glass: A New Tech For Paramedics
    8/27/2014

    You may soon see Google Glass making appearances in ambulances.

  4. Education IT News For VARs — August 27, 2014
    8/27/2014

    In news this week, three universities file suit against the FAA for bans on drones. Also, an insightful infographic examines the preferences for textbooks, technology, and social media.  Meanwhile, analysts say there has been no ed-tech investment bubble yet, as the market continues to grow. And one venture uses science to pair college roommates. Finally, a blog post argues that MOOCs are the wave of the future that will save higher education from its outdated procedures.

  5. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs — August 27, 2014
    8/27/2014

    In the news, manufacturers receive warning about Backoff malware and shadow cloud services. Also, an article also discusses how building a strong collaboration platform can benefit your clients.

  6. 4 Great Presentations You Missed At The Smart VAR Healthcare Summit
    8/26/2014

    The Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions magazine, August 21 at the Westin Chicago Northwest, featured outstanding educational presentations from some of the healthcare IT industry’s leading experts and vendors.

  7. VARs Will Find Opportunities Helping Hospitals Toward EMR Adoption
    8/26/2014

    John Daniels, VP of strategic relations for HIMSS, assured VARs there are opportunities for them in healthcare. In his keynote at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions, on Aug. 21 at the Westin Chicago Northwest, Daniels explained how HIMSS tracks a hospital’s progress toward electronic medical records (EMR) adoption, which technologies are likely to be in the highest demand in the next one to two years, and how to explain ROI to healthcare IT clients.

  8. Drones Are Moving Into The Healthcare Arena
    8/26/2014

    As technology is wont to do, drones have grown beyond purely military application and entered the civilian sector.

  9. ONVIF Launches Education, Enforcement Campaign, To Ensure Product Conformance
    8/26/2014

    Campaign designed to educate manufacturers about requirements to comply with standardization initiative for IP-based security products .

  10. Are Your Customers Ready For Secure Archive Migration?
    8/26/2014

    As organizations, including government and education, undergo infrastructure changes, they need to migrate huge amounts of data.

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