Articles By Christine Kern

  1. 6 Ways Cloud Is Changing Managed Services
    2/2/2016

    CompTIA Research and Market Intelligence provides technology, channel, and workforce insights. In its research report How The Cloud Is Changing MSPs, CompTIA, the IT industry trade association, reveals that the cloud is, in some respects, making it harder and, in other respects, making it easier for managed services providers (MSPs), which must adjust their business models to keep abreast of the transitions.

  2. One-Quarter Of Organizations Do Not Encrypt Sensitive Data
    2/2/2016

    Research by AIIM revealed 26 percent of organizations have suffered customer data loss or exposure over the past year, but 25 percent do not encrypt sensitive data.

  3. Banks Are Moving To Biometric Technology To Secure Data — And So Are Their Customers
    1/29/2016

    As data breaches and other intrusions multiply, businesses that deal in sensitive data on a daily basis are scrambling to find the most effective means of protection possible.

  4. IT Solutions Providers Techs: To Certify Or Not To Certify? That Is The Question.
    1/28/2016

    The decision to obtain IT certification can be a controversial topic, begging the question “Why even become certified?” A blog post from Global Knowledge says, the better question is, “Can I afford not to be certified?”

  5. Kaseya Study: What High-Growth MSPs Look Like And What They Sell
    1/28/2016

    There has been a continued surge in overall growth for managed services providers (MSPs) according to the latest MSP Global Pricing Survey from IT management solutions provider Kaseya.

  6. RSPA Launches New Website
    1/27/2016

    New interactive page allows users to visualize the point of sale ecosystem.

  7. What Are Your IT Clients’ CIO Priorities For 2016?
    1/27/2016

    PwC conducted a Twitter poll asking more than 1,000 people what the CIO’s priorities should be for 2016.

  8. Why Mobile App Security Can Differentiate You From Your Competitors
    1/26/2016

    While more than four out of five people are confident that their mobile health and finance apps are secure, an Arxan report has found 90 percent of mobile health and finance apps proved to be vulnerable to at least two of the top 10 serious security risks, revealing a great disparity between perception and reality regarding mobile app security.

  9. Survey Finds Shift In Trust Toward Cloud Adoption And Security
    1/22/2016

    Confidence in the cloud is rising, according to the report The Cloud Balancing Act for IT: Between Promise and Peril, from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and Skyhigh Networks.

  10. Work On LTE-U Testing Regime Makes Progress But No Scheduled Date In Sight
    1/22/2016

    Last month, reports that the battle over LTE in Wi-Fi bands could come to a conclusion brought some optimism.