Networking Articles

  1. New Report: Complex Networks Cause Network Disruptions For Government Agencies
    7/30/2014

    A new report has found that federal agencies are three times more like to experience frequent disruptions in service with complex networks than with simpler ones. In fact, increasing complexity is one of the top three network management challenges facing agencies today.

  2. Education IT News For VARs — July 29, 2014
    7/30/2014

    Education continually benefits from technological advancements from school security to maintaining the arts in the classroom. Data fuels the fire as Kansas keeps the school reports private and school administrators and teachers are trained.

  3. GFI Software Study Reveals (Disturbing) Trends In Employee Email Habits
    7/29/2014

    A study of employee email user habits conducted for GFI Software by Opinion Matters, reveals somewhat disturbing trends in habits of employees with regard to email and mobile device use.  

  4. SSL Certificates Used In Cyber Crime Published In “Blacklist”
    7/29/2014

    SSL (secure sockets layer) certificates are encryption programs that protect online communications. Many web services have added support for SSL encryption, and with recent revelations of large scale surveillance and bulk data collection by intelligence agencies, privacy-conscious web users have begun to adopt the technology.    

  5. Gartner Says PC Sales Rally, Yet Still On The Decline
    7/29/2014

    A study by Gartner details recovering sales of desktops and laptop PCs, even though PC sales are still down overall, as the sale of mobile device, such as tablets and smartphones, continues to rise.

  6. Solutions Providers Miss Opportunities In Behavioral Health
    7/29/2014

    Is the behavioral health arena a land of opportunity for solutions providers, or too complex to even bother with?

  7. Florida Leads In Tightening Healthcare Data Security Laws
    7/29/2014

    The state’s new data privacy law goes beyond HIPAA and could be an additional burden for healthcare business associates.

  8. New Ransomware Strain Causes Data Breaches, KnowBe4 Warns
    7/29/2014

    CryptoWall Leads To Data Breach At Brokerage House. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs — July 28, 2014
    7/28/2014

    In the news, an article explores the impact open-source technology could have on manufacturers and distributors. Also, 3D modeling can give your warehousing customers a chance to test options before they buy, and keeping up with new trends that center on the convergence of the Internet with IT will be vital to your customers’ competitiveness.

  10. FISMA Reform Efforts Aim For Balance Between CDM And FISMA
    7/28/2014

    Legislation aimed at modernizing the 12-year-old Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), introduced by committee chairman, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), and ranking member Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), has passed a vote by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on June 25 and is with Senate committee.

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