At the virtual 2020 Enterprise Connect, Terry Slattery, a Principal Architect at advanced network consulting firm NetCraftsmen laid out a network automation framework for IT departments considering the switch. Automation is a promising thought, but also one which enterprise managers are understandably cautious about implementing. Here is a rough framework for figuring it all out for […]
Honeywell says its new Healthy Buildings Safety & Security solutions helps buildings comply with distancing and mask enforcement. Using video analytics enabled with deep-learning algorithms, Honeywell Pro-Watch and MAXPRO NVRs and VMS can now use existing cameras to identify if building occupants are complying with guidelines around social distancing and wearing masks. The advanced mask […]
Authentication security key maker Yubico has launched what it says is the world’s first mutli-protocol security key with smart card support designed with both near-field communication and USB-C connections. The key is called the YubiKey 5C NFC and is available to purchase for $55. The company cited a dramatic increase in the rate of cyber […]
Google is taking steps to replace a four-year college degree with six-month certificate programs that teach candidates how to perform in-demand jobs. These courses, which the company is calling Google Career Certificates, “teach foundational skills that can help job-seekers immediately find employment,” according to a recent Inc report. “College degrees are out of reach for many Americans, […]
IT Service Management (ITSM) takes traditional IT management and delivers it as a service, streamlining processes and providing better management.
Telephony has been a central part of business technology essentially since phones were invented, allowing organizations to conduct business and connect with others. However, legacy business phone systems (PBX) are a standalone system, meaning the management, maintenance and upgrading of that system is separate from every other piece of workplace technology today, and that’s in […]
Crestron is now shipping the next generation of its Crestron Flex video conferencing platform “designed to deliver more options, opportunities and possibilities to communicate, collaborate, and control from anywhere,” according to the company announcement. “From the desktop to the boardroom, Crestron Flex delivers native Microsoft Teams or Zoom Rooms software conferencing systems, as well as […]
With much of the U.S. getting a crash course in remote learning over the last few months, cybercriminals are taking advantage and are taking municipal networks hostage and are banking on getting paid given how critical that technology is right now. That is currently now affecting schools in Hartford, Conn. after a ransomware attack delayed […]
While many businesses save money on employee travel and office needs, their employees’ mental health has taken a hard hit during the pandemic. To make up for that, some business managers are offering ‘pandemic perks’ to show their workers they care. An Inc.com piece recently wrote that businesses are rethinking their benefits packages to provide […]
What types of cyberattacks were carried out this week, September 8, 2020? Read on to find out about the latest cyberattacks and who got hacked this week.