Welcome to My TechDecisions Week in Review, where we round up the most important stories you might have missed this week, May 4-8, 2020. Read on to find out what’s happening this week:
Reframing the Problem to Find Better Solutions
At NSCA BLC, Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg gave a breakdown of how focusing more on problems than solutions can often lead to better outcomes.
A 1,000-Foot-View of Coding from Someone Who Studied Hundreds of Software Programmers
Think you know coders and what motivates them? A panel from Red Hat Summit 2020 centered around someone who’s interviewed hundreds of software programmers.
Open Hybrid Cloud Builds Today, Plans for Future
Red Hat CEO Paul Cormier’s virtual keynote at IT giant’s annual summit illustates the imperative of moving toward an open hybrid cloud.
Cyber Security Tips from Pros: World Password Day Reminds Us We Need Them
On this World Password Day, we’re reminded that passwords are still very exploitable. Three exec’s from nCipher Security offer their recc’s.
Do Employee Monitoring Services Actually Work?
Employee monitoring services take screenshots, monitor mouse movement and keyboard clicks, and deliver reports on employee activity – but I don’t think they measure the right activities to correctly measure performance.
Wi-Fi Seekers Turn to Parking Lots in Order to Connect
With restaurants and cafés closed amid the COVID-19 outbreak, people without access to wi-fi are parking outside of their usual spots in order to gain internet access.
Zoom Acquires Secure Messaging Service Keybase, Previews Encryption Plans
Zoom’s acquisition of Keybase represents another step in its goal toward securing the platform and offering an end-to-end encrypted communication service.
NYC Schools Reverse Zoom Ban for Remote Learning
New York City schools are now allowed to use popular videoconferencing platform Zoom after the company has addressed several security concerns.
Survey: Organizations Not Prepared for Increasing COVID-19 Cyber Attacks
According to a new ISACA survey, only half of cybersecurity professionals say they’re prepared for the increasing cyber attacks during the COVID-19 crisis.