Third-Party Access Vulnerabilties—Security's Weakest Link
High-profile security breaches caused by third-party access vulnerabilities have led to increased scrutinizing of internal access controls by IT leadership and executives. The risks associated with data leakage can extend far beyond the value of the compromised data to include financial penalties and even long-term damage to a brand. Businesses need to take a comprehensive approach to third-party access and management.
Maintaining Visibility And Control in a Partly Cloudy World With Microsoft DirectAccess and Cradlepoint
With the rise of SaaS and cloud services, users are spending more time connecting over the Internet and less time on office LANs. That means IT has less visibility and control of remote users and their endpoint devices. Microsoft DirectAccess and Cradlepoint enable Sys Admins to maintain visibility and control in a partly cloud world.
The MSP Opportunity-as-a-Service
Managed services have evolved to include everything from desktops to data centers, and from disaster recovery to application delivery. The cloud and a shift towards the consumption economy is ushering in a massive opportunity for MSPs to grow revenues and increase operating margins through innovative new managed services.
Why Cloud-based DaaS Is Blowing New Life Into VDI
Over the last five years, the merits of VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) have been widely debated. Today, service providers are leveraging the cloud to provide distributed, scalable and resilient Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) offerings that deliver on the promise of VDI for a broader set of SMB and enterprise customers. This shift is blowing new life into the VDI market.
Analyst Perspective: Healthcare Compliance And Active Directory
Cradlepoint's Josh Grose talked with Tod Ferran, IT Security Auditor, CISSP and QSA at SecurityMetrics, about the state of HIPAA and PCI and the role Active Directory can play in achieving compliance.