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Heard Around the Web: Edward Snowden Speaks at World Hosting Day 2015

Sat, 2015-03-28 09:00

This week, World Hosting Day 2015 attendees were treated to a rare video interview with Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor and now-infamous whistleblower during the conference's keynote session. Snowden was interviewed by WikiLeaks journalist Sarah Harrison, who escorted Snowden to Russia after he leaked a treasure trove of classified information to the public.

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Heard Around the Web: Edward Snowden Speaks at World Hosting Day 2015

Sat, 2015-03-28 09:00

This week, World Hosting Day 2015 attendees were treated to a rare video interview with Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor and now-infamous whistleblower during the conference's keynote session. Snowden was interviewed by WikiLeaks journalist Sarah Harrison, who escorted Snowden to Russia after he leaked a treasure trove of classified information to the public.

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7 Biggest Stories of the Week, March 23-27

Fri, 2015-03-27 15:00

It's Friday!!! And what a week it's been. How 'bout we take one more spin around the news block before we call it a day? Here are The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories of the week ending March 27.

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7 Biggest Stories of the Week, March 23-27

Fri, 2015-03-27 15:00

It's Friday!!! And what a week it's been. How 'bout we take one more spin around the news block before we call it a day? Here are The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories of the week ending March 27.

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3 Ways Healthcare Organizations Can Rethink Their Security Strategy

Fri, 2015-03-27 14:09
Recently, Premera Blue Cross was hit with the second-biggest cyberattack in healthcare industry history, exposing the personal, financial and medical information of more than 11 million customers. Only six weeks before, Anthem announced that it had been victim of a breach subjecting nearly 80 million records of customers to exposure. Although these breaches are becoming more and more common in the healthcare industry, they’re nothing new.

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3 Ways Healthcare Organizations Can Rethink Their Security Strategy

Fri, 2015-03-27 14:09
Recently, Premera Blue Cross was hit with the second-biggest cyberattack in healthcare industry history, exposing the personal, financial and medical information of more than 11 million customers. Only six weeks before, Anthem announced that it had been victim of a breach subjecting nearly 80 million records of customers to exposure. Although these breaches are becoming more and more common in the healthcare industry, they’re nothing new.

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Study: Millennials Most Informed, Most Reckless Mobile Users

Fri, 2015-03-27 12:30

In a recent study of more than 1,000 U.S. smartphone users, Lookout Mobile found that those who consider themselves to be mobile security experts are the most likely to commit many of the cardinal sins associated with personal and enterprise security breaches. Unsurprisingly, the largest demographic to occupy this group are millennials.

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Study: Millennials Most Informed, Most Reckless Mobile Users

Fri, 2015-03-27 12:30

In a recent study of more than 1,000 U.S. smartphone users, Lookout Mobile found that those who consider themselves to be mobile security experts are the most likely to commit many of the cardinal sins associated with personal and enterprise security breaches. Unsurprisingly, the largest demographic to occupy this group are millennials.

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Meet the Chiefs: Michael Mittel, RapidFire Tools

Fri, 2015-03-27 11:30

In this week's Meet the Chiefs, we sat down with Michael Mittel, president and CEO of RapidFire Tools.

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Meet the Chiefs: Michael Mittel, RapidFire Tools

Fri, 2015-03-27 11:30

In this week's Meet the Chiefs, we sat down with Michael Mittel, president and CEO of RapidFire Tools.

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Want Social Media Success? Avoid These 6 Pitfalls

Fri, 2015-03-27 11:00

In just a few short years, social media has earned its place as a necessary tool for marketing yourself and your company. It's the perfect place to gather information, research buying decisions and practice social selling. A standout social profile makes all the difference and it’s often only a few tweaks away.

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Want Social Media Success? Avoid These 6 Pitfalls

Fri, 2015-03-27 11:00

In just a few short years, social media has earned its place as a necessary tool for marketing yourself and your company. It's the perfect place to gather information, research buying decisions and practice social selling. A standout social profile makes all the difference and it’s often only a few tweaks away.

read more

Categories: Linux

Gartner: Mobile Devices Continue to Eat Away at PC Usage

Fri, 2015-03-27 09:00

If you just gazed at the top-line numbers, you would think all is right in the IT world. But that is only if you have been living under a rock. Research firm Gartner is predicting worldwide combined shipments of all devices—that includes mobile phones, ultramobiles, tablets and even PCs—are expected to hit 2.5 billion units in 2015, 2.6 billion in 2016 and 2.7 billion in 2017.

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Gartner: Mobile Devices Continue to Eat Away at PC Usage

Fri, 2015-03-27 09:00

If you just gazed at the top-line numbers, you would think all is right in the IT world. But that is only if you have been living under a rock. Research firm Gartner is predicting worldwide combined shipments of all devices—that includes mobile phones, ultramobiles, tablets and even PCs—are expected to hit 2.5 billion units in 2015, 2.6 billion in 2016 and 2.7 billion in 2017.

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3 Simple Fixes to Boost Nurturing Drip Campaign Results

Fri, 2015-03-27 07:00

Throughout my career, I’ve seen numerous sales and marketing strategies rise precipitously in popularity, only to crash when companies find they don’t generate the results they expected. Sometimes, those strategies were never going to work. Other times, the problem wasn’t so much with the strategy; it was with how or why a business chose to execute them. At the moment, I’d argue nurturing drip campaigns fall into the second category. 

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Distribution Watch: Avnet, Arrow Electronics

Fri, 2015-03-27 07:00

It’s Friday everyone, and you know what that means—the latest IT distributor news delivered right to your screen. This week’s edition features the latest and greatest from Avnet (AVT) and Arrow Electronics (ARW).

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CompuCom Partners with AT&T on Network, Cloud, Mobile Solutions

Fri, 2015-03-27 07:00

Technology infrastructure services provider CompuCom has partnered with AT&T (T) on Network Access, Cloud Access and Mobile Access solutions.

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3 Simple Fixes to Boost Nurturing Drip Campaign Results

Fri, 2015-03-27 07:00

Throughout my career, I’ve seen numerous sales and marketing strategies rise precipitously in popularity, only to crash when companies find they don’t generate the results they expected. Sometimes, those strategies were never going to work. Other times, the problem wasn’t so much with the strategy; it was with how or why a business chose to execute them. At the moment, I’d argue nurturing drip campaigns fall into the second category. 

read more

Categories: Linux

Distribution Watch: Avnet, Arrow Electronics

Fri, 2015-03-27 07:00

It’s Friday everyone, and you know what that means—the latest IT distributor news delivered right to your screen. This week’s edition features the latest and greatest from Avnet (AVT) and Arrow Electronics (ARW).

read more

Categories: Linux

CompuCom Partners with AT&T on Network, Cloud, Mobile Solutions

Fri, 2015-03-27 07:00

Technology infrastructure services provider CompuCom has partnered with AT&T (T) on Network Access, Cloud Access and Mobile Access solutions.

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Categories: Linux
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