Is Managed Security the Answer to Surviving the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage?

By Ron Temske, Vice President, Security Solutions, Logicalis US

Most CIOs are well aware that there’s a significant shortage of cybersecurity professionals in the talent pool today. This becomes increasingly clear – and painful – for IT leaders within enterprise organizations as they are pressured from every side to bolster their companies’ security strategies and protect their digital assets.  A growing number of regulatory and compliance requirements coupled with demands from corporate boards of directors, shareholders and customers – particularly in the manufacturing and legal verticals where security questionnaires are being added as a requirement of doing business – is creating a demand for skilled, well-trained IT security specialists that simply cannot be filled.

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Your Email is Out to Get Your Users – Part 1: How did this happen?

Part 1: How did this happen?

By Ron Temske, Vice President of Security Solutions, Logicalis US

Email is widely and increasingly used as an attack vector for malware. In fact, it has become one of the largest attack vectors and no organizational size is immune. Let’s look at the complexities of the challenge IT organizations face when it comes to email as an attack vector and some recommendations for mitigating this threat in your organization.

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Microsoft vs. Google: The Big K12 Back-to-School Debate

By Adam Petrovsky, GovEd Practice Leader, Logicalis US

When broadband made it possible for schools to begin earnestly embracing the Internet, educators and technologists alike were unsure how they would incorporate emerging compute capabilities into the classroom. Among the first to propose a cloud-based program, Google offered K12 schools free access to its cloud-based Google for Education suite – which included Google Docs and a host of other productivity programs. Because it was both free and cloud-based, which meant no management headaches for K12 CIOs, schools across the country forged relationships with Google.  Later, improved wi-fi capabilities coupled with $200 Chromebooks allowed K12 educators to take their first baby steps toward true digitization.

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How to Build IT Infrastructure for the Idea Economy

By Brandon Harris, Senior Director, HPE Solutions, Logicalis US

Every day new ideas are turned into products, apps, services and businesses – they can even launch new industries. This is the fast-paced idea economy where IT teams like yours are under tremendous pressure to drive business innovation and deliver exciting new IT experiences, often with the challenge to do so while reducing costs.

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