Advances in both the consumer and business technology sectors have driven the adoption of mobile internet access and associated service delivery. Applications of mobile devices — by customers, business partners, or employees — delivers unprecedented access to information, improved collaboration, and increased productivity.
With password-based personal identity solutions becoming increasingly impractical, device vendors and mobile network service providers have begun implementing an alternative second factor — using a fingerprint, iris, facial feature or vein pattern to establish an individual’s identity.
Clearly, the management of huge amounts of data still smiles favorably for on-premises deployment models. The same holds true for workloads that concern potentially sensitive data, as with customer marketing and customer relationship management solutions.
via IT Connection
Over half of the survey respondents said that their organization would dedicate more funding to IT. Security is a major corporate focus, according to 63% of respondents. Other areas of 2019 IT budget prioritization include cloud services, with 48% ranking it as a priority; and internal employee training, with 44% ranking it as a priority.
According to ESG research, 62% of enterprise organizations are now willing to buy a majority of security technologies from a single vendor. So, we are at the onset of the cybersecurity “platform wars” where vendors compete for bigger lucrative deals where deployment projects could span several years.
According to Juniper Research, over 33 billion records will be stolen by cybercriminals in 2023 alone — that’s an increase of 175 percent over the 12 billion records expected to be compromised in 2018, resulting in a cumulative global loss of over 146 billion records.