We are defined by the company we keep – but what do we mean by the word “community?” The word “community” used to refer to the simple idea of a group of people living in the same place. And the idea of “Communication” is about the way we share information around our community. But in today’s virtual world, we live in multiple online places: at work, with friends, sports, shopping, and more. Technology means that we can inhabit all these communities simultaneously, and it is easy to create new watering holes for communities to interact.
But what makes a community grow? Why do communities gather around one watering hole rather than another? Think of the number of messaging apps out there – I just counted EIGHT messaging applications on my phone. And that doesn’t include LinkedIn, Outlook, Strava, Garmin, Facebook and all the other applications that compete for my attention.read more
Today’s enterprises are increasingly under attack by threat actors bent on breaching network perimeters. Notable breaches are now almost a weekly occurrence, with Marriott’s 500M records being just the largest and latest. Estimates suggest that over 5 billion records were collectively stolen in data breaches in the first half of 2018 alone. Zero Trust requires users and their devices to go through an authentication and authorization process prior to (and during) a connection to an application. While usernames and passwords alone were sufficient a few years ago, given the risks associated with breaches it is good security hygiene to implement a Secure Access solution.read more
In today’s IT world, Internet and networking technologies have evolved to offer unprecedented services to the end users. Billions of Internet of Things devices are being deployed across all industries, and with this also means allowing access to important and confidential data and resources which brings significant security risks to business IT systems.read more