CIOs and IT managers who are responsible for systems should follow these best practices as they develop and maintain systems. These aren’t just rules to follow — they’re rules that should be ingrained in your daily IT life. They’re core concepts to many in the IT field
The rest is here:
Best practices for managing and operating IT systems
Google released a study that showed that it applications generate IT cost savings and provide user collaboration benefits.
Read this article:
Google applications drive productivity according to Google study
The most aggressive Trojans that is designed to steal bank account information, Zeus is getting some competition in the pantheon of malicious software. A developer announced he would be releasing a program dubbed Ares to one-up the widespread Zeus banking Trojan
Security threats increase as hackers compete
Over the next two years, the U.S. government wants more than half of all healthcare facilities to have electronic health record systems in place. But that’s a daunting task, given the cost and complexity of such systems — not to mention the changes in practice management they require.
When and how to deploy e-health records tech
In an era of technology consolidation, the questions raised by Novell’s sale to Attachmate for $2.2 billion ought to be a familiar: Users can only wonder what may happen to Novell’s deep and extensive enterprise product lines.
Go here to see the original:
What next for Novell?
We’ve been staring a simple truth in the face for a few years but generally trying to ignore it because the implications are big. That truth: If we are to get the most out of highly virtualized, cloud-ready environments we are probably going to have to rethink the way parts of IT are organized.
Virtualization meets its organizational limit
As the importance of IT, the Internet, SmartPhones, and email has grown, its legal status has changed with far-reaching consequences. A variety of laws and regulations have been extended to cover all business records , including email and all communications in both public and private sectors
See the original post here:
Record Management Needs to Include Email
Recent studies show that 93% of businesses that lose data due to a disaster go out of business within two years. Increasingly, businesses are turning to outsourcing providers for backup and recovery solutions as the most cost effective fit for their requirements, when they have neither the volume of data nor the level of technical staff that characterize most traditional backup and recovery operations.
See original here:
Data recovery processes fail for many enterprises
Security careers have been on the rise with expanding social network threats, major data breach news, dangers in mobile computing, insecurity of web application and commerce platforms and a spectrum of IT management concerns from compliance issues to threat detection competencies. Security is a technology and IT management migraine headache that isnt getting easier or less costly to fix. In the past few years, many technology workers concerned about the economy have turned toward security jobs and have obtained industry certifications.
Are security certifications worth it?