Business Continuity Plans Must Evolve for the Post-COVID World

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At the very least, “Get information about home computers that may be pressed into service,” such as unique media access control (MAC) and IP addresses, he suggests. Nearly all email services today are cloud-based or have a browser-based “webmail” option. They should also be warned to forward business email to a consumer service, which may lack the security and auditing features the business requires.

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What will be your decisive moment to secure your cloud applications in a Zero Trust world?

Thales eSecurity

The study also revealed that 94% of IT professionals say their organizations’ security policies around access management was influenced by breaches of consumer services in the last 12 months. According to our 2019 Thales Access Management Index , the majority (97%) of IT leaders know that access management is necessary for the adoption of cloud services within their organizations, and 95% believe ineffective cloud access management is a top concern.

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NEW TECH: ‘Passwordless authentication’ takes us closer to eliminating passwords as the weak link

The Last Watchdog

Username and password logins emerged as the go-to way to control access to network servers, business applications and Internet-delivered consumer services. A SIM-swap works like this: The attackers spend some time gathering readily available personal information on the targeted victim, then call up the victim’s phone service provider. Black Hat Podcasts For consumers For technologists New Tech Podcasts Privacy Steps forward Top Stories

Data monetization: driving the new competitive edge in retail

CGI

The 2019 CGI Client Global Insights reveals that harnessing the power of data analytics to drive real-time insights and improved personalization for new revenue streams is a top business priority for the retail and consumer services executives interviewed.

CNIL Releases Guidance on Teleworking

Hunton Privacy

Implementing a Virtual Private Network (“VPN”) solution to avoid direct exposure of the organization’s services on the Internet. More generally, employers should limit the number of services available on the Internet to the minimum in order to reduce the risk of attack.

Setting up SAML SSO with Azure AD and Oracle EPBCS/PBCS

Perficient Data & Analytics

Azure Active Directory (AD) is Microsoft’s directory and Identity and Access Management (IAM) service in the cloud as opposed to ADFS, a Windows on-premise, claims-based Security Token Service (STS). In a Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) federation however, Azure AD and ADFS are functionally equivalent acting as Identity Provider (IdP) for a Service Provider (SP) such as a cloud-based application. Reply URL is known as Assertion Consumer Service (ACS) URL in EPBCS.

From channel to customer: How an omni-channel experience is the key to the retail industry’s success

CGI

In this year’s CGI Client Global Insights , 87% of retail and consumer services executives we interviewed say they continue to invest in improving the customer experience, making it their number one business and IT priority. The use of “apps, services and third parties” has also increased in importance. Research clearly indicates that the majority of consumers desire access to multiple channels during the shopping journey—including the physical store.

Necessity drives innovation; innovation is a necessity

CGI

Today, inventors are taking purposeful actions to deliver innovations not only to make things better, faster and cheaper, but also to protect the environment, create new consumer services and continue to improve our day-to-day lives. Since the beginning of the World Wide Web in 1991, we’ve moved at rapid speed to improve delivery of IT services. Necessity drives innovation; innovation is a necessity. michael.hardy@…. Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:35.

Necessity drives innovation; innovation is a necessity

CGI

Today, inventors are taking purposeful actions to deliver innovations not only to make things better, faster and cheaper, but also to protect the environment, create new consumer services and continue to improve our day-to-day lives. Since the beginning of the World Wide Web in 1991, we’ve moved at rapid speed to improve delivery of IT services. Necessity drives innovation; innovation is a necessity. michael.hardy@…. Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:35.

From channel to customer: How an omni-channel experience is the key to the retail industry’s success

CGI

In this year’s CGI Client Global Insights , 87% of retail and consumer services executives we interviewed say they continue to invest in improving the customer experience, making it their number one business and IT priority. The use of “apps, services and third parties” has also increased in importance. Research clearly indicates that the majority of consumers desire access to multiple channels during the shopping journey—including the physical store.

Cloud models for reducing security risks

CGI

In my first blog on this topic, I shared some of the different types of cloud security risks that emerge from cloud services themselves, the data involved in their delivery, accessing cloud services and the unique compliance issues involved with cloud computing. Although it would be impossible to ever fully remove 100 percent of the risk of using cloud services, there are a number of approaches that can effectively manage and mitigate these risks.

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The time for government blockchain proofs of concept is now

CGI

For the past two years, CGI has seen an exponential uptick in commercial sector interest in blockchain beyond just the financial services industry. General Services Administration (GSA) and other federal agencies have issued contracts for proofs of concept (POCs); the Department of Homeland Security has issued more than $1 million in blockchain startup grants; and the Departments of Defense and State have issued requests for white papers and held industry forums.

When Consumerisation and Cloud Services = Shadow IT

CGI

When Consumerisation and Cloud Services = Shadow IT. We have all heard the term 'Consumerisation of IT'- the specific impact that consumer-orientated technologies can have on enterprises as they are adopted by end users, often bypassing an enterprises' IT department. The trend has continued to evolve as technology has evolved, to a point where one of the biggest challenges faced by enterprises today is associated with employee's use of cloud based services.

Comment le numérique rebat les cartes du secteur énergétique

CGI

In addition, distribution network operators that provide flexibility, aggregation and innovative services will flourish, boosted by management API. The second trend is the central role that the end consumer is beginning to play. Consumers today are empowered; they can select and control their energy consumption based on their needs. Personalization of consumer services is shifting value gradually from upstream to downstream.

California Bulks Up Security Breach Notification Requirements

Hunton Privacy

Building on existing substitute notification requirements, the law also requires California businesses and persons invoking substitute notice to notify the Office of Privacy Protection within the State and Consumer Services Agency. State Law California Consumer Protection HIPAA HITECH Act Legislation Social Security Number State Attorneys GeneralOn August 31, 2011, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law amendments to that state’s security breach notification statute.

What’s in a name? CGI’s guide to the language of the Internet of Things (IoT).

CGI

At CGI we have adopted the following: The Internet of Things (IoT) is a world where smart objects are seamlessly integrated as part of a global network; where smart objects interact without human intervention to deliver new services or improved processes. This is significant as it will be within the business market that the value for IoT will be recognised which will ultimately benefit the consumer with new services and enhanced life experience. What’s in a name?

In Praise of the Invisible DB2 for z/OS System

Robert's Db2

a systems programmer or a database administrator), my advice to you is this: view your organization's application developers as your customers, and seek to excel in customer service. Noticing these characteristics, developers might start expressing a preference for the data associated with their new applications being stored on the platform with the industrial-strength qualities of service.

This is the old ChiefTech blog.: Another Web 2.0 service model risk blown away - Google and Postini

ChiefTech

service model risk blown away - Google and Postini I noticed in this case study about a law firms decision to pick Google Apps for email and collaboration over Microsoft Exchange or IBM Lotus Domino , that they mention Google has acquired a company called Postini (actually back last year ). This looks like it answers one of my previous concerns about using hosted consumer services for business email and collaboration, that they dont provide for compliance and records management.

This is the old ChiefTech blog.: An interview with Barney Twinkletoes from Santa about Enterprise Web 2.0

ChiefTech

In fact, during the next 12 months we should expect the map mashup to evolve into a consumer service where parents can add comments and the N-or-N database itself will be moved to Elfazon s new EasyElfDB platform. This is the old ChiefTech blog. Nice of you to drop in and visit. However, you need to come over and see my new blog at chieftech.com.au. ©2005-2009. ©2005-2009.