Month: May 2013

Study: Organizations Waking Up To Social Media Security Risks

Companies that let employees have unfettered access to social media in the workplace are now waking up to the security risks this can create, according to a new study.

Social media is funneling all sorts of useful information into workplaces, but it’s not without its risks. These extend not just to malware and data leakage, but also to the very real possibility that employees could spend all day on Facebook without getting any work done. And with social media taking hold so quickly, many organizations are now coming to grips with the fact that giving their employees unfettered access to …

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Free Cloud Storage: Customers Get What They Pay For

Free online storage offers can be attractive to SMBs on tight budgets, but they
carry compliance and security risks that SMBs often ignore or may not
understand

While free online storage or free online backups may sound
sweet to small businesses looking to make the best use of their limited budgets,
the reality is that the cost of a properly managed, fully compliant backup is
worth far more than its cost.

That’s the word from providers of
cloud-based storage and backups that every day deal with clients who are
attracted by the lure of free storage but who may not …

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