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5 'Deadly Sins' Increase the Risk of a Data Breach

Common-sense security measures are vital to preventing data breaches related to privileged access management, yet many enterprises aren't diligent about enforcing basic practices. A recent study by BeyondTrust, "Five Deadly Sins of Privileged Access Management," reports that in many organizations, users play fast and loose with passwords; users with admin privileges are running amok; unpatched... Read More >


Most Enterprises Invest in AI, but See Challenges

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize enterprises by increasing revenue, enhancing efficiency and providing a better experience for customers. But business leaders see serious challenges to implementation and return on investment (ROI). A Teradata study entitled "State of Artificial Intelligence for Enterprises" shows that four out of five enterprises have AI... Read More >


Issues With Collaboration Tools Cause Frustration

With a significant share of professionals spending a quarter of their work week collaborating, the majority run into frequent, tech-related difficulties in attempting to connect and communicate with co-workers, according to a recent survey from Softchoice. The resulting report, "Collaboration Unleashed: Empowering Individuals to Work Together from Anywhere," indicates that most employees need to... Read More >


Workers Think Automation Would Boost Productivity

Employees spend less than half of their day doing the job they were hired to do, according to a recent survey from Workfront. The fourth annual "State of Enterprise Work" report indicates that attending time-wasting meetings, fielding excessive emails and taking unexpected phone calls account for far too much of the day. But productivity is also restricted because workers are constantly limited... Read More >


How GDPR Will Improve Data Governance

The majority of executives queried believe that compliance with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will ultimately benefit them—especially in boosting the effectiveness of their data governance efforts, according to a recent survey from SAS. Set to go into effect in May 2018, the GDPR will increase organizational accountability for personal data protection, with... Read More >


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