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From the monthly archives: October, 2015

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New Report: Most Tech-Savvy Employees Are The Ones Most Likely to Create Risk

Meet the business world’s riskiest user

A new report from Intermedia of some 2,000+ office workers has some surprising findings regarding corporate risk and security.

Intermedia’s 2015 Insider Risk Report, https://www.intermedia.net/report/riskiestusers, indicates that despite conventional wisdom, the most tech-savvy employees are the ones most likely to create risk.

The survey revealed that 97 per cent of employees have access to some form of sensitive or confidential information. Almost all of those, some 93 per cent, admit to engaging in at least one form of poor data security.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Should You Buy It Now?

The much publicized Microsoft Surface Pro 4 tablet will be available to the public this month.  The new model has many upgrades and features over the Surface Pro 3 model, but is now the time to buy one? 

Microsoft has for years been touting that their Surface line is the first tablet than can replace a laptop. The Surface Pro 4 comes closer to that promise.

Consider some of the specs... 

 

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Are You Using Skype For Business?

Twelve years following its launch, it appears Skype is all grown up.

Throughout its existence, Skype has been best known as a communication tool for long-distance friends, making new ones and spur-of-the-moment journalism, but now the popular app and desktop program seems poised to officially enter the workforce following the rollout of Skype for Business.

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Ready or Not, Here EMV Cards Come

Awhile back, we wrote about the future of credit cards and how pin and chip technology will potentially cut down on data breaches, as well as the challenges of a nationwide rollout.

October 1 has come and gone, and Visa and MasterCard have made good on their promise to equip their cards with the pin and chip technology that has been present in Europe for years.

The full transition to pin and chip technology (EMV cards) has probably been harder on retailers than consumers. Banks have already, or will inevitably, send consumers new cards with an explanation of the change, but not everyone is aware of these new requirements.

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