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  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites

    The mobile device management market has evolved into the enterprise mobility management suites market. EMM is growing quickly, and the vendor landscape has changed significantly, which will impact IT leaders' choices. Check this Gartner Report Now!

  • Sponsored By LogMeIn // Jul 2014

    The State of Support Services: 2014

    2014 has already proven to be an incredibly challenging and exciting year for customer support. With the backdrop of the changes TSIA identified in the new world of B4B, and all the traditional pressures faced by support services organizations, we are witnessing a pace of change that the majority of...

  • Sponsored By Level 3 Communications // Jul 2014

    Enhancing Cloud Connectivity For Optimal Application Performance

    Increasing dependence on Cloud-based applications hosted in distant data centres makes the quality of backbone networks connecting them increasingly critical. Network quality between Cloud providers and end-users in fact widely varies, and chronically threatens application performance. Differences in carrier network design become more significant as dependence on the Cloud intensifies....

  • Sponsored By Accellion // Jul 2014

    Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant – Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing

    Accellion is excited to be positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in the first Gartner Magic Quadrant published for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFFS). The EFSS market is continuing to mature which will benefit organizations looking for solutions to support their increasingly mobile workforce and support BYOD initiatives. EFSS...

  • Sponsored By Vormetric // Jul 2014

    Using Encryption and Access Control for HIPAA Compliance

    Since 1997 Fortrex Technologies, Inc. has been providing IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance advisory services and solutions. In this white paper Fortrex explores how encryption, access control and file access audit logs from Vormetric can Contributes to HIPAA compliance and exempt from notification requirements of HITECH.

  • Sponsored By Vormetric // Jul 2014

    Global Compliance and The Legal Obligations for Encryption of Personal Data

    Updated for 2014, this document examines the global legal obligations to encrypt personal data – included both national and industry drivers. National focuses include the EU (the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Spain), the USA, Asia (Singapore, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan) and Australia. The industry focus is most strongly...

  • Sponsored By Vormetric // Jul 2014

    The Federal Government Should Have NIST As Well

    Critical to certification for meeting FIPS, is the implementation of security controls from NIST 800-53, Appendix F. Focusing on the capabilities needed to meet these requirements, this paper provides background about the Vormetric Data Security Platform and the Vormetric Transparent Encryption product that is delivered through that platform.

  • Sponsored By Vormetric // Jul 2014

    Securing Big Data HADOOP Performance with Vormetric Transparent Encryption

    This White Paper shows the performance of several benchmark tests of Vormetric Transparent Encryption running on a Cloudera HADOOP system using several different workloads. The overhead is minimal and within acceptable norms of performance vs. security tradeoffs.

  • Sponsored By Vormetric // Jul 2014

    Meeting PCI DSS 3.0 Requirements with Data-at-Rest Encryption, Access Control and Data Access Audit Logs

    This white paper outlines how to use Vormetric Transparent Encryption to meet PCI DSS 3.0 Requirements with Data-at-Rest Encryption, Access Control and Data Access Audit Logs in traditional server, virtual, cloud and big data environments. The paper maps PCI DSS requirements 3, 7, 8, 9 and 10 that can be...

  • Sponsored By Vormetric // Jul 2014

    2014 Insider Threat Report

    The 2014 Vormetric Insider Threat Report - European Edition represents the result of analysis of interviews with 537 IT and Security managers in major European enterprises around the question of insider threats. Insider threats have expanded from the traditional insiders to privileged users of systems and the compromise of internal...

  • Sponsored By Plantronics // Jun 2014

    Ten Steps to Selecting Voice tools your Colleagues will use and value

    You’ve thought long and hard about how best to invest in new technologies. You know integrating your communications tools could yield huge rewards – both in terms of ROI and in helping your colleagues to collaborate and perform at their very best. But how can you ensure your people adopt,...

  • Sponsored By Plantronics // Jun 2014

    Improve your Unified Communications ROI

    IT decision makers concentrate hard on vintegrating real-time tools like instant messaging and voice and video conferencing with voicemail, email and text messages, they neglect the emotional and informational needs of the end user. The result? Your company has made a significant investment on a flawless UC platform and cutting...

  • Sponsored By Plantronics // Jun 2014

    Headsets Mean Advantages for All

    Despite using multiple communication touchpoints everyday, studies show that nothing is more effective than voice at getting your point across.Headsets not only improve voice communication on calls, they also offer business benefits right the way across the enterprise. But as with all new technologies, some people will still need convincing....

  • Sponsored By Accellion // Jun 2014

    BYOD File Sharing – Go Private Cloud to Mitigate Data Risks

    The consumerization of IT and the popularity of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) are jeopardizing the security and integrity of business data. Seeking an easy way to share files across smartphones, tablets, and desktops, employees are signing up for free public cloud file sharing services that lack rigorous security and...

  • Sponsored By Accellion // Jun 2014

    Enterprise Mobility Management: A Data Security Checklist

    Secure file sharing, syncing and associated productivity requirements impose pressing technical and operational challenges on organizations. This document presents a checklist of features organizations should review when evaluating a data security solution as part of an enterprise mobility management strategy.

  • Sponsored By Accellion // Jun 2014

    GigaOm Pro: The Rewards and Risks of Enterprise Mobility

    The productivity gains that are uniquely enabled by the cloud and mobile also present significant enterprise security challenges. Valuable and private data stored on mobile devices presents potential nightmare scenarios for departments and teams using the technology as well as CIOs, CSOs, and IT managers. This research report will outline...

  • Sponsored By Accellion // Jun 2014

    Accellion vs Box: 5 Key Reasons Enterprises Select Accellion

    Mobile file sharing has become a necessity for today’s enterprises–nearly all workers are mobile. To stay productive, workers need access to all their files on all their devices. They also need to share files selectively and securely with other employees, partners, customers, and other users outside the enterprise. To protect...

  • Sponsored By Accellion // Jun 2014

    Data Security for Mobile Users: One Size Does Not Fit All

    Mobile computing is ubiquitous, but security solutions for mobile workers are not. For mobile security to be effective, tools and policies often need to be customized for specific users, roles, departments; or technologies. Rather than investing in solutions and enforcing security policies that treat all mobile users alike, IT should...

  • Sponsored By Accellion // Jun 2014

    Mobile Data Security: Best Practices for Securing Your Mobile Workforce

    The typical mobile worker is carrying three or more mobile devices, at least one of which is a personal device brought from home. Organizations need to protect their data on every mobile device it resides. Unfortunately, enterprise mobile security falls short much of the time. Read this whitepaper to learn...

  • Sponsored By Accellion // Jun 2014

    Survey Report: Mobile Content Security and Productivity

    This report provides the key findings taken from a survey conducted by AIIM (an advocate and supporter of information professionals) between June and July 2013. Learn how important mobile access is to users, how likely they are to by-pass authorized systems, how compliant current collaboration practices are, and what collaboration...