Database security innovator DB Networks has partnered with AMP Tech to offer IDS-6300 next-gen Core IDS to all government agencies for effective identification of advanced database attacks. Business continuity and disaster recovery leader Agility Recovery will host a webinar detailing its new capabilities and developments, opportunities for partners, and industry best practices. A new business and technical white paper designed to help solution providers, VARs and managed services providers guide clients through the advantages of image-based backup and disaster recovery. Steve McChesney has been named a leader in the IT channel for his work with partners leveraging the Druva platform to secure and control corporate data on thousands of PCs and mobile devices. Tech services company enkompas will undergo the MSPA UCS audit, letting business consumers of cloud and managed services know their provider exceeds the highest quality standards.
Data Breach Disclosures: 'Nightmare Patchwork' The data breach at Target that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
Samsung Goes Big with Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 The rise of the tablet computer has come at the expense of PC sales. But is a tablet a viable stand-in or full-time replacement for a business laptop when you're about to take off on the road?
Will PCs Be Dead and Gone by 2018? Has the gloom finally turned into doom for the PC market? The forecast is getting worse. Now, IDC is predicting shipments will decline another six percent in 2014 and continue sliding through 2018.
Apple Finally Fixes OS X 'Gotofail' Flaw Microsoft vulnerabilities. Monthly. Adobe zero-day patches. Fairly common. Oracle patches. Lots of them. But this week the industry is seeing something a little more rare: Apple security fixes.
Mobile Technology Spotlight
Microsoft Surface Power Cover To Ship Next Week Even before it ships, Microsoft’s Surface Power Cover is getting an upgrade. Set to find its way onto store shelves next week, the tablet cover will boast better battery life than originally marketed.
Are Holographic iPhones in Apple's Future? Videos of a holographic iPhone 6 have been floating around Facebook, but are they for real or wishful YouTube editing? Will Apple really push out a holographic iPhone or is it just the concept-maker's dream?
AT&T Prices 4G LTE Connection for Smart Audi A3 Call it a first. Audi of America and AT&T just announced pricing for in-vehicle 4G LTE connectivity: $99 for a 5 GB, six-month plan and $499 for a 30 GB, 30-month plan, or a little less than $17 a month.
Enterprise Technology Spotlight
Google Expands Apps, Cloud Partners Search giant Google has announced additions to its programs for Google Apps and cloud partners to broaden the company's ecosystem of products and services for businesses.
Target Exec's Departure Puts Spotlight on CIOs The departure of Target's CIO in the wake of the company's massive data breach highlights the increased pressure facing executives who are charged with protecting corporate computer systems.
Future Watch: Top 10 Mobile Skills IT Pros Must Master In a recent post, Gartner lists 10 mobile technologies and skills IT pros should master by 2016. Proper training will be especially critical since mobile tech is evolving so fast, along with added benefits and risks.