How to Introduce Artificial Intelligence at Your Company

We have had countless conversations with CIOs, technical directors, and IT directors about the future. These days. It seems most conversations end up talking about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. AI and machine learning are the next big things in the corporate world. Executives and leaders are now embracing the idea of advanced technology to maximize their efficiency. Of course, even entertaining the idea of artificial intelligence and machine learning means to invest in new directions. Roles and responsibilities of employees are bound to change. In fact, the entire organizational structure of firms requires a redo. Here’s how to [...]

Benefits of a virtual CISO over a full-time CISO

Benefits of a virtual CISO over hiring a full-time CISO It doesn't take much these days to realize cyber security is a big topic. We can hardly go a week without hearing about a cyberattack on the latest high-profile target. Facebook, Adobo, Panera and Sony are some recent companies that had some big, high-profile breaches. Companies with lots of users, servers or sensitive data need to evaluate their risk position when it comes to cybersecurity. This quickly becomes a conversation about whether to hire a Chief Information Security Officer, CISO. There are a lot of companies out there with [...]

Why a Managed SOC Saves Critical Time and Money

Companies of all sizes are catching on that they need to pay more attention to security. When they realize they need to invest, the concept of a Security Operation Center (SOC) will soon come up. Companies can put in their own SOCs or work with a third party with a Managed SOC. This article explains some benefits of a managed SOC. You Need to Separate your NOC from your SOC Many companies do not have an independent Security Operation Center (SOC). A common theme is they have the network engineers do additional task. Some companies can get away with [...]

SDLC Comparision: Agile vs DevOps

Agile and DevOps are often conflated and confused with each other. It’s often misunderstood where one stops and the other begins. While there are a lot of differences between the two, the short answer is that Agile is a Software Development Life Cycle that provides a methodology for delivering tech products and DevOps is a method to deliver those same technology products to those who need it. Agile When the Agile Manifesto was first written in 2001, it was a response to the waterfall-based methodologies. Waterfall approaches were heavy front-end specifications and hoping you covered everything. Inevitably, you didn’t. [...]

IT Management Certificates to Boost Your Salary

In the previous 18 months ending in November 2018, 1 in every 7 jobs created in the US is in IT.That is quite a bit of technical people. These opportunities are not restricted to just the technologists. Demand for the governance and management expands along with it. If you are planning on moving a step ahead in your career, you can take up managerial and leadership roles in the organizations at an improved pay scale. IT management certifications area good way to make yourself available and attractive to more roles. Getting these certifications can help you expand your strengths. [...]