The United States is in the process of converting to EMV for credit card authorizations. Long the standard in most of the world, EMV stands for Europay, MasterCard, and Visa, and is an inter-operability standard that uses Integrated Circuit Cards (or chips) instead of magnetic strips to identify account information on a credit or debit card.
Sometimes I feel like whenever I write a blog post it is about something negative. It seems like every time you turn on the news, another company has been hacked, and their customers' personal information has been compromised.
Adobe Flash, some people love it, some people hate it, but it is hard to avoid it. Some websites are built almost entirely around Flash, and are unusable if you don't have the plug-in installed in your browser. All those ads you see when you go to a website, especially the animated ones? Flash. Streaming Video? Frequently Flash.
As a business owner you worry about the security of the data on your servers. If your business is running any Linux servers you may have a new headache on your hands. A new critical vulnerability dubbed “Ghost” has been announced that impacts all Linux distributions, whether it is a file server, a web server, an e-mail server, etc…
On Christmas Day, 2014 the Playstation Network and X-Box live were brought down by a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Around the world, people receiving new games and video game systems found themselves unable to use their gifts because the network servers were inaccessible.
A Disaster Recovery Plan is a strategy for business continuity in the event of a disaster that destroys part or all of a business's resources, including IT equipment, data records and the physical space of an organization.
The Roadmap To The Cloud Team has a habit of viewing everything we see and hear on the news and in popular culture through the lens of, “How does this story or event effect business and our best business security and Cloud communication related practices.”
Moving a business from Albuquerque to Denver - how a solid unified communications solution saved the day.
The Roadmap To The Cloud team recently worked with a long-term client who was determined to move from Albuquerque to Denver. While the move was good for many personal reasons, the business owner was faced with significant challenges and was looking for a Cloud based business communication solution.