After hearing about some major retail brands that have lost customers' credit card data to hackers, the reality of how commonplace data breaches really are is hitting home not only for IT administrators, but the average person. Our discussions looks at not only how to prevent a data breach from
A number of retailers have point of sale machines that can also be used for Internet connectivity by staff. The advantage is floor workers can lookup inventory and pricing of their company's products through its Web site, helping customers find things fast. The disadvantage is it creates another way attackers
A fundamental shift is happening in hardware. The shift from good old, reliable DRAM (DDR3) towards DDR4 and 3D NAND is happening on the manufacturing side. In the last few months, supply in DRAM hurt the profits for manufacturers, but the down cycle in demand is signaling many things worth
Google’s Chromebooks are doing well in the education sector, but still need to gain more traction in the enterprise, said a recent report from Gartner. The Stamford, Conn.-based research firm said that worldwide sales of the slimmed-down devices would reach 7.3 million this year, representing a 27% increase over 2014.