Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a workhorse of remote connectivity, allowing users and administrators to connect to the desktops of far-flung machines and perform tasks as if they were sitting directly in front of them. As global workforces shifted to remote work at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, RDP’s use for accessing business systems increased dramatically. Hackers and cybercriminals took notice, and as a result, the move to remote work has seen a corresponding dramatic increase in RDP attacks.
In the business world, digital transformation is a term that is often uttered but not always well understood. It can be difficult to know where to start when making changes that will impact your entire company, and digital transformation is a company-wide change in most cases. Simply put, a digital transformation converts your company into a fully digital organization. This means that every aspect of how you do business will rely on digital technology in some way.
Automation is the use of technology to control the sequence of tasks performed to achieve a desired outcome. In other words, it’s a way to make things happen automatically. By automating routine tasks, you can increase productivity and reduce the potential for error.
Data breaches can have a devastating effect on businesses, both large and small. In addition to the financial impact, they can also damage a company’s reputation and cause the loss of customers. Should businesses invest in cyber insurance in the face of these ever-increasing costs?
The success of any business is critically dependent on its ability to stay ahead of the competition. To achieve that goal, companies must have a clear understanding of what they need to do in order to maintain their competitive edge. One key area of focus is strategic information technology (IT) planning.