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Dreaming, Driving and Doing in Westchester County: Taking Government IT to the Next Level

When the subject of technology comes up, most people think of powerhouse private sector companies in Silicon Valley, Research Triangle Park, or Boston’s 128 Technology Highway. Few would think of Westchester County, New York. But, in fact, the county IT group there is making huge strides in leveraging technology to improve the experience of interacting with county government.

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4 Key Advantages of Microsoft’s Azure Cloud

Nearly two thirds of Fortune 500 companies use Microsoft Azure for their cloud computing solution and an average of 1,000 customers are signing up every day. The benefits of the cloud are well documented: spinning up virtual machines in minutes, providing scalable and durable cloud storage, and backup and recovery solutions for businesses of all sizes.

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Enhancing Healthcare IT Security to Safeguard Patient Data: 3 Things to Consider

Securing an IT environment within a healthcare organization poses unique challenges. It’s a 24/7 operation and the data output is emotional and personal. Healthcare continues to be a target of hackers who recognize the value of the wealth of information contained in patient records. Threats are rising as cybercriminals are now marketing ransomware as a commoditized service.

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3 Misaligned Incentives That Are Threatening Your Cybersecurity

Cybercriminals are focused on attacking and gaining access to your systems. Your main goal is to defend your IT environment and keep these hackers at bay. According to a report from McAfee, the cybercriminals are winning the battle. It’s not because they are more skilled, but because they have better incentives to attack than organizations have to defend against them.

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