ealthcare workers understand the complexity of fighting infections better than most. As medications are developed, germs evolve and become resistant to those medications. Over time, germs become incredibly complex and difficult to treat as they continue to evolve and adapt.
Unfortunately, computer viruses seem to be following a similar pattern—and the healthcare industry is struggling to catch up.
From the largest states and cities to the smallest municipalities, the public sector is undergoing large-scale modernization projects. To serve constituents now and in the years ahead, government agencies need a strategy to build the right networking infrastructure. The following six steps can help state and local governments build a solid foundation for modernization initiatives.
The waiting room experience at your business can make or break customer service. Customers not only feel special when they wait in style, it’s good for business too. You can give your hotel, retail store, auto repair shop, or other service-oriented business a big boost by customizing your waiting room to feature free Wi-Fi, TV or technology workspace.
Business phone systems may not attract the same attention or achieve the same acclaim that computers, smart phones and tablets regularly receive. You won’t hear of too many publicized conferences or Twitter trends but that does not negate their importance.
Internet service is the heart of any business today, powering everything from telephone service to videoconferences. Because so much of your business depends on a reliable, fast internet connection, it’s important that you choose the best internet service for your environment. With several different options, though, professionals can sometimes feel overwhelmed by the technical jargon.
A company’s most valuable asset is arguably its data and it needs to be backed-up, stored, secured and managed so that its available to the organization when and where needed. Have you ever thought about how much data your organization generates every day? Are you concerned about how your business can safely store and reliably access their growing data?
One of the most fundamental aspects of marketing your business is having the right technology in place, And at the forefront of your technology hub should be a reliable phone service. Having a dependable phone network your company can is vital in more ways that one. Even in today's world of competing technology and emerging tech-trends, a proper phone system is the link that enables you to connect with anyone, from co-workers down the hallway to the business partner on the other side of the globe.
For any business that serves customers each day, a comfortable waiting room is essential. Service-oriented companies strive to provide all of the best amenities to guests, including coffee, bottled water, and free Wi-Fi. These amenities not only show a customer service-oriented attitude. They also serve to make the wait time more enjoyable by giving visitors something to do.
For cybersecurity professionals, 2016 presented a year of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that were unprecedented. Week after week, the public was inundated with news of hacks, attacks, and data leaks. It didn’t take long for everybody to realize the old axiom of cybersecurity still holds true - there are two types of companies: those who are hacked and know about it, and those who are hacked and soon will find out. As a key player in the war against DDoS attacks, Neustar has been on the front line, detecting, alerting, and mitigating strikes to keep companies and their customers safe.
Does IT get a lot of questions from users these days? For starters, maybe they want to know why their applications don’t run faster, why they’re having downtime, why their favorite enhancements aren’t top priorities, on and on--why, why, why? Tough questions. You’d love to have the resources to give them positive answers. Of course, that would require beefing up bandwidth and modernizing the network architecture. But the truth is, your paltry budget barely keeps the lights on.
Published By: SundaySky
Published Date: Mar 06, 2018
Cox Communications has been a SundaySky customer for five years, running personalized video ad programs through traditional video publisher channels. At the end of 2016, Cox Communications expanded that program to Facebook to see if greater levels of personalization and performance could be achieved by combining the dynamic capabilities of SmartVideo technology with the reach of the Facebook ads platform.
The program targets recent Cox website visitors on Facebook and delivers them a relevant video ad with offers related to products and services they had viewed on Cox.com. The program leverages SundaySky’s SmartVideo platform to achieve Cox’s online revenue goals of maximizing the number of revenue-generating orders on its website while also lowering the cost per acquisition (CPA) as the program optimizes.
Cerca de 62% dos CFOs entrevistados pela Fuqua School of Business da Duke University afirmam que o ritmo da mudança e da inovação em seus setores acelerou. As empresas precisam estar prontas para mudar seu foco, mas onde os CFOs devem concentrar sua atenção em 2018? Steve Cox, vice-presidente de marketing de produtos de ERP e de EPM do grupo Oracle, fala sobre ações fundamentais orientadas à tecnologia.
Alrededor del 62% de los directores financieros encuestados por la Escuela de Negocios Fuqua de la Universidad de Duke dijeron que el ritmo del cambio y la innovación en sus industrias se ha acelerado. Las compañías tienen que estar dispuestas a cambiar su enfoque, pero ¿en qué se deben enfocar los CFOs en 2018? Steve Cox, vicepresidente de Product Marketing de soluciones financieras (ERP Enterpise Resource Planning y EPM: Soluciones corporativas de Gestión del desempeño) de Oracle, habla sobre accione fundamentales orientadas a la tecnología.
Reliable and secure network connectivity is no longer optional. It supports critical priorities for healthcare providers, including enhancing patient care outcomes, improving operational efficiency and boosting financial returns. If a healthcare provider’s network infrastructure is not resilient, reliable and secure, the provider will not be able to reap the benefits of its healthcare IT investments.
As we continue to move forward into an age of big data, optimization, and greater convenience through the capabilities of better networking technologies, opportunities have never been greater to use technology to make for a truly seamless hospitality experience. However, growing dependence on your network for everything from booking to entertainment can also mean that hospitality networks hold greater amounts of data than ever before. This makes them a tempting target for hackers.
It’s no secret that a potent combination of new digital technologies and rising constituent expectations is transforming government. The impact is being felt at all levels, from the largest state agencies and departments to the smallest municipalities.
As the healthcare industry continues to move forward into an age of big data, optimization, and greater coordination of care through the capabilities of better networking technologies, opportunities have never been greater to use technology to truly improve how healthcare professionals interacts with patients. However, growing dependence on your network for everything from medical records to billing information can also mean that healthcare networks hold greater amounts of data than ever before. This makes them a tempting target for hackers.
Never have Distributed Denial of Service attacks been more present globally, and it’s time for the healthcare industry to take notice. They have shut down of?ces, caused ransom-like threats, and created an atmosphere where a sophisticated attack could come from almost anywhere at almost any time.
Exposing data or suffering downtime not only creates risks to patient safety, supports identity theft and damages the hospital's reputation, but can also result in signi?cant HIPAA penalties. The costs include the time your staff spends responding to the attack and lost productivity when systems are unavailable or work needs to be redone. Investing in computer and network security is a smart ?nancial decision for hospitals.
Solutions that make it easy to keep track of security and software updates will give you an edge like no other. In many cases, hackers target specific holes in outdated software. Rather than dealing with the headache of continually updating each computer in your network, use tools that track and perform system updates automatically. You’ll always be ahead of the curve.
Never have Distributed Denial of Service attacks been more present globally, and it’s time for the hospitality industry to take notice. They have shut down of?ces, caused ransom-like threats, and created an atmosphere where a sophisticated attack could come from almost anywhere at almost any time.
Businesses need to plan for unforeseen events that can disrupt productivity, impair the customer experience, and possibly even threaten a business’s existence. A disruption every business needs to plan for is any event that destroys valuable data, inhibits access to data, or causes downtime of core applications.
Consider the staggering amount of information your company stores electronically. What if an unforeseen event destroyed all financial records, client contacts, and application data? You wouldn’t be able to send customers accurate invoices. Your marketing efforts might be undermined. You would lack key metrics for measuring quality, profitability, and more. The losses could be staggering.
In every aspect of life, it’s smart to plan for unexpected events. That’s especially true for two plans every business must have: a disaster recovery plan and a business continuity plan.
As we continue to move forward into an age of big data, optimization, and shared information through the capabilities of better networking technologies, opportunities have never been greater for using technology to improve the way the government interacts with constituents. However, increasing dependence on web and network services also makes government a tempting target for hackers. Distributed Denial of Service attacks, data breaches, leaks, the risks can be enormous. Recent events have shown us that now more than ever, government servers are getting victimized by well-funded teams of foreign hackers, possibly funded by their government.
In this white paper, we’ll look at Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, why they pose a threat to healthcare and other networks, and how to protect against them. As we are expected to host more and more key information on our network, we increase our risk at risk for an attack that can shut down vital services or serve to support a malicious actor out to steal private data.
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