BizTech - Technology Solutions That Drive Business https://biztechmagazine.com/rss.xml en 3 Steps Nonprofits Can Take to Bolster Cybersecurity https://biztechmagazine.com/article/2018/09/3-steps-nonprofits-can-take-bolster-cybersecurity <span>3 Steps Nonprofits Can Take to Bolster Cybersecurity</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/6191" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">phil.goldstein_6191</span></span> <span>Fri, 09/21/2018 - 15:01</span> <div><p>Nonprofit organizations should be just as <a href="https://biztechmagazine.com/article/2018/09/tech-small-businesses-need-prevent-data-breaches">concerned about cybersecurity as small businesses are</a>, in part because they face many of the same challenges.</p> <p>Like small businesses, nonprofits often have small IT teams, <strong>often without a dedicated IT security specialist</strong>. Nonprofits also collect a wealth of payment and donor information that malicious actors may look to steal via<strong> a phishing attack</strong> that gives them a staff members’ credentials — and access to sensitive information. </p> <p>Sometimes, attackers may attempt to fraudulently impersonate the nonprofit and go straight to donors for their information. Such was the case at <a href="http://hjweinbergfoundation.org/" target="_blank">the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation</a>, which warned in June about an email sent to supporters that was crafted to appear as though the foundation had sent it, <a href="http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/news-articles/weinberg-foundation-target-phishing-email/" target="_blank">according to the Nonprofit Times</a>.</p> <p>Meanwhile, in 2015, an email phishing scam <a href="http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/news-articles/a-fright-at-the-museum/" target="_blank">reportedly lured</a> an employee of the American Museum of Natural History into making an erroneous wire transfer of almost $3 million. </p> <p>Fortunately for nonprofits, though the threats are real, so are the defenses they can employ. Nonprofits can <strong>look to state governments and nonprofit associations for aid</strong>, can conduct<strong> risk assessments and tackle cybersecurity basics</strong>, and can use <strong>online toolkits</strong> like the <a href="https://digitalimpact.io/" target="_blank">Digital Impact Toolkit</a> to bolster their security. </p> <p><a href="https://www.cdw.com/content/cdw/en/articles/digitalworkspace/2018/01/23/why-smart-nonprofits-use-smart-data.html" target="_blank"><em><strong>DOWNLOAD: </strong> Find out why the smartest nonprofits use analytics innovative ways! </em></a></p> <h2 id="toc_0">1. Nonprofits Can Work with State Partners to Boost Cybersecurity</h2> <p>As Paul D’Alessandro, a lawyer and a tax law specialist for nonprofits, <a href="https://www.nonprofitpro.com/article/donor-data-is-at-risk-in-the-nonprofit-sector-what-can-be-done/" target="_blank">notes in an article on Nonprofit Pro</a>, “States can be a good place for nonprofits to seek information and even get financial assistance to help them protect information.”</p> <p>For example, Massachusetts <a href="https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-a-nonprofit-security-grant" target="_blank">allows nonprofits to apply for grants</a> from the Department of Homeland Security, and although the grants primarily focus on target hardening and physical security to defend against terrorist attacks, they also <a href="https://www.mass.gov/files/2017-06/FFY 17 NSGP Notice of Funding Opportunity.pdf" target="_blank">support cybersecurity training</a>.</p> <p><a href="https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/tools-resources/cybersecurity" target="_blank">The National Council of Nonprofits notes</a> that nonprofit organizations need to know <strong>whether the data they collect and maintain is covered by federal or state regulations</strong> as personally identifiable information. If so, 47 states’ <a href="https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/tools-resources/cybersecurity" target="_blank">laws</a> require nonprofits to inform those whose PII is disclosed in a data breach, and 31 states have laws that <a href="http://www.ncsl.org/research/telecommunications-and-information-technology/data-disposal-laws.aspx" target="_blank">require disposal</a> of such data in certain ways. </p> <p>The council adds that some nonprofits may want to purchase<strong> cybersecurity insurance </strong>to cover a range of costs, including notifying donors whose information may have been comprised in a breach, repairs to a hacked website, or even public relations help after a breach. Organizations can turn to their <a href="https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/find-your-state-association" target="_blank">state association of nonprofits</a>, which may help identify insurance professionals, brokers or companies that can provide cybersecurity insurance for nonprofits. </p> <h2 id="toc_1">2. Nonprofits Should Practice Good Cyber Hygiene</h2> <p>In addition to becoming informed about and following data security regulations, nonprofits need to practice the <strong>basic blocking and tackling of cybersecurity.</strong> </p> <p>First, they need to perform an <strong>enterprisewide</strong><strong> vulnerability assessment</strong> to assess their cybersecurity risks, which can often be <a href="https://www.cdw.com/content/cdw/en/industries/nonprofit/nonprofit-it-services-and-solutions.html" target="_blank">handled by a trusted IT services partner</a>. Those assessments can run the gamut from <a href="https://biztechmagazine.com/article/2018/08/top-penetration-testing-tools-and-types-safeguard-against-cybersecurity-threats-perfcon">penetration testing</a> to rapid vulnerability assessments, <a href="https://biztechmagazine.com/article/2018/08/top-penetration-testing-tools-and-types-safeguard-against-cybersecurity-threats-perfcon">white hat hacker assessments</a>, data loss prevention risk assessments, WLAN capacity evaluation, tailored comprehensive security assessments, and remote PEN testing.</p> <p>The law firm Venable, LLP, held <a href="https://www.venable.com/files/Event/8f068f95-0d0d-47c1-8045-df53e73a1445/Presentation/EventAttachment/c3d6a15c-9bd9-429d-a4ba-b9c18afc604b/Top-Ten-Cybersecurity-Tips-for-Nonprofits-Managing-Your-Technical-and-Legal-Risks-handouts-02-02-2.pdf" target="_blank">a conference in 2017 on nonprofit cybersecurity risks</a>, and in its presentation, it notes that nonprofits should implement a comprehensive information security program that addresses any identified vulnerabilities and periodically review and update the program.</p> <p>Nonprofits should also implement policies around <strong>data classification, password strength, access control, encryption, data disposal </strong><strong>and</strong><strong> patch management</strong>. Additionally, nonprofits need to put in place and practice a cybersecurity incident response plan. </p> <h2 id="toc_2">3. Nonprofits Can Use Online Guides and Resources for IT Security</h2> <p>Nonprofits can also turn to online resources to enhance their security. D’Allesandro notes that the Digital Impact Toolkit is available for free from DigitalImpact.io, an organization that was created to help nonprofits to boost security in the digital era.</p> <p>“The toolkit provides easy-to-use forms that will help you assess your digital security,” he says. “If you complete the kit, you will know your data inventory sources, and you’ll have a clear — and easy to follow –– understanding of <strong>who is responsible for your data policy</strong>.” And it can even help you “with developing (or assessing) a grant for data security.”</p> <p>There are other resources nonprofits can turn to. <a href="https://www.cdw.com/content/cdw/en/brand/google-interstitial.html" target="_blank">Google</a> offers nonprofits <a href="https://www.blog.google/outreach-initiatives/nonprofits/a-nonprofits-guide-to-online-security/" target="_blank">a cybersecurity tutorial</a>, and the National Council of Nonprofits offers a fairly comprehensive guide as well. Nonprofit IT leaders should also regularly consult leading nonprofit tech blogs for cybersecurity news and advice.</p> <p><a data-entity-type="" data-entity-uuid="" href="https://www.cdw.com/content/cdw/en/orchestration/cyber-security-report.html" target="_blank"><img alt="Cybersecurity-report_EasyTarget.jpg" data-entity-type="" data-entity-uuid="" src="https://biztechmagazine.com/sites/biztechmagazine.com/files/uploads/Cybersecurity-report_EasyTarget.jpg" /></a></p> </div> <div> <div class="field-author"><a href="/author/phil-goldstein" hreflang="en">Phil Goldstein</a></div> </div> Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:01:16 +0000 phil.goldstein_6191 42251 at https://biztechmagazine.com Mobile Video Banking Might Be Ready to Take Off https://biztechmagazine.com/article/2018/09/mobile-video-banking-might-be-ready-take <span>Mobile Video Banking Might Be Ready to Take Off</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/22746" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" content="juliet.vanwagenen_22746">juliet.vanwage…</span></span> <span>Thu, 09/20/2018 - 15:35</span> <div><p>With <strong>50,000 members</strong> and <strong>14 branches</strong> in Idaho, <a href="https://www.pioneerfcu.org/" target="_blank">Pioneer Federal Credit Union</a> might seem an unlikely candidate to be leading the digital vanguard in financial services. But the Boise-based credit union is doing just that with a mobile video banking solution that it deployed this year.</p> <p>“It’s extremely important at Pioneer that we’re building relationships with our members and that we’re with them through every phase of their lives,” explains Tracey Miller, Pioneer’s vice president of operations. Delivering a video banking option, <strong>available 12 hours a day, six days a week</strong>, accessed through customers’ mobile devices, is part of meeting that mission, Miller says.</p> <p>Using technology from POPio Mobile Video Cloud, Pioneer’s members can access any service through the video application that they would ordinarily get at a branch, with the exception of cash transactions. That includes finding account information and making account changes, applying for loans and home equity lines of credit, requesting cash transfers and more. Bank representatives can inspect drivers licenses for identity verification, and members can even sign documents right on their phone.</p> <p>Via the video app, Miller says, “we can do anything except hand you things.”</p> <p><a href="https://biztechmagazine.com/article/2018/06/ai-can-help-banks-deliver-superior-customer-service" target="_blank"><strong>MORE FROM BIZTECH: </strong>Find out how is AI helping banks improve customer service!</a></p> <h2>Video Banking Poised for Rapid Growth</h2> <p>Pioneer Federal is an early adopter of mobile video banking, but it’s not alone. Banks and credit unions have been eyeing the technology for a couple of years as a way to make banking more convenient to customers.</p> <p>Some are deploying <strong>in-branch video</strong> — essentially, ATM machines with screens and a live teller who can answer basic account questions. Such machines are popular but limited: Customers must still travel to the machine’s location, and they’re intended for short transactions of just a few minutes, not the kind of complex services and consultation that can delivered via an app in a customer’s living room.</p> <p>But whether in-branch or mobile, the video service has proved popular for institutions that offer it: Some <strong>85 percent</strong> of consumers who have tried video banking say they’d try it again, <a href="https://www.vidyo.com/press-release/global-survey-online-branch-video-banking-experiences-yield-high-consumer-satisfaction" target="_blank">according to a survey of more than 4,400 consumers in North America and Europe</a> by Vidyo, a provider of video banking solutions.</p> <p>The technology seems poised to grow rapidly among financial institutions over the next several years. Fewer than <strong>20 percent</strong> currently have a fully operational video banking service, and only <strong>15 percent</strong> of consumers say they have used video banking. Yet some <strong>82 percent</strong> of institutions say they plan to offer the service if they don’t already.</p> <h2>Video Banking Offers Benefits to Diverse Customers</h2> <p>For Pioneer, which is now handling more than <strong>500 video calls a month</strong> since quietly unveiling the service in February, customer satisfaction rates with the service have been outstanding — and the use cases have been heartening, Miller says.</p> <p>There’s the disabled former rodeo performer who can now bank on his own terms without needing to be driven to a branch. There are the young parents who now have one less place they need to drive with the kids. And there are the elderly members for whom mobility is difficult and who find that video banking feels both more personal and safer.</p> <p>“Some of the members really want to see and know who they’re talking to,” Miller explains. “It gives them peace of mind that they’re not being defrauded.” For members who are hard of hearing, the application includes an option to text the representative during the video call.</p> <p>On the other side of the call is one of <strong>10 specially trained employees</strong> who work in Pioneer’s video contact center, which the credit union opened in 2014 when it began deploying video ATM machines. Those machines are still in operation, but the mobile application allows Pioneer to offer more robust services via video.</p> <p>Miller said she’s been fielding questions from credit union peers about how Pioneer is using the technology. She tells them that the sky is the limit.</p> <p>“The capabilities of the video platform are limited only by who is doing the strategic planning for the platform,” she said. “When you bring this platform on board, the only limitations are your own. If you meet your compliance and meet your internal procedures, there’s really nothing you can’t do with it.”</p> </div> <div> <div class="field-author"><a href="/taxonomy/term/11496" hreflang="en">Bob Keaveney </a></div> </div> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:35:14 +0000 juliet.vanwagenen_22746 42241 at https://biztechmagazine.com How Artificial Neural Network Types Can Change Business https://biztechmagazine.com/article/2018/09/how-artificial-neural-network-types-can-change-business-perfcon <span>How Artificial Neural Network Types Can Change Business</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/22746" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" content="juliet.vanwagenen_22746">juliet.vanwage…</span></span> <span>Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:26</span> <div><p>Imagine a business tool that has the know-how of the human brain and can boost personalization, cut time on menial tasks and improve service delivery at large. Think it’s just science fiction? Think again. <strong>Artificial neural networks</strong> — artificial intelligence networks modeled after the human brain — are gearing up to have a huge impact on businesses everywhere. In fact, many companies, whether they know it or not, are already are taking advantage of neural networking technology.</p> <p>Those in the know may be directly taking advantage of ANN technology such as <a href="https://research.googleblog.com/2018/03/expressive-speech-synthesis-with.html" target="_blank">Google Cloud Speech-to-Text</a>, a tool released this year that helps developers convert audio to text by applying neural network models using an application programming interface. The tool recognizes <strong>120 languages</strong> and can be employed for purposes such as transcribing audio from call centers.</p> <p><a href="https://www.cdw.com/content/cdw/en/brand/microsoft.html" target="_blank">Microsoft </a>also has some skin in the game. The company has already <a href="https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8328749/" target="_blank">explored imaging deep neural networks to classify malware</a> and has <a href="https://venturebeat.com/2018/03/26/microsofts-brainwave-makes-bings-ai-over-10-times-faster/" target="_blank">recently previewed Project Brainwave</a>, a hardware architecture that makes<strong> real-time AI calculations.</strong> The tool is already being tested by at least one electronics manufacturing solutions provider for an automated optical inspection system to scan products on the assembly line for defects at blazing speed. Meanwhile, <a href="https://www.cdw.com/content/cdw/en/brand/ibm.html" target="_blank">IBM</a> has released a <a href="https://medium.com/ibm-watson/accelerate-your-deep-learning-experiments-with-ibms-neural-network-modeler-dd0c92fba814" target="_blank">beta of its Neural Network Modeler in Watson Studio</a> that lets developers use a visual approach to designing deep learning architectures for <strong>image, text and audio data</strong>.</p> <p>The truth is, however, that plenty of companies that don’t know that some key business processes are backed by ANN technology. Marketers aren’t necessarily aware that Facebook’s DeepText — a deep-learning-based text understanding engine that leverages neural network architectures — is used to better target the ads they place so that they appear to users who are most likely to find them relevant.</p> <p><a href="https://www.cdw.com/content/cdw/en/orchestration/hybrid-cloud-infrastructure-report.html" target="_blank"><em><strong>DOWNLOAD:</strong> Learn more about how hybrid IT can help your business adopt emerging technologies!</em></a></p> <h2>What Are Artificial Neural Networks?</h2> <p>ANNs are one subset of artificial intelligence, “a broad term that encompasses all the technologies or techniques that enable computers to <strong>mimic the cognitive functions of humans</strong>, such as planning, vision, understanding language, recognizing sound, speech, learning and problem-solving,” says P.R. Krishnan, executive vice president and global head of enterprise intelligence automation at Tata Consultancy Services.</p> <p>Artificial neural networks created from artificial neurons are the building blocks of deep learning, Krishnan says. Deep learning is one of the techniques classified under the banner of machine learning, which predominantly involves building a model from existing training data and applying that model to new data for prediction or estimation. With deep learning, there are multiple layers of neural networks, with each one learning some aspect of the overall problem.</p> <p>Put simply, neural networks are loosely modeled after the human brain. In humans, neurons act as information highways between different areas of the brain. In artificial neural networks, neurons <strong>receive, process and transmit information</strong>, too.</p> <p>“Deep learning is extensively used in highly complex applications such as computer vision, speech translation and similar skillsets,” says Krishnan. Shallow learning also is a machine learning technique to learn human behavior over time for purposes like product recommendations on many e-commerce websites.</p> <h2>The Types of Neural Networks and When to Use Them</h2> <p>Neural networks come in a variety of types that can be applied to separate use cases:</p> <ul><li><strong>Convolutional neural networks:</strong> Similar to ordinary neural networks, CNNs differ in that they “make the explicit assumption that the inputs are images,” <a href="http://cs231n.github.io/convolutional-networks/">according to GitHub</a>. This makes these most useful to analyze and classify visual imagery.</li> <li><strong>Recurrent neural networks:</strong> Real human brains store memories and use them as a starting point to interpret new information. In a way, RNNs do the same thing. RNNs are networks with loops that <a href="https://medium.com/explore-artificial-intelligence/an-introduction-to-recurrent-neural-networks-72c97bf0912">allow information to “persist,”</a> and are therefore useful in recognizing speech.</li> <li><strong>Gated recurrent unit:</strong> Similar to short-term memory, GRUs add a gating mechanism to RNNs. They can be <a href="https://towardsdatascience.com/understanding-gru-networks-2ef37df6c9be">trained to retain information</a> and remove what is not relevant to a current prediction. They are most effective in analyzing smaller data sets.</li> <li><strong>Long Short-Term Memory:</strong> LTSMs are RNNs that are <a href="http://colah.github.io/posts/2015-08-Understanding-LSTMs/">capable of learning long-term dependencies</a>. They are useful for solving a variety of problems, making them very popular.</li> <li><strong>Reinforcement Learning:</strong> These are “<a href="https://skymind.ai/wiki/deep-reinforcement-learning">goal-oriented algorithms</a>” that “learn” how a piece of software should best operate in a specific environment by performing actions and examining the outcome, receiving rewards for optimal interactions and vice versa. Over time, these algorithms can uncover an optimal pathway. This is the type of AI that <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/23/googles-alphago-ai-beats-the-worlds-best-human-go-player/">famously beat the world’s best human player in a game of Go.</a></li> </ul><p>“The key question [when choosing a type to investigate] is, ‘<strong>What business problem are you trying to solve?</strong>’” says Randy Hlavac, an early experimenter with neural networks. Hlavac currently works as a lecturer at the Medill School at Northwestern University and is CEO of consulting company Marketing Synergy, which works with companies to apply predictive technologies for business needs.</p> <p>According to Hlavac, the types of neural networks that will be most frequently used by companies in the future have to not only solve a business problem but also achieve high accuracy and provide solid and measurable ROI.</p> <p>“The extensive use of CNN in the computer vision space is a good example of this,” says Krishnan. In contrast, reinforced learning, which is used heavily in gaming, isn’t commonly used in business applications because its technology limitations negatively impact ROI, he says.</p> <p>According to AI startup adviser Steve Ardire, the main neural networks that business users need to know about today are CNN for image recognition and computer vision use cases and RNN, which is designed for natural language processing use cases. Additionally,<strong> supervised learning</strong> — where the machine is trained using well-labeled data — is primarily used for such deep learning techniques. Ardire notes, however, that “<strong>the future is unsupervised learning</strong> where machines can infer what they don't know about and are given no positive or negative reinforcement.”</p> <h2>Cloud and Big Data Make Artificial Neural Networks Possible</h2> <p>The main issue with scaling supervised learning techniques is a lack of labelled and tagged training data, but the good news is that there is a lot more data than ever before to apply to training neural networks.</p> <p>In fact, companies can work with the data kings — <a href="https://www.cdw.com/content/cdw/en/brand/google-interstitial.html" target="_blank">Google</a>, <a href="https://www.cdw.com/search/?key=Amazon&amp;ctlgfilter=&amp;searchscope=all&amp;sr=1" target="_blank">Amazon</a>, Facebook and so on — to <strong>gain access to anonymized data</strong> that fits the profile for business use cases and apply that data in combination with their own cloud-hosted data.</p> <p>“The Big Data we have now and cloud computing are changing everything,” says Hlavac, noting that the cloud is capable of processing the enormous amounts of data necessary for training these networks.</p> <p>Ardire agrees: “Machines can attend to vastly more information and more complex processes than human beings,” he says. “<strong>Data is the new oil</strong>.”</p> <p><style type="text/css"> <!--/*--><![CDATA[/* ><!--*/ <!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> /*--><!]]>*/ </style></p><p><a href="https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/how-businesses-manage-workloads-cloud"><em><strong>VIDEO:</strong> See how businesses are gaining cost savings and flexibility in the cloud!</em></a></p> <h2>Challenges Persist for Artificial Neural Networks</h2> <p>Despite these advances making ANNs more possible than ever, there are still some issues preventing the widespread use of neural networks, including the<strong> higher computational costs</strong> that come with processing large loads of data, Krishnan points out. Other challenges include avoiding bias within existing data, and attaining higher accuracy from less training data can also be a concern.</p> <p>Meanwhile, further concerns loom large over the future of artificial neural networks, including a shortage of available AI talent, a lack of <strong>standardization</strong> for AI frameworks and industry data silos that could slow growth.</p> <p>But once industries and companies are able to jump these hurdles, end users can expect a better granular and holistic experience for common services provided today, according to Krishnan. He posits that <strong>personalization could reach new heights</strong>, including vendors providing hyper-personalized, context-based recommendation engines to replace more traditional recommendations. <a href="https://biztechmagazine.com/article/2018/08/why-retailers-love-ai-chatbots-will-save-stores-billions">Chatbots</a> could get a boost as well, transforming from narrow AI-based chat engines that cater to specific tasks to a personalized chat agent that could reflect humanlike emotions and intelligence.</p> <p>So how do nontechnical companies get started? Some businesses are already experimenting with artificial neural networks by turning to open-source frameworks to build AI-inspired solutions. Such frameworks, according to Krishnan, “have been able to democratize and package the various facets of deep learning into one framework, making it easier to leverage.”</p> <p><a data-entity-type="" data-entity-uuid="" href="https://www.cdw.com/content/cdw/en/orchestration/modern-workforce.html?cm_mmc=Vanity-_-modernworkforce-_-NA-_-042018" target="_blank"><img alt="Modern-Workforce_the-office.jpg" data-entity-type="" data-entity-uuid="" src="https://biztechmagazine.com/sites/biztechmagazine.com/files/Modern-Workforce_the-office.jpg" /></a></p> </div> <div> <div class="field-author"><a href="/author/jennifer-zaino" hreflang="en">Jennifer Zaino</a></div> </div> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:26:39 +0000 juliet.vanwagenen_22746 42236 at https://biztechmagazine.com How AI Transforms Traditional Industries and Builds New Ones https://biztechmagazine.com/article/2018/09/how-ai-transforms-traditional-industries-and-builds-new-ones <span>How AI Transforms Traditional Industries and Builds New Ones</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/22746" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" content="juliet.vanwagenen_22746">juliet.vanwage…</span></span> <span>Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:05</span> <div><p>When a championship player of Go, considered by many to be the world’s most complex board game, was <strong>defeated on his home turf </strong>by an AI-powered machine last year, <a href="https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/05/23/529673475/like-a-god-google-a-i-beats-human-champ-of-notoriously-complex-go-game">many feared</a> for what the defeat might mean for the future of humanity.</p> <p>Not Jim McHugh. The vice president and general manager of <a href="https://www.cdw.com/search/?b=NVD&amp;key=nvidia&amp;ln=2&amp;enkwrd=Nvidia" target="_blank">Nvidia</a>, a company deeply involved in AI and machine learning, made a robust case for the power of the technology at <a href="https://biztechmagazine.com/cdw-executive-summit-leading-and-orchestrating-modern-it-strategy">CDW’s “Executive SummIT: Orchestrating a Modern IT Strategy”</a> in Chicago on Sept 18.</p> <p>“I tell the story about Go, and people say, ‘Yeah, but Jim, doesn’t that mean robots are taking over?’ Not at all.”</p> <p><a href="https://www.cdw.com/content/cdw/en/orchestration/modern-workforce.html" target="_blank"><em><b>DOWNLOAD: </b>Learn how to effectively evolve workspace technologies for more productive workplaces!</em></a></p> <h2>Nvidia Teaches Business Leaders How to Use AI</h2> <p>Nvidia is doing its part to teach humans how to <strong>harness AI to transform their businesses</strong>. At its <a href="https://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2018/03/26/deep-learning-institute-developer-certification-program/" target="_blank">Deep Learning Institute</a>, the company teaches “everything from the business cases and what you can do with AI to the deep technical aspects of it,” much of it through free online courses, McHugh said. “If you really want to get started with AI, there’s courses for you; if you want to build an organization around it, we can teach that, too.”</p> <p>McHugh said the technology is already changing many industries and building new ones. He cited examples of how AI is being deployed across multiple sectors, such as:</p> <ul><li><strong>Financial services:</strong> Banks and other financial services companies are using AI to better protect their customers from fraud by analyzing massive amounts of data, building pictures of individual customers’ buying patterns and then identifying suspicious transactions. That’s a big step forward from less advanced fraud-detection methods, where companies look for suspicious activity based mostly on general knowledge and without much insight into individual customers. Frequent business travelers like McHugh often trip over fraud alerts when they’re in new places spending money entertaining clients.</li> <li><strong>Advertising and media:</strong> McHugh cited <a href="https://www.cdw.com/search/?b=CRD" target="_blank">SAP</a>’s Brand Impact as an example of how companies can use AI to understand the value of their sponsorships. Brand Impact scans images and videos for logos and other examples of branding, applies analytics and provides customers with detailed insights on how brands did on brand placement during live events.</li> <li><strong>Data Security: </strong>IT security companies are using AI to better understand the rapidly changing nature of attacks. “With ML, they study the characteristics of good vs. bad software and stop it based on that, rather than on static definitions of what malware looks like,” which is too easy for hackers to work around, he said.</li> <li><strong>Healthcare: </strong>Machine learning makes possible imaging technology with color, dimension and much richer detail than possible only a few years ago. “In the past, we couldn’t process the data needed for 3D imagery, but with deep learning, it’s possible,” McHugh said. </li> <li><strong>Sports: </strong>Teams and media companies are using AI to monitor games, determine when something exciting has happened and then generate highlight reels of the action for social media and websites.</li> <li><strong>Oil and gas:</strong> McHugh cited a company that monitors detailed satellite images of oil wells, oil depositories, ships and other assets, and then applies analytics to the data it collects to provide the industry with detailed insights about production and distribution capacity.</li> <li><strong>Autonomous cars:</strong> Though still in development, self-driving automobiles represent perhaps the most advanced use cases for AI, because they use the technology in many different ways simultaneously — to detect distance between the vehicle and other objects, to see what’s around it, to know where the vehicle is on a map, and to monitor the human in the driver’s seat. “So, even when the car’s not driving itself, it will monitor that person who is,” McHugh said.</li> </ul><p>Moreover, he said, it’s necessary for a self-driving car to understand how different weather and road conditions will affect its actions; it all adds up to a <strong>staggering amount of real-time data analysis</strong> that’s not possible without AI.</p> <p><em><a href="https://biztechmagazine.com/cdw-executive-summit-leading-and-orchestrating-modern-it-strategy"><strong>MORE FROM BIZTECH</strong>: Don't miss out on the rest of our coverage from CDW's Executive SummIT!</a></em></p> </div> <div> <div class="field-author"><a href="/taxonomy/term/11496" hreflang="en">Bob Keaveney </a></div> </div> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:05:56 +0000 juliet.vanwagenen_22746 42231 at https://biztechmagazine.com Microsoft Ignite 2018: Security, Digital Transformation Set to Take Center Stage https://biztechmagazine.com/article/2018/09/microsoft-ignite-2018-security-digital-transformation-set-take-center-stage <span>Microsoft Ignite 2018: Security, Digital Transformation Set to Take Center Stage</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/22746" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" content="juliet.vanwagenen_22746">juliet.vanwage…</span></span> <span>Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:14</span> <div><p><a href="https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/ignite" target="_blank">Microsoft Ignite</a>, the company’s yearly conference targeting IT professionals and enterprise developers, is set to kick off next week and continue the dialogue around the tech community’s top priorities. The conference, taking place from <strong>Sept. 24 to Sept. 28 in Orlando, Fla.</strong>, has its finger on the pulse of the IT industry and will focus on solutions for some of the greatest technology challenges today: security, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, among others.</p> <p><a href="https://twitter.com/BizTechMagazine" target="_blank"><em><strong>JOIN THE CONVERSATION:</strong> Follow @BizTechMagazine on Twitter for continued Microsoft Ignite 2018 coverage!</em></a></p> <p>Kicking off the conference on Monday, Sept. 24, <a href="https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/66931?source=sessions#ignite-html-anchor" target="_blank">Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will give a “Vision Keynote,”</a> where the company is expected to <strong>unveil several new solutions and partnerships</strong> aimed at addressing emerging trends. Announcements should include changes to several of its main product offerings, such as <a href="https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/default.aspx" target="_blank">Microsoft 365</a>, <a href="https://www.cdw.com/content/brands/azure/default.aspx" target="_blank">Azure</a>, the <a href="https://www.cdw.com/shop/products/Microsoft-Surface-Pro-12.3in-Core-i5-7300U-8-GB-RAM-256-GB-SSD/4634733.aspx?pfm=srh" target="_blank">Surface product line</a> and its collaboration software <a href="https://www.cdwg.com/product/Microsoft-Dynamics-365-for-Team-Members-Enterprise-edition-subscription/4522522?pfm=srh" target="_blank">Microsoft Teams</a>.</p> <p>But the excitement won’t end there. Sessions are packed with information on tapping emerging technology for digital transformation and how companies can best make use of cognitive tools, powered by AI, in order to improve productivity and efficiency. Featured sessions include a <a href="https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/66693?source=sessions#ignite-html-anchor" target="_blank">talk from Microsoft’s VP of Business Applications and Global Industry Alysa Taylor and Vice President of Engineering James Philips</a>, alongside others, which will touch on how businesses can power digital transformation via intelligent business applications and the power of the cloud.</p> <p>Cybersecurity is the hardest-hitting issue for any organization today, and the conference takes the time to address security from every angle. One featured session, “<a href="https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/64557?source=sessions#ignite-html-anchor" target="_blank">Getting to a World Without Passwords</a>,” will feature Microsoft’s Director of Program Management Alex Simons and Manini Roy, product manager for the Azure Identity team, who will touch on new and upgraded solutions that can offer companies <strong>passwordless options</strong> for users.</p> <p>Don’t miss a thing! <a href="https://biztechmagazine.com/microsoft-ignite-2018">Keep this page bookmarked</a> for articles from the event. Follow us on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/BizTechMagazine" target="_blank">@BizTechMagazine</a> or the official conference Twitter account, <a href="https://twitter.com/MS_Ignite" target="_blank">@MS_Ignite</a>, and join the conversation using hashtag <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MSIgnite?src=hash" target="_blank">#MSIgnite</a>.</p> </div> <div> <div class="field-author"><a href="/author/juliet-van-wagenen" hreflang="en">Juliet Van Wagenen</a></div> </div> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:14:37 +0000 juliet.vanwagenen_22746 42226 at https://biztechmagazine.com CDW Executive SummIT: Synchronized Security May Finally Offer Good News https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-synchronized-security-may-finally-offer-good-news <span>CDW Executive SummIT: Synchronized Security May Finally Offer Good News</span> <div><p>The news surrounding cybersecurity is often bleak: data breaches, more sophisticated attacks and devastating results. But there may finally be some good news. At the recent CDW Executive SummIT, we talked to Joe Levy, CTO of Sophos, about how synchronized security can help defend against more complicated threats. Visit our C<a href="https://biztechmagazine.com/cdw-executive-summit-leading-and-orchestrating-modern-it-strategy">DW Executive SummIT landing page</a> to view more articles and videos from the event.</p> <p>&gt;&gt;Download <a href="https://www.cdw.com/content/cdw/en/orchestration/cyber-security-report.html?cm_mmc=Vanity-_-SecurityReport-_-NA-_-022017">CDW's Cybersecurity Insight Report</a> to learn more about how to protect your data and your network.</p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/user/81" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">matt.mclaughlin</span></span> <span>Tue, 09/18/2018 - 19:44</span> <div> <div>Tweet text</div> <div>What good news on cybersecurity did @chiesennegs of @Sophos have to offer at #CDWSummIT? 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Check out our video on synchronized #security:" data-via="BizTechMagazine" data-button-background="none"> <div> <a class="pw-button-twitter cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?f=realtime&amp;q=https%3A%2F%2Fbiztechmagazine.com%2Frss.xml%3Fdestination%3D%2Ftaxonomy%2Fterm%2F1349%2Fedit%26_exception_statuscode%3D403" target="_blank"><span class="pw-box-counter cdw-taboola" data-channel="twitter"></span></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-facebook cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-googleplus cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-linkedin cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-reddit cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-flipboard cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-email cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <!-- Pinterest button is in EdTechk12 theme's horizontal template --> </div> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:44:11 +0000 matt.mclaughlin 42221 at https://biztechmagazine.com CDW Executive SummIT: The Value of a Holistic Approach to Security https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-value-holistic-approach-security <span>CDW Executive SummIT: The Value of a Holistic Approach to Security</span> <div><p>Cybersecurity threats are using sophisticated tools with a high degree of automation. To defend their data and infrastructure, organizations need to adopt a consistent security posture. At the recent CDW Executive SummIT, we talked to Dave Peranich, executive vice president of worldwide sales for Palo Alto Networks, about how a holistic approach to security can help defend against cyberthreats. Visit our C<a href="https://biztechmagazine.com/cdw-executive-summit-leading-and-orchestrating-modern-it-strategy">DW Executive SummIT landing page</a> to view more articles and videos from the event.</p> <p>&gt;&gt;Download <a href="https://www.cdw.com/content/cdw/en/orchestration/cyber-security-report.html?cm_mmc=Vanity-_-SecurityReport-_-NA-_-022017">CDW's Cybersecurity Insight Report</a> to learn more about how to protect your data and your network.</p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/user/81" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">matt.mclaughlin</span></span> <span>Tue, 09/18/2018 - 19:18</span> <div> <div>Tweet text</div> <div>See why @DavePeranich of @PaloAltoNtwks recommends a holistic approach to #security at the #CDWSummIT</div> </div> <div> <div>Video ID</div> <div><p>1876317504</p> </div> </div> <div> <div>video type</div> <div><a href="/conference" hreflang="en">Conference</a></div> </div> <div> <div>CDW Activity ID</div> <div><p>MKT24650</p> </div> </div> <div> <div>CDW VV2 Strategy</div> <div>Security</div> </div> <div> <div>CDW Segment</div> <div>Med/Lar</div> </div> <div> <div>Customer Focused</div> <div>False</div> </div> <div class="pw-widget pw-size-medium pw-layout-vertical" data-layout="vertical" data-url="https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-value-holistic-approach-security" data-title="See why @DavePeranich of @PaloAltoNtwks recommends a holistic approach to #security at the #CDWSummIT" data-via="BizTechMagazine" data-button-background="none"> <span> <span>Sep</span> <span>18</span> <span>2018</span> </span> <a class="pw-button-twitter cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-facebook cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-googleplus cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-linkedin cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-reddit cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-flipboard cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-email cdw-taboola-social"></a> <!-- Pinterest button is in EdTechk12 theme's vertical template --> </div> <div class="pw-widget pw-size-medium pw-layout-horizontal" data-url="https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-value-holistic-approach-security" data-title="See why @DavePeranich of @PaloAltoNtwks recommends a holistic approach to #security at the #CDWSummIT" data-via="BizTechMagazine" data-button-background="none"> <div> <a class="pw-button-twitter"></a> <span class="pw-box-counter" pw:channel="twitter"></span> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-facebook"></a> <span class="pw-box-counter" pw:channel="facebook"></span> </div> </div> <div class="pw-widget pw-size-medium pw-layout-horizontal" data-counter="true" data-url="https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-value-holistic-approach-security" data-title="See why @DavePeranich of @PaloAltoNtwks recommends a holistic approach to #security at the #CDWSummIT" data-via="BizTechMagazine" data-button-background="none"> <div> <a class="pw-button-twitter cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?f=realtime&amp;q=https%3A%2F%2Fbiztechmagazine.com%2Frss.xml%3Fdestination%3D%2Ftaxonomy%2Fterm%2F1349%2Fedit%26_exception_statuscode%3D403" target="_blank"><span class="pw-box-counter cdw-taboola" data-channel="twitter"></span></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-facebook cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-googleplus cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-linkedin cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-reddit cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-flipboard cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-email cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <!-- Pinterest button is in EdTechk12 theme's horizontal template --> </div> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:18:37 +0000 matt.mclaughlin 42216 at https://biztechmagazine.com CDW Executive SummIT: How Technology Helps Businesses Be Their Best Selves https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-how-technology-helps-businesses-be-their-best-selves <span>CDW Executive SummIT: How Technology Helps Businesses Be Their Best Selves</span> <div><p>In a digital world, "the way we've always done it" isn't good enough anymore. Organizations are adopting new technologies to transform the way they do business. At the recent CDW Executive SummIT, we asked IT leaders from across the U.S. about the technologies they're adopting and the results they're seeing. Visit our C<a href="https://biztechmagazine.com/cdw-executive-summit-leading-and-orchestrating-modern-it-strategy">DW Executive SummIT landing page</a> to view more articles and videos from the event.</p> <p>&gt;&gt;Download <a href="https://www.cdw.com/content/cdw/en/orchestration/hybrid-cloud-infrastructure-report.html?cm_mmc=Vanity-_-modernit-_-NA-_-062218">CDW's Modern IT Infrastructure Insight Report</a> to learn more about how organizations can benefit from emerging technologies.</p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/user/81" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">matt.mclaughlin</span></span> <span>Tue, 09/18/2018 - 18:51</span> <div> <div>Tweet text</div> <div>See how IT leaders at the #CDWSummIT are using technology to do better than &quot;the way we&#039;ve always done it&quot;:</div> </div> <div> <div>Video ID</div> <div><p>1797826111</p> </div> </div> <div> <div>video type</div> <div><a href="/conference" hreflang="en">Conference</a></div> </div> <div> <div>CDW Activity ID</div> <div><p>MKT24650</p> </div> </div> <div> <div>CDW VV2 Strategy</div> <div>Data Center</div> </div> <div> <div>CDW Segment</div> <div>Med/Lar</div> </div> <div> <div>Customer Focused</div> <div>True</div> </div> <div> <div>Buying Cycle</div> <div><a href="/awareness" hreflang="en">Awareness</a></div> </div> <div class="pw-widget pw-size-medium pw-layout-vertical" data-layout="vertical" data-url="https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-how-technology-helps-businesses-be-their-best-selves" data-title="See how IT leaders at the #CDWSummIT are using technology to do better than 'the way we've always done it':" data-via="BizTechMagazine" data-button-background="none"> <span> <span>Sep</span> <span>18</span> <span>2018</span> </span> <a class="pw-button-twitter cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-facebook cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-googleplus cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-linkedin cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-reddit cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-flipboard cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-email cdw-taboola-social"></a> <!-- Pinterest button is in EdTechk12 theme's vertical template --> </div> <div class="pw-widget pw-size-medium pw-layout-horizontal" data-url="https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-how-technology-helps-businesses-be-their-best-selves" data-title="See how IT leaders at the #CDWSummIT are using technology to do better than 'the way we've always done it':" data-via="BizTechMagazine" data-button-background="none"> <div> <a class="pw-button-twitter"></a> <span class="pw-box-counter" pw:channel="twitter"></span> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-facebook"></a> <span class="pw-box-counter" pw:channel="facebook"></span> </div> </div> <div class="pw-widget pw-size-medium pw-layout-horizontal" data-counter="true" data-url="https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-how-technology-helps-businesses-be-their-best-selves" data-title="See how IT leaders at the #CDWSummIT are using technology to do better than 'the way we've always done it':" data-via="BizTechMagazine" data-button-background="none"> <div> <a class="pw-button-twitter cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?f=realtime&amp;q=https%3A%2F%2Fbiztechmagazine.com%2Frss.xml%3Fdestination%3D%2Ftaxonomy%2Fterm%2F1349%2Fedit%26_exception_statuscode%3D403" target="_blank"><span class="pw-box-counter cdw-taboola" data-channel="twitter"></span></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-facebook cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-googleplus cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-linkedin cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-reddit cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-flipboard cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-email cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <!-- Pinterest button is in EdTechk12 theme's horizontal template --> </div> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 22:51:25 +0000 matt.mclaughlin 42211 at https://biztechmagazine.com CDW Executive SummIT: How Technology Is Changing the Workplace https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-how-technology-changing-workplace <span>CDW Executive SummIT: How Technology Is Changing the Workplace</span> <div><p>The better an organization's employees are able to collaborate, the more effective they are at their jobs. Organizations in a variety of industries are deploying new tools to help users maximize their productivity. At the recent CDW Executive SummIT, we asked IT leaders from across the U.S. about how they're using collaboration solutions to improve the workplace. Visit our C<a href="https://biztechmagazine.com/cdw-executive-summit-leading-and-orchestrating-modern-it-strategy">DW Executive SummIT landing page</a> to view more articles and videos from the event.</p> <p>&gt;&gt;Download <a href="https://www.cdw.com/content/cdw/en/orchestration/modern-workforce.html?cm_mmc=Vanity-_-modernworkforce-_-NA-_-042018">CDW's Modern Workforce Insight Report</a> to learn more about how technology is influencing the modern workplace.</p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/user/81" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">matt.mclaughlin</span></span> <span>Tue, 09/18/2018 - 18:22</span> <div> <div>Tweet text</div> <div>IT leaders at the #CDWSummIT are adopting collaboration tools to establish a new culture in the digital workplace:</div> </div> <div> <div>Video ID</div> <div><p>1158913043</p> </div> </div> <div> <div>video type</div> <div><a href="/conference" hreflang="en">Conference</a></div> </div> <div> <div>CDW Activity ID</div> <div><p>MKT24650</p> </div> </div> <div> <div>CDW VV2 Strategy</div> <div>Collaboration</div> </div> <div> <div>CDW Segment</div> <div>Med/Lar</div> </div> <div> <div>Customer Focused</div> <div>True</div> </div> <div> <div>Buying Cycle</div> <div><a href="/awareness" hreflang="en">Awareness</a></div> </div> <div class="pw-widget pw-size-medium pw-layout-vertical" data-layout="vertical" data-url="https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-how-technology-changing-workplace" data-title="IT leaders at the #CDWSummIT are adopting collaboration tools to establish a new culture in the digital workplace:" data-via="BizTechMagazine" data-button-background="none"> <span> <span>Sep</span> <span>18</span> <span>2018</span> </span> <a class="pw-button-twitter cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-facebook cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-googleplus cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-linkedin cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-reddit cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-flipboard cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-email cdw-taboola-social"></a> <!-- Pinterest button is in EdTechk12 theme's vertical template --> </div> <div class="pw-widget pw-size-medium pw-layout-horizontal" data-url="https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-how-technology-changing-workplace" data-title="IT leaders at the #CDWSummIT are adopting collaboration tools to establish a new culture in the digital workplace:" data-via="BizTechMagazine" data-button-background="none"> <div> <a class="pw-button-twitter"></a> <span class="pw-box-counter" pw:channel="twitter"></span> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-facebook"></a> <span class="pw-box-counter" pw:channel="facebook"></span> </div> </div> <div class="pw-widget pw-size-medium pw-layout-horizontal" data-counter="true" data-url="https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-how-technology-changing-workplace" data-title="IT leaders at the #CDWSummIT are adopting collaboration tools to establish a new culture in the digital workplace:" data-via="BizTechMagazine" data-button-background="none"> <div> <a class="pw-button-twitter cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?f=realtime&amp;q=https%3A%2F%2Fbiztechmagazine.com%2Frss.xml%3Fdestination%3D%2Ftaxonomy%2Fterm%2F1349%2Fedit%26_exception_statuscode%3D403" target="_blank"><span class="pw-box-counter cdw-taboola" data-channel="twitter"></span></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-facebook cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-googleplus cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-linkedin cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-reddit cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-flipboard cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-email cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <!-- Pinterest button is in EdTechk12 theme's horizontal template --> </div> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 22:22:33 +0000 matt.mclaughlin 42206 at https://biztechmagazine.com CDW Executive SummIT: Why Security Is Important to Any Size Company https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-why-security-important-any-size-company <span>CDW Executive SummIT: Why Security Is Important to Any Size Company</span> <div><p>Information security is a growing concern for organizations in every industry, all around the world. No longer do cyberattacks focus on government agencies and major corporations. Today, everyone is a target. At the recent CDW Executive SummIT, we asked IT leaders from across the U.S. about how they're protecting their IT environments. Visit our C<a href="https://biztechmagazine.com/cdw-executive-summit-leading-and-orchestrating-modern-it-strategy">DW Executive SummIT landing page</a> to view more articles and videos from the event.</p> <p>&gt;&gt;Download <a href="https://www.cdw.com/content/cdw/en/orchestration/cyber-security-report.html?cm_mmc=Vanity-_-SecurityReport-_-NA-_-022017">CDW's Cybersecurity Insight Report</a> to learn more about how to protect your data and your network.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/user/81" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">matt.mclaughlin</span></span> <span>Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:54</span> <div> <div>Tweet text</div> <div>See what IT leaders at the #CDWSummIT had to say about how their organizations are implementing #security measures: </div> </div> <div> <div>Video ID</div> <div><p>1552558215</p> </div> </div> <div> <div>video type</div> <div><a href="/conference" hreflang="en">Conference</a></div> </div> <div> <div>CDW Activity ID</div> <div><p>MKT24650</p> </div> </div> <div> <div>CDW VV2 Strategy</div> <div>Security</div> </div> <div> <div>CDW Segment</div> <div>Med/Lar</div> </div> <div> <div>Customer Focused</div> <div>True</div> </div> <div> <div>Buying Cycle</div> <div><a href="/awareness" hreflang="en">Awareness</a></div> </div> <div class="pw-widget pw-size-medium pw-layout-vertical" data-layout="vertical" data-url="https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-why-security-important-any-size-company" data-title="See what IT leaders at the #CDWSummIT had to say about how their organizations are implementing #security measures:" data-via="BizTechMagazine" data-button-background="none"> <span> <span>Sep</span> <span>18</span> <span>2018</span> </span> <a class="pw-button-twitter cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-facebook cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-googleplus cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-linkedin cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-reddit cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-flipboard cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a class="pw-button-email cdw-taboola-social"></a> <!-- Pinterest button is in EdTechk12 theme's vertical template --> </div> <div class="pw-widget pw-size-medium pw-layout-horizontal" data-url="https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-why-security-important-any-size-company" data-title="See what IT leaders at the #CDWSummIT had to say about how their organizations are implementing #security measures:" data-via="BizTechMagazine" data-button-background="none"> <div> <a class="pw-button-twitter"></a> <span class="pw-box-counter" pw:channel="twitter"></span> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-facebook"></a> <span class="pw-box-counter" pw:channel="facebook"></span> </div> </div> <div class="pw-widget pw-size-medium pw-layout-horizontal" data-counter="true" data-url="https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/cdw-executive-summit-why-security-important-any-size-company" data-title="See what IT leaders at the #CDWSummIT had to say about how their organizations are implementing #security measures:" data-via="BizTechMagazine" data-button-background="none"> <div> <a class="pw-button-twitter cdw-taboola-social"></a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?f=realtime&amp;q=https%3A%2F%2Fbiztechmagazine.com%2Frss.xml%3Fdestination%3D%2Ftaxonomy%2Fterm%2F1349%2Fedit%26_exception_statuscode%3D403" target="_blank"><span class="pw-box-counter cdw-taboola" data-channel="twitter"></span></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-facebook cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-googleplus cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-linkedin cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-reddit cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-flipboard cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <div> <a class="pw-button-email cdw-taboola-social"></a> </div> <!-- Pinterest button is in EdTechk12 theme's horizontal template --> </div> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:54:17 +0000 matt.mclaughlin 42201 at https://biztechmagazine.com