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Building a Security-Centric Culture in a Digital Age

Cyber is here, there and everywhere in between. As our technology-dependent world grows, consumers and organizations alike are eager to adopt the latest innovations. Digital transformation has many people focused on IoT, SD-WAN and the cloud while the topic of security has been pushed to the back burner. We are here to bring it front and center!

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Carolina Advanced Digital Announces New Headquarters Relocation

Larger office enables company expansion to support new and existing clients and services

Raleigh, N.C. (June 19, 2019) –Carolina
Advanced Digital, a nationally-recognized leader in technology infrastructure and security solutions, announced that the company’s headquarters will relocate to a larger office building in Cary, NC to accommodate company expansion.

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Demystifying Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial intelligence (AI), one of many double-edged swords in technology, is expected to incite both positive and negative impacts on people and industries worldwide. It’s constantly evolving and as technological advancements emerge, these changes are leading many people to question whether or not the benefits of AI outweigh the risks.

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Advanced Persistent Threats | Know Them & Stop Them

Advanced persistent threat (APT) attackers are the top attackers of the cyber chain. Sounds scary, right? What’s worse is that these groups can steal your organization’s data and navigate its network without ever being noticed.

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IT Hot Topics Conference Spotlight: Chuck Kesler

We recently spoke to Chuck Kesler, CISO at Pendo and a seasoned IT Hot Topics speaker. Chuck led a rockin’ breakout session at this year’s IT Hot Topics Conference! Check out our Q&A with Chuck to learn why going back to the basics and developing security policies is important to the cybersecurity industry.

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IT Hot Topics Conference Spotlight: Stacy Thayer, Ph.D.

We recently spoke with Dr. Stacy Thayer, independent organizational development consultant and IT Hot Topics peer breakout session leader. Check out our Q&A with Stacy for a look into her IT Hot Topics breakout session and why it’s so important to the cybersecurity industry.

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IT Hot Topics Conference Spotlight: Diana Kelley

We recently spoke with Diana Kelley, Cybersecurity Field CTO, Microsoft, an IT Hot Topics keynote and peer breakout session leader. She’s just as fired up about the Conference as we are! Check out our Q&A with Diana for an insider look into her cyber career and IT Hot Topics breakout session.

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The Fast and the Furious: Wi-Fi 6

The future of Wi-Fi is scheduled to officially arrive in 2019. Wi-Fi 6, the simplified name for 802.11ax issued by the Wi-Fi Alliance in 2018, will support everything you want to do with your wireless LANs. Not only does it promise to live up to the hype, but it’s designed to deliver for the world we live in.

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Rise in Cyber Attacks Increase Growth of Cloud-Based SIEM Solution

The rise in technological advancements and dependence on online platforms means cybersecurity solutions are more important now than ever before. In 2018, 765 million individuals were affected by cybersecurity attacks and data breaches in the months of April, May and June alone. Throughout these months, the industry as a whole experienced a 47 percent jump in cybersecurity breaches compared to the same period in 2017. There is no doubt that the world’s digital transformation has invited cyber criminals to the table, so how do we protect our organizations in the ever-changing landscape of cybersecurity? The answer lies within security information and event management (SIEM).

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