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Why universities need to get tough with network policies

Why universities need to get tough with network policies

Tightening the reigns on your app and internet policies doesn’t mean restricting freedom. It’s the only way to protect your institution’s valuable research data and to preserve the privacy of staff and students. Network security isn’t only a concern for big businesses and government. Recent US research from BitSight revealed that the education sector is […]

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Endpoint security: How to protect your company

Endpoint security: How to protect your company

Protect your valuable data with endpoint security Modern technology presents a potential security nightmare for IT. Ransomware attacks and well-publicized cases such as the loss of a laptop with sensitive data by a US Secret Service agent have highlighted the risks involved in defending critical assets against loss or theft. With more data than ever being stored […]

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How technology is changing the way our children learn

How technology is changing the way our children learn

Digital technology is revolutionizing many parts of our lives, whether it’s communications, transport, entertainment, personal finance or even shopping. Education is no different, with advancements in digital tech transforming the way students learn in schools around the world. While Chromebooks have become commonplace in many classrooms, there are a range of other cutting-edge technologies that […]

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What's holding business back from ambient computing?

What’s holding business back from ambient computing?

In 2014, Dr Jim Minifie of the Grattan Institute warned small and medium businesses (SMBs) were missing the mobile, social and data revolution. According to the Small Business Administration, small businesses produced 46 percent of America’s GDP in 2008 (the most recent year for which data is available). With this monster share of the market, Minifie argues SMB […]

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Which 2-in-1 laptop is best for your SMB?

Which 2-in-1 laptop is best for your SMB?

Is it upgrade time already? If you’re looking for the best business laptop for your SMB, there are plenty of good reasons to consider a 2-in-1 model in 2017. These hybrid tablet/laptops truly offer the best of both worlds, with no compromise involved. Find out why they’re the fastest-growing category in laptops and which models […]

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Securing your BYOD policy

Securing your BYOD policy

Work practices have undergone a revolution in the digital age. Networked devices and more mobility have blurred the line between work and home as vast numbers of people perform their jobs across multiple platforms, often far from the office. An accompanying phenomenon is the bring your own device (BYOD) policy which allows employees to use […]

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Using IT to improve literacy in K-12 students

Using IT to improve literacy in K-12 students

Students are growing up in a world where technology is everywhere, and the classroom is no exception. With the increasing proliferation of valuable technological learning tools, how can IT improve literacy for K–12 students? Boosting student motivation Understanding technology’s potential to improve literacy means examining how students learn and recall knowledge. The key is boosting […]

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Teachers and technology: A perfect match?

Teachers and technology: A perfect match?

Apps, gadgets and other technologies can all make a difference to teachers – whether in the classroom, the teachers’ lounge or at home. Here’s an overview of the most useful ed-tech apps, tools and devices used by teachers today. Email, social media and IM Email and instant-messaging tools give teachers the opportunity to send out […]

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Cloud services for business

Cloud services for business

Choosing the right cloud service has become a major dilemma for the modern small business. At the forefront of cloud technology, Amazon, Google and Microsoft are aggressively competing against each other for a bigger slice of the market. This fierce competition has resulted in three very diverse and competent cloud services. Small business owners are […]

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