The CIO and robotics: Two peas in an IT pod? dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-05-01 20:52:44

Best friends are hard to come by. Once the right one is found, we tend to make conscious choices to invest in those relationships in order to build the right foundation for the future. Unfortunately for many CIOs, it’s a pretty short list of applicants. As organizations change and grow, CIOs will be the resident experts on things like big data, the Internet of Things (IoT) and automation. Not...

OnePlus 6 will let you hide the notch (eventually) as not everyone can stand the look of it dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-04 21:04:37

There is nothing you can do about the notch. Regardless of how you feel about it, it's here to stay. However, that does not mean that you have to look at it. OnePlus has confirmed that its upcoming flagship will give users the option to hide it. OnePlus seems to have had a change of heart with regards to the display notch, after co-founder Carl Pei told would-be users to "learn to love [it]" just...

Best practices for effective Privileged Access Management dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-03-30 14:48:08

It feels like almost every week, we hear of a new breach, and each week, we’re thankful it wasn’t our company. But how long can we dodge the breach bullet? No one wants to be the next headline, but what can we do to ensure that we aren’t? The common denominator in virtually every breach is that somehow, someone who shouldn’t have access to your company’s system and data sources has found...

Fewer than 15 percent of businesses are fully confident of recovering data in a disaster dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-03-28 17:40:12

In a new survey ahead of this Saturday's World Backup Day, data protection specialist Arcserve reveals that while downtime is a top concern, many businesses lack confidence in their ability to recover data. In the study of 600 channel partners and IT decision makers across America, Europe and Japan, 57 percent of respondents say they aren't confident in their ability to recover their business data...

Lack of investment in security training adds to skills gap dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-03-22 15:34:56

Cyber security is seen as one of the biggest threats to business. Yet employees are not being supported by their organizations when it comes to investing in their continued education and career development. Crowd sourced IT and security training solution Cybrary, along with cyber security research body the Cyentia Institute, have produced a report looking at the cyber skills gap. The study of over...

Samsung unveils rugged Galaxy Tab Active2 business tablet with LTE dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-03-20 19:54:05

Quality Android tablets are becoming increasingly rare on the consumer market. Why? There are many reasons, such as the adoption of large-screen smartphones. When your phone has a 6-inch screen, a 7- or 8-inch tablet can feel redundant. Not to mention, despite an arguably stronger economy, there are still many consumers that don’t have much disposable income. Where Android tablets still have a...

Linux Mint 19 'Tara' Cinnamon will be faster dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-03-18 20:44:21

Is Linux Mint slow? Hell, no! The operating system is plenty fast. Speed is in the eye of the behold, however, and the Mint developers apparently thought app-launching seemed slow when using the Cinnamon desktop environment. They didn't have any proof, but they felt that both Mate and Xfce were faster in this regard. Well, rather than allow their feelings to remain unproven, the Mint devs decided...

Ubuntu Linux 18.04 'Bionic Beaver' Beta 1 now available for download dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-03-10 02:05:35

As a big fan of the GNOME desktop environment, I have long been a Fedora user. After all, that operating system uses GNOME as its primary environment. Since Canonical killed Unity and moved its focus to GNOME, I have a renewed interest in Ubuntu and Ubuntu-based distributions, such as System76's wonderful Pop!_OS. I suspect I am not alone in my feelings. Today, Ubuntu Linux 18.04 'Bionic...

Struggling to nod off? Try using these three apps to sleep more soundly dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-03-05 19:10:28

Sleep. We all need it, yet many of us do not get enough. While it is common knowledge that we need 7-8 hours per night, the average American will sleep for around 5-6 hours, falling well short. How can we increase the amount of time we sleep, yet also increase our sleep quality so we don’t hear that dreaded alarm and snooze and then wake up feeling like we’ve barely slept at all? We’ve found...

Almost half of US healthcare organizations breached in the past year dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-03-05 15:24:46

A new report from information security specialist Thales e-Security reveals that 48 percent of US healthcare organizations reported getting breached in the last year, more than 2.5 times the rate from two years ago. In addition 56 percent report feeling either 'very' or 'extremely' vulnerable to data breaches. More than three-quarters (77 percent) reported at least one breach at some time in the...