The Future of Technology and Cybersecurity in Retail

As the holiday shopping season kick into high gear, new technologies cybersecurity threats are impacting retail operations for both online and brick-and-mortar stores. With retailers growing increasingly reliant on the internet to complete sales, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in cybersecurity. Read on as we detail some of the key changes expected for 2018 and beyond.   Mobile solutions for sales associates. The retail sector’s number one investment will likely be the store associate, specifically focusing on how to transform them into a beacon of knowledge and the primary relationship builder with customers, according to Bill Zujewski, executive vice president of marketing at Tulip Retail, a…

Technological Transformations in the Accounting Industry

Technology is transforming a variety of industries, and the accounting industry is definitely in the mix. In fact, accounting firms that hesitate to update their technological resources may risk losing business or potentially closing their doors for good. There are three types of accounting firms, according to Jon Baron, a writer for Thomson Reuters, and roughly one-third of them are dooming themselves to extinction by not embracing change and technological transformation.   According to Accounting Today, in a keynote address to the 1,700 attendees of the company’s annual user conference, Synergy 2017, the managing director of the professional segment for Thomson Reuters’ Tax & Accounting business broke the profession down…

The Hybrid Cloud is Digitally Transforming the Healthcare Industry

The hybrid cloud is digitally transforming the way the healthcare industry operates today. Patients can now access their medical records or see test results anytime day or night. The cloud has numerous capabilities that businesses of all shapes and sizes can utilize to broaden their IT infrastructures. While it can be challenging for some business leaders to understand all the benefits associated with cloud solutions, there are some amazing benefits of making the switch to the hybrid cloud model.   Reduced costs. The reduction of costs is the primary benefit of the cloud. It’s also one of the driving forces that compel C-suite officials to look into cloud services, according…

Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act: Cybersecurity Compliance Isn’t Good Enough

The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act (ACDC), a recent piece of legislature that’s receiving its fair share of media coverage and controversy, has created the perfect opportunity to address the importance of cybersecurity.   A common issue with cybersecurity is that the landscape of security risks and threats are always changing. Mere compliance isn’t enough when it comes to implementing cybersecurity measures for your business. In fact, businesses will continue to face cyber threats, some of which will impact organizations severely enough to require security measures that will reach far beyond compliance, according to CSO.   Compliance standards are a good way of ensuring your organization is equipped to handle…