Given the scale and media attention given to WannaCry and Ransomware in the past few days you’ve be forgiven for thinking that the world is facing a new and deadly foe in the game of cat and mouse that is online security.
Much has been said about the state of cyber-security in the UK; but now that the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has published its annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey, for the first time we have got a clear, unbiased analysis of it – and unfortunately, it's not pretty.
The role of data in the workplace is constantly changing and as a consequence, so too should our data governance strategies. However, it is not just the staggering volumes – exabytes and zettabytes – of data that need to be considered, but also software management and technical implementation costs.
As an IT Consultant, and an employee of a VAR like Misco, I am in a good place to see market trends in the business and IT world. The IT landscape is replete with buzzwords and short term crazes. Every few months a new technology comes along that is positioned as the ‘next big thing’ but few actually ever are.
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