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Security Infrastructure Critical

Security and Compliance Management Made Easy

Security and Compliance ManagementIn a recent report by a major research firm, the number of data breaches per year has increased by 392% from 2005 to 2017. Importantly, that is only counting breaches that were detected! With data breaches come costs associated with detection, escalation, notification, response, and lost business.

At an average cost of over $1 million dollars many have a material effect on enterprises operations. The expenditures can be devastatiny and as the number of breaches per year goes up, so does the price. As data breaches become a daily concern, the question becomes not if, but when a data breach will affect you. Automating your security deployment with customized data filtering should be a top priority so that breach damage is kept at a minimum.

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Salaries Take Larger Portion of IT Budget

Salaries Take Larger Portion of IT Budget - IT compensation and hiring accelerates

IT budgets include everything from computers and servers to software, apps, cloud services, web hosting, maintenance, cybersecurity, telecommunications, audio visual equipment, outsourcing, consulting, travel, and of course, IT staff.

IT Salaries move higher

In a recent study, a major consulting firm found that companies spend on average 3.28% of their revenue on IT. Banking and securities firms spend the most (7.16%) and the construction industry spends the least (1.51%). They found that of high-performing companies (those that consistently outperformed the S&P), 57% increased their IT budgets from last year.

Two things are at play today.  First, there is a high demand for experienced IT professionals, which is putting upward pressure on IT Salaries.  Second, the cost of hardware and software technology is dropping.  This is resulting in less being spend in those areas. 

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Security Manual Designed to Manage Risk

Security Manual Makes Risk and Compliance Management Easy

Risk Management made easyAs the threat landscape continues to evolve, organizations must abandon traditional defensive postures for proactive strategies designed to mitigate risks and help them quickly recover.

The Security Manual documents Janco's research and perspectives from industry leaders on recent threat trends, risk mitigation strategies, and lessons learned from those in the security trenches.

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Universities Work Together On Payment System

Universities Work Together On Payment System - Shades of Internet Development 

Universities Work Together On Payment System just like they did when the Internet was developed by them in the late 1960's with ARPAnet.

Several universities, including MIT and Stanford, are working together to develop a digital currency network that solves blockchain's scalability and performance problems before public confidence in the technology erodes.

Funded by a Swiss-based non-profit organization, the cryptocurrency application, called Unit-e, and its blockchain-based payment system is expected to launch in the second half of this year; if successful, it would surpass even mainstream financial networks like Visa's VisaNet in transactional capability.

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2019 Version of 300 IT Job Descriptions Released

Internet and Information Technology Positions Description HandiGuide with 300 Full Job Descriptions Released

The Internet and IT Position Descriptions HandiGuide was just updated and is over 800 pages.  The Internet and IT Position Descriptions HandiGuide is a complete HR Toolkit.  It includes sample organization charts, a job progression matrix, and 300 Internet and IT job descriptions.

The 2019 version of this tool is availabe for immediate purchase and download.  It is delivered electronically. This along with the 2019 IT Salary Survey are key elements of the IT Hiring Kit.

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- 2019 Version of 300 IT Job Descriptions Released