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4 Calling Cards of a World Class Incident Response Plan

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 24, 2018

One of the great truths in cyber security, just like in life, is that there’s nothing wrong with expecting the best – as long as you make sure to prepare for the worst. Recent research by The Ponemon Institute, however, suggests far too many businesses are expecting the best cyber security-wise and simply leaving it […]

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How Not to Respond to a Cyber Security Vulnerability

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 19, 2018

The worst way to find out about a cyber security problem is from somebody outside of your organization. We’re paraphrasing the words of Tom Clerici, Director of our Cyber Security Practice, who wrote something similar in a blog from early last year in which he stressed both the increasing inevitability of cyber attacks and the […]

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4 Ways Intelligent Process Automation Keeps Budgets in Line

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 10, 2018

Intelligent Process Automation (IPA) is a favorite topic in technology journals and blogs, but is the hype justified? Without consistent, measurable outcomes, plenty of buzzy solutions have struggled to make the transition from “wave of the future” to industry standard. However, IPA, a solution that stands at the intersection of automation and artificial intelligence, isn’t […]

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3 Things You Should Know Before Deploying Windows 10 On Your Own

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 5, 2018

While certainly worthwhile, the journey to Windows 10 can be daunting. We touched on this topic in a blog post we ran last year, entitled “Don’t have 6-9 months to prep for Windows 10? Don’t worry.” In the post, we cited a recommendation from research firm Gartner that businesses should invest anywhere from, as the […]

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Arraya Insights Radio: Building & Maintaining the Best Security Operations Center for Your Business

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 30, 2018

Arraya Insights Radio Episode 6: Building & Maintaining the Best Security Operations Center for Your Business This month on Arraya Insights Radio, our podcast team explores the increasingly mainstream phenomenon that is cyber crime. In addition to covering some of the biggest recent headlines generated by the topic, our team also looks at the steps […]

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6 Questions You Need to Answer Before a Network Outage

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 29, 2018

Support contracts aren’t a sexy topic. They are tedious, they consume a ton of time and energy, and, when the process is over, those efforts may net IT an even larger expense to fit into budgets. Saying support contracts aren’t a sexy subject actually may be putting it mildly, however, as any organization that’s run […]

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Keeping Your Jabber Users Connected Despite iOS Update

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 27, 2018

Even though Android is the top dog in the mobile device market these days, Apple devices factor heavily into most organizations’ BYOD programs. IT teams who support a core of Apple fans will want to keep June 2018 on their radars because, once it arrives, so too will a major change to how Cisco Jabber […]

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Cloud Spend Set to Rise, But Who's Guiding the Way?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 16, 2018

Organizations of all sizes are expecting to spend more on the cloud this year than they did in 2017. In fact, just 11% of enterprise-sized participants in RightScale’s 2018 State of the Cloud Report believe their cloud spend will hold steady or decrease while 24% of SMBs make a similar claim. There’s plenty of range […]

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Cisco Releases 2018 Cyber Security Report: 6 Things You Need to Know

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 13, 2018

One of the most effective weapons today’s IT security professionals have at their disposal is knowledge – and there is plenty of that packed within the pages of Cisco’s 2018 Annual Cyber Security Report. This year’s report includes insights gleaned from Cisco’s own threat experts, from those of its partners, and from roughly 3600 professionals […]

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More than Email: Unlocking the Full Value of Office 365

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 7, 2018

Businesses seem to be hearing the “call of the cloud” loud and clear if a pair of recent studies concerning Office 365 are any indication. According to research by Barracuda Networks, Inc., 63% of organizations are currently using Office 365, while 49% of those who aren’t yet doing so plan to within the next six […]

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