No School Left Behind: How Technology is Helping Schools Go Green

In 2011, the United States initiated the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) program. The goal was inspiring schools, districts and Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) “to strive for 21st century excellence, by highlighting promising practices and resources that all can employ.” Those selected each year demonstrate outstanding progress in three areas, referred…

Top 5 Cloud Security Myths

The cloud offers countless benefits to organizations everywhere. Unfortunately, there are countless misconceptions as well. User privacy and data security are major concerns across any IT infrastructure. A recent poll shows that only 38 percent of global organizations say they are prepared to handle a sophisticated cyberattack. Still, there is a reluctance among many organizations to adopt cloud computing…

Who Watches the Watchmen?

You might recognize this article’s title as an important question posed in Alan Moore’s classic graphic novel, “Watchmen.” If you’re unfamiliar with the novel, this line examines what happens when heroes (the Watchmen) are left unchecked. What happens when one of them goes rogue? It’s a call for a checks and balances approach, one that…

Don’t Let Ransomware Ruin Your Summer

Summertime beckons lazy days to unwind by the pool. Unfortunately, threatening vulnerabilities and menacing ransomware do not take vacations. IT security officers must remain ever vigilant in protecting their companies’ systems. In July, Microsoft released a total of 11 bulletins—six rated Critical and five rated Important. Thirty KB updates covering Office 2007 (another junk mail…

Why Healthcare Cloud Management is a Top Industry Concern

In the increasingly digital healthcare industry, it is essential to understand the available healthcare cloud management solutions for IT and data needs. The healthcare sphere is increasingly a data-driven and interconnected system of information sharing ranging from patient electronic health records to cost and value metrics, clinical trial sets, readmission rates and even genomic sequencing.…

Syxsense Honored With 2016 Technology Innovator Award

CMS Receives Acclaim From Global Corporate Vision Publication ALISO VIEJO, CA — (Marketwired – Jun 6, 2016) – Verismic, a global leader in cloud-based IT Management technology, is proud to announce its recent win at the 2016 Technology Innovator Awards. Hosted annually by Corporate Vision Magazine, winners are recognized for their groundbreaking achievements in utilizing technology to…

Verismic Software Embraces Two-Factor Authentication for CMS Platform

Verismic Software has embraced two-factor authentication for its Syxsense , the company has announced. Now, in addition to the standard username-and-password security system, CMS also enables second-factor authentication via email, SMS, or Google Authenticator, the QR code-based authentication system recently embraced by WordPress. It’s a move aimed at shoring up clients’ protection against rising digital threats.…

How to Make Tech Meetups Work for You

On any given day, more than 9,000 groups in 180 countries will gather somewhere in their local community to attend a “meetup,” according to the company that coined the term and originated the concept, Meetup.com. While topics range widely – from Texas Hold’em to plant-based nutrition – there are more listings for technology-focused topics than…