A cyberattack is a deliberate attempt to access and assault computer systems, networks, or devices for malicious purposes. Like a biological virus, it only takes one tiny incursion to cause a lot of damage to many different parties in a very short time. Taking advantage of technology and human vulnerabilities, cyberattacks are usually driven by
In an organization, BYOD or Bring Your Own Device is the practice of allowing employees to use their personal computers, smartphones, or other devices for work. And the BYOD market is growing fast. By 2026, the global BYOD and enterprise mobility market is projected to reach a colossal $157.3 billion. For some employees, being able
Cybersecurity is critical to any organization — and a security breach can have severe and long-term consequences for both small businesses and big enterprises. In the last few years, we’ve witnessed cyberattacks that are complex and highly sophisticated (the SolarWinds hack still keeps us up at night.) Most threats, however, often come in innocuous forms.
When it comes to rolling out and setting up new PCs across any organization, there are a few distinct approaches that IT teams can take. 1) Windows Imaging Imaging is one common way to prepare new Windows devices for use. While imaging can be done manually, the more efficient option is to use a computer
Technology and data serve as both fuel and currency for the world we live in today. This also makes them highly coveted resources that are often used by hackers to undermine business, institutions, and even entire countries. Since the start of the global pandemic, many organizations have moved to remote or hybrid work environments, increasing
Imagine that you’re part of a small IT support team that manages and maintains 500 computers within the organization. In this scenario, you’re responsible for installing Windows and software, plus configuring your company’s security, domain, and VPN settings on each device. With remote work becoming the norm thanks to the pandemic, you now must figure
This article is part of the SmartDeploy Whiteboard Series The world of computer imaging is rapidly changing. Gone are the days when you had to reimage devices using only physical reference machines or when you had no other option but to do it manually. Today, with the widespread availability of virtualization software and file-based
This article is part of the SmartDeploy Whiteboard Series Three to four hours. That is how long it usually takes to manually install Windows, updates, and the additional software required on a new computer. If you had to do this 50 times every time your organization schedules a new hardware rollout or Windows update, that