This year, use your IT expertise to bring joy to the end users on your holiday list by giving them a priceless gift – your IT knowledge to help them master their favorite technologies. Why get someone a gift you’re not sure they’ll love when you can help them program their Alexa device to tell them a dad joke every morning? Think of how much your uncle who refuses to wear his glasses will thank you when you make the icons on his phone bigger. Sometimes the littlest things really do make the biggest difference. Grab this IT pro guide to holiday gift giving, and win your end-users’ hearts.
You’ve heard the term. Security awareness training, also known as end-user security awareness training, is steadily growing as an industry standard for companies. But, what is it exactly? And, why does it matter?
Security awareness training is the official company proctored process for educating employees about computer security. This includes policies, procedures, and hands-on training on best practices for utilizing company technology and exercising due diligence on the company network. It’s pretty important. According to IBM’s 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index, 25% of all security breaches are caused by employees. And, you’re losing time and money because of it.
In October, the ITProTV crew attended Microsoft Ignite where Microsoft unveiled future initiatives, cool new features, and most importantly to us and ITProTV members, new role-based Azure certification paths. If you’re a certified Microsoft professional and you’re starting to sweat a little bit after reading the last sentence, don’t fret. Here’s what’s new.