A Big Hack or Big Hack Job?

Explosive news accounts based on anonymous sources are easy targets in this era of “fake news.” Usually reserved for partisan political debate, it’s unusual for such a charge to be leveled at a legitimate news organization for coverage of the technology industry. But Bloomberg Businessweek finds itself in the crosshairs and in this case, the…

Falling Short: Predictive Analytics and Healthcare Security

VertitechIT Executive Project Officer and IT security/HIPAA compliance consultant Teresa Grogan says many healthcare institutions are employing a “set it and forget it” mentality when implementing predictive analytics technology to fight cyber threats. She says that practice is a shortcut that will come back to haunt them. In an interview with Healthcare Info Security, Terry…

Best IT Blogs 2018: Must-Read Resources for CIOs, IT & Security Pros

Information Technology.  Sometimes we get so focused on the bits and bytes side of the equation we forget about the information part.  When it comes right down to it, IT is all about using technology to inform, to communicate, to make the business of doing business easier and more understandable. That’s why we compiled this…

Top 5 IT Trends for 2017: VertitechIT Experts Look into the IT Crystal Ball

What’s hot, what’s not, and what never will be?  The Kardashians may be the barometer for teenage fashion trends, Apple may set the bar on things like wearable gadgets, and festivals like SXSW may determine what you will be listening to for the next twelve months.  But where are things going in the exciting world…

Stop the Hackness!

Are you tired of hearing about security breaches? Tired of hearing that yet another company has been hacked, and hundreds, if not thousands of trusting consumers are once again forced to seek protection for their financial assets? Those that track such things are still totaling the damage for the year, but in the first half of…