As more and more businesses and products are developed that exist solely online, the concept of digital rights management is gaining importance. Digital technologies and creations may not be susceptible to physical theft, but they can still be stolen online with equally devastating consequences. At best, this may result in a company losing the competitive edge in an industry. At worst, such theft may lead to the exposure of sensitive data such as consumer information or trade secrets.
There’s a new storm brewing on the horizon of information technology: the rise of shadow IT facilitated by the cloud. Almost every company has it, and many IT departments are aware of that fact. However, it’s remained an obscure and somewhat mystifying concept. Relatively few professionals have understood the implications of the problem, let alone the magnitude of it. Until now.
A lot of businesses incorrectly assume that there are only two choices when it comes to managing their IT needs: in-house IT services or managed IT services from a third-party. The truth is that both solutions can be combined to provide a comprehensive and complete IT security solution for businesses of all sizes. With managed IT services, businesses can get the support they need while still having the benefit and convenience of on-site, in-house IT staff.