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Secure Communications: Blueborne and Krack explained
Over the last few weeks there have been a couple of security issues discovered with wireless communications. The first was with Bluetooth and the second was with Wi-Fi’s WPA2 protocol. Both have major implications for private communications.
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My MSInspire Epiphany – Using SAM for Cyber Defence
Why this radical change in the world of software asset management (SAM) is not only becoming a crucial asset in your cyber security defence; it will probably boost your data management and optimisation needs too.
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| Categories: Software Asset Management (SAM) | Tags: cyber security, cybersecurity, SAM, software asset management, wannacry, petya, MS Inspire | View Count: (1486)
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Close the door on ransomware with SAM

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Close the door on ransomware with SAM
Threat actors like WannaCry are searching 24x7 for open doors into vulnerable networks. Filipa Preston, CEO of SOS explains SAM's role in minimising vulnerabilities and closing these doors.
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Filipa featured in Microsoft's Women Leaders in Technology
In honour of International Women’s Day, Microsoft is highlighting some female leaders within the Microsoft Partner community. With #BeBoldForChange being the company's theme for 2017, Microsoft spoke to bold women partners who are helping to shape the future of technology.
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NASA shoots for the stars and saves $100 Million with Software Asset Management
It is very rare for organizations to share their SAM experiences. Luckily for us, NASA and the US government have done just that.
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Why is Software Asset Management relevant to cyber security?
If you don't control the assets how can you make sure your organisation is secure and protected from cyber crime?
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SAM is now a C-level imperative, according to Gartner: This is music to our ears and a trend SOS is seeing time and again
SAM is no longer just a tactical concern for middle managers.
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| Categories: Software Asset Management (SAM) | Tags: gartner, whitepaper, analyst report, SAM, software asset management, every budget is an IT budget | View Count: (2178)
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We're hiring! Executive Assistant needed

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We're hiring! Executive Assistant needed
We are looking for a full-time Executive Assistant to support the CEO and run an efficient business practice. Please share this with anyone you think will be interested.
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| Categories: SOS News | Tags: job opportunities, career, SAM, Executive Assistant, EA, PA, job, job vacancy | View Count: (622)
IDC Bullish about Software Asset Management (SAM): New report
Case studies of SAM projects are rare – no one wants to look bad. But thanks to IDC, you wait an age for one and four come along at once.
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| Categories: Software Asset Management (SAM), IT Asset Management (ITAM) | Tags: IDC, SAM, ITAM, software asset management, whitepaper, analyst report, IoT, 3rd platform | View Count: (1778)
New Zealand Earthquakes highlight the risks of prioritising data sovereignty over cloud benefits: Should common sense prevail?
Given the significant advantages of the cloud and the recent outages in government services following the New Zealand earthquakes, should governments change their stance on data sovereignty?
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| Categories: Software Asset Management (SAM) | Tags: new zealand, earthquake, new zealand earthquake 2016, disaster recovery, business continuity, cloud computing | View Count: (677)
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