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June 2021

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6 Ways to Support a Remote DevOps Team

Remote working is here to stay, so it's vital that businesses understand how to get the best out of their staff. For some roles, working remotely is easier than others - DevOps employees, for example, can face challenges if they're not fully supported within the organisation. In a distributed workforce, there's a higher risk of security issues and application problems, so it's crucial that organisations support them to keep the organisation running smoothly. Here are 6 ways to do just that.

5 Tips for SaMD Development

Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) is a booming tech segment expected to skyrocket in the near future. Experts expect the global SaMD market to grow from $596.3 million to over $7.36 billion between 2021 and 2027, an astonishing 38.4% compound annual growth rate. Software developers understandably want in on the action-not only to profit, but to provide solutions that save lives and improve the quality of life for millions of healthcare consumers. But even software developers who have worked in regulated industries have not necessarily prepared themselves for the unique challenges of developing SaMD.

Secure Software Development: How to Check Your Code

In May of 2021, a cybercrime organization called DarkSide successfully locked operators of the Colonial Pipeline, which supplies the east coast with 45% of its petroleum fuel, out of their own software system with a type of malware called "ransomware." True to its name, ransomware returns access to your software (in theory) if you pay a ransom. The result-fuel supplies collapsed across the eastern United States, with gas lines, price spikes, and panic. People began hoarding gasoline in states not even served by the Colonial Pipeline. The US government passed emergency legislation. Even DarkSide seemed shocked at the impact of their cyberattack.
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How to Hire an Operations Manager

Operations managers are the linchpin between the company's internal and external operations. They oversee what goes on with internal stakeholders and take appropriate actions to ensure everything works perfectly in the outside world, i.e., with customers, investors, shareholders, etc. Hiring for this role can be challenging, especially with the high competition for top-level talent. So we've rounded up some tips to help you out with the hiring process.

Failover Internet - What Your Business Needs To Know

With more of us online now than ever before, businesses across the world have become increasingly reliant on the internet. Essential IT infrastructures including emails, file-sharing platforms, POS systems, VoIP phones, and our new favorite collaboration tools Zoom and Teams all require an internet connection to use. Read on to understand how failover internet works, its benefits, what options are available, and why it should play a key role in your continuity planning.

How Much Damage a Ransomware Attack Can Cause

As soon as you turn on a news channel or try to read the latest broadcast from your favorite site, you can find an article on cybercriminal activity, especially ransomware-type. Ransomware, a highly crippling malware attack on businesses of all sizes and sensitive information, has been in action. You can search now and find several companies getting attacked and losing footing.

6 Ways to Make Your Brand Stand Out at Events

Business events, such as trade shows, are great ways to get your brand noticed and drive new commerce. However, it also means you're in a room with plenty of competition, which is why it's so important to have your brand stand out. Corporate events, business venues, and more are ideal for drawing the right sort of attention to your brand and hopefully making a lasting impression. Here are six ways you can help your brand to stand out.

Digital Data Loggers vs. Chart Recorders. When To Upgrade

A digital data logger is an electronic device that measures and records various environmental conditions. These conditions can be temperature, humidity, pressure, voltage, or current. Measuring them is essential in many industries where compliance regulations exist. A chart recorder is essentially an old-school version of the digital data logger. Instead of using a microprocessor for storage, a chart recorder marks the measurements on a paper chart that shows variations in the values recorded at a glance. In this article, we will take a closer look at each and compare the two.

Best Site Builders for Linux

Ubuntu is preferred by many people who know their tech and love coding and tinkering with different projects, but one of its drawbacks is that common software on Windows or MacOS might not be available for Linux. The good news is that there are many brilliant site builders for Linux; just because it can be harder to get big-name software support on Ubuntu doesn't mean you can't make an excellent website.