Apple’s dropping Back To My Mac Remote Access. Here’s an Alternative, Currently Discounted.

Apple is dropping the Back To My Mac remote access feature, and in a recent support document they urge you to be prepared by looking for alternatives. RemotePC by iDrive is a full-featured remote access solution that lets you connect to your work or office computer securely from anywhere, and from any iOS or Android device. Right now, their 50 computer package is 90% off or just $6.95 for your…

September 21, 2018

Microsoft Managed Desktop: All your Windows 10 devices, managed by Microsoft

Bill Predmore, president and co-owner of professional women’s soccer team the Seattle Reign, has enough to worry about without managing PCs. “I don’t want to have to think about technology,” he told “I want it to be like a utility where I flip a switch and it just works.” So, in December 2017, the Seattle Reign turned to a private preview of Microsoft Managed Desktop (MMD), a new desktop…

September 19, 2018

IDG Contributor Network: Is your business ready to go mobile-only?

Over the past decade, smartphones and tablets have become so smart, there are already a few that outpace the standard laptop. Wearables too have evolved tremendously beyond the simple fitness tracking features of a few years ago. Whether it’s communicating with friends or completing a task at work, smartphones have become part of our everyday life and essential to collaboration. But are businesses ready to cast traditional desktops and laptops…

September 10, 2018

Mobile-first strategy streamlines AZDCS case work

Like many government agencies, Arizona Department of Child Safety (AZDCS) operated on cumbersome, mainframe-based data infrastructure in need of an overhaul. But in the process of updating the system, CIO Linda Jewell and her team realized that a mobile-first strategy would not only facilitate future digital transformation but also enable caseworkers to better engage with the families they’re serving right now. To read this article in full, please click here…

August 27, 2018

Smashing Security #089: Data breaches, ransomware, Bitcoin robberies, and typewriters

August 2, 2018

Ransomware rears its head again, Dixons Carphone reveals its data breach was almost 1000% worse than they previously thought, a man is accused of stealing five million dollars worth of cryptocurrency through hijacking mobile phones, and a Canadian guy called Norman is rushing to get the typewriters out of storage. All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security…


8 technologies driving health care M&As

Tech is good medicine for heath care acquisitions Image by Getty Images The U.S. department of labor forecasts that the healthcare industry will add 4 million new jobs by 2016. That should be a daunting prospect for anyone working in that industry — particularly given that the rising cost of healthcare (18 percent of GDP in 2016, up from 10 percent 30 years ago) means that employees don’t come cheap….

July 13, 2018