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Here’s a little update from Alpin –3 Big Takeaways from SecureWorld Denver 2018
SaaS Product Updates
- Dropbox Business introduces automatic camera uploads. It will be convenient for many users and, you might guess, really embarrassing for some people who upload the wrong pictures on accident.
- New O365 AI tools include the ability to make to-do items directly in Word, with AI-enhanced content suggestions. Here is an AI-suggested ending to this post: purple monkey SaaS snuffleupagus
- Workday asks midsized companies if they’ve outgrown their legacy systems. Probably, but no one wants to get rid of that one server that accounting needs (no backup), running continuously for more than 15 years.
Tips and Tricks
- Smartsheet shares tips for CIOs to improve enterprise agility: make sure people have good tools and leverage data. Hey CIOs, Alpin’s a great tool that gives you a lot of data to leverage!
- Asana shares tips for building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Notable quote, “We hired a dedicated [diversity] lead, Sonja Gittens-Ottley, when we were 175 employees, and I wish we had hired her even sooner.”
- Azure SQL data warehouse update makes it easier to run multiple workloads from a single DB. This is interesting if you’re not running MongoDB, Dynamo, Firebase or you own SQL server….
- When it’s just a “snafu” that more than 2 years of internet traffic were accidentally routed through a Chinese telecom, maybe we’re getting really desensitized to cyber security issues.
- Are you one of the 75% of businesses that want to buy more cloud security tools in 2019? Did we mention Alpin is budget-friendly?
- Want to know how that massive Office of Personnel Management (OPM) hack happened a few years ago? It took years and surprise, surprise — a background check vendor was a source of vulnerability.
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