Jack Gold

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Jack E. Gold is founder and principal analyst at J. Gold Associates, LLC., an analyst firm in Northborough, Mass. With more than 45 years of experience in the computer and electronics industries, and 25 years as a tech industry analyst, he covers the many aspects of business and consumer computing and emerging technologies.

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The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Jack Gold and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Why enterprise computing is living on the edge

Why 5G means new business models and user benefits

Why 5G means new business models and user benefits

5G wireless technology will enable business opportunities that will bring new services and better performance that extend beyond the smartphone.

Will 5G increase mobile security?

Will 5G increase mobile security?

We love our smartphones, but there's a dark side. Their prevalence and users’ tendencies to connect over public Wi-Fi make mobile devices a common target of bad guys. Analyst Jack Gold looks at how to mitigate the risk.

3 ways to improve PC security

3 ways to improve PC security

Insider Pro columnist Jack Gold writes that organizations must focus on three key areas if they want to protect their PCs -- and ultimately the entire organization -- from security breaches.

Don’t be blinded by 5G: Why you can’t neglect Wi-Fi 6

Don’t be blinded by 5G: Why you can’t neglect Wi-Fi 6

As important as 5G is for smartphones and other devices, don't overlook an equally important next-generation wireless technology -- Wi-Fi 6.

Can you be mobile AND secure?

Can you be mobile AND secure?

Despite the security challenges mobile devices create, there is no going back. Users demand corporate access from their smartphones and companies benefit from this access with increased efficiency, better use of time and improved user...

When should enterprises move to 5G?

When should enterprises move to 5G?

Maybe not today and maybe not tomorrow, but eventually everyone will be on 5G. However, before rushing to implement it in your business be sure to know what the available benefits are and which types of users will notice a real...

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