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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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Confidential Computing: What is it and why do you need it?

Is everything you thought you'd done right for security about to be at risk?

Is everything you thought you'd done right for security about to be at risk?

It may still be early days for quantum computing, but there has been significant progress recently. But what does that mean for today’s 'unbreakable' encrypted data?

Mobile security failings putting enterprises at risk

Mobile security failings putting enterprises at risk

A typical mobile security breach in a large organization can cost millions of dollars. Mobile Security can be a daunting task with many potential pitfalls to protect against. Knowing the key security exposure mechanisms can help you...

Is there a private 5G network in your company's future?

Is there a private 5G network in your company's future?

The continuing build out of 5G networks has made it available to many users, although expect it to be another 1-2 years before it is ubiquitous. But, there are stopgap alternatives.

5 lessons companies should learn about working at home

5 lessons companies should learn about working at home

Companies now have the opportunity to learn from what is and isn’t working during the coronavirus crisis. Use this time to build out a strategy so you won’t have to use band aids and duct tape next time.

Will Microsoft provide the operating system that enables 5G?

Will Microsoft provide the operating system that enables 5G?

While most of the focus around 5G has been on the network operators and infrastructure providers, there’s been an 'under the covers' war being waged on who will power the massive computing core of the new networks.

Is enterprise security broken?

Is enterprise security broken?

Deploying independent endpoint or network security separately is coming to a rapid – and much-needed -- end. If you want to stay secure longer-term, focus on unifying your security products now.

Coronavirus: What companies are ready for our new reality?

Coronavirus: What companies are ready for our new reality?

One class of companies is already equipped to work in a fully distributed employee model. Another going to have a difficult time adapting to most employees having to work from home. Some won’t survive if this lasts more than a few...

Is RPA really an AI process or much less?

Is RPA really an AI process or much less?

Does robotic process automation eliminate mundane tasks or just perpetuate a marginally productive process that should be redesigned in the first place?

How to build a collaboration environment for a changing workforce

How to build a collaboration environment for a changing workforce

By 2025, most workers will be millennials. These ‘digital natives’ will have a major impact on how collaboration takes place – and it won’t involve walking next door to an office to collaborate.

Next-generation endpoint security goes beyond the endpoint

Next-generation endpoint security goes beyond the endpoint

AI and behavioral analysis are key to elevating the level of security for devices and back-end systems and are a prerequisite for IoT devices and services. Is your vendor moving in the right direction?

Why multicloud security is your next big challenge

Why multicloud security is your next big challenge

Companies deploy an average of three to five different cloud services. With an increased emphasis on security and regulatory compliance, the capability to manage these disparate systems is crucial.

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