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Prudent Technologies and Consulting, Inc

For over 20 years Prudent Technologies & Consulting has been helping customers secure the technical and functional resources needed to deliver mission critical IT & Business initiatives. What started as an IT Consulting company providing premium IT staffing services on a contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire basis in the US, has grown to include full service IT Consulting specialty practices in three key technology verticals: Data Sciences, Cybersecurity, and Enterprise CRM. Prudent’s specialty practices are built on strong partnerships with best of breed technology firms, including SalesForce, Splunk, Cylance, McAfee, Symantec, and Databricks.

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Fiber Optic vs Copper Cables: How Do They Compare?

Article | March 9, 2020

Fiber Optic and Copper are pretty much the only options when it comes to networking communications cables. Today we focus on what makes them different. Let’s begin with the key characteristics of the old reliable copper phone lines — the same basic infrastructure that we’ve been using since the beginning of the 20th-century. Copper is highly conductive. This is what makes it so great for carrying the power to your home. Copper wires use the movement of electrons to carry signals by modulating a waveform at one end then demodulating it at the other end. And converting the patterns in the waveform into an analog or digital signal.

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Edge computing-driven transformation of data, management, and applications

Article | April 6, 2020

Big name companies are investing in edge computing developments. Bruce Davie, VMware’s VP and CTO, Asia Pacific and Japan, ranked Edge Computing along with the rise of mobile devices, cloud and AI in his list of “four super powers of technology”. According to Fujitsu CTO, Joseph Reger, “It is very obvious that you need to bring intelligence closer to [IoT] devices, and for that you must have a kind of distributed intelligence and that is going to reload the opportunities for digital transformation.” With reference to Gartner saying that by 2022, some 75% the of enterprise-generated data would be created and processed outside the traditional, centralised data centre or cloud, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) committed some US$4 billion investment in intelligent edge technologies and services by 2021.

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Data Security in the Cloud Best Practices

Article | April 8, 2020

Data security in the cloud best practices include: understanding and implementing security fundamentals, securing cloud infrastructure along the shared responsibility model, encrypting data in the cloud, and ensuring compliance with applicable regulations. Data security fundamentals often come back to the CIA Triad: data confidentiality, data integrity, and data availability. The shared responsibility model refers to the idea that both a cloud provider and the organization using the cloud are responsible for ensuring the overall security of the organization’s cloud infrastructure, including the data housed there.

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New Ransomware Targets Critical Infrastructure in 2020

Article | March 31, 2020

Critical infrastructure, like power and water systems, face a number of cyber-security threats. Traditional ransomware variants can bring these systems down by encrypting files that are vital to their operation. However, a new variant poses an even greater risk to critical infrastructure. The Ekans ransomware is designed specifically to take down critical services, making anti-ransomware protection even more important in these environments. Ransomware is a well-known threat made famous by the WannaCry worm. The success of the 2017 WannaCry outbreak has inspired a rash of attacks and new ransomware variants in recent years.

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Prudent Technologies and Consulting, Inc

For over 20 years Prudent Technologies & Consulting has been helping customers secure the technical and functional resources needed to deliver mission critical IT & Business initiatives. What started as an IT Consulting company providing premium IT staffing services on a contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire basis in the US, has grown to include full service IT Consulting specialty practices in three key technology verticals: Data Sciences, Cybersecurity, and Enterprise CRM. Prudent’s specialty practices are built on strong partnerships with best of breed technology firms, including SalesForce, Splunk, Cylance, McAfee, Symantec, and Databricks.

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