Pokémon Go brings attention to consumer data security in apps

Since its release earlier this month, Pokémon Go has quickly become one of the most popular apps of all time. The app has created a new way to encourage users to get out and be active with technology, but its use of location services and account access requests raises questions about data safety. At the…

HOBI News of the Week 7/11-7/15

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 7/11-7/15 Study indicates school districts are struggling with proper classroom technology integration A study conducted by Edgenuity indicates a substantial amount of schools around the country are struggling with successful classroom technology integration. This survey interviewed teachers of various grade levels around the…

The easiest enterprise data security mistake

In an article from Entrepreneur, Brett Relander lists 10 data security mistakes startups cannot afford to make. These mistakes include: Identifying personal and professionals borders Ignoring two-step authentication Not making security a top priority Insufficient exit protocols Forgoing SSL from the beginning Failing to prioritize security Having no policies for cloud storage Disregarding security best-practice…

HOBI News of the Week 6/20-6/24

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of June 20-24, 2016 Three common mistakes made by enterprise IT professionals Enterprise IT is a fast-evolving landscape. With rapid technology releases, shortening device lifecycles and quick changes in budgets, IT leadership is more challenging than ever. Survey indicates decreasing data center budgets A…

The two key issues of educational technology implemenation

Educational technology implementation is anticipated to grow substantially within the next five years. E-learning tools can improve the quality of instruction and classroom interaction, but without the right preparation, educational technology can hinder students and teachers instead of helping. Here are the two major issues institutions may face when first introducing technology in the classroom:…

How much an enterprise data center outage can cost you, and how to avoid it

Enterprise data centers process and store massive amounts of critical information. Data center technology is rapidly advancing, but there still remains room for error, and room for outages. Even a short outage can result in the loss of thousands of dollars and compromise hundreds of files. How do enterprises avoid costly outages? The problem The…

HOBI News of the Week 3/16-3/20

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of May 16-20, 2016. LinkedIn breach compromised 117 million accounts A data breach at LinkedIn in 2012 compromised up to 117 million user account credentials. North American educational technology market anticipating substantial growth Market Research reports the North American  educational technology market is anticipated…