Slack beefs up mobile security controls for Enterprise Grid

Credit to Author: Matthew Finnegan| Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 08:00:00 -0700

Slack today unveiled new security capabilities for Enterprise Grid customers, including tighter controls for admins who oversee mobile device access.

Enterprise Grid was launched in 2017 for Slack’s biggest customers, with additional features to support large-scale deployments. Among the 150 organizations now using Enterprise Grid are Capital One, IBM and Target. 

Slack has continued to build out security and compliance features for the software since its introduction, including the addition of enterprise key management last September.  

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Slack tweaks desktop app to be faster, more efficient

Credit to Author: Matthew Finnegan| Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 09:50:00 -0700

Slack has overhauled its desktop software, adding offline access and tweaking the software for faster load times.

Recent efforts to improve the desktop app were highlighted at Slack Frontiers last year and the coming update – which the company says will launch 33% faster than before – will be available to users “over the next few weeks.”

Calls made to team mates via the app should be a speedier too, up to 10 times quicker, Slack said. “That could mean the difference between showing up to a meeting on time or not,” the company said in a blog post Monday. “These moments saved can quickly add up, giving you more time to focus on the tasks at hand.”

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Zoom fixes webcam flaw for Macs, but security concerns linger

Credit to Author: Matthew Finnegan| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 11:51:00 -0700

Zoom released a patch this week to fix a security flaw in the Mac version of its desktop video chat app that could allow hackers to take control of a user’s webcam. 

The vulnerability was discovered by security researcher Jonathan Leitschuh, who published information about it in a blog post Monday. The flaw potentially affected 750,000 companies and approximately 4 million individuals using Zoom, Leitschuh said.

Zoom said it’s seen “no indication” any users were affected. But concerns about the flaw and how it works raised questions about whether other similar apps could be equally vulnerable.

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New collaboration opportunity bringing together digital innovators and experts

Credit to Author: Sophie Borgne| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 14:50:28 +0000

The intriguing side of digital transformation is not so much the new ways in which machines now interact with each other, but as the innovative ways in which people are… Read more »

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The innovation exchange: why our green, decentralized energy future needs collaboration

Credit to Author: Philippe Delorme| Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 10:00:13 +0000

Today’s global movement towards progressively cheaper, more renewable energy generation is also a shift towards an energy landscape that is more distributed and dominated by smaller players. New technologies, such… Read more »

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Slack rolls out enterprise key management, but has no plans for end-to-end encryption

Credit to Author: Matthew Finnegan| Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 09:28:00 -0700

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Digital Transformation Fueling an Accelerated Shift in Technology Budgets from IT to LOB

Credit to Author: Abby Gabriel| Date: Fri, 18 May 2018 16:15:00 +0000

According to a recent IDC research report, technology spending is shifting from Information Technology (IT) organizations to the line of business (LOB). In fact, IDC is forecasting that LOB technology… Read more »

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Ensuring Reliability of Internet of Things Applications Requires IT/OT Collaboration

Credit to Author: Stephen Mooney| Date: Wed, 16 May 2018 16:10:00 +0000

Although we’re still in the early days of Internet of Things (IoT) technology, it’s becoming clear that in many industries, the data IoT applications generate will be important to businesses,… Read more »

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Reason #6 To Become An EcoXpert: Collaboration

Credit to Author: Jaimie Giarrusso| Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:02:07 +0000

Welcome to my sixth blog in the Top 10 Reasons to Become an EcoXpert Partner series, centered around collaboration! Have you ever lost a project bid or contract because you lacked… Read more »

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