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Because information technology (IT) advances so quickly, enterprises often must decide whether to adopt new technology. When this decision is incorrectly made, business productivity can suffer. On the other hand, by following the correct steps and making the correct decision at the right time, an enterprise can reach new heights.

Abdul B. Subhani, President & CEO of Centex Technologies, an information technology consulting company based in Killeen, Texas, has been accepted into the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs and technology executives.

Despite advanced security measures, organizations often suffer cyber attacks, due to minor security issues. Because these threats are often overlooked, employees are not typically trained and cautioned against them.

Information Security (InfoSec) is a fluid and dynamic field. The changing nature of the cyber environment means InfoSec is never foolproof. New technology can be used to assist both cybersecurity experts and cybercriminals.

Cyberspace is continuously evolving at a rapid pace. Social media, mobile computing, the Internet of Things (IoT) and ecommerce are all examples of people getting quickly accustomed to an online lifestyle.

Social media is one of the most overwhelming trends of this decade. Social media can be positive, allowing users to create and share content within their social circles. However, users also face the potential for embarrassment, humiliation, data loss, identity thefts, etc. as a result of social media misuse.

Information security can be tricky. Spending millions on improving security posture is not enough to prevent every potential disaster. In fact, organizations hit by security attacks are not always the ones with loose security.

In late October 2015, Carlyle Walton, CEO of Metroplex Hospital, and Matt Maxfield, CEO of Seton Medical Center, met to discuss some common concerns associated with the support their hospitals were providing to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center (CRDAMC). Both were experiencing a sudden reduction in the level of service they were being asked to provide since the arrival of the new Commander, COL Mark Thompson.

I don’t know one, single business owner who can quantify the return-on-investment (ROI) they achieve by being a member of the Chamber of Commerce. Not one. This may seem counterintuitive–to make that statement, and expect it to be published in a Chamber of Commerce publication; however, there is a method to my madness here….please read on.

As I write this, in mid-May 2017, I am looking at a news release in which it is revealed that Pennsylvania-based, teen apparel retailer Rue21 is filing for its second bankruptcy since 2003. Aeropostale, The Limited and Gander Mountain all declared recent bankruptcies.