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Eze Castle Launches an Educational Series for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

You may have read in our recent blog posts that October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Of course, at Eze Castle Integration, we love to talk about IT security for alternative investment and professional services firms. To participate in National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Eze Castle Integration is launching a Cybersecurity Educational Series to guide the alternative investment industry through the complex and […]

Impact of Accepting or Declining Cookies

It’s likely that you’ve noticed a “Privacy and Cookie Policies” popup at the top or bottom of a web page while browsing the internet. You may even be mindlessly “Accepting” or “Declining” to give or deny the site permission to track your cookies without even thinking of the consequences. However, choosing to accept or decline a website’s cookies does impact […]

Making the Most of Your IT Budget

Worldwide IT spend is predicted to reach $3.7 trillion in 2018, a steady 4.5 percent up from 2017, as forecasted by Gartner. With spend on IT increasing each year, it’s evident that businesses worldwide acknowledge the importance of having a robust IT infrastructure in place to deliver seamless business operations. But, this also means that firms today are challenged with […]

New Infographic! 4 Common Misconceptions About the Hybrid Cloud

Financial institutions and firms continue to embrace cloud computing technology. For years, there has been the discussion about whether public or private cloud platforms were more suitable to financial and investment management firms. And that debate continues, but with the addition of a new player – the hybrid cloud.  While the hybrid cloud is rising in popularity for firms, there are still some common […]

5 Qualities to Look for in a Cloud Consultant

Embarking on a journey to the cloud is inevitable for most organizations based on the advantages provided by these on-demand platforms. However, a cloud migration can be complex and require careful guidance, planning and project management. Following are five attributes to look for when vetting a cloud consultant. Depth and Quality of Staff Before selecting a cloud consultant for your […]

Top Considerations When Evaluating an IT Provider for Your Firm

If you are launching a new firm or enhancing the operational efficiency of an existing firm, choosing an external provider to outsource your IT needs is an important decision that should be made after careful consideration and evaluation. To help with the evaluation process, here are our top considerations to keep in mind when evaluating IT providers and which best suits the needs […]

Whitepaper: Addressing IoT Security in the Age of Enterprise Mobility

With IoT and connected devices now prevalent in today’s workplace, firms must address security threats and potential risk against these devices. IoT technology has become a target for cybercriminals, and with IoT fixtures unable to repel modern hackers, organizations must have an understanding of the threat environment and implement supplementary data security measures to neutralize the vulnerabilities associated with the technology. […]

How Bithumb Listing is Boosting Zcash Cryptocurrency on the Coin Market

by David Drake Will the Bithumb Traction enable Zcash to Compete with Major Cryptocurrencies? Zcash, previously referred to as ‘ZeroCoin’ or ‘Zerocash’, recently got listed on Bithumb as the ninth coin. The move has attracted attention to this private digital currency that came into existence in October, 2016. Prior to its listing on Bithumb, Zcash traded on a virtual asset […]

Top Cryptocurrency Solutions at the 2nd Annual DC Blockchain Conference

Entrepreneurs, finance, and technology professionals, startups, venture capitalists, and investors came together on July 28, 2017 at my alma mater, George Washington University, to take part in the 2nd Annual Blockchain Conference DC. The attendees did not only see the world of Blockchain from the eyes of the experts but were also able to network and shook hands with other […]

Six Mistakes I’ve Learned through Failure

by David Drake I have failed hundreds of times with startups. From coupon cutting to club promoting, from restaurant services to technology companies, from venture capital funds to hedge funds, you name it and I can tell you where I failed. But I have not stopped trying. In fact, I use the failures I’ve faced in the past 30 years […]