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Why Security Pros Are Always Under Pressure

A shortage of security expertise is now the third biggest pressure security professionals face, up from eighth last year, according to a new report. Advanced security threats and the adoption of emerging technologies... Continue »
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The Importance of Maintaining Formal Governance

When a vendor is performing well, the client may have a tendency to relax governance requirements and routines—but this can lead to trouble.  Continue »
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How Missing Emails Can Cost Companies Millions

Enterprises that fail to properly manage email for information governance purposes can face catastrophic consequences, according to a new survey. Two recent examples: Scottrade was fined $2.6 million in 2015 because... Continue »
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Rosetta Stone Translates Tech Into Better Service

The provider of language learning materials moves to a more efficient customer service platform to support its subscription-based business model. Continue »
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When Executives Ignore Security Policies

A new study finds that a surprisingly high percentage of IT executives—45 percent—knowingly circumvent organizational security policies, and many have even successfully hacked their own or another... Continue »
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Traditional Security Is Ineffective in the Cloud

Clouds are radically changing business and IT functions, and the change comes with a cost: defending the cloud with traditional security tools no longer makes sense.  Continue »

IT NEWS & TRENDS

 

Nine Advantages of Open Source Software

Even though some IT leaders shy away from open-source technology, its origins are rooted in traditional IT processes. Open-source software has come a long way over the years, and the always-active open-source communities are one of the primary... More »

Eight Interesting Facts About Java

Java, the long-lasting programming language, remains immensely popular—and for many good reasons. Java is the go-to language for millions of software developers. Java emerged as a tech juggernaut because of its unique portability and its... More »

11 Best Practices for Business Intelligence

Interest in business intelligence (BI) is surging, as big data is expected to explode into a $50 billion market in 2015—nearly doubling its current size. Why not, when BI supports so many business-critical functions, such as analytics,... More »

Tech’s Indelible Impact on Society

A significant share of Americans feel that digital companies are gaining so much power that they'll eventually get regulated just as utilities are today, according to a recent survey from Vrge Strategies. The findings cover an interesting mix of... More »

Want to Engage Employees? Feed 'Em!

In prior features, we've written about how CIOs and other IT leaders struggle to hire qualified tech employees for vacant, mission-critical positions. And, once those staffers are in place, it's difficult to keep them engaged so they remain with... More »

The Return of the Malicious Attachment

Malicious attacks have shifted from URL-based campaigns, which dominated last year, to campaigns that rely on attachments to deliver malware payloads, according to a new study. The study also found that phishing increasingly targets business... More »

EXPERT VOICES

 

Why BYOD Programs Face Limitations

Given the benefits to both employees and employers, there should be stratospheric adoption of BYOD across all industries—but this isn’t the case. More »

How to Maximize the Benefits of a Platform Economy

The Platform Economy is driving the most profound global economic change since the Industrial Revolution, and understanding its nuances is essential. More »

Why CIOs Should Join Customer Advisory Boards

Serving on a customer advisory board brings significant insight and value—but it’s important to choose one that is a good fit. More »

Why APIs Are Agents of Change for Digitalization

Digital platforms are the key to innovative business models and quality customer interaction. More »

What Going Digital Means to IT and the Bottom Line

The CTO of Deloitte Consulting shares some advice for CIOs undertaking a digital transition: It will challenge IT to grow beyond business as usual. More »

Why Cyber-Criminals Are Always One Step Ahead

Cyber-criminals have an uncanny ability to stay under the radar for long periods of time—making the difficult business of cyber-protection even more difficult. Cyber-security is an ever-evolving undertaking, and the need for enterprises to... More »