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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 are the two concerns ahead of the shrinking pool of security experts. The goal of the survey was to measure... Read More »

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. 

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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 organization. IT decision-makers between the ages of 18 and 44 demonstrate a "much more cavalier" toward IT security than those over age 45. "It was alarming to see such a high... Read More »

How Digital Innovation Hones Competitive Advantage

A minority of executives describe their companies as "highly advanced" in their digital pursuits, according to a recent survey from KPMG. The resulting report, titled "Crossing the Enterprise Digital Divide: How Digital Strategies Can Sharpen... Read More »

Why IT Needs to Step Up as a Business Partner

While most tech and C-level execs believe that IT should serve as a collaborative partner of business, only a minority said this is actually happening, according to a recent survey from McKinsey & Company. The accompanying article, titled "Read More »

Shedding Light on the Problem of Dark Data

For enterprises to keep up with the impending surge of data—most of which will be unstructured—they must first understand what dark data is and how it will affect their operations. Gaining that knowledge is the first step toward developing a set of data management processes that will "light up" and extract value from more data. There is a pressing need to do so. Today, 80% of all... Read More »

Why IT Pros Need Better Soft Skills

A significant share of CIOs say today's tech pros need to improve upon their communications interactions and other soft skills, according to a recent survey from Robert... Read More »

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.

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Setting the Right Tone for Risk Management

Without one person in an organization responsible for managing third-party risk, companies face a serious barrier to achieving effective third-party risk management, according to a new study. The study, "Tone at the Top and Third-Party Risk," was conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Shared Assessments, a member-driven, industry-standard body specializing in third-party risk... Read More »

Hiring the Best Talent From Tech Bootcamps

All coding bootcamps aren’t created equal, so finding talent in programs that align with the skills and experience valued by your organization can be a challenge.

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