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The 11 Top Threats That Organizations Face Today

IT and business leaders have plenty to worry about in this new digital age. Changing federal, state or local compliance mandates are handed down every week. A company's reputation can suffer with one click of an unsatisfied customer's post on social media. And then there are all the problems that tie directly to IT, such as network breaches, productivity logjams and data loss. To pinpoint... Read More »

CIO Helps Prepare the Classroom of the Future

The CIO of Columbia University's Teachers College helps put the right infrastructure in place to ensure the school is prepared for the future.

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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 »

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 »

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 »

The Essential Requirements of a Digital CIO

What's the difference between "yesterday's CIO" and the modern-day digital one? Digital CIOs maintain a higher profile in the corporate board room, where board members have raised their expectations of IT performance and the delivery of new, business-benefiting innovation, according to a recent survey from BT. The resulting "Read More »

Brown University's CIO Touts the Digital Classroom

Ravi Pendse is a CIO who also teaches students, and his quest to make Brown University a leader in tech use has shaped how technology anchors the digital classroom. 

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How a Tech Background Hones Business Sense

At the end of the day, it's about information, automation and execution, whether plugging away in a data center or setting strategy and reaching goals in the C-suite.

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How False Positives Plague IT Departments

C-level executives are "completely in the dark" about cyber-attacks against their companies, yet IT professionals revealed their organizations have been victims of advanced attacks during the past 12 months. Many security pros do not believe their company has the necessary intelligence to convince the C-suite about the threats their company faces. They also are misled by false positives. The... Read More »

How CIOs Can Lead a Digital Transformation

The majority of CIOs now perceive of themselves as their organization's primary driver of a business and IT transformation, according to a recent survey from Cognizant. The report, titled "Being... Read More »

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