Company Memo: We Can't Protect Consumer Data

The majority of technology, risk and business professionals revealed customers should not feel confident that their personal information is fully secured, according to a recent survey from ISACA. The report, titled "Keeping a Lock on... Read More »

How IT Spent Its Summer

So how was your summer? Hopefully better than the one that some of your IT employees endured, as they were constantly getting stressed out by a deluge of remote users who seemingly always had computer or network issues that needed attention, according to a... Read More »

The Last of the Millennials

Given the lingering IT skills shortage, CIOs must focus on the next generation of employees to develop promising recruitment pools for future positions. In this case, we're referring to high school seniors—who are considered among the last of the Millennials. To lend insight about these young people, CareerBuilder has come out with Read More »

The 1% Who Put the Entire Organization at Risk

Cyber-security risk is highly concentrated in the cloud, according to a new study, with 1% of users responsible for 75% of the risk. Furthermore, cyber-criminals continue to focus on what is widely considered the weakest link in the security chain: the user, the report revealed. The findings come from CloudLock, which combines U.S. and Israeli military intelligence with real-time,... Read More »

The Worst Jaw-Dropping Resume Blunders

Like many hiring managers, CIOs are pressed for time when reviewing job applications. Most employers, in fact, spend less than five minutes reviewing a single resume, according to Read More »

Ten Fastest-Growing States for Tech Jobs

If you're a CIO in the No. 1 state for tech-employment growth, you're not working anywhere near California, New York, Massachusetts, Texas or any of the other usual suspect states that show up on this type of list. Instead, "Go Midwest, young man," as the top state is actually not on the coast but in the heart of the country, according to a Read More »

Why Insider Threats Are Inevitable

The majority of surveyed security professionals, 62 percent, said insider threats have grown during the last year, according to a new report. A combination of factors are at play: 53 percent attribute the rise to insufficient data protection strategies and solutions, 50 percent point to the proliferation of sensitive data moved beyond the firewall on mobile devices, and 50% note a lack of... Read More »

As Demographics Change, Security Training Must Adapt

Shoring up an organization’s cyber-defenses takes more than simply providing handbooks during the new hire process—because one size does not fit all.

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The Key to Battling Cyber-Crime Begins With Users

A day doesn't pass without news of a breach or security lapse somewhere in government or business. As a result, Americans are increasingly concerned about the risks posed by digital systems. Yet many do not follow basic security practices that reduce dangers. A new national survey of more than 1,000... Read More »

Why Risk Professionals Need More IT Support

Governance, risk and compliance (GRC) professionals believe their current tech tools aren't capable of enabling them to monitor risk effectively, according to a recent survey from SAP. The... Read More »

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