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IT - CxO
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5 Things You Should Know About Cybersecurity Insurance
CSO , February 17th, 2020
Understanding what it can and can't do for your business is critical to getting the most out of a cyber insurance policy
Career Ambitions: CIOs Create New Paths For Leveling Up
CIO, February 18th, 2020
The CIO post is increasingly seen as a stepping stone to other senior operational and excutive roles. So what does it take to move up in the C-suite today?
10 Tough Questions CEOs Are Asking CISOs
Dark Reading, February 20th, 2020
CEOs today are prepared with better questions than 'Are we secure,' and chief information security officers had better be ready to answer.
5 IT Strategies That Will Increase Speed And Agility For The Enterprise
CIO, February 19th, 2020
Athletes understand speed and agility training is vital for becoming the best they can be
The 12 CIO Skills Every Company Wants
CIO, February 20th, 2020
How one executive recruiter assesses the talent market
The CSO's Playbook For Forging Board Relationships
CSO , February 17th, 2020
Security is a board-level concern, but many aren't confident they have the information and processes to provide effective governance
What Are The Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For 2020?
Business 2 Community, February 19th, 2020
Business Intelligence (BI) and data analytics software vendors need to keep themselves updated on the latest strategic technology trends to create more effective and useful BI solutions
IT - MFA
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Zero-Factor Authentication: Owning Our Data
Dark Reading, February 19th, 2020
Are you asking the right questions to determine how well your vendors will protect your data? Probably not.
IT - Storage
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Best Hyper-Converged Systems Win Products Of The Year 2019
SearchConvergedInfrastructure, February 17th, 2020
Datrium, Western Digital and HiveIO win praise for ground-breaking products that led the way in a year of hyper-converged and composable infrastructure evolution and change
Storage In The Exabyte Era
datanami, February 19th, 2020
Back in 2010, a petabyte was considered a lot of data for a single company to have. But today, petabyte is child's play, and the biggest enterprises are managing data stored in the exabyte range
Top 2019 Enterprise Storage Arrays Win Products Of The Year
SearchStorage, February 17th, 2020
Winners of the 2019 Products of the Year signal a shift from disk to flash storage arrays. Vast Data takes gold, NGD Systems wins silver and DataDirect Networks captures bronze
IT - Security
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8 Things Users Do That Make Security Pros Miserable
Dark Reading, February 18th, 2020
When a user interacts with an enterprise system, the result can be productivity or disaster. Here are eight opportunities for the disaster side to win out over the productive
Take Your SOC To The Next Level Of Effectiveness
HelpNet Security, February 17th, 2020
Enterprise security infrastructures average 80 security products, creating security sprawl and a big management challenge for SOC teams
Security Think Tank: Ask Yourself If Zero Trust Is Right For You
ComputerWeekly, February 17th, 2020
In theory, the elimination of trust on the network simplifies IT security, but zero trust also brings new complications and new challenges
16 DDoS Attacks Take Place Every 60 Seconds, Rates Reach 622 Gbps
ZDNet, February 18th, 2020
With over 23,000 recorded attacks per day, customer-facing enterprise services are bearing the brunt of attacks
5 Strategies To Secure Cloud Operations Against Today's Cyber Threats
Dark Reading, February 20th, 2020
With these fundamentals in mind, organizations can reduce their security and compliance risks as they reap the cloud's many benefits
97% Of IT Leaders Majorly Concerned By Insider Data Breaches
Information Age, February 19th, 2020
An Egress study has found that 97% of IT leaders are concerned that data will be exposed by their own employees, leading to insider breaches
Are CISOs Ready For Zero Trust Architectures?
HelpNet Security, February 19th, 2020
Zero trust is a concept that is gaining an increasingly large and dedicated following, but it may mean different things to different audiences, so let's start with a definition
Cybersecurity Trends For 2020
Jaxenter, February 17th, 2020
Keeping your data and identity secure is more important than ever in 2020, and as tech evolves, it has also become more complicated than ever
Looking At The Future Of Identity Access Management (IAM)
HelpNet Security, February 21st, 2020
Here we are: at the beginning of a new year and the start of another decade
11 Penetration Testing Tools The Pros Use
CSO , February 21st, 2020
Beginners looking to skill up, here's where to start
IT - CRM
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CRM: Service For A Bygone Era
Business 2 Community, February 21st, 2020
Things get better with time
IT - HR
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HR Has A Trust Issue: Two Thirds Of Managers Feel Uncomfortable Talking To HR
AiTHORITY, February 20th, 2020
New Research Shows Fear of Judgement Is Preventing Honesty About Personal Development at Senior Levels, While Stress and Anxiety Is on the Rise Among Managers
IT - AI
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AI Is Changing The Pattern For How Software Is Developed
aitrends, February 21st, 2020
AI is helping companies to deploy new software more efficiently, and to allow a new generation of developers to learn to code more easily
How AI Is Impacting The Workplace
TechRepublic, February 18th, 2020
AI two main use cases today, decision support and chat bots, are helping employees do their jobs better, not replacing them
IT - Humor
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Flashback Friday: They're Due Someone's Undying Gratitude
computerworld, February 21st, 2020
For making the impossible possible
Memory-Lane Monday: Maybe Someone Should Have Asked
ComputerWorld, February 17th, 2020
Why did anyone think that was a good idea?
Wayback Wednesday: So Much For That Executive-Suite Mystique
computerworld, February 19th, 2020
We're all business up here!
IT - Technology
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Google Teaches AI To Play The Game Of Chip Design
The Next Platform, February 20th, 2020
Volvo VNR Electric Semi Truck First Drive: More Than Just A Truck
Read / Show, February 17th, 2020
Volvo's EV semi is part of the Lights program, a massive public-private effort to create an entire electrified ecosystem in Southern California
IT - Blockchain
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How Blockchain Could Help Block Fake News
ComputerWorld, February 17th, 2020
Creating an immutable ledger to track metadata associated with published content shows promise as a method for identifying authentic new
IT - BI
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IT Disappoints Business On Data And Analytics
InformationWeek, February 21st, 2020
Business groups inside organizations express their disappointment with IT in terms of data and analytics in a new survey that looks at priorities and areas at risk for failure
IT - PM
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9 Ways To Enhance Your Project Management Skills In 2020
Business 2 Community, February 19th, 2020
Smart project managers know that meeting and exceeding their goals and objectives is the key to their success
Are Your Project Managers 'Professional Babysitters'?
Business 2 Community, February 17th, 2020
Having been an agency PM on six-figure projects, I'd say his self-management assumption is good in theory. but hard in practice
How To Become A Project Manager In 2020
Business 2 Community, February 18th, 2020
How to become a project manager? This guide answers all your questions about becoming a project manager and landing a great job
IT - Social Media
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The 4 Mistakes You Are Making With Social Marketing
Business 2 Community, February 20th, 2020
Back in 2009 we put our first client on Facebook
IT - Database
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MySQL 8.0.19 New Features Summary
dasini.net, February 17th, 2020
Presentation of some of the new features of MySQL 8.0.19 released on January 13, 2020
IT - FOSS
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LibreOffice 6.3.5 Available
The Document Foundation, February 20th, 2020
The 5th minor release of the LibreOffice 6.3 family
IT - HPC
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Predictions For HPC In 2020
insideHPC, February 17th, 2020
In this special guest feature from Scientific Computing World, Laurence Horrocks-Barlow from OCF predicts that containerization, cloud, and GPU-based workloads are all going to dominate the HPC environment in 2020
IT - Cloud
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Cloud Spending Said To Top $30B In Q4 As Amazon, Microsoft Battle For Market Share
Techcrunch, February 18th, 2020
We all know the cloud infrastructure market is extremely lucrative; analyst firm Canalys reports that the sector reached $30.2 billion in revenue for Q4 2019
IT - Wireless
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Getting Up To Speed On 5G
Network Computing, February 21st, 2020
The 5G rollout is underway. How will this next-generation wireless technology impact you and your organization?
IT - DR
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Disaster Recovery Regulations Complicate Data Compliance
SearchDisasterRecovery, February 20th, 2020
Many organizations struggle when it comes to compliance with recent data regulations. Modern disaster recovery adds an extra layer of difficulty for meeting these requirements
Ensure Your DR Strategy Meets The Challenges Of A New Decade
SearchDisasterRecovery, February 17th, 2020
Traditional disasters and new cyberthreats have organizations reexamining their DR plans to ensure they maintain high levels of availability and can restore operations quickly
What Is BCDR? Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery Guide
SearchDisasterRecovery, February 19th, 2020
Business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) are closely related practices that support an organization's ability to remain operational after an adverse event
IT - Networks
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Cisco: IoT Traffic Is Taking Over; 5G, WiFi 6 Are Ascending
Networkworld, February 19th, 2020
Cisco Internet Report prognosticates M2M, 5G, WiFi, broadband impact by 2023
Nest WiFi Vs. Netgear Orbi Wi-Fi 6: Which Mesh Router Is Best?
CNET, February 19th, 2020
After months of tests, these are currently our two favorite mesh routers. So which one should you get?
IT - IoT
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Conceptualizing The 2020's: The Decade Of The Internet Of Things
insideBIGDATA, February 21st, 2020
2020 heralds the decade in which the Internet of Things surges from the fringe to the fore of the data ecosystem
IoT Data Lifecycle Adapts To AI At The Edge
Business 2 Community, February 20th, 2020
The advent of IoT radically changed the enterprise data lifecycle, and the implementation of AI on the edge is changing it again to meet real-time analysis needs
IT - Careers
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6 Tools You Need To Manage Your Remote Teams
Business 2 Community, February 20th, 2020
Today, remote work and work-from-home options are more common than ever before
Three ISACA Credentials Among The IT Industry's Top-Paying Certifications
HelpNet Security, February 17th, 2020
Three ISACA credentials are among the IT industry's top-paying certifications, according to recently released data from the Global Knowledge 2020 IT Skills and Salary Survey
Top 2020 Trends For Software Engineers: Hired Survey Insights
Jaxenter, February 21st, 2020
Using data from over 400,000 interview requests and surveying 1,600 software engineers, Hired released a report detailing the top trends for software engineers in 2020
IT - Virtualization
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Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.1.4 Now Available!
Oracle News, February 20th, 2020
This is a maintenance release
IT - Backup
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Cloud Key To Top 2019 Data Backup And Disaster Recovery Products
SearchDataBackup, February 17th, 2020
Commvault, Cohesity and Actifio make the podium in our Products of the Year competition for backup and DR. Cloud Daddy wins the new Judges' Choice award
IT - Big Data
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How Big Data Has Changed The Financial Industry
SmartDataCollective, February 21st, 2020
The accessibility and value of consumer data has grown substantially in the past several years
How To Translate Big Data Into Big Business Value
insideBIGDATA, February 21st, 2020
Many organizations are on a quest to become more data-centric and, as a result, a significant part of its IT budget is invested in a big data strategy
Shocking Ways Big Data Changed The Nature Of Business Lending
SmartDataCollective, February 21st, 2020
Small business owners need to recognize that big data is making the lending process different and more competitive
IT - Encryption
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What Is An Encryption Backdoor?
How-To Geek, February 20th, 2020
You might have heard the term 'encryption backdoor' in the news recently. We'll explain what it is
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