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IT - CxO
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 - Storage
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
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
CRM: Service For A Bygone Era
Business 2 Community, February 21st, 2020
Things get better with time
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
MySQL 8.0.19 New Features Summary, February 17th, 2020
Presentation of some of the new features of MySQL 8.0.19 released on January 13, 2020
LibreOffice 6.3.5 Available
The Document Foundation, February 20th, 2020
The 5th minor release of the LibreOffice 6.3 family
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
PeopleTek News
Books: Leadership Insights: Tips To Learn, Grow, And Transform
PeopleTek News, February 20th, 2020
A key piece of effective leadership is having a strong sense of awareness, both of self and of others
IT - Cloud
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
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?
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
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
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
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
Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.1.4 Now Available!
Oracle News, February 20th, 2020
This is a maintenance release
IT - Backup
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
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
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
RSA News
Symphony Technology Group Enters Definitive Agreement With Dell Technologies To Acquire RSA
RSA News, February 18th, 2020
RSA provides risk, security and fraud teams with the ability to holistically manage digital risk, including threat detection and response, identity and access management, integrated risk management and omnichannel fraud prevention
SuperMicro News
Supermicro Superstorage 6019P-Acr12L+ Server Review, February 18th, 2020
The SuperStorage 6019P-ACR12L+ is a 1U server designed for organizations that need a solution for high-density object storage, scale-out storage, Ceph/Hadoop, and Big Data Analytics
Cisco News
Cisco Innovates Cellular IoT Connectivity Management With 5G Readiness And Machine Learning
Cisco News, February 20th, 2020
Cisco IoT Control Center becomes more intelligent with anomaly detection, smart billing
Cisco Is No. 4 On Fortune 100 Best Companies To Work For Ranking
Cisco News, February 18th, 2020
Cisco was named No. 4 on the list of 2020 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, its 23rd year on the list
New Cisco Annual Internet Report Forecasts 5G To Support More Than 10% Of Global Mobile Connections By 2023
Cisco News, February 18th, 2020
5G Speeds will be 13 times higher than the Average Mobile Connection
Datacore News
Top Data Storage And Management Tools Win Products Of The Year
SearchStorage, February 17th, 2020
The winning system and application software products for 2019 innovated in their own ways, and each one is breaking new ground in storage performance and simplicity
HP News
HP Adopts Limited Duration Shareholder Rights Plan
HP News, February 20th, 2020
HP's board is focused on creating long-term value for HP shareholders
HP Joins Initiative To Establish Industry-Standard Benchmarks For Printer Security
HP News, February 19th, 2020
Only OEM to earn both the first and second seals for device penetration and policy compliance
AWS News
3M Selects AWS As Its Preferred Cloud Provider For Enterprise IT
AWS News, February 17th, 2020
Global science and innovation leader uses AWS to modernize its infrastructure and drive efficiencies across its global manufacturing and supply chain
Oracle News
Chief Information Security Officer Priorities For 2020
Forbes, February 21st, 2020
'Training and recovery.' That's where David McLeod, chief information security officer of Cox Enterprises, says that CISOs should spend their money in 2020
I Have Seen The Future, And It Is 3D Printing
Forbes, February 21st, 2020
I bought a 3D printer about 18 months ago, and for most of that time, it sat idle...
Oracle Cloud Applications Achieves Fedramp Moderate Authorization
Oracle News, February 21st, 2020
New authorization marks key milestone for the Federal Government, extending agency access to the suite of Oracle Cloud Applications covering ERP, HCM, and CX
Veeam News
Veeam Appoints Gil Vega As Chief Information Security Officer
Veeam News, February 19th, 2020
New role will help company scale internal security and compliance processes and successfully navigate the complex and evolving Cloud Data Management market as customers strive to secure and protect critical data
Veeam Releases Next Generation Of Data Backup With Highly Anticipated New Veeam Availability Suite V10
Veeam News, February 18th, 2020
With more than 150 new features and enhancements - including modern NAS support, Multi-VM Instant Recovery and heightened ransomware protection - v10 includes data protection capabilities that increase availability, portability, and extensibility for Cloud Data Management
Dell News
Dell Technologies & Fortress Melbourne Unite To Power The Next Generation Of Gaming And Esports In Australia
Dell Technologies News, February 18th, 2020
Dell Technologies partners with Fortress Melbourne as the exclusive hardware provider for a new state-of-the-art entertainment venue
Dell Technologies And Orange Deliver The Power Of 5G
Dell Technologies News, February 21st, 2020
Dell Technologies and Orange unlock the true power of enhanced broadband communications in creating new opportunities for bandwidth-intensive applications
Dell Technologies Takes Innovation To The Edge, Helps Customers Realize Competitive Insights
Dell Technologies News, February 18th, 2020
Dell Technologies helps customers adapt to the changing nature of data that is streaming in real-time, never ending, mobile and being created at the edge - outside of the data center
Symphony Technology Group Enters Definitive Agreement With Dell Technologies To Acquire RSA
Dell Technologies News, February 18th, 2020
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is the private equity partner to market leading companies in data, software, and analytics
Lenovo News
CDP Sustainability Ranking: Lenovo Recognized At Leadership Level
Lenovo News, February 17th, 2020
Lenovo has been recognized as a world leader in corporate sustainability by CDP
Lenovo Delivers Record Setting Q3 Performance With All Time Revenue And PTI High
Lenovo News, February 20th, 2020
All time Group revenue record of US$14.1 billion
Nutanix News
Nutanix Named One Of The 2020 Fortune 100 Best Companies To Work For By Great Place To Work And Fortune
Nutanix News, February 18th, 2020
Company is Among Eight New Companies on the Top 100 List
Nutanix Teams Up With Caesars Entertainment And UNIV To Power Black Fire Innovation Hub
Nutanix News, February 19th, 2020
The Innovative Technology Hub is a Space to Test and Showcase New Gaming and Hospitality Concepts
Microsoft News
Creating A World Of Good: Microsoft Launches The Global Social Entrepreneurship Program
Microsoft News, February 21st, 2020
Imagine what it would mean if communities that lack access to safe drinking water had a simple, affordable way to test their water supply for cholera, a water-borne disease that sickens 4 million people every year and causes an estimated 143,000 deaths?
Delivering On The Promise Of Security AI To Help Defenders Protect Today's Hybrid Environments
Microsoft News, February 20th, 2020
Technology is reshaping society - artificial intelligence (AI) is enabling us to increase crop yields, protect endangered animals and improve access to healthcare
Open Manufacturing Platform expands: Anheuser-Busch InBev, BMW Group, Bosch, Microsoft and ZF team up to accelerate manufacturing innovation at scale
Microsoft News, February 19th, 2020
Anheuser-Busch InBev, BMW Group, Bosch Group, Microsoft, ZF Friedrichshafen AG named OMP steering committee members
IBM News
Centotrenta Servicing Redefines Credit Securitization Management With IBM Blockchain Platform
IBM News, February 20th, 2020
BNP Paribas Securities Services joins HyperMast STS, platform, designed to simplify and standardize securitization
IBM Power Systems Certified For Sap Hana Enterprise Cloud As A Provider For Large SAP HANA Systems
IBM News, February 19th, 2020
SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud users can take advantage of the firmware-based virtualization in the IBM POWER platform
IBM Study Advance Designed To Reduce The Time And Costs Associated With Clinical Trials
IBM News, February 18th, 2020
Access to real-world data, collaborative tools and templates can potentially enable greater trial efficiency while aiming to reduce the potential for costly amendments
Fortinet News
Fortinet Bolsters Digital Innovations With Extensive Cybersecurity Partner Ecosystem
Fortinet News, February 18th, 2020
Fortinet Hits Milestone With More Than 355 Technology Integrations With the Fortinet Security Fabric
Fortinet Introduces Over 350 New Features To Its Security Fabric Platform
Fortinet News, February 18th, 2020
FortiOS 6.4 Broadens the Fortinet Security Fabric, Enables Additional Integration and Automation
Fortinet Unveils New Fortigate 1800F To Enable High Performance And Dynamic Internal Segmentation
Fortinet News, February 18th, 2020
FortiGate 1800F is Powered by NP7, Fortinet's New Seventh Generation Network Processor Designed to Accelerate Security Performance in the Data Center
Growth In Fortinet Network Security Expert Institute Programs Tackles The Cybersecurity Skills Gap
Fortinet News, February 19th, 2020
Fortinet NSE Institute Training Initiatives Continue to Expand Globally To Address Workforce Shortage
How Security Performance Drives Digital Innovation
Fortinet News, February 21st, 2020
How can we do this even faster?
Red Hat News
Friday Five - February 21, 2020
Red Hat News, February 20th, 2020
The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.
Citrix News
Renasant Bank Delivers Modern Employee Experience With Citrix
Citrix News, February 18th, 2020
Leading financial institution leverages digital workspace solutions to create flexible environment in which people can work when, where and how they want
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