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CxO Events

CIO: The Evolution of Business-Centric IT Ops Strategies for Retail Sector (Oct 20th)

Join CIO contributing editor Lane Cooper, and subject-matter experts from our roundtable sponsor, Kyndryl, for this private, interactive, virtual roundtable.

Citrix Converge 2021 - October 26-28th

AWS: Fast, Secure Continuous Delivery for Cloud-Native Applications (Oct 28th)

Join DevOps Institute and AWS to learn how complex organizations can free developers to be creative and agile with cloud-native technologies like Kubernetes and serverless to support the speed of business today.

CIO: Executive Perspectives on Digital Agility and Ensuring Hybrid Work Success (Oct 28th)

Join us to learn and network with IT executives on how IT teams are shifting their strategic priorities around digital transformation and hybrid work.

CIO: Security, Flexibility and Accessibility for Today's Anywhere, Anytime Workforce (Oct 28th)

Join us to learn and network with IT executives on how to create flexible end-user computing experiences for today's evolving workforce while at the same time promoting Zero Trust security models

CIO: Resiliency Strategies for Protecting Critical Business Applications and Processes in Hybrid Multi-Cloud Environments (Oct 12th)

Join CIO contributing editor Lane Cooper and subject-matter experts from our roundtable sponsor, Kyndryl, for a private, interactive, virtual roundtable.

CIO: Control API Sprawl and Cost: Governance, Visibility and Integrated Management (Oct 13th)

Join us to network with IT executives on a governance structure that allows you to manage all API resources -- whatever your brand or location -- using one single pane of glass

InformationWeek: End to End Automation: A Game Changer for Improving Workforce Efficiency (Oct 28th)

Join us as our experts discuss how automation is changing the workforce and improving efficiency.

CIO: Manage Cloud Sprawl and Create Consistency Across Hybrid Multi-Cloud Infrastructure Environments (Oct 19th)

Join us to learn and network with IT executives on strategies for implementing a consistent management workflow to control technology sprawl.

WebexOne 2021 (Oct 26th-27th)

WebexOne is a two-day virtual event showcasing the voice of our customers and addressing their needs, especially helping them succeed in hybrid work and customer experience. You'll discover the latest Webex products, innovations, and acquisitions.

CIONET:Weekly Spotlight (Oct. 13th)

In this weekly series of 30-minute live talks, we are putting the spotlight on top global Digital Leaders to bring you high-value insights with regards to technology, transformation, people, culture, and the future of work.

Tintri: Demo Wednesdays (Oct. 13th)

Have you ever wanted more time in your day, allowing time to focus on more valuable projects in the organization? What if you could have more time AND AI-driven autonomous operations, app-level visibility, and precise analytics that drive down storage management costs by up to 95%?


5 Must-Read Harvard Business Review Articles

Check out these five thought-provoking HBR articles, curated especially for CIOs and IT leaders

3 Hybrid Work Strategy Tips CIOs And IT Need Now

Moving to a hybrid work model presents a number of challenges for companies. Here's how IT leaders can help overcome obstacles and support success.

A Journey In Organizational Resilience: Crisis Management

So far in this organizational resilience journey, we have focused mainly on the planning phase, or, as some call it, 'left of the boom'.

The CIO's Guide To Managing Enterprise AI

How should Chief Information Officers prepare to lead AI efforts in the enterprise? The author of a new book explains exactly what you need to know, on episode #706 of the CXOTalk series of conversations with people shaping our world.

IT Leadership: 5 Traits Of Truly Digital Leaders

Running digital transformation efforts does not make you a digital leader. Here's what distinguishes leaders of successful digital businesses

People Are The Key To Successful Digital Transformation

The combined elements for achieving digital transformation

How CISOs Plan To Accelerate The Adoption Of Automation

ThreatQuotient released the State of Cyber Security Automation Adoption in 2021, new research focused on understanding the importance, challenges and trends facing businesses and their CISOs when it comes to IT security systems automation.

Most CIOs Are Kept Awake At Night By Digital Transformation Challenges

Digital transformation is essential to post-Covid recovery

CIO Planning And Investment Strategy 2022

The economy is shifting relentlessly from a manufacturing-based to a service economy. What does this mean for the CIO role and how should Chief Information Officers prioritize their planning and investments for 2022?

Exclusive Survey: CIOs Outline Tech Priorities For 2021-22

With 2020 spending largely dictated by pandemic response, CIOs are now investing with one eye on the future - and one eye on securing the present.


Cybersecurity Awareness: The Basics Are The Foundation

It's Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) put out their 2021 #BeCyberSmart message kit... What do these mean for your business? Let's start off with the basics.

How To Be Cybersmart This Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cybercriminals constantly adopt newer techniques to target internet users. Read the article to know the four crucial ways to be CyberSmart

Active Directory Security Is Hard. Here's Why And How To Fix It

IT teams can improve Active Directory security through better management of Attack Paths.

Top Cybersecurity Statistics, Trends, And Facts

Survey data from the past year paints a picture for what your threat landscape will potentially look like in the coming months

Top Security Risks To Watch For In Shifting To Hybrid Identity Management

Challenges of hybrid identity management

Cybersecurity Best Practices Lagging, Despite People Being Aware Of The Risks

The National Cybersecurity Alliance and CybSafe announced the release of a report which polled 2,000 individuals across the U.S. and UK. The report examined key cybersecurity trends, attitudes, and behaviors ahead of Cybersecurity Awareness Month this month.

Top 5 Cyberattacks Of 2021

2021 is not yet over, yet it's already a record-breaking year for the cybercrime industry. We discuss the top 5 cyberattacks of 2021 so far.

Grade Your Cybersecurity Preparedness Checklist

Use this checklist to see where your K-12 district's cybersecurity plan could be vulnerable to bad actors

Device Identity: The Overlooked Insider Threat

Device/machine identity, especially in association with robotic process automation, can be a conduit for intentional and unintentional insider breaches

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) Adoption Hampered By Lack Of Education

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many organizations around the globe to accelerate their digital transformation plans.

The Top 6 Cyber Attacks Of 2021 So Far

Cyberattacks have been on the rise for years, and the trend shows no signs of slowing down. To add salt (no pun intended) to the wound, the COVID-19 pandemic has just made matters worse when it comes to cybersecurity.

DDOS Attacks: How To Prevent And Protect Your Business Against Them

Learn how to protect your business against DDoS attacks with these simple guidelines and useful tips and resources

CxO Security Events

Getting Secure Access Service Edge (SASE): What Every Enterprise Should Know (Oct 27th)

Over the past two years, the concept of secure access service edge (SASE) networking has taken the IT industry by storm, causing many enterprises to rethink their network architectures and their fundamental approach to wide area network security

DARKReading: Using Threat Hunting and Threat Intelligence to Strengthen Enterprise Cybersecurity (Oct 19th)

Attend this webinar and you'll leave with a better understanding of how to craft an even an effective defense against attacks

ITProtoday: Cloud Security Architecture: Designing a Trusted Framework (Oct 14th)

This virtual trade show will feature a range of keynotes, presentations, and educational content to help you design a trusted cloud security framework.

DARKReading: How Security Vulnerabilities Are Introduced In the Application Development Process - And How to Stop It (Oct 12th)

Every day, enterprises deploy application code that contains critical security vulnerabilities - because those flaws went overlooked or unrecognized by the application development team. How do these vulnerabilities escape the development process?

Recorded Future's Predict 21 (Oct 12-13)

Join us for Predict 21, where intelligence analysts, network defenders and cybersecurity leaders come together to discuss the rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape, and the role of intelligence in enabling a proactive and persistent security posture.

CIO: Zero Trust Data Management (Oct 27th)

Join CIO contributing editor Aaron Goldberg and subject-matter experts from Rubrik for a private, interactive, virtual roundtable.

CSO50 Conference + Awards (Nov. 16-18th)

CISOs, CSOs, and risk leaders face a complex array of new business risks. Supply chains are high value targets creating exponential security consequences when breached. Every organization's portfolio of customer-facing apps is widening the threat landscape.

Scottsdale 2021 Virtual Cyber Security Summit (Oct. 13th)

The 3rd Annual Scottsdale/Phoenix Cyber Security Summit goes virtual as it connects C-Suite & Senior Executives responsible for protecting their companies' critical infrastructures with innovative solution providers and renowned information security experts. Admission is just $95 giving you access to all Keynote Discussions, Interactive Panels and Product Demonstrations. As as subscriber to this newsletter use code ITEVENTS21VIP for free admission.


Gartner Identifies Four Trends Driving Near-Term Artificial Intelligence Innovation

Responsible AI, Small and Wide Data, Operationalization and Efficient Resource Use Will Be Key to Scaling AI Initiatives

Artificial Intelligence Market 2021

The artificial intelligence (AI) market is seeing explosive growth not only in traditionally tech-driven industries but also in new lines of business and in the homes of consumers

Where AI Has Made Real Progress

Better data infrastructure has provided a big boost to AI's growth, but some things still require a human

Artificial Intelligence vs. Machine Learning 2021

Technology solution providers frequently list artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) products under one category of AI/ML.

The Data And AI Landscape 2021: It A Mad, Mad, Mad World

Data and AI companies used to be considered tech companies. But the wave of IPOs and proliferation of unicorns is turning this market into its own sector. Our question is how sustainable is this MAD new world?

Artificial Intelligence And Automation 2021

Automation is becoming a top priority in many markets, especially as the remote workforce grows and workforce shortages displace traditional models of work in favor of more sustainable solutions.

The Way We AI Now

Better data infrastructure has provided a big boost to AI's growth, but some things still require a human

Enterprise AI: A Slow Progression Toward The Frontal Lobe, Not A Race To The Bottom Of The Brain Stem

What is your daily experience as a consumer with AI? Newsfeeds dominated by high school friends and anger-inducing political memes?

What Is Artificial Intelligence (AI)

AI technology can be found in almost every industry, but what is it?


Disasters Are Becoming More Common. It's Time To Future-Shock-Proof Our Schools.

Weeks before COVID-19 shut down the world, I was walking a stretch of beach in Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Cybersecurity Roundtable: Guarding K-12 Schools From Bad Actors

As K-12 schools become fast-rising targets for cyberattacks, six IT experts discuss strategies for protecting their networks

Best Cybersecurity Lessons And Activities For K-12 Education

Tech and Learning curates the best K-12 cybersecurity lessons, games and activities

The Kids Are Not Alright: Three Ways Edtech Can Support Student's Wellbeing During The COVID-19 Pandemic And Beyond

Most of us may remember our first day at school, making friends and sharing experiences inside and outside of the classroom


IT Hiring's Big Miss: How To Hire For Aptitude

If you're struggling to fill key IT roles, consider who you're missing - and shift your recruitment strategy to focus more on aptitude. Use this expert advice to broaden your talent pool

Tips For Managing Remote Teams: 3 Secrets To Success

It's no secret that the world has changed over the course of the pandemic, including the ways we work.

Legacy HR Technology Is Impacting Employee Productivity

The companies that are slow to digital transformation for their HR tech, are already falling behind competitors

Gartner CFO Survey Shows 60% Of Organizations Experienced Wage Inflation In 2Q21

Seventy-Four Percent of CFOs Concerned with Input Price Inflation's Impact on Profitability


6 Data Center Trends To Watch

Power failures remain the leading cause of major data-center outages, according to Uptime Institute's annual survey

Best IT Management Tools 2021

Manage better your IT assets

IT And Security Professionals Find Patching Complex, Cumbersome And Time-Consuming

It's well-known that many cyberattacks take advantage of vulnerabilities in software that has not been updated, but in 2021, why are companies often slack in installing patches?

How To Build An Incident-Response Plan, Before Security Disaster Strikes

Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist at ThycoticCentrify, offers a 7-step practical IR checklist for ensuring a swift recovery from a cyberattack


Are ERP-Centric Enterprises Being Left Behind?

Many large enterprise companies are rife with departments that depend on customized ERP software applications

SAP ERP on Cloud Improves Taronga Zoo's Operational Efficiency

Taronga Zoo upgraded its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to SAP S/4HANA Cloud as part of a digital-first approach for its business operations. By deploying SAP ERP on cloud, the organisation has successfully streamlined and automated its underlying management processes.

Top ERP Systems Need Ability To Deliver As Well As Tech

Panorama Consulting Group's '2022 Top 10 ERP Systems' report focuses on function set, technology, usability and ability to deliver on implementation, support and services


4 Steps To Protect The C-Suite From Business Email Compromise Attacks

Preventing top executives from becoming BEC victims requires a different approach. Putting the risk in business terms is key


Darpa Program Aims To Build Quantum-Inspired Solvers

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Quantum-Inspired Classical Computing (QuICC) program seeks to leverage lessons learned from benchmarking quantum algorithms to develop QI solvers for a range of complex DOD optimization problems, and demonstrate the feasibility of reducing the required computational energy by at least two orders of magnitude over existing techniques.


IT Careers: 5 Ways To Get Out Of A Rut

Feeling stuck in your IT job? Consider this advice to improve your outlook and move your IT career forward


Best Network Monitoring Tools Of 2021

Remote monitoring and management software