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CxO Events


Reduce the Costs And Risks Associated With IT Modernization Projects (Sept. 24th)

Join CIO on Thursday, September 24, at 2:00 pm ET to learn how top CIOs are drastically reducing the costs and risks associated with IT modernization projects.

How China's Cyber Threat Groups Support Beijing's Geopolitical Objectives (Sept. 30th)

It's no secret that Beijing has ambitious plans to reposition itself as the world's superpower - one of the keys to its success has been its ability to deploy its cyber units to conduct state-endorsed operations.

The Future of Data Layer Strategies: Trends & Innovations (Sept. 29th)

BWG Connect invites senior IT managers to participate in a candid, interactive, peer-to-peer, industry discussion. Hear from your peers on the importance of Digital Transformation, strategies being implemented and challenges being faced!

Florida CIO Virtual Town Hall - Achieving Business Transparency (Sept. 30th)

Business transparency and trust is more important than ever for CIOs and CISOs to drive competitive advantage, mitigate risk, and ultimately create business value.

2020 HMG Live! Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit (Oct 1st.)

Understanding and Reducing the Cost of Cloud Storage (Sept. 30th)

BWG Connect invites senior IT managers to participate in a candid, interactive, peer-to-peer, industry discussion. Hear from your peers on the importance of Digital Transformation, strategies being implemented and challenges being faced!

Managing Insider Risk in the Remote Era (Oct 1st)

Join us Thursday, October 1, at 12:00 pm ET / 9:00 am PT to learn how top CSOs are managing insider risk in the remote era.

CxO


What CEOs Want In A CIO: A Strategic Business Partner

Research shows that CEOs are looking to CIOs to drive transformation and business strategy. Are you ready to step up?

In Uncertain Times, CISOs Have A Golden Opportunity

Hackers are targeting everyone and taking advantage of fear, uncertainty, and a 24/7 news cycle that can dwell on a single theme for weeks on end

10 Lies CIOs Tell Themselves About Their Agile Practices

Seeking to accelerate software delivery, IT organizations are embracing agile but all-too-common self-deceptions and persistent problems have most falling short

Top 5 Executive Soft Skills CIOs Need To Lead Today

To help navigate through a crisis like the pandemic, IT executives are drawing on their leadership and interpersonal skills as much as -- if not more than -- their technical ones

CTO Challenges Around The Return To The Workplace

Stephen Murphy, CEO of Genesis, talks about the challenges that CTOs face when it comes to organisations returning to work at the office

4 Realities Of Hybrid Working That CIOs Must Address

From meeting dynamics to merging toolsets, these issues demand attention now that we are through the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic. CIO Kevin Neifert shares priorities

As Companies Face Remote Work Challenges, The Spotlight Is On CIOs

The long-term negative effects of remote work are emerging - and CIOs can quell them

Bed Bath & Beyond's Digital Transformation

Bed Bath & Beyond is racing to develop its digital efforts and is looking to Google Cloud's analytics and data services to give it a boost

How COVID-19 Has Changed It's Focus And Plans For 2021

Bread-and-butter investments to modernize workforce systems and improve IT operations are the post-pandemic focus for IT buyers in North America and Europe, a survey shows

Enterprise Architecture Strategy Experts Offer Pandemic Tips

Enterprise architecture experts offer up advice and tips for organizations coping with budget constraints and staffing pressures in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

Skills And Traits Of A Business-Savvy CISO

CISOs looking to advance their careers or land a plum job must prove they are really on top of their game. Here's what recruiters say sets business-savvy CISOs apart

CISOs Struggling To Prep For Security Audits

Calendars for security and compliance audits are largely unchanged despite COVID-19, yet the pandemic is straining teams as they work remotely, according to Shujinko

Security


A Computer Can Guess More Than 100,000,000,000 Passwords Per Second. Still Think Yours Is Secure?

The ConversationPasswords have been used for thousands of years, as a means of identifying ourselves to others and in more recent times, to computers

About Your Remote Access Policy: It's Time For An Update

Times have changed, with more employees working from home. Has your enterprise's remote access policy kept pace with the arrival of new users, tasks, access technologies, and threats?

Why VPNs Alone Won't Secure Your Remote Employees

Hackers have begun to exploit VPN services to gain access to corporate networks

10 Tips To Improve Your Company's Cybersecurity Strategy In The Post-Coronavirus World

10 steps companies can take to protect employees and digital assets during the COVID-19 crisis

Threats From The Digital World Lead To Greater Cyber Security Concerns

Organizations will have to adapt quickly to survive when digital and physical worlds collide

Securing The Edge: 5 Best Practices

Considering how much is at stake in terms of data and infrastructure exposure, companies looking to take advantage of edge computing's promise will need to take steps to mitigate the risks

What Are The Habits Of Highly Effective CISOs?

Data crunched by Gartner analysts reveals the behaviours that differentiate the top-performing chief information security officers from the pack

Storage


Five Signs It's Time To Think About File Storage Modernization

Is it time to consider modernizing your data storage infrastructure?

Seagate Adds Another 18Tb Hard Disk Drive To Its Portfolio

Seagate's new HDD allows to store 4320TB per rack

7 Leading Storage Area Network Products And Vendors

Before selecting a SAN product, learn which features seven market-leading storage vendors provide organizations of all sizes and how they distinguish their products

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Using A SAN

SAN benefits include speed, scalability and fault tolerance, but the technology isn't without its drawbacks. Cost and complexity are big concerns for smaller organizations

2020 Strategic Roadmap For Storage According To Gartner

I&O leaders must invest in application-aware infrastructure, embrace infrastructure-led-innovation and modernize storage systems for hybrid cloud services

Top 5 Programming Languages For Data Scientists To Learn

Data scientists working with large data sets or in high-performance computational environments may find these programming languages essential to extracting data quickly and effortlessly

Humor


And The Motherboard Slipped Right Out

It's a whole new category of PC abuse

Memory-Lane Monday: Sneakynet

The legal mind at work

Wayback Wednesday: A Little Too Literal-Minded

But you DID demo it that way

AI


US Library Of Congress Launches AI Tool That Lets You Search 16 Million Old Newspaper Pages For Historical Images

The dataset includes more than 1.5 million newspaper photos

How To Build A Fair AI System

AI is being rapidly deployed at companies across industries, with businesses projected to double their spending in AI systems in the next three years

Technology


IBM Publishes Its Quantum Roadmap, Says It Will Have A 1,000-Qubit Machine In 2023

The most important news in the short term is that the company believes it is on its way to building a quantum processor with more than 1,000 qubits - and somewhere between 10 and 50 logical qubits - by the end of 2023

Facebook Will Release Its First AR Glasses In 2021

During Facebook Connect - the replacement for the AR/VR event previously known as Oculus Connect - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today that the company is planning to release its first pair of augmented reality glasses in 2021

Cloud


How To Deal With The Challenges Of Cloud Storage vs. SAN

Whether you're managing cloud storage or a local SAN, both have issues. Compare 13 areas where SAN and cloud storage challenges can arise and find out how to deal with them

Technology Insights On Snowflake IPO Announcement: The Consolidation Of Public Cloud Market

According to Gartner, the Public Cloud market is poised to grow further in 2020 even as CIOs continue to place big bets on IaaS to push their digital transformation goals

Operations


Microsoft Finds Underwater Data Centers Practical

Its researchers have pulled their second Project Natick experimental data center out of the ocean in Scotland

Linux


Linux Foundation Launches New Entry-Level IT Certification

Like it or not, certifications are important for getting ahead in technology. The Linux Foundation wants to help by launching a new, entry-level certification: The Linux Foundation Certified IT Associate (LFCA)

Careers


Most Employees Are Completely Happy To Never Return To The Office, Survey Finds

Remote workers are happy at home, but many still feel pressured to work longer hours over management fears of lost productivity. Here's how organizations can change to suit the new normal

PM


Project Management: Four Ways CTOs Can Make A Difference

From technical knowledge to department-building and goal-setting, here's the skills you need to hone if you want to become a great CTO with a highly effective team

Server


IDC Reports Jump In Server Sales, Decline In Storage Revenue

On the surface it would seem contradictory for one market to rise and another to fall, but there is a pattern here

HR


Top 10 Video Interviewing Tools For A Virtual Hiring Toolkit

Video interviewing tools are essential in every modern recruiter's toolkit. Learn what 10 of the top tools offer and some of the HR systems they integrate with

Networks


Encrypted Traffic Inference: An Alternative To Enterprise Network Traffic Decryption

Encrypted Traffic Inference: An Alternative to Enterprise Network Traffic Decryption Finding threats in encrypted inbound network traffic is complex and expensive for enterprises, but a fascinating new approach could eliminate the need for decryption

CRM


Rethink Your Relationship With CRM: Why Your CRM Might Fail And How To Fix It

During a crisis, companies are understandably selective about the tools they use. They don't want to spend a penny on the tools that don't pay off. Still, they realize that customer-centricity should be at the core of their business, fostering personalization, and driving loyalty and business growth

Developer


Explore Cloud Computing's Effect On Application Development

AWS and cloud computing changed the way organizations build and run applications. Explore why that happened and see what to expect in the future as more businesses jump on board