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    From acquisitions to audits: What's going on with Symantec?

    Though Symantec's stock has taken a notable hit since May, its products remain viable. And yet the dark cloud of an audit remains.

    Samantha Schwartz • Aug. 24, 2018
  • But what really is a quantum computer?

    There are two classes of quantum computers: universal scalable and specialized. To pick one, first figure out what problem you're trying to solve. 

    Alex Hickey • Aug. 17, 2018
  • No CIO exists in a silo: What the private sector can learn from federal IT

    Operational environments differ, but CIOs across all industries experience difficulties in the policies outlined by GAO. It's time for the private sector to take notice.

    Samantha Schwartz • Aug. 13, 2018
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    Privacy is dead, long live privacy

    After GDPR, experts and companies are trying to understand how data should be treated while injecting more privacy along the way. One solution is to treat data as currency.

    Naomi Eide • Aug. 9, 2018
  • How Slack and Atlassian landed a 'sharp jab' in Microsoft's ribs

    By Microsoft's standards, the partnership is not something that will rattle its bones, but for Slack, this is an entryway to more enterprise customers, and that's Microsoft's turf.

    Samantha Schwartz • July 30, 2018
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    How vulnerable is the grid to cyberattacks, really?

    Experts say a recent DHS briefing that warned hackers could cause widespread blackouts may have overstated the threat.

    Gavin Bade • July 25, 2018
  • The evolution of the CRM market and why Salesforce heads it

    It's taken about 30 years for customer relationship management to go from Rolodexes to artificial intelligence.

    Samantha Schwartz • July 23, 2018
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    For TBM practitioners, IT finance is alluring and mission critical

    Technology Business Management is gaining momentum because it encourages technology departments to operate like a business.

    Naomi Eide • July 18, 2018
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    When it comes to privacy, California is out front. Will the rest of the country follow?

    The privacy bill "takes the definition of what we've referred to as personally identifiable information and puts it on steroids," said Fouad Khalil, head of compliance at SecurityScorecard.

    Samantha Schwartz • July 16, 2018
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    Under the sea: Microsoft's submarine data centers

    Cloud vendors are already using wind and solar solutions to conserve energy consumed by their servers. The next frontier, however, is in the ocean's waves. 

    Samantha Schwartz • June 21, 2018
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    At C.H. Robinson, open source adoption brings iterative, fast development — almost too fast

    In 2014, the company faced a roadblock: How do you remove bottlenecks in the technology development pipeline?

    Naomi Eide • June 19, 2018
  • What's going on underneath your AI?

    From hiring to customer service, artificial intelligence rules many domains that once required the delicate human touch. 

    Alex Hickey • June 14, 2018
  • Can tech drive engagement?

    It's not tech tools that drive engagement, but the productivity enabled.

    Pamela DeLoatch • June 12, 2018
  • The right training program could prevent your next data breach

    A great cybersecurity learning strategy raises awareness, but it also gives employees tools to recognize and report risks.

    Riia O'Donnell • May 31, 2018
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    What Georgia's failed 'hack back' bill says about the future of cybersecurity laws

    Legislation proposing a retaliatory cyberattack as a line of defense misses the opportunity to understand how hacks happen and how to prevent them.

    Samantha Schwartz • May 29, 2018
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    With fears of full-scale cyberwar, questions of attribution arise

    Script kiddies and credential stuffers aside, the increase in nation-state activity and cyberespionage threats have begun to plague organizations across sectors. 

    Naomi Eide • May 22, 2018
  • Let onboarding tech do the heavy lifting, but don't 'over-automate' the process

    As tech promises to improve efficiency, HR can't lose sight of the need for personalization.

    Valerie Bolden-Barrett • May 15, 2018
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    Talend CIO: IT leaders need to buy for the future, not just for today

    Eric Johnson and Talend are doubling down on hybrid cloud, multicloud, containerization and serverless computing to usher customers into the future. 

    Alex Hickey • May 11, 2018
  • WannaCry's more profitable successor: Cryptomining

    While cryptomining poses little business interruption, a fluctuating cryptocurrency market could unleash a return to traditional attack vectors. 

    Naomi Eide • May 11, 2018
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    Is the tech worth the risk? CISOs struggle to navigate complex, overloaded security landscape

    With thousands of products to choose from, and little guidance from stakeholders, security leaders are facing an unwieldy industry.

    Naomi Eide • April 30, 2018
  • As supply chains go digital, a war of words unfolds

    Do supply chains "digitize" or "digitalize"? We asked you, then we investigated why the industry cannot seem to decide.

    Deborah Abrams Kaplan • April 27, 2018
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    NFL CIO: Becoming a tech leader is not a 'sprint to the top' — experience matters

    Michelle McKenna spoke with CIO Dive about promoting and retaining women in technology and business and what it takes to be a successful leader. 

    Alex Hickey • April 26, 2018
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    GDPR: A few days left, but a long way to go

    Whether trying to define GDPR, identify next steps or determine how the rest of the industry is faring, here's a wrapup of some of the biggest news and trends relating to the EU's upcoming regulation.

    Alex Hickey • Updated May 23, 2018
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    Practices 7 technology pros use to keep hackers at bay

    Hackers are going for the easily compromised targets, so "you don't have to outrun the bear, you just have to outrun the other guy." 

    Naomi Eide and Alex Hickey • April 23, 2018
  • 5 password management trends businesses need to know

    Despite improving technology, password security continues to plague businesses. But understanding what's going on in the space can make counteracting malicious account compromise a little easier.

    Naomi Eide, Samantha Schwartz and Alex Hickey • April 23, 2018