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Evolution Of The CISO And The Board: BAE Systems’ Jim Anderson Explains
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President of the Americas for BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, Jim Anderson, joins the Dark Reading News Desk at Black Hat to explain how the CISO has to improve communications with the corporate board and better explain overall security strategy.
By InformationWeek , 8/27/2015
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RiskIQ's Arian Evans Talks Up Hunting Down Digital Assets
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You can't protect what you can't find. Arian Evans, vice president of product marketing for RiskIQ, joins the Dark Reading News Desk at Black Hat to explain how to discover all your assets.
By InformationWeek , 8/27/2015
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Google Unleashes Container Engine For Docker Workloads
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The Google Compute Cloud has gained a service for launching Docker containers and managing their lifecycles.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/27/2015
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Podcasts, Presentations: Help Your Users Improve Quality
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Our hands-on demo of the iRig Mic Studio shows a tool that can help your users make better podcasts and video presentations. It's a toolset that will allow trainers, executives, sales, and marketing professionals to put a studio in their backpacks and create good recordings from almost anywhere they happen to be.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/27/2015
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3D Printers: IT's Next Great Data Challenge
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
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Many tech professionals think of 3D printing as little more than a toy, even though it's in full production swing in manufacturing operations. Gartner and other researchers predict major growth for 3D printing in the enterprise, raising a host of data protection issues for IT professionals. Here's what you need to know.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 8/27/2015
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WiFi Pioneer Cees Links: IoT Is Like A Butler
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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A WiFi pioneer says we need to rethink how the Internet of Things is being marketed and sold. For starters, how about finding a better name?
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/27/2015
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Consumers Want Password Alternatives
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
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Consumer confidence in online passwords wanes and their password hygiene remains as sketchy as ever, study finds.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 8/27/2015
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SD-WAN Vendors Making A Splash
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Software-defined WAN has suddenly become the hottest topic in networking, due to its potential to save money while improving network performance. Check out the vendors leading the way.
By Crystal Bedell , 8/27/2015
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10 Highest Paying Computer Science Programs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Computer science majors from these 10 schools can expect to earn the most by the time they reach the middle of their careers, according to data from Payscale.com. See how your salary stacks up.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 8/27/2015
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Storage & Virtual Containers: Where Does The Data Go?
Chris M Evans,  IT consultant
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Containerization presents challenges when it comes to data storage. Here's a look at the current state of container storage.
By Chris M Evans IT consultant, 8/27/2015
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Network Change: Evolutions and Revolutions
Tom Nolle, President & Founder, CIMI Corporation
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The missing piece in both networking's revolutionary and evolutionary stories is the thing that started it all -- the Internet.
By Tom Nolle President & Founder, CIMI Corporation, 8/27/2015
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Windows 10: 75 Million Downloads And Counting
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's newest operating system experiences intense growth, surpassing 75 million installs one month after launch.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/26/2015
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A Tale Of Two IoT Security Outcomes
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Commandeered Jeep gets fixed but a 'hijacked' satellite network does not? Why Internet of Things security remains a work in progress.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/26/2015
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VMware Fusion 8 Supports Windows 10, El Capitan
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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VMware's Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro virtualization software versions support both Microsoft's Windows 10 and Apple's upcoming El Capitan version of Mac OS X.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 8/26/2015
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Smartphones: Making Us More Social Or Less?
Eric Zeman,
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People use smartphones more often, and in a greater variety of ways, to contribute to -- and avoid -- group gatherings, according to new Pew research.
By Eric Zeman , 8/26/2015
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What's Behind The Open Source Software Explosion?
Russ White, Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson
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We've always had open source software. The difference now is that vendors are commercializing it.
By Russ White Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson, 8/26/2015
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Getting To Yes, Cooperatively
Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESET
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As security advocates, determining what “beneficial” means to a particular audience should be our first step in developing recommendations.
By Lysa Myers Security Researcher, ESET, 8/26/2015
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Google's YouTube Gaming Site Ready For Debut
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The launch of a YouTube Gaming site in the US and UK will put it in direct competition with Twitch, owned by Amazon.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/26/2015
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Modern Data Centers: How We'll Get There
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Chris Murphy (left), former InformationWeek editor, discusses how enterprises can future-proof their data centers. The other participants are (from left), VMWare's Bill Fathers, Boeing's Mike Stothers, and eBay's Sri Shivananda -- all attending the InformationWeek Conference 2015.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/26/2015
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Intel Invests $20M In Big Data Specialist BlueData
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Intel is leading a $20 million investment in BlueData as a way to speed deployments of big data systems among more users.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/26/2015
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