Here's a sneak peek into the system Facebook uses to secure your account when other websites are hacked.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/17/201412 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Salesforce.com Wave is a big bet that's already generating demand, but will it live up to the billing? Here are six Wave pros and cons.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/17/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
MapR-DB is integrated with the MapR NFS-compliant file system and made available with more than 20 different open source components.By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/15/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Cloudera Director tool leads off lineup of announcements, including upgrades to Impala SQL query engine and stronger security.By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/14/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
SAP offers Hana Enterprise Cloud on IBM Cloud infrastructure, opening up a new SAP-managed way to run SAP apps on Hana.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/14/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Salesforce.com enters $38 billion analytics market with a NoSQL-based platform that puts five-button data-analysis basics on smartphones.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/13/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As APIs become the foundation of the digital economy, CA, SOA Software, and Apigee head the list of API management system vendors, according to Forrester Research.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/10/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
LinkedIn's "Who's Viewed Your Profile" section features new data that can improve your network, profile, and job opportunities. Here are three ways to take advantage of it.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/9/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
GE Internet of Things portfolio expands as it brings big-data analysis to vending machines, office equipment, bridges, and other new markets.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/9/201412 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The US risks being left behind as other countries invest in ubiquitous computing. Here's a seven-point framework to bolster the US's support of IoT technologies.By Scott Amyx Founder & CEO, Amyx+McKinsey, 10/9/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
CEO Satya Nadella says both Windows 10 and Azure will play a role in the Internet of Things. Microsoft will detail its latest cloud strategy at an Oct. 20 event in San Francisco.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/8/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
IBM's Watson Group touts customer successes, new partners, APIs, and cloud services as it opens headquarters in New York City. By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/8/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
InformationWeek Must Reads Oct. 21, 2014InformationWeek's new Must Reads is a compendium of our best recent coverage of digital strategy. Learn why you should learn to embrace DevOps, how to avoid roadblocks for digital projects, what the five steps to API management are, and more.
6 Tools to Protect Big DataMost IT teams have their conventional databases covered in terms of security and business continuity. But as we enter the era of big data, Hadoop, and NoSQL, protection schemes need to evolve. In fact, big data could drive the next big security strategy shift.
Big Data Brings Big Security ProblemsWhy should big data be more difficult to secure? In a word, variety. But the business won’t wait to use it to predict customer behavior, find correlations across disparate data sources, predict fraud or financial risk, and more.
IT Salary Survey 2014: GovernmentFederal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.