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Microsoft Productivity Apps To Arrive On Lenovo Phones
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft Office apps will come preloaded on specific Lenovo smartphones as part of a new strategic agreement between the two companies.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/24/2016
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When Securing Your Applications, Seeing Is Believing
Mike Convertino, CISO & VP, Information Security, F5 Networks
Commentary
While the cloud is amazing, a worrying lack of visibility goes along with it. Keep that in mind as you develop your security approach.
By Mike Convertino CISO & VP, Information Security, F5 Networks, 8/24/2016
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IT Hiring: How Interns Can Give Companies An Edge
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
A college internship program could give a company an advantage in the intense competition for hiring tech talent.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/24/2016
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Beyond The Big 2: 10 Benefits Of Alternate IaaS Providers
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
If you're looking at infrastructure-as-a-service options, you're already aware Gartner has declared Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure as the Big 2 in the market. And, in many cases, they're all you'll need. But sometimes, your unique business requirements will make an alternate IaaS provider a better fit for your organization. Here, we outline 10 benefits to help you decide what's right for your needs.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/24/2016
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CISO Security ‘Portfolios’ Vs. Reporting Structures
Adam Shostack, Founder, Stealth Startup
Commentary
Organizational structure is a tool for driving action. Worrying about your boss’s title won’t help you as much as a better communication framework.
By Adam Shostack Founder, Stealth Startup, 8/23/2016
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Opera VPN For Android Targets Users, Not Enterprises
Eric Zeman,
News
Opera Software expanded the availability of its mobile VPN to Android devices, giving them the tools they need to circumvent workplace rules governing blocked sites and services.
By Eric Zeman , 8/23/2016
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IT Investment Uptick Triggered By Productivity Goals
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A recent Deloitte survey indicates businesses are investing more in IT platforms and services that can drive productivity. Specifically, these firms are using IT to increase productivity while they focus on technologies such as cloud and analytics.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/23/2016
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Stanford Study Will Inspire Any IT Pro Intrigued By Machine Learning
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
A study by Stanford researchers finds computers can predict lung cancer patient outcomes better than pathologists. While the study is specific to the medical profession, it illustrates the promise and potential of machine learning for IT professionals in any industry.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/23/2016
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Anatomy Of A Social Media Attack
Mike Raggo, Chief Research Scientist, ZeroFOX (CISSP, NSA-IAM, ACE, CSI)
Commentary
Finding and addressing Twitter and Facebook threats requires a thorough understanding of how they’re accomplished.
By Mike Raggo Chief Research Scientist, ZeroFOX (CISSP, NSA-IAM, ACE, CSI), 8/23/2016
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Microsoft Buys AI Startup Genee To Boost Office 365
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has agreed to acquire Genee, an AI-powered scheduling service, to drive intelligent experiences in Office 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/23/2016
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C Programming Language's Tiobe Rating Drops To Lowest Level
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Despite C maintaining its ranking as the second most popular programming language on the Tiobe Index, the decline in the number of searches for C pushed it to its lowest ratings score since the index was launched in 2001.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/23/2016
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8 Steps To Building A Successful Cyber-Security Career
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Information security professionals are in high demand, but entering the field can be tricky. Follow these tips to build a successful cyber-security career.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/23/2016
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U-Blox, Startup Wirepas Offer Industrial IoT Module
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Wirepas and u-blox are working together on an IoT module for healthcare, manufacturing, and telematics.
By Eric Zeman , 8/22/2016
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IoT Revolution: IT Leading The Charge
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
While interest in IoT technologies continues to rise among businesses, many organizations are still unsure how it will directly benefit the bottom line. However, the IT department and the CIO are helping to lead the way for those companies that are adopting the technology.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/22/2016
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AWS Helps Fuel Lyft's Expansion
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Lyft, the San Francisco ride-sharing company and Uber competitor, is thriving on AWS IT services and looking to ring up its first $1 billion. Here's what IT pros can learn from the example.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/22/2016
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3 Steps To Getting Your IT Job Posting Noticed
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
With demand for tech workers running high, here are three ways hiring managers can get their IT job listings to stand out, according to technology recruiter Robert Half Technology.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/22/2016
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What IT Pros Need To Know About Hiring Cyber-Security Hunt Teams
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
If your organization doesn't run its own threat analysis center, it may be worth hiring a hunt team to watch your back. Here's what you need to know.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/22/2016
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8 Salesforce Buys Boost Analytics, Machine Learning Portfolio
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
SaaS-based enterprise application and CRM giant Salesforce has accelerated its acquisition pace recently, snapping up eight companies, large and small, over the past several months. Here's a look at some of the deals and what they reveal about Salesforce's strategy.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/22/2016
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10 Ways To Win At DevOps: What IT Pros Need To Know
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
DevOps can lead to greater developer productivity, higher operational efficiency, and improved user experience. But the journey toward DevOps is not easy. Here are 10 ideas to get you started on the right path.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/21/2016
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Apple's AI Plans, MapR Raises $50M: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Hadoop distributor MapR raises new round of equity funding and hints at possible IPO, Salesforce acquires another analytics startup, PwC partners with Coursera on a data analytics course, and Apple CEO Tim Cook talks AI and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending Aug. 21, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/21/2016
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