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Survey Shows US CIOs Getting A GDPR Headache
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US companies that don't have a presence in Europe still have to be sure that they comply with the EU's privacy laws regarding personally identifiable data.
By Marcin Grabinski, technical solution specialist, Compuware , 2/21/2017
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Law Enforcement At RSAC: Collaboration Is Key To Online Crime Fighting
Terry Sweeney, Contributing Editor
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Agencies and investigators are reaching out across jurisdictions and international borders to vanquish spammers, botnet operators, and worse.
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 2/21/2017
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8 Valuable Security Certifications For 2017
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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A security credential could be the step towards your next job title. But which one to get?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/21/2017
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How To Choose Between Virtual Desktop Deployment Models
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Many companies are turning to virtual desktops in the cloud to support end user computing, and they have multiple models to choose from.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/21/2017
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Guiding Principles For Closing The Cloud Gap
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The portion of your IT portfolio that hasn't yet moved to the cloud represents your "cloud gap."
By Fabio Gori, Senior Director, Cloud Solutions Marketing, Cisco , 2/20/2017
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Voice Biometrics Prone To Error, Study Shows
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
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New research shows the need for a holistic solution to authentication, not just voice biometrics alone.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 2/20/2017
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Containers May Work With, Or In Place Of, Private Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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OpenStack is presented as a good container management environment; what if container managers can manage the infrastructure as well?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/20/2017
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What's Cognitive Computing, And What's That Noise Overhead?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Soon after an IBM round table on cognitive computing in San Francisco, the need for it at that location became abundantly clear.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/17/2017
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What A Chief Analytics Officer Really Does
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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There has been plenty of talk about the need for a chief analytics officer or chief data officer. But do you ever wonder what they do for a living?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/17/2017
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Your OpenStack Cloud Is Only As Good As The Linux You Install It On
Jeff Jameson, Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat
OpenStack services and drivers require a robust and integrated Linux operating system for top-performing functionality.
By Jeff Jameson Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat, 2/16/2017
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Your Big Data Strategy Needs DevOps
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Many big data analytics teams choose to not use DevOps methodologies, but there are real benefits to applying DevOps concepts to those big data initiatives.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/16/2017
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'Unbounded IT' Draws On Internal, External Resources, Says Deloitte
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Deloitte Consulting report on the future of IT sees 'Unbound IT' aligned with the 'kinetic enterprise' and able to tap external tech resources.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/16/2017
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IoT And Privacy: Turning Pitfalls Into Benefits
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The Internet of Things (IoT) offers a host of conveniences and automation to both business and consumers. But new privacy and compliance responsibilities are part of this package deal. Here's how to make the most of it.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/16/2017
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Clinton Campaign Tested Staffers With Fake Phishing Emails
Terry Sweeney, Contributing Editor
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Campaign stressed good IT hygiene, according to manager Robby Mook, who said the fake phishing emails were used to gauge effectiveness of security training for staffers,
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 2/15/2017
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IT Budget Staying The Same? Hereís What To Do Differently In 2017
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If your IT budget is staying flat, there are techniques for getting more bang from the same bucks in a new age of IT.
By Don Jones, director of curriculum, Pluralsight , 2/15/2017
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How Cross-Functional IT Teams Can Work Toward A Common Goal
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Breaking down the silos is critical in an enterprise IT strategy, and there are ways to get different IT and business groups on the same team.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/15/2017
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9 Industries Hiring IT Pros Now
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
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If you're looking for an IT job this year, you might want to start with these types of companies, perhaps focusing on the job types that are hot in a given sector.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 2/15/2017
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IoT Security: A Ways To Go, But Some Interim Steps For Safety
Terry Sweeney, Contributing Editor
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The Internet of Things remains vulnerable to botnets and malware, but Cisco's Anthony Grieco offers some tips to keep networks and users more secure
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 2/15/2017
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Private Cloud Merits 2nd Look As Container Environment
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Jonathan Bryce, executive director of the OpenStack Foundation, says Project Zun gives enterprise IT a new reason to reconsider OpenStack for private clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/14/2017
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Why Identity Has Become A Top Concern For CSOs
Saryu Nayyar, CEO, Gurucul
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Seven of the world's top security leaders share their fears and challenges around the critical new role of identity in the fight against cyber adversaries.
By Saryu Nayyar CEO, Gurucul, 2/14/2017
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