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6 Tips For Managing Worldwide Offices
Dan Schoenbaum, CEO, Redbooth
Commentary
Set clear goals, communicate in real-time, and other advice for keeping far-flung teams on the same page.
By Dan Schoenbaum CEO, Redbooth, 12/26/2014
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Top 10 Social Network Blunders Of 2014
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media sites really stepped in it this year. Check out these 10 boneheaded moves that infuriated users.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/26/2014
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InformationWeek 2014 Strategic CIO Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
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IT leaders play an increasing role for IT in charting company strategy, but challenges remain, including cost-cutting, improving analytics and innovation marketing, and boosting customer service.
By InformationWeek Staff , 12/26/2014
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Attackers Leverage IT Tools As Cover
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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The line between attack and defense tools has blurred.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 12/26/2014
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Geekend: New Year's Resolutions For Famous Geeks
David Wagner, Community Editor
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New Year's resolutions are much easier to keep if you give them to someone else.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 12/26/2014
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Do Large Businesses Need The Cloud?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
For small and midsize businesses, the benefits of public cloud services are many. Larger enterprises, however, may see less of a payoff.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 12/26/2014
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Why Digital Forensics In Incident Response Matter More Now
Craig Carpenter, President & COO, Resolution1 Security
Commentary
By understanding what happened, when, how, and why, security teams can prevent similar breaches from occurring in the future.
By Craig Carpenter President & COO, Resolution1 Security, 12/24/2014
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JPMorgan Hack: 2FA MIA In Breached Server
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Sources close to the breach investigation say a network server missing two-factor authentication let attackers make their way into JPMorgan's servers.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/24/2014
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5 Tips For Government IT Modernization
Chris Steel, Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions
Commentary
Make sure you have a solid strategy to come in under budget and at scale.
By Chris Steel Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions, 12/24/2014
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Holiday Downtime Elusive For IT Pros
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
Many network managers and sysadmins will toil away during the holiday season dealing with remote access issues and other problems, an Ipswitch survey finds.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 12/24/2014
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Should Your Cloud Go Open Compute?
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Facebook's open data center designs offer efficiency and flexibility, but should your enterprise follow the Open Compute Project model? Here are some pros and cons.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 12/24/2014
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A Journalist Codes: 4 Lessons Learned
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
Commentary
A journalist who writes about software writes his own and finds out coding is not easy. In fact, easy is particularly hard.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 12/23/2014
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Boxever Implements DevOps, Continuous Delivery On Amazon
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Travel analytics firm Boxever thrives while executing three or four updates a day to its core systems on Cassandra in Amazon cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/23/2014
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Backoff Malware Validates Targets Through Infected IP Cameras
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
RSA report on Backoff dives deeper into clues about the POS software and hints at attackers potentially located in India.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 12/23/2014
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5 Best Smartphones Of 2014
Eric Zeman,
News
There's never been a better time to buy a smartphone. These five stood out from the pack.
By Eric Zeman , 12/23/2014
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How PCI DSS 3.0 Can Help Stop Data Breaches
Troy Leach and Christopher Strand, Chief Technology Officer, PCI Security Standards Council & Senior Director of Compliance, Bit9
Commentary
New Payment Card Industry security standards that take effect January 1 aim to replace checkmark mindsets with business as usual processes. Here are three examples.
By Troy Leach and Christopher Strand Chief Technology Officer, PCI Security Standards Council & Senior Director of Compliance, Bit9, 12/23/2014
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SDN Comes Of Age
Jonathan Davidson, SVP & GM, Security, Switching & Solutions Business Unit, Juniper Networks
Commentary
In 2015, software defined networking will move from niche technology to one that creates real business value.
By Jonathan Davidson SVP & GM, Security, Switching & Solutions Business Unit, Juniper Networks, 12/23/2014
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North Korea's Internet Restored
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
Restoration of service weakens arguments that the US was responsible for the outage.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 12/23/2014
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Microsoft: 5 Must-Do's In 2015
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft had a strong 2014. To continue its momentum, the company has some work to do next year.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/23/2014
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Honk If You See A Dead Satellite
Howard Anderson, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School
Commentary
Satellites, balloons, and drones -- oh my! Today's tech wunderkinds have found the answer to global warming.
By Howard Anderson Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School, 12/23/2014
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