Following the theft of millions of dollars from Bangladesh Bank via the international financial messaging system SWIFT, US banking regulators have outlined steps to tighten cyber-security at the nation's banks.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/26/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Wireless Broadband Alliance's City WiFi Roaming project aims to provide public WiFi users in cities around the globe with the ability to roam between different public wireless networks. Some of the host cities that are part of this public, private partnership include New York, San Francisco, and San Jose.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/25/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The major party Presidential candidates, which both have experienced the aftermath of hacks and poor security practices of their own, could serve as 'poster children' and advocate for better cybersecurity, experts say. By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/27/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IT organizations should prioritize their self-service analytics tools projects to enable business users to experience the value of analytics and big data investments. By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/27/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Harold Martin, now in custody, is a risk to himself and others if freed from custody, a US prosecutor warns in a detailed filing in the case.By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/21/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Falkonry provides AI services to its industrial customers generating great volumes of IoT data. Here's why this company chose a bare metal cloud implementation for its operations.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/21/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
When enterprises implement Hadoop, their top use-case was found to be business intelligence (BI). Now a new benchmark study shows which Hadoop SQL engines are best for which workloads. Here is a look at 7 key findings from that study. By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/21/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
At its Symposium/ITxpo show, Gartner released new worldwide IT spending numbers that predict enterprises will spend up to $3.5 trillion on technology in 2017. That's an increase of about 3% over 2016, with much of that money going toward software and services.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/20/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
For seasoned cybersecurity professionals, motivation for sticking with their current jobs doesn't mean big management promotions or higher salaries, a new Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) report finds.By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/19/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Industry disruptor Zillow leverages data about residential real estate and makes it available to the general public. The company's senior director of data science and engineering shares the secrets behind Zillow's data stack.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/14/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In an Oct. 14 statement, Samsung estimated that the recall of its Galaxy Note smartphone will cost the company as much as $3 billion over the next several quarters. So far, Samsung has received 96 reports of overheating and fire associated with device.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/14/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Pre-election integrity tests and post-election audits and checks should help spot discrepancies and errors, but risks remain.By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/13/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
A day after Samsung told partners and carriers to stop selling its flagship Galaxy Note 7, the company released a statement that it would end production all together. It's a huge blow for the South Korean tech giant as the holiday shopping season approaches.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Patents aren't typically the first thing on your mind when you're developing an application for your enterprise. Yet, there's a great deal of creative development work going on at organizations of all types and sizes. Attorney Lincoln Essig provides five steps IT professionals and enterprise app developers can take to make sure your company's intellectual property is protected. By Lincoln Essig Partner, Knobbe Martens, 10/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
According to reports from South Korea, Samsung is stopping production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone following more reports of the devices catching fire. Also, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, and AT&T have stopped selling the phones, as well as replacements. UPDATE: Late on Oct. 10, Samsung released its own statement.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/10/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Data governance is essential for organizations that rely on consistent, quality data. But embarking on a new data governance project can be a daunting task. Here's a look at some of the key elements recommended by experts in the field.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/10/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Artificial Intelligence could double annual economic growth rates by 2035, according to a recently released report from Accenture that modeled the impact of AI on 12 developed economies, including the US. But this AI-enabled world also comes with drawbacks.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/7/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Separate reports from Gartner and IDC paint different pictures of the state of the mobile market in 2016, and what the next few years may hold for space.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/7/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
'Sellers' market' for IT security professionals, but more than two-thirds lack a clear career path in the field. By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/5/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
IDC reports that the big data and business analytics market will grow to $203 billion over the next few years -- a double-digit increase from this year. The banking industry is expected to be a big driver of this increase in spending, while IT and businesses services will lead most of the tech investing.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/4/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
State CIOs are not immune to the enterprise transformation issues that are hitting IT organizations everywhere. Here's a look inside the trends at the state government level, from the annual NASCIO State CIO Survey for 2016.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/3/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Time to Reconsider Enterprise Email StrategyCost, time, and risk. It's the demand trifecta vying for the attention of both technology professionals and attorneys charged with balancing the expectations of their clients and business units with the hard reality of the current financial and regulatory climate. Sometimes, organizations assume high levels of risk as a result of their inability to meet the costs involved in data protection. In other instances, it's time that's of the essence, as with a data breach.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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