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SEC Investigates Yahoo Data Breaches
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Report of an SEC probe of Yahoo serves as a new wake-up call for companies to properly disclose breaches in their earnings reports and disclosures.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/23/2017
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Putin Directed Cyberattack, Propaganda Operation To Influence US Election
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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US Office of the Director of National Intelligence releases unclassified version of intel community's findings on Russia's attempts to influence US presidential race via cyberattacks, leaks, and pure propaganda.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/6/2017
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DHS-FBI Report Shows Russian Attribution's A Bear
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Political and technical fallout from the DHS-FBI joint 'Grizzly Steppe' report on Russia's role in the recent election-related hacks causes more chaos than closure.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/4/2017
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Machine Learning, Analytics Offer Untapped Potential, McKinsey Says
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Incorporating data analytics' value into corporate culture is essential to competing against digital disruptors. InformationWeek interviewed McKinsey partner and lead researcher Michael Chui about a new report addressing competition in a data-driven era.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/29/2016
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Malware Used In DNC Breach Found Tracking Ukraine Military
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Russian 'Fancy Bear' now tied to Ukraine artillery Android app hack with the same malware used in breach of the Democratic National Committee.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/22/2016
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Obama: US Will Retaliate Against Russian Cyberattacks In Proportional Manner
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
US action will include both covert and explicit response, President says. Meanwhile, a Russian-speaking hacker was discovered behind a data breach of the US Election Assistance Commission (EAC).
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 12/16/2016
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Real-World Fallout From The Cybersecurity Skills Gap
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Two new studies connect the dots between an organizationís lack of staffing and skills to its ability to fend off cyberattacks.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/15/2016
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IT Headed For Fundamental Changes, SIM Survey Shows
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IT organization budgets look happy and positive on the surface, but there's less money for maintenance and more for cloud and software development. The signs point to tumultuous times ahead.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/8/2016
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Corporations Cite Reputational Damage As Biggest Cyber Risk
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
New data analyzing SEC disclosures found 83% of publicly traded companies worry most about the risk of brand damage via hacks exposing customer or employee information.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 12/7/2016
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US Presidential Commission Outlines Key Cybersecurity Actions For Future Administrations
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Report outlines ways to lock down critical infrastructure as well as IoT - and the urgent need to expand the security workforce by 2020 with 100,000 new jobs.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 12/6/2016
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Law Firm Drinker Biddle Leverages Analytics
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Law firm Drinker Biddle has set up an information governance and eDiscovery analytics practice, and it's helped clients speed up litigation and regulatory compliance investigations. The firm's chief data scientist shares details about the practice in this interview
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/1/2016
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The Technology Economy Shuffles The C-Suite
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Chief Data 0fficers have been on the rise in enterprise organizations for the past few years. Do they belong in the IT organization, or should they have their own organization?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/18/2016
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Chief Data Officers: More Report To CEO Than CIO
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
A Gartner survey of chief data officers found that 30% of them are now reporting to the CEO. Also, many companies are creating a new Office of the CDO with its own staff, budget, and responsibilities separate from IT.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/14/2016
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IT Priorities Shifting Toward Security, Managing Costs
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A recent IDG survey shows CIOs and IT managers have a renewed concern for operational security and improved customer experience.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/11/2016
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Trump's Election: Poll Failures Hold Data Lessons For IT
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Are your data analytics predictions models suffering from the same problems as the models that predicted Hillary Clinton would easily win the US Presidential election? Here are a few things to consider.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/11/2016
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Smart Cities Can Get More Out Of IoT, Gartner Finds
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
While many smart cities are using IoT for transportation issues, there's a host of other initiatives these urban centers should start to address with the technology. Environmental and sustainability programs top a new list from Gartner.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 11/9/2016
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Drones As Compute Platforms In The Air: Podcast
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Intel's Anil Nanduri talks with InformationWeek about the company's newest drone and the demonstration that shows that drones are a dynamic compute platform.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 11/8/2016
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AI, Cognitive Computing To Disrupt Enterprises: IDC
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IDC is forecasting big growth for cognitive computing and AI in the next 5 years. This infographic shows the growth, industries, and use-cases for these technologies.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/8/2016
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Some SuperPAC Websites Are Not Super-Secure
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Researchers find weaknesses in public websites that could expose personal information of donors and other sensitive data.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/7/2016
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The Wait At Polls: IT Drives Real-Time Updates
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Voters in Cobb County, Georgia, got more accurate and timely updates on wait times at polling locations open for early voting during this year's US presidential election. Here's how IT made it happen.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/7/2016
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