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Android Phone Flaw Allows Attackers to Divert Email
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Researchers find that a spoofing a service message from the phone carrier is simple and effective on some brands of Android smartphones.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/4/2019
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What AT&T's Deals with IBM and Microsoft Mean for the Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
New partnerships set up a three-way dance that might be telling about the way the cloud market could evolve and who will remain relevant.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 7/19/2019
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Malware Coming to a Mac Near You? Yes, Say Security Firms
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
While the password-cracking Mimikatz took top honors, Mac-targeted malware accounted for two of the 10 most detected malware samples, according to WatchGuard.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/26/2019
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Apple Pledges Privacy, Beefs Up Security
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
The company hits back at the data economy — and fellow tech giants Facebook and Google — by announcing its own single sign-on service. A host of other iterative security improvements are on their way as well.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/12/2019
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Microsoft Urges Businesses to Patch 'BlueKeep' Flaw
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
News
Fearing another worm of WannaCry severity, Microsoft warns vulnerable users to apply the software update for CVE-2019-0708.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/3/2019
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Q&A: Accenture’s Prasad Talks AI Adoption for the Enterprise
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Enterprises should approach AI strategies much the way they follow software engineering principles.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/3/2019
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The Staying Power of Legacy Systems
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Yes, there are good reasons for some companies to stick with their legacy systems, at least to a point.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 4/15/2019
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Microsoft Patch Tuesday Fixes Windows Bugs Under Attack
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
News
The April release of security updates patches 74 vulnerabilities, two of which are being exploited in the wild.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 4/9/2019
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10 Fixes for When Change Brings Your Systems to Their Knees
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
When your systems slow to a crawl it's easy to blame the technology, but some of the causes -- and fixes --may relate to how enterprises do business these days.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/1/2019
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Study: DevOps Outsourcing Can Cost You
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
The new report by DORA on the state of DevOps in 2018 found outsourcing to be the crutch of low software delivery performers.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/12/2018
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How to Ditch Operations Ticketing Systems
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Damon Edwards, founder, Rundeck Inc. says ticketing systems are expensive and wasteful. Here's his advice for IT groups that want to ditch the old queue.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/10/2018
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Why IT Needs More Custom Software
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Jeff Stovall, CIO for Charlotte, NC. explains the value of having more custom built software in government agencies (and enterprises in general).
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/4/2018
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Conquering Legacy IT: Top Projects in Detroit's Recovery
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
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Detroit CIO Beth Niblock shares some highlights of her efforts rebuilding the city's crumbling and neglected IT infrastructure.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 8/29/2018
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ITIL, DevOps, Whatever – The Labels Don’t Matter
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
If you think you’re enlightened because you’re a DevOps shop, here’s news for you: Whether you’re ITIL or DevOps, Agile or Lean, what you call your team won’t prevent failure.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 8/27/2018
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10 Free DevOps-Friendly Security Tools Developers Will Love
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
News
Start building an affordable DevSecOps automation toolchain with these free application security tools.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 5/25/2018
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Experts from Across the IT Spectrum Share Insights from Interop ITX
InformationWeek,
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[VIDEO] IT leaders and experts, including keynote speaker, Beth Niblock, CIO, City of Detroit, share highlights from their presentations at Interop ITX 2018 along with insights about the future of IT.
By InformationWeek , 5/15/2018
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11 IT Leaders and Experts Share Highlights from Interop ITX
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
Satire
[VIDEO] If you missed Interop ITX or would like to relive it, we have you covered. We've compiled 11 interviews with IT leaders and experts who attended and spoke at Interop ITX 2018, including keynote speakers Sam Ramji, VP Product Management, Google Cloud and Joe Barkai, Consultant, Speaker, Author and Blogger.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 5/15/2018
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The State of the Cloud 2018
Joe Masters Emison, Co-Founder, BuildFax
Satire
It's time to stop with the excuses and recognize why an organization needs to move to the cloud.
By Joe Masters Emison Co-Founder, BuildFax, 4/9/2018
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Define DevOps' Role in Application Security
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Satire
DevOps teams are challenged by hackers whose tools and practices have grown increasingly sophisticated. Here's how the good guys can gain the upper hand.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 4/2/2018
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Does Your IT Department Have the Proper Cloud Skills?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
As cloud offerings evolve and enterprise organizations look to do more in the cloud, IT professionals need to add new cloud-related skills.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/27/2018
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