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The Security Skills Shortage No One Talks About
Jeremy Bergsman & Emma Kinnucan, CEB
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Lack of soft skills in information security is an even bigger problem than the shortage of technical expertise.
By Jeremy Bergsman & Emma Kinnucan CEB, 9/16/2014
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Apple Watch And The Dark Side Of Wearables
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
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Apple Watch and iPhone 6 provide two more powerful platforms to do things like record our voices with little disclosure. Customers deserve better.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 9/16/2014
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The 'Rock Star' Government CIO, Redefined
Kevin C. Desouza, Associate Dean, Research, College of Public Programs, Arizona State University
Commentary
Relationships matter for CIOs who must navigate politics and bureaucracy to assert authority over a centralized, coordinated IT strategy.
By Kevin C. Desouza, Gregory S. Dawson & James S. Denford , 9/23/2014
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4 Penetration Testing Tips: Interop Preview
David Wagner, Community Editor
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Jumpstart your enterprise security testing efforts with this advice from Interop speaker David Rhoades of Maven Security Consulting.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/23/2014
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Apcera Emerges, Gets Snapped Up By Ericsson
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Apcera, started by Cloud Foundry chief architect Derek Collison, launches new platform for software deployment, a policy imposition system.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/23/2014
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6 Ways To Consumerize IT Without Dumbing Down
Himanshu Sareen, CEO, Icreon Tech
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Here's how to make enterprise software more user-friendly while also maintaining its capabilities and security.
By Himanshu Sareen CEO, Icreon Tech, 9/23/2014
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4 Awful Company Retreat Ideas
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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Company retreats can be done right -- but not if they involve hypnotists. Avoid these event choices.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/23/2014
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Puppet Server's Big Revamp
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
DevOps community favorite Puppet Labs has rewritten Puppet Server to identify, configure, and manage groups of servers at the same time.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/23/2014
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Apple iPhone Sales Break Record
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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More than 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices were sold over the weekend.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/22/2014
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10 New Side Projects For Larry Ellison
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Now that Ellison has ceded his CEO title, might he have time for new hobbies? We have some ideas.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/22/2014
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Wearables In The Workplace: 3 Realities
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Wearables innovation will happen first in the enterprise, but CIOs should brace themselves for security and integration challenges.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/22/2014
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CloudBees Drops PaaS, Shifts To Continuous Integration
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
CloudBees changes focus to Jenkins continuous integration server, Cloud Foundry partnership.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/22/2014
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6 Habits Of Unsuccessful IT Pros
Kevin Casey,
News
Watch out for these career sinkholes -- and learn how to recover if you've fallen into one.
By Kevin Casey , 9/22/2014
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Black Friday: How To Avoid Ecommerce Disaster
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Can your retail site handle the traffic deluge on the busiest shopping day of the year? Avoid these six performance-testing mistakes, says BlazeMeter.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 9/22/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: Government
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Federal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/22/2014
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Google Plans To Encrypt Android Data By Default
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
After Apple CEO Tim Cook talks up iOS8 data security, Google says the next version of Android will shield data on devices more effectively.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/20/2014
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Red Hat Shows Consistent Growth
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Red Hat reports 19% increase in revenue, subscriptions, and earnings per share in Q2.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/19/2014
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Twilio Says MMS Ready For Spotlight
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Twilio says cloud-based MMS means companies deploying apps can now include MMS messaging more affordably and easily.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/19/2014
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Geekend: Finding Nemo Is Real... & Evil
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
Finding Nemo is supported by science -- which makes it all the more horrifying.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/19/2014
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Apple CEO: We Don't Covet Your Data
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple CEO Tim Cook highlights the company's commitment to privacy in an open letter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/18/2014
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Databricks Plans Spark Developers Certification Program
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Databricks says demand for its Spark in-memory analytics platform is skyrocketing, so it's launching its first-ever certification program for professionals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/18/2014
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6 Reorg Steps To Bring Telecom, Mainstream IT Together
Marty Parker, Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting
Commentary
It's time to bring telecom and other IT services under one umbrella. Keys to success: eliminate silos, consolidate expertise, leverage new skills.
By Marty Parker Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting, 9/18/2014
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Federal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.
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