INSIDE THIS WEEK'S ISSUE OF INFORMATIONWEEK GOVERNMENT A well-defended perimeter is only half the battle in securing the government's IT environments. Agencies must also protect their most valuable data.
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Data Security Best Practices Company data is one of the most valuable assets of any business. So it's no surprise data protection is at the top of every IT checklist when it comes to file sharing and storage. But what are the necessary steps to stop a data breach as it's happening? And most importantly, how can companies proactively prevent data breach in the first place? Learn why file server attacks happen and best practices to avoid data intrusion for any business. Download Now (Registration Required)
BlackBerry Z10 Hands-On: First Impressions BlackBerry 10 — not just the phones, but the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 10 software — will make or break the former smartphone giant. BYTE obtained an BlackBerry Z10 for evaluation. We haven't yet tested the most interesting enterprise features, but some features of the phone, especially the predictive soft keyboard, have already won us over.
Safe And Secure Cloud Computing: Is There Such A Thing? For some companies, security concerns are an inhibitor to their fully embracing this new computing paradigm. Where exactly is my data? Can the "Cloud" crash? Can the cloud meet my compliance requirements? Join this free informational webcast on Thursday, March 28, 2013 to help you identify and navigate through the decisions you need to make as you plan for your IT future. More Information & Registration
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Research: 2014 State of Database TechnologyIT's stuck in neutral. Exciting techs like NoSQL, DBaaS, and distributed architectures are in use by few of our 956 respondents. Just 5% have Hadoop in production, and a mere 1% use Amazon DynamoDB for critical functions. What will it take to jump-start innovation?
GE is a leader in combining connected devices and advanced analytics in pursuit of practical goals like less downtime, lower operating costs, and higher throughput. At GIO Power & Water, CIO Jim Fowler is part of the team exploring how to apply these techniques to some of the world's essential infrastructure, from power plants to water treatment systems. Join us, and bring your questions, as we talk about what's ahead.