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In the Age of Telework, Protection Is Prerequisite
Commentary  |  8/3/2021
As government agencies and organizations embrace hybrid work models, they must actively adopt security strategies to protect against threats.
SolarWinds CEO Talks Securing IT in the Wake of Sunburst
Commentary  |  8/2/2021
Lessons learned from the pandemic and the aftermath of the Sunburst cyberattack puts the IT trends report issued by SolarWinds in a special context.
The Cybersecurity Minefield of Cloud Entitlements
News  |  8/2/2021
In the rush to the cloud, some organizations may have left themselves open to cybersecurity incidents. Here's how machine learning and analytics helped one company close the gaps.
Cloud Security Basics CIOs and CTOs Should Know
Commentary  |  7/30/2021
Chief information officers and chief technology officers don't tend to be cybersecurity experts and yet they may have responsibility for it. Cloud security is somewhat unique because you can't control everything.
10 Tips for Landing a Job in Cybersecurity
Slideshows  |  7/28/2021
Demand for cybersecurity professionals is skyrocketing. What should you do if you want to transition from another area within IT to a security career?
Blockchain Gets Real Across Industries
Slideshows  |  7/22/2021
Blockchain use cases are exploding across industries because these days trust is 'a thing.' Here are 11 examples.
How to Best Assess Your Security Posture
Commentary  |  7/15/2021
Cybersecurity is a rapidly moving target. If you don't understand your current state, how can you improve it?
What You Need to Know About Ransomware Insurance
Commentary  |  7/12/2021
Ransomware can bring business operations to an instant halt. Ransomware insurance can limit the immediate and long-term financial damage.
How CIOs Should Manage the Rapid Shift to the Cloud
Commentary  |  7/12/2021
The pandemic caused a rapid acceleration of organizations shifting to the cloud. Now is the time to take a step back to review your move to the cloud to ensure it's strategic and effective.
Ways to Cultivate a Cyber-Aware Culture
Commentary  |  7/8/2021
Cyber attacks are growing exponentially and becoming more sophisticated, so companies need to increase employees' level of cyber-risk awareness.
Dealing with Disgruntled Employees
Commentary  |  7/7/2021
Disgruntled employees can cause a lot of damage. Here's how to recognize when there's an issue and act before it becomes a problem.
Define Your Cloud Strategy by Starting With Why
Commentary  |  7/6/2021
Companies tend to look at cloud in terms of 'what,' not 'why.' Following are three important why questions to ask.
How CIO Roles Will Change: The Future of Work
News  |  7/1/2021
Budgets will shift, and IT leaders must collaborate with HR and facilities teams as work moves from office centers to a new work-from-anywhere structure.
How to Get a Stronger Grip on Contract and Vendor Management
Commentary  |  7/1/2021
Vendor management and contracts are more important than they've ever been, yet many organizations can't afford a separate contract management function. Here are some best practices for IT teams.
10 Ways AI and ML Are Evolving
Slideshows  |  6/28/2021
If you think what's happening with artificial intelligence and machine learning is interesting now, just wait.
6 Steps Companies Can Take to Strengthen Their Cyber Strategy
Commentary  |  6/21/2021
Protecting an organization against advanced cyber threats requires innovative thinking and techniques. Here's some advice.
10 Digital Transformation Mistakes to Avoid
Slideshows  |  6/15/2021
Most companies accelerated their digital transformation plans in 2020. Now, it's time to readjust to the new 'new normal.'
Checks and Balances: 3 Tips for Securing SaaS Apps
Commentary  |  6/14/2021
Software as a service users are bypassing on-premises IT security solutions. CISOs can lower enterprise risks using a modern security approach to enable business users while keeping data safe.
What We Can Do About Biased AI
Commentary  |  6/11/2021
Biased artificial intelligence is a real issue. But how does it occur, what are the ramifications -- and what can we do about it?
What SolarWinds Taught Enterprises About Data Protection
Commentary  |  6/10/2021
A new approach is emerging to help stay on top of data protection, assuming the system has already been breached.
Becoming a Self-Taught Cybersecurity Pro
News  |  6/9/2021
Cybersecurity pros are in high demand. Here's how one system administrator developed his own personal online night school curriculum to gain the expertise for a successful security career.
The Future of Supercomputers: Democratization Is Critical
Commentary  |  6/4/2021
To stay ahead in the global supercomputing competition, the US must invest in initiatives that further democratize the high-performance computing field.
Automation Strategies Are Shaping Up
Commentary  |  6/3/2021
A combination of older and newer technologies is making a difference in IT workload management. Here are six areas of IT automation that are delivering results today.
LogMeIn CIO: The Art of Integrating Acquisitions
News  |  6/2/2021
LogMeIn has integrated 10 acquisitions and divested two business unit sales over the last five years. The company's CIO shares his secrets on how to do it successfully.
Investing in the Cybersecurity Workforce of Tomorrow
Commentary  |  6/1/2021
How can organizations help bridge the cybersecurity skills gap? Consider untapped talent pools, including those within your organization, partner with community groups, and more.
How to Get Developer and Security Teams Aligned
Commentary  |  5/28/2021
Aligning developer and security teams can help improve security posture, and in most cases, it can be achieved without adding additional tooling.
How SolarWinds Changed Cybersecurity Leadership's Priorities
News  |  5/26/2021
A new survey shows how IT security leaders have changed their focus after the SolarWinds attack and a year of the pandemic.
How CIOs Can Advance Company Sustainability Goals
Commentary  |  5/26/2021
Companies are under pressure to reduce their carbon footprint. CIOs play a critical role.
Return to Office Risks Worth Considering
Commentary  |  5/25/2021
In 2019, most white-collar employees worked in an office. In 2020, they worked from home. Now, it's a mix, but enterprises may not be prepared.
How IT Corrected Business Blind Spots During the Pandemic
Commentary  |  5/25/2021
IT leaders have been essential in correcting blind spots -- business and technology issues that lingered just outside the priority view -- that were exposed by the pandemic.
How 2020 Shaped Transformation for Public Sector CIOs
Commentary  |  5/18/2021
The pandemic brought new emphasis on the need for agile and resilient IT infrastructures and operations. Here's how the challenges of the past year can inform more effective strategies.
What to Do in the Wake of the Colonial Pipeline Hack
Commentary  |  5/14/2021
Cyberattacks don't just impact a single organization. It's one of the energy industry's worst kept secrets that they're behind the curve of digital transformation.
The 6 Dimensions of a Winning Resilience Strategy
Commentary  |  5/11/2021
Identifying what needs to change and putting in place an effective resilience strategy is now a critical business differentiator.
What Will Be the Next New Normal in Cloud Software Security?
Commentary  |  5/10/2021
Accelerated moves to the cloud made sense at the height of the pandemic -- organizations may face different concerns in the future.
Key Courses for CIOs in 2021
Commentary  |  5/5/2021
Even busy CIOs need to make time for continuing education. Here are some key topics and courses that are worth your time in 2021.
CIO Role Expands into Company Culture, Customer Experience
News  |  4/26/2021
As the pandemic drove more transactions and work online, the enterprise CIO's role expanded to be more focused on business, customers, and employee culture.
Asante CIO Discusses Transforming with Cloud and Telehealth
Commentary  |  4/23/2021
Health system serving southern Oregon and northern California had to stare down the pandemic and the risk of wildfire while exploring ways to go digital.
Building Confidence with Data Resilience
Commentary  |  4/22/2021
As enterprises grow more complex, the need to protect them intensifies. Have the confidence to understand potential weaknesses in your infrastructure and take a data-centric approach to resiliency.
10 Things Your Artificial Intelligence Initiative Needs to Succeed
Slideshows  |  4/20/2021
In the race to implement AI, some companies may overlook important details that can mean the difference between success and failure.
How To Ensure Your Machine Learning Models Arenít Fooled
Commentary  |  4/16/2021
Machine learning models are not infallible. In order to prevent attackers from exploiting a model, researchers have designed various techniques to make machine learning models more robust.
MassMutual CISO Talks Cybersecurity Priorities
News  |  4/14/2021
Insurance and financial firm MassMutual's chief information security officer talks about the changing threat landscape and how data science is helping the security team's charter.
The Five Pillars of Resilience Engineering
Commentary  |  4/14/2021
Keeping systems up and running has become even more critical given today's distributed workforce. Here are five ways to keep your engineering team ready for anything.
What Cloud Attacks Have Taught Us About Hidden Compliance Costs
Commentary  |  4/12/2021
Recent compromises to cloud services and increased data privacy regulations can negatively impact the bottom line for businesses with nationwide operations.
CIO Best Practices for Communicating about Disaster
Commentary  |  4/8/2021
When disaster strikes, your public relations plan can be just as important as your disaster recovery plan. Here are three best practices for CIOs.
Experianís Identity GM Addresses Industryís Post-COVID Challenges
News  |  4/7/2021
The quick pivot of so much commerce to online systems has increased the possibility of fraud, creating challenges for IT leaders.
Does Identity Hinder Hybrid-Cloud and Multi-Cloud Adoption?
Commentary  |  4/1/2021
Concerns about identity and access management in the cloud might slow enterprise migration as awareness of gaps in control are realized.
Why and How the Chief Information Officer Role is Changing
Commentary  |  3/24/2021
Business competitiveness rules and technologies are constantly changing, and with them, the role of the CIO.
What IT Leaders Can Do To Diminish Fear Within Their Teams
Commentary  |  3/24/2021
Fear can stop great work in its tracks. CIOs and other IT managers must play a vital role in helping staff push fears aside so they can focus on excellence.
5 AI-for-Industry Myths Debunked
Commentary  |  3/22/2021
Although artificial intelligence has become omnipresent, its uptake in business remains hampered because of gaps in knowledge and awareness.
Common AI Ethics Mistakes Companies Are Making
Commentary  |  3/19/2021
More organizations are embracing the concept of responsible AI, but faulty assumptions can impede success.
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