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Content tagged with Security & Risk Strategy posted in November 2018
Protect SaaS Applications with Cloud-Based Security
Commentary  |  11/30/2018
The massive amount of sensitive data being processed by SaaS applications requires new approaches to security, including cloud-based next generation firewalls.
Amazon AWS Themes: Faster, Easier, Cheaper
News  |  11/29/2018
Customers are constantly asking Amazon to help them accomplish more in less time at lower costs. Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said the company is listening. Here's what AWS presented as proof.
Report: End Users Are Winning the Shadow IT War
News  |  11/29/2018
IT continues to lose control of technologies used in the enterprise. A recent report explains just how empowered end users have become, especially when it comes to communications and collaboration technologies.
Curing the Patient Data Security and Privacy Epidemic
Commentary  |  11/28/2018
If the modern Hippocratic Oath states, "I will respect the privacy of my patients," shouldn't that statement extend to protecting patient data?
Analytics and Privacy: Yes, the Two Can Co-Exist
Commentary  |  11/27/2018
For all the talk about the burden that privacy regulations might place on businesses, it turns out that those regulations actually can help companies leverage their data.
Using Blockchain to Support Trustworthy Transactions on the IoT
Commentary  |  11/27/2018
Recent computer industry developments set the stage for demonstrations of how blockchain can help to turn Internet of Things networks into trusted environments.
Why Banking Industry Cloud Strategies Lag Behind
Commentary  |  11/23/2018
Research shows that banks have been slow to embrace the cloud, but maybe the reasons behind their reluctance don't apply any more.
CIO Strategy: Kimberly-Clark's Digital Transformation
News  |  11/19/2018
Consumer products icon Kimberly-Clark's CIO launched a digital transformation at the highest strategic levels. Here's her game plan.
How to Navigate Continuing Education Opportunities
Commentary  |  11/19/2018
With the rapid changes in technology it can be crucial for IT professionals to pursue continuing education opportunities.
6 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2019
News  |  11/16/2018
Look for new technologies to emerge - and for emerging technologies to become the norm - in the new year.
Decoding Programmers: How Emotions Can Change Code
Commentary  |  11/15/2018
So, do you know which human emotions cause developers to commit more errors, or generate more code?
Key Characteristics of Digitally Mature Organizations
Slideshows  |  11/14/2018
This is what a successful digital transformation looks like, based on research into the characteristics of enterprises that have succeeded with transformations in real life.
The CIO’s Role in the Supporting a New Revenue Recognition Standard
Commentary  |  11/14/2018
CIOs and their IT departments serve a critical, strategic role in the compliance process as the US implements a new revenue recognition standard.
Data Silos: Now and Forever?
Commentary  |  11/13/2018
Data management experts share suggestions on why we are still dealing with data silos and how to break them down.
Tech Vendors to Watch in 2019
Commentary  |  11/13/2018
Our listings of the hottest vendors in cloud, DevOps, infrastructure, security, and data and analytics can help streamline your IT product selection process.
What Special Ops Taught Me About TechOps
Commentary  |  11/12/2018
A look at how a day of special forces-style training delivered benefits in the technology realm.
The Security Missing From 5G
News  |  11/9/2018
For all of the excitement about the coming 5G mobile networks, there are a few words of caution from security experts.
The Deadly 7: Why So Many IT Transformations Fail
Commentary  |  11/8/2018
Solid planning and effective execution of that plan can help an IT transformation set the stage for a new era of enterprise success.
CIO Strategies for AI Business Success
News  |  11/8/2018
Your AI program should have short-term and long-term goals and milestones. Here's how CIOs can reset executive expectations and deliver results with their artificial intelligence programs.
Why SaaS Cannot Be Ignored by Today’s Businesses
Commentary  |  11/7/2018
Now is the time for companies to transition to a SaaS model, if they haven't already done so.
Are Company Valuations Bogus?
Commentary  |  11/7/2018
Boards of directors should know that the value of their company's intangible assets probably outweighs the value of their tangible assets. However, their lack of specific knowledge about the details is resulting in lawsuits.
Consumer Privacy and the Role of Technology in Compliance
Commentary  |  11/6/2018
It's time for organizations to look inward to ensure that their privacy policies build trust with customers while enhancing the customer experience.
Is an Internet Bill of Rights Necessary?
Commentary  |  11/4/2018
Would new restrictions help safeguard Internet users or simply give the government unnecessary control over thoughts and services? Opinions vary.


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