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Content tagged with Security & Risk Strategy posted in July 2016
Using AI To Fight Cyberthreats
News  |  7/27/2016
SparkCognition, working with Carnegie Mellon and IBM's Watson, aims to provide cyber-security researchers with better threat data using predictive models powered by machine learning.
DNC Hack Serves As Cautionary Tale For IT Pros
News  |  7/26/2016
Following the high-profile hack of the Democratic National Committee's computer system, cyber-security experts emphasize the importance of secure email correspondence.
Enterprises Are Poorly Equipped To Handle External Cyberattacks
News  |  7/26/2016
Most organizations lack the tools and processes to handle external cyberattacks -- which lie outside a company's firewalls. Such attacks primarily leverage digital channels, and responsibility for monitoring these channels often falls outside traditional IT and security functions.
Snowden Designs iPhone Add-On To Thwart Surveillance
News  |  7/23/2016
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and hacker Andrew Huang have designed an add-on device for iPhone 6 that would alert users when they are being tracked. Here's why it matters to IT.
Can 3D-Printed Fingers Help Police Solve A Murder?
News  |  7/23/2016
Michigan police are working with university researchers to re-create a dead man's fingers. The goal is to use the digits to unlock his smartphone and uncover information that may help catch his killer.
10 Hot Security Technologies Enterprises Need Now
Slideshows  |  7/21/2016
With security threats increasingly becoming more advanced, research firm Gartner outlines the top 10 technologies that should be deployed to take advantage of digital business opportunities while managing risk.
IBM's Cloud, Analytics Investments Start Paying Off
News  |  7/19/2016
IBM's second quarter total revenues and earnings per share declined again, but executives and analysts put their focus on the company's strategic initiatives, which showed continued growth in the most recent quarter.
Obama Administration May Allow Foreign Search Warrants On US Tech Firms
News  |  7/18/2016
Under a proposed plan, foreign governments would have the right to serve search warrants on US tech companies for email and wiretaps. The deal would also give the US "reciprocal" authority to search data in other countries.
Surface Partnership With IBM, Windows Security: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/16/2016
Microsoft held its annual Worldwide Partner Conference and announced a new partnership with GE. A critical Windows security patch is announced. A look at Windows 10 and Surface subscriptions.
Why Software Quality Standards Matter For Industrial IoT
Commentary  |  7/15/2016
Will software standards be embraced on the Industrial Internet of Things? Software quality guru Bill Curtis says the potential is there, but the culture has to be willing to embrace quality.
Windows 'Critical' Security Flaw Hits All Versions Of OS
News  |  7/14/2016
Microsoft has fixed a security flaw that left all supported versions of its Windows operating system vulnerable to hackers.
Ransomware: How Should IT Respond?
Ransomware: How Should IT Respond?
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/14/2016
How should IT respond to increased ransomware attacks? John Pironti, President of IP Architects, spoke with Senior Editor Sara Peters at this year's Interop about the issues.
HummingBad Malware Infects 85 Million Android Devices
News  |  7/9/2016
A group of Chinese hackers dubbed Yingmob is using a sophisticated malware campaign called HummingBad to access and sell the info stored on Android devices. The malware may have already infected 85 million devices.
Google Testing Post-Quantum Cryptography For Chrome
News  |  7/8/2016
Although quantum computers are largely in the experimental phase, Google has started testing cryptography to protect against hackers in the post-quantum era.
Gartner: Brexit Will Hurt IT Spending Worldwide
News  |  7/7/2016
Gartner's updated IT spending forecast for 2016 is slightly improved, but the research firm warned that it doesn't account for the recent UK vote to leave the European Union. The Brexit vote will dampen IT spending worldwide.
Industrial IoT: The Next 30 Years Of IT
Industrial IoT: The Next 30 Years Of IT
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/7/2016
InformationWeek Executive Editor Curtis Franklin spoke with Senior Editor Sara Peters about how IoT is changing everything we know in IT, especially in the industrial enterprise. From, predictive analytics, to security, to ROI, here's why the next 30 years of IT starts with IoT.
IT Skills Gap Hurts Enterprise Security: Survey
Commentary  |  7/6/2016
A survey of IT executives, managers, and practitioners finds the biggest challenges in infosec are around skills, not technology.
8 Reasons You Need A Security Penetration Test
Slideshows  |  7/6/2016
One of the biggest challenges in IT security is determining whether the tools and configurations you have in place are giving your organization the level of security you require. Here's how penetration testing can help.


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