Profile of Dawn KawamotoAssociate Editor, Dark Reading
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Dawn Kawamoto is an Associate Editor for Dark Reading, where she covers cybersecurity news and trends. She is an award-winning journalist who has written and edited technology, management, leadership, career, finance, and innovation stories for such publications as CNET's News.com, TheStreet.com, AOL's DailyFinance, and The Motley Fool. More recently, she served as associate editor for technology careers site Dice.com.
Articles by Dawn Kawamoto
posted in August 2016
Starting salaries for IT professionals are expected to rise an average of 3.8% in 2017 compared with 2016. Find out which IT jobs are projected to see the greatest salary increases next year.
The role of a chief data officer increasingly makes its way into companies across the globe. But even as their ranks grow, CDOs often face resistance from colleagues who may feel threatened by data results. Here are four tips on how to become a more effective CDO.
Following the theft of millions of dollars from Bangladesh Bank via the international financial messaging system SWIFT, US banking regulators have outlined steps to tighten cyber-security at the nation's banks.
Over the next five years, IT professionals keen on managing a fire hose of data should keep their eyes on these growth drivers for big data management.
When you consider outstanding tech leaders such as Bill Gates, the late Steve Jobs, and Jeff Bezos, five of their traits standout above others. Here's a look at ways to cultivate these characteristics to further your career.
A college internship program could give a company an advantage in the intense competition for hiring tech talent.
Despite C maintaining its ranking as the second most popular programming language on the Tiobe Index, the decline in the number of searches for C pushed it to its lowest ratings score since the index was launched in 2001.
With demand for tech workers running high, here are three ways hiring managers can get their IT job listings to stand out, according to technology recruiter Robert Half Technology.
Oregon's startups are increasingly garnering attention from venture capitalists and support from government agencies. Here's a look at a few.
Networking giant Cisco confirmed during its latest quarterly report that the company will cut approximately 7% of its worldwide workforce in a restructuring move designed to accelerate its transition to a software and subscription business.
The networking giant is reportedly planning to cut nearly 20% of its global workforce, as it shifts from a hardware maker to one with a greater focus on software.
Front-end developers are facing an evolving role, where their traditional bag of skills are becoming more diverse. Here's how they can stay competitive.
IT hiring managers who take too long to extend a job offer may suffer from the snooze-you-lose syndrome -- specifically losing a candidate's interest within a week of the interview if an offer is not made, according to survey results. However, there are five practical steps IT managers can follow to streamline the process.
University researchers examined employee reviews on IT job search site Glasssdoor to identify the corporate cultures most likely to attract top tech talent and improve bottom line results.
Despite progress in some areas of its diversity efforts, Intel encountered a slight decline in the number of under-represented minorities working for the company. The main cause is the company's own efforts to restructure, which triggered a large number of layoffs earlier this year.
While SaaS is by far the leading slice of the public cloud services pie, IT professionals should keep an eye PaaS and IaaS as well, because these are the fast-rising segments of the cloud market, according to IDC.
HPE CEO and Republican Meg Whitman recently announced she will vote for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, a move that disrupts the status quo -- a personality trait common among IT professionals, says one tech recruiter.
Apple released its 2016 diversity figures this week, revealing a slight increase in the number of woman tech workers it's added to its workforce mix during the past year. The company is also making efforts to increase its overall diversity.
With software spending predicted to hit $332 billion in 2016, the time is right for organizations to look at some best practices to reduce costs in that area, according to a recent Gartner report.
The federal government spent 20% more on IoT in 2015 than the previous year, which could present an opportunity for IT pros developing IoT features and functionality for their products and services.