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6 Reasons Hackathons Are Good For IT
VMworld: Security, Network, Cloud Are Top IT Concerns
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FTC Warns Travelers About Cybersecurity Risks Of Rental Cars
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The Federal Trade Commission has recommendations for consumers to protect their personal data when driving rental vehicles.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/31/2016
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Flexible Work Schedules: Key To Boosting Millennials' Productivity
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The cultural mindset of millennial workers and the ability to connect to the web from nearly anywhere are driving workplace flexibility demands, according to a new report.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/31/2016
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VMworld: Security, Network, Cloud Are Top IT Concerns
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
At VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas, customers of VMware took to the keynote stage to talk about adapting their data centers through changing times, with virtualization and vCloud Air.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/31/2016
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IT Salary Outlook 2017: Starting Pay On The Rise
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
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.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/31/2016
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How Not To Pay A Ransom: 3 Tips For Enterprise Security Pros
David Jones, SVP & GM, Information Management and Governance Software, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Commentary
At the most basic level, organizations must understand their data, the entry points, and who has access. But don’t forget to keep your backup systems up to date.
By David Jones SVP & GM, Information Management and Governance Software, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, 8/31/2016
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How To Retain Top IT Talent
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
If your organization can't move beyond traditional work hours, it may have trouble keeping valuable tech employees happy. Here's what IT leaders need to know.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/31/2016
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Analytics-Driven Innovation: Where Does IT Fit?
Sharad Sachdev, Managing Director, Accenture Analytics, Innovation Lead
Commentary
Sharad Sachdev, managing director and innovation lead at Accenture Analytics, tells us how to encourage an analytics-driven culture of innovation, and how you, as an IT professional, can make the most of the tools at your disposal.
By Sharad Sachdev Managing Director, Accenture Analytics, Innovation Lead, 8/31/2016
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9 Data Center Automation Tools IT Pros Should Know
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Pressure to increase productivity and deliver greater business value while limiting headcount has many organizations considering data center automation. Fortunately, there are many tools available to get it done. Here are nine to know if you're thinking about automating all or part of your data operation.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/31/2016
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New 'Fantom' Ransomware Poses As Windows Update
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Fantom malware comes disguised as a legitimate Microsoft Windows update to trick consumers and business users into downloading it.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/30/2016
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Malware Markets: Exposing The Hype & Filtering The Noise
Jim Walter, Senior SPEAR Researcher, Cylance
Commentary
There’s a lot of useful infosec information out there, but cutting through clutter is harder than it should be.
By Jim Walter Senior SPEAR Researcher, Cylance, 8/30/2016
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Apple Bites Back At EU's $14.5 Billion Tax Bill 
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The EU says that Ireland gave Apple illegal tax breaks over a period of 10 years and now wants the tech giant to pay 13 billion euros, or about $14.5 billion, in back taxes.
By Eric Zeman , 8/30/2016
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6 Ways To Hack An Election
Eitan Bremler, Co-founder & VP Marketing and Product Management, Safe-T
Commentary
Threats to our electoral process can come from outside the country or nefarious insiders. Our country needs to be better prepared.
By Eitan Bremler Co-founder & VP Marketing and Product Management, Safe-T, 8/30/2016
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IDC: IT Spending To Hit $2.7 Trillion By 2020
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Companies that invest in third platform services such as cloud, mobility, and big data as part of their digital transformation efforts will drive IT spending growth, according to IDC.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/30/2016
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VMware Customers Cautious About vCloud Air, Ready For IBM
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
As VMworld 2016 opens in Las Vegas, customers already have sharp opinions on VMware's commitment to the public cloud. However, these customers do like the company's alliance with IBM.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/30/2016
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Baton Rouge Flood Map: Using IT Know-How In Emergency Situations
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The Department of Information Services in Baton Rouge used geographic information systems and data from 911 calls, search-and-rescue efforts, and more to create a map visualization of the impact of recent floods in the region. The story is a prime example of how IT professionals can put their knowledge to work in emergency situations.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/30/2016
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6 Linux Kernel Changes IT Pros Need To Know
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The 4.7 Linux kernel includes enhancements to security, automated testing prior to release, and an average 7.8 additions per hour over 10 weeks of development. Here is a look at what IT pros need to know about the OS that powers everything from mobile devices to servers and supercomputers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/30/2016
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Fulton Works Founder: Making The Switch From Music To IT
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
A computer science degree isn't the only path into software development. Brent Sanders used his musicianship to bring programming skills and team leadership to a development group. Here, he tells InformationWeek about his journey from trombone player to software company founder.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/30/2016
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6 Reasons Hackathons Are Good For IT
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Inviting developers to solve technical challenges can open organizations up to new ways of doing things. Here are 6 IT benefits of hosting a hackathon.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/30/2016
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DoD Taps DEF CON Hacker Traits For Cybersecurity Training Program
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Famed capture-the-packet contest technology will become part of DoD training as well.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/29/2016
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One20 Shifts Social Network For Truckers Into Gear
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
One20 is a mobile app, navigation specialist, and social network all rolled into a single service specifically for truck drivers.
By Eric Zeman , 8/29/2016
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