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DevOps & Security: Butting Heads for Years but Integration Is Happening
Zeus Kerravala, Founder and Principal Analyst, ZK Research
Commentary
A combination of culture change, automation, tools and processes can bring security into the modern world where it can be as agile as other parts of IT.
By Zeus Kerravala Founder and Principal Analyst, ZK Research, 7/20/2017
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Amazon Positioned to Use Data to Dominate Where It Wishes
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
If Amazon expands into food delivery, it will obtain a treasure of consumer information that it can use for its next expansion.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/20/2017
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Unity Rules As OCI Launches 1.0 Container Spec
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
After a two-year effort, the Open Container Initiative has its image specification and runtime spec ready for vendors and container users.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/19/2017
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Data Drift Happens: 7 Pesky Problems with People Data
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Making sense of data associated with customers, citizens and other individuals may seem simple, but it’s possible that the records don’t tell the real story.
By Matthew Magne, SAS , 7/19/2017
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Dark Reading INsecurity Conference Registration Now Open
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading,
Commentary
November event will focus on attendee interaction, "blue team" best practices.
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 7/19/2017
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Consumers Welcome AI, Despite Lingering Privacy Concerns
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Potential societal benefits of artificial intelligence outweigh concerns, although people want some transparency.
By Jocelyn Aqua, Privacy and Cybersecurity Principal, PwC , 7/19/2017
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Cloud Outages: Who’s at Fault?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Cloud outages do happen. So, how can you and your IT group minimize the impact on the company?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/19/2017
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Containerization Gains Traction; We’re All Better for it
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Cloud-based application development has taken big strides, and it's delivering benefits for enterprises such as federal agencies.
By Charles Fullwood, Force 3 , 7/18/2017
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Three Big Data Developments No One is Talking About
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
What you will be discussing about big data in a year will be very different from today's conversations.
By Nick Elprin and Philip Levinson , 7/18/2017
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Amazon's Efficient Distribution Key to Winning Consumers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Amazon's online ordering started the company's success; efficient distribution will continue to expand its retail footprint.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/18/2017
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New IBM Mainframe Encrypts All the Things
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Next-generation Z series features the elusive goal of full data encryption - from an application, cloud service, or database in transit or at rest.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/17/2017
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Researchers Create Framework to Evaluate Endpoint Security Products
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
News
Black Hat USA researchers tested more than 30,000 types of malware to learn the effectiveness of endpoint security tools - and they'll demonstrate how they did it.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 7/17/2017
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Koehler: IBM Cloud Advances with Integration, New Services
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Bryson Koehler, CTO of IBM Watson/Cloud, predicts a more unified face, powerful compute engine for IBM Cloud in coming year.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/17/2017
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10 Things IT Pros Should Consider (or Dread) Before the Job Hunt
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
Think you've seen changes in your IT group over the years? Well there have been just as many changes in the job market. Here's some advice to help you find that next great job.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/17/2017
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To Deliver Digitization, IT Needs Fusion Teams
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB
Commentary
Cross-functional "fusion" teams can present benefits to organizations, and can help members in their career development, if those teams are done right.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, 7/14/2017
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Not Easy To Get To Digital Transformation Jump-off Point
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Hackett Group has attempted to define how a company gets to the digital transformation stage in its latest statistical report.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/14/2017
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Black Hat to Host Discussion on Diversity
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
Commentary
Panel of diversity pioneers will share their views and firsthand experience on how to make inclusion a priority in security.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/13/2017
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Building a Data-Driven Culture Starts with the Team
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Being a data-driven organization is an ongoing process -- you need to invest in the right team, infrastructure, software, and processes that can promote lasting change.
By Leon Tchikindas, Head of Analytics and Business Operations at Periscope Data , 7/13/2017
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As NYC Tech Industry Grows, City Aims to Fill Skills Gap
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
Ladders for Leaders is a New York City initiative by the Office of the Mayor that aims to tackle NYC's youth employment crisis while training what they hope will be the most diverse tech workforce.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 7/13/2017
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Unlocking Speed and Efficiency with Compliance as Code
Nathen Harvey, Vice President of Community Development, Chef
Satire
A key element of DevOps is the ability to build security and compliance into the application process -- continuous compliance.
By Nathen Harvey Vice President of Community Development, Chef, 7/13/2017
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