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Wanted: The (Elusive) Cybersecurity 'All-Star'
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
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Separate workforce studies by (ISC)≤ and ISACA point to the need for security departments to work with existing staff to identify needs and bring entry-level people into the field.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 5/5/2021
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Dark Reading Celebrates 15th Anniversary
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading,
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Cybersecurity news site begins 16th year with plans to improve site, deliver more content on cyber threats and best practices.
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 5/3/2021
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Malicious PowerShell Use, Attacks on Office 365 Accounts Surged in Q4
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
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There was also a sharp increase in overall malware volumes in the fourth quarter of 2020, COVID-19 related attack activity, and mobile malware, new data shows.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 4/15/2021
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Build a Post-Pandemic AI Strategy for Resilience, Recovery
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As companies recover from the pandemic, scaling AI capabilities across the organization can bring the agility and speed demanded to stay competitive.
By Mark Dineen, Managing Director, Accenture IT , 4/2/2021
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Innovation in a COVID World: 4 Steps for CIOs To Get It Done
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You want to launch new products, meet your customerís needs, and grow the business. Hereís how.
By Tom Puthiyamadam, Consumer Markets Consulting Leader, Digital Product Leader, PwC , 3/31/2021
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What We Know (and Don't Know) So Far About the 'Supernova' SolarWinds Attack
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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A look at the second elusive attack targeting SolarWinds software that researchers at Secureworks recently cited as the handiwork of Chinese nation-state hackers.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3/30/2021
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Why IT Roles Are Broadening
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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The world of IT is constantly evolving and with it, IT positions. However, there's no one path that will suit all organizations.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 3/30/2021
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SolarWinds Experimenting With New Software Build System in Wake of Breach
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
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CISO of SolarWinds now has complete autonomy to stop product releases if security concerns exist, CEO says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 3/26/2021
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How Quickly Are Companies Really Adopting Cloud? Itís Complicated
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While cloud computing is becoming ever-more common in enterprise IT, what the hype leaves out is that most companies are still relatively early in the adoption cycle.
By Nicholas Dimotakis, VP, Worldwide Field Engineering, Canonical , 3/26/2021
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Inside the Web Shell Used in the Microsoft Exchange Server Attacks
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
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The history and details of China Chopper - a Web shell commonly seen in the widespread Microsoft Exchange Server attacks.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/23/2021
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Texas County Turns to Low-Code Database for Vaccine Registrations
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Tarrant County has registered over 800,000 people for vaccines using a cloud-based, web-facing, low-code database technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/23/2021
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What IT Leaders Need to Know About Open Source Software
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Here are answers to some common questions about open source technology, which can be a key enabler of innovation and digital transformation efforts.
By Arun Chandrasekaran, Distinguished Research Vice President, Gartner , 3/23/2021
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5 AI-for-Industry Myths Debunked
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Although artificial intelligence has become omnipresent, its uptake in business remains hampered because of gaps in knowledge and awareness.
By Geertrui Mieke De Ketelaere, AI Program Director, imec , 3/22/2021
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Finding the Right Balance of On-Site and At-Home IT Workers
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Some IT staffers don't want to come back to the office, while others can't wait to return. Here's how IT leaders can plan for a split workforce in a post-pandemic workplace.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 3/16/2021
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How to Define Your Edge Computing Architecture
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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The growth of edge computing and IoT will require rearchitecting IT infrastructures. Here are some options to consider before you get started.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 3/15/2021
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Microsoft Exchange Server Attacks: 9 Lessons for Defenders
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
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Experts share their guidance for organizations running on-premise Exchange servers in the wake of rapidly spreading attacks.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/12/2021
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Enabling Your Workforce for the Digital Workplace
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Building the digital workplace helps increase agility and resilience, but there are distinct steps to implementing it effectively, especially on an accelerated timeline.
By Malcolm Cohron, Digital Transformation Services Leader, BDO Digital , 3/9/2021
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Microsoft Exchange Server Attack Escalation Prompts Patching Panic
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
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US government officials weigh in on the attacks and malicious activity, which researchers believe may be the work of multiple groups.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/8/2021
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CISA to Federal Agencies: Immediately Patch or 'Disconnect' Microsoft Exchange Servers
Dark Reading Staff,
News
The US Department of Homeland Security agency's new emergency directive comes in the wake of major zero-day attacks on email servers revealed by Microsoft this week.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/3/2021
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Why 2021 May Turn Out to be a Great Year for Tech Startups
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Last year was great for new technology firms. This year could be even better.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 2/24/2021
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