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Global Tech Policy Briefing for November 2021: Banking, Broadband, & Big Tech
New cyber incident reporting requirements for the banking industry; the semiconductor chip shortage; the European Union’s battle with Big Tech; President Biden’s broadband plans, and more.
November 30, 2021
New cyber incident reporting requirements for the banking industry; the semiconductor chip shortage; the European Union’s battle with Big Tech; President Biden’s broadband plans, and more.
by Carlo Massimo, Contributing Writer
November 30, 2021
8 min read
Article
The Cost of a Ransomware Attack, Part 1: The Ransom
Tens of thousands or tens of millions? What's the going rate of a ransom request? Part 1 of 2.
November 30, 2021
Tens of thousands or tens of millions? What's the going rate of a ransom request? Part 1 of 2.
by Richard Pallardy, Freelance Writer
November 30, 2021
6 min read
Article
Ways to Prevent IT Projects From Getting Sunk
There can be more to ‘sinking’ IT projects than just missing deadlines, miscommunicating with users or having vendors let you down.
November 26, 2021
There can be more to ‘sinking’ IT projects than just missing deadlines, miscommunicating with users or having vendors let you down.
by Mary E. Shacklett, President of Transworld Data
November 26, 2021
5 min read
Article
Why Modern Cybersecurity Requires AI
How to hamper the adversary using AI-Powered cybersecurity.
November 26, 2021
How to hamper the adversary using AI-Powered cybersecurity.
by Network Computing, Contributor
November 26, 2021
1 min read
Article
Zero Trust: An Answer to the Ransomware Menace?
Zero trust isn't a silver bullet, but if implemented well it can help create a much more robust security defense.
November 25, 2021
Zero trust isn't a silver bullet, but if implemented well it can help create a much more robust security defense.
Dark Reading Guest Contributor
November 25, 2021
2 min read
Article
In Memoriam: Dark Reading's Tim Wilson
Tim Wilson, editor-in-chief of cybersecurity news site Dark Reading, and friend of InformationWeek, dies at 59.
November 24, 2021
Tim Wilson, editor-in-chief of cybersecurity news site Dark Reading, and friend of InformationWeek, dies at 59.
by Sara Peters, Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek / Network Computing
November 24, 2021
1 min read
Article
8 Tips for Creating a Cybersecurity Culture
IT and business leaders can play a part in helping their organizations build a stronger cybersecurity culture. Here’s how.
November 19, 2021
IT and business leaders can play a part in helping their organizations build a stronger cybersecurity culture. Here’s how.
by Pam Baker, Contributing Writer
November 19, 2021
1 min read
Article
The New Normal is Insecure by Default
Organizations are tacitly agreeing to accept greater risk by moving quickly without equal attention to security. The new normal we heard so much about throughout the pandemic is apparently 'insecure by default.' (From Network Computing)
November 19, 2021
Organizations are tacitly agreeing to accept greater risk by moving quickly without equal attention to security. The new normal we heard so much about throughout the pandemic is apparently 'insecure by default.' (From Network Computing)
by Network Computing, Contributor
November 19, 2021
2 min read
Article
How Automation is Changing Entry-Level Career Paths in IT
With automation technologies changing the entry-level IT worker’s career path, forward-thinking CIOs should be using automation to free up workers to concentrate on more meaningful work.
November 18, 2021
With automation technologies changing the entry-level IT worker’s career path, forward-thinking CIOs should be using automation to free up workers to concentrate on more meaningful work.
by Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
November 18, 2021
7 min read
Article
Data Analytics Can Fix the Supply Chain. Eventually
Plenty of factors contributed to today's supply chain crisis. Investing in analytics and technology will help individual companies survive, but the overall crisis will take longer to resolve itself.
November 17, 2021
Plenty of factors contributed to today's supply chain crisis. Investing in analytics and technology will help individual companies survive, but the overall crisis will take longer to resolve itself.
by Jessica Davis, Senior Editor
November 17, 2021
8 min read
Article
The Future of Privacy: What IT Leaders Need to Know
This year’s top trends in privacy highlight the critical levers enterprises need to engage over the coming years to manage liability and promote trust when handling personal information.
November 17, 2021
This year’s top trends in privacy highlight the critical levers enterprises need to engage over the coming years to manage liability and promote trust when handling personal information.
by Nader Henein, Research VP, Gartner, Inc.
November 17, 2021
6 min read
Article
Gauging Cybersecurity Resiliency and Why It Matters
A survey from Accenture shows many organizations have plenty of room for improvement with meshing business strategy with cybersecurity needs.
November 16, 2021
A survey from Accenture shows many organizations have plenty of room for improvement with meshing business strategy with cybersecurity needs.
by Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
November 16, 2021
5 min read
Article
What is Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM)?
Need strong cybersecurity, low e-commerce friction, and easier identity management administration? CIAM promises to straddle the B2C and B2B environments, boost security and privacy, and improve the consumer experience.
November 16, 2021
Need strong cybersecurity, low e-commerce friction, and easier identity management administration? CIAM promises to straddle the B2C and B2B environments, boost security and privacy, and improve the consumer experience.
by Samuel Greengard, Contributing Reporter
November 16, 2021
4 min read
Article
A CIO's Introduction to the Metaverse
The metaverse has arrived. Here's what CIOs need to know about it -- from business use cases, to risks, to vendor offerings from companies such as Microsoft, Nvidia, and Facebook.
November 15, 2021
The metaverse has arrived. Here's what CIOs need to know about it -- from business use cases, to risks, to vendor offerings from companies such as Microsoft, Nvidia, and Facebook.
by Jessica Davis, Senior Editor
November 15, 2021
7 min read
Article
How Climate Change is Changing Cyber Resilience Plans
With companies and cloud providers fending off wildfires, floods, mudslides, ice storms, hurricanes, and heat waves, how are CIOs/CTOs supposed to promise a resilient architecture?
November 11, 2021
With companies and cloud providers fending off wildfires, floods, mudslides, ice storms, hurricanes, and heat waves, how are CIOs/CTOs supposed to promise a resilient architecture?
by Samuel Greengard, Contributing Reporter
November 11, 2021
6 min read
Article