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One Point the Equifax Breach Drives Home
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Equifax blamed its recent high-profile breach on the Apache Struts Web Framework. As software delivery cycles shrink, developers have to rely on more third-party components, libraries and frameworks. When they do, what are their liabilities and responsibilities?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/18/2017
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3 Tips for Making Better Investments in Security
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner
Commentary
Information securityís role is becoming more strategic, but its approach to making investment decisions hasnít kept pace. To better align security investments with enterprise strategy, IT and security leaders must stay focused on the right risks, add rigor to decision making processes, and give stakeholders opportunities for input.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, now Gartner, 9/15/2017
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Cloud Computing Spurs Hybrid Architecture Adoption
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Enterprises turn to the hybrid cloud for disaster recovery, data archiving and other applications.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 9/14/2017
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3 Ways Blockchain is Changing Cybersecurity
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Commentary
The tech sector is looking at new uses for blockchain, and information security is one area that holds promise.
By Ralph Tkatchuk, TK Data Sec , 9/14/2017
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12 DevOps Terms You Need to Know
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Before taking that big step into DevOps, here are 12 core DevOps terms you'll want to understand.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 9/13/2017
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Alexa for the Enterprise? Not Yet, but Itís Coming
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Commentary
Now that you might be accustomed to using Siri, Alexa, Cortana or Google Assistant in your personal life, consider the potential for voice technology in the enterprise.
By Jim Souders, CEO, Adaptiva , 9/12/2017
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Set the Right Foundation for Applications with Improved CX
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Commentary
IT teams can salvage the value of legacy systems while pivoting to a new foundation offering better customer experiences.
By Justin Bingham, Co-Founder and CTO Janeiro Digital , 9/11/2017
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Hurricanes: Risk Analytics in a World of Uncertainty
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
News
The already-devastating hurricane season highlights the need for predictive analytical models that account for exceptional events.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 9/7/2017
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How Smart Is Artificial Intelligence Really?
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Commentary
SAS CTO Oliver Schabenberger counters Tesla founder Elon Musk's description of artificial intelligence as the scariest problem.
By Oliver Schabenberger, Executive Vice President and CTO, SAS , 9/6/2017
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In the Aftermath of a Cyberattack
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Commentary
As hackers continue ramping up their attacks everyone involved in IoT -- manufacturers, integrators, and customers -- has to improve their defenses.
By Vince Ricco, Business Development Manager, Axis Communications , 8/30/2017
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What IT Spending Forecasts Tell Us About the Future of IT
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
IT spending patterns make it clear that we are in a software and cloud-based world.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/25/2017
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Fannie Mae Tackles DevSecOps
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
CommentaryVideo
Fannie Mae's focus on the customer led them to a DevSecOps strategy that won 1st place in the InformationWeek IT Excellence DevOps category.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 8/24/2017
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10 Best US Cities for Tech Jobs in 2017
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
These metro areas have seen the biggest gains in software jobs over the last five years. You might be surprised by where some cities rank, and which noted tech employer missed the cut.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 8/22/2017
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Integrating Security into DevOps Takes Care
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It makes sense to involve IT security with DevOps, but the integration isn't as easy as it sounds.
By Dan Timpson, CTO at DigiCert , 8/18/2017
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Does Your Breach Incident Response Plan Have Holes?
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Commentary
The likelihood of a company suffering a breach is worse than most believe. Here's a checklist for building out a plan to deal with a breach.
By Xuyen Bowles, Sentek Cyber , 8/16/2017
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Innovation Relies on Humanizing the IT Organization
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Commentary
IT organizations are quick to talk about hardware failures, software failures, and outages, but so often the cause of IT failures can be pinned on people.
By Brian Amaro, Senior Solutions Architect, ScienceLogic , 8/11/2017
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Financial Institutions Bank on Change to Stay Competitive
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Corporate transformation seen as the best way to counter digital disruption and address other key challenges.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/4/2017
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Peer Advice: 7 Steps Toward Change
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Tips for financial institutions or others heading for digital transformation.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/4/2017
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Think AI, Clouds, Football, and Structure
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
One of the challenges to innovation and adoption of emerging technologies is our reliance on classifying everything and everyone.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 8/3/2017
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Why Businesses Need to Update Their DR Plan Now
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Commentary
With cyberattacks becoming more common, and natural and man-made disasters not going away, disaster recovery programs are more important than ever.
By Kevin Beasley, CIO at VAI , 8/1/2017
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