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CxO Events


2020 HMG Live! Chicago CIO Executive Leadership Summit (Oct 1st.)

Managing Insider Risk in the Remote Era (Oct 1st)

Join us Thursday, October 1, at 12:00 pm ET / 9:00 am PT to learn how top CSOs are managing insider risk in the remote era.

How China's Cyber Threat Groups Support Beijing's Geopolitical Objectives (Sept. 30th)

It's no secret that Beijing has ambitious plans to reposition itself as the world's superpower - one of the keys to its success has been its ability to deploy its cyber units to conduct state-endorsed operations.

The Future of Data Layer Strategies: Trends & Innovations (Sept. 29th)

BWG Connect invites senior IT managers to participate in a candid, interactive, peer-to-peer, industry discussion. Hear from your peers on the importance of Digital Transformation, strategies being implemented and challenges being faced!

Florida CIO Virtual Town Hall - Achieving Business Transparency (Sept. 30th)

Business transparency and trust is more important than ever for CIOs and CISOs to drive competitive advantage, mitigate risk, and ultimately create business value.

Understanding and Reducing the Cost of Cloud Storage (Sept. 30th)

BWG Connect invites senior IT managers to participate in a candid, interactive, peer-to-peer, industry discussion. Hear from your peers on the importance of Digital Transformation, strategies being implemented and challenges being faced!

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Akamai CTO Discusses The Impact Of AI On Internet Performance

James Kretchmar, CTO of Akamai, spoke to Information Age about how AI and machine learning impact Internet performance

AI-First Or Nothing

If an operating model defines how an organization positions people, process, and technology to deliver customer value, then companies with an AI-first operating model are those that prioritize the use of AI to weave more intelligence and automation into the firm's products, processes, and experiences

CIO Interview: Julie Berry Of Saffery Champness Advances Business Advisory Role For IT

Julie Berry, IT director at accountancy firm Saffery Champness, describes how her team has enhanced its advisory role to the business, in part through the implementation of a cloud-based document management system

Why Digital Transformation Success Requires Multicloud

As businesses begin to reprioritize projects put on hold due to the current environment, a top initiative for senior IT leaders is expanding multi-cloud capabilities as a part of broader digital transformation strategies

Holy Grail Still Elusive In Enterprise Architecture Strategy

MIT's Jeanne Ross discusses why enterprise architecture projects succeed and fail and what companies can do to better align technology with strategic business goals

6 Types Of CISO And The Companies They Thrive In

Jeff Pollard, VP and principal analyst at Forrester, wants CISOs to discover the type of leader they are - transformational, tactical, steady - and run with it

CIO Spotlight: Jen Felch, Dell Technologies

Looking back with 20:20 hindsight, what would you have done differently? "I would have spoken up a more loudly and a more frequently."

80% Of Businesses Expect IT Budgets To Grow Or Remain Steady In 2021

The global COVID-19 crisis is a catalyst for change, spurring businesses to continue to invest in technology to support and secure a remote workforce, despite slowing corporate revenue growth resulting from the pandemic, a Spiceworks Ziff Davis study reveals

Top 5 Strategic Technologies To Invest In 2021

Technology is evolving every day. Are you? Nowadays, digital acceleration is a priority across sectors

Cybercriminals Moved Quickly To Capitalize On The COVID-19 Outbreak Using Malicious Emails

While the COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted the lives and operations of many people and organizations, the pandemic failed to interrupt onslaught of malicious emails targeting people's inboxes, according to an attack landscape update published by F-Secure

Security


Best Password Managers In 2020 : Free, And Paid Software To Secure Your Passwords

Password managers to keep all your accounts secure

Automation: A Pathway To Smarter Cybersecurity

Under regular circumstances, the cybersecurity industry operates against the backdrop of a long-standing labor gap

What Is DNS Security?

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes when you type a website address in your browser's search bar?

5 Steps To Greater Cyber Resiliency

Work from home isn't going away anytime soon, and the increased vulnerability means cyber resiliency will continue to be critical to business resiliency

Cybersecurity Team Structure Stronger With 3 New Roles

Having the right cybersecurity team in place can help reduce how long it takes to control threats. Consider adding cloud security, third-party risk and digital ethics specialists

NIST Guide To Help Orgs Recover From Ransomware, Other Data Integrity Attacks

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a cybersecurity practice guide enterprises can use to recover from data integrity attacks, i.e., destructive malware and ransomware attacks, malicious insider activity or simply mistakes by employees that have resulted in the modification or destruction of company data (emails, employee records, financial records, and customer data).

Cybersecurity Governance: A Path To Cyber Maturity

All organizations need cybersecurity governance programs so that every employee understands and is aware of cybersecurity mitigation efforts to reduce cyber risks

Solving The Problem With Security Standards

More explicit threat models can make security better and open the door to real and needed innovation

Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) Releases New Version Of The GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit For SMBs

The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) announced the release of an updated version of its Cybersecurity Toolkit for Small Business

Ensuring Your Cybersecurity Teams Are Helping The Business

Business leaders need to review how they're handling cybersecurity oversight. Are leaders asking the right questions and understanding how their cybersecurity program currently works?

Technology


Next-Generation Datacenter SSDs Could Feature An Ethernet Interface

Kioxia and partners begins to sample Ethernet SSDs

Curly The Curling Robot Throws Stones Like A Pro

Robots have shown themselves to excel at any number of sports and activities, though they do best when they have a single task

The Era Of Big Memory Is Upon Us

If you reduce systems down to their bare essentials, everything exists in those systems to manipulate data in memory, and like human beings, all that really exists for any of us is what is in memory

Linux


A Million Students And Counting Have Learned Linux

The Linux Foundation's Free Introduction to Linux class has just passed the million enrollment mark

Linux Foundation Adds Entry-Level Certification

The certification will focus on the test taker's knowledge of the fundamentals of system administration

Lenovo Launches Linux-Ready ThinkPad And ThinkStation PCs Preinstalled With Ubuntu

Lenovo announced a global expansion of its Linux portfolio, extending its certification program that was announced in June to include PCs preinstalled with Canonical's Ubuntu LTS operating system

AI


Five Ways To Drive ROI With AI

AI is often touted as the way of the future for enterprises in all industries - but ensuring that the return on investment (ROI) from an AI implementation actually comes to fruition can often be a trickier thing

Top 10 Machine Learning Companies 2020

These top machine learning companies leverage AI, automation and advanced analytics to provide the most sophisticated machine learning platforms available today

Pandemic Accelerates Machine Learning

COVID-19 has had profound effects on the global economy. While some industries took a hard hit, others found new opportunities -- such as machine learning

Humor


Flashback Friday: You're Welcome

There's no winning this one.

Memory-Lane Monday: An Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pounding Headache

Not the greatest decision ever made

Careers


Half Of Professionals Believe Working From Home Has Negatively Impacted Their Careers

Professionals report that working from home has reduced internal and external networking opportunities and harmed their career progress, according to a new survey

You Mean The Recruiter Isn't The Hiring Manager?

A reader wants to hear from the hiring manager, not from a recruiter, in the September 22, 2020 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter.

Networks


The Pros And Cons Of 5G Networks

Enterprises are evaluating 5G and its effect on their operations. Before they can start reaping the benefits from the standard, they will have to carefully consider these 5G pros and cons

What's Involved In VPN Maintenance And Management?

Before an organization's VPN is up and running, IT teams must address four important aspects of VPN maintenance and management to keep abreast of transforming security concerns

Operations


6 DCIM Software Vendor Tools Address Data Center Complexities

DCIM tools can improve data center management and operation. Learn how six prominent products can help organizations control costs, manage energy and track assets

Avoid Overheated Servers With Liquid Cooling

During the summer months, most people spend time figuring out the most efficient -- and cost-friendly -- way to cool their living space

HR


This Company's Zoom Policy May Be The Worst I've Ever Heard

Working from home has made many companies reassess how they manage. Some manage to make things worse

DevOps


Top 10 DevOps Tools For Continuous Integration

Continuous integration (CI) is the practice of merging all the software code changes and updates into a shared central repository/mainline

Cloud


Top 6 Complexity Challenges Of Operating A Cloud At Scale

It's not unusual for enterprises to scale their applications to meet demand, but they need to be aware of the associated cloud complexity issues. Look out for these six common problems

IoT


Tips To Select The Right Microcontrollers For IoT

Microcontrollers offer advantages over other processors for IoT deployments, including efficient energy use. Understand the market and criteria for microcontroller selection

DR


It's Time To Update Your Pandemic Disaster Recovery Plan

Your DR plan may be unprepared for a pandemic, and while mid-pandemic is not the ideal time to be discovering issues, you should use this time to make changes

CRM


The 8 Best Enterprise CRM Solutions Reviewed For 2020

It's no secret that salespeople often spend more time searching for prospects and doing administrative work (like data entry) than selling

Storage


New Urgency For More Disks-Per-Drive Needed In Nearline HDDs?

From 9 platters now, 10-disk designs may emerge sooner than originally planned.
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