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5 Benefits Of Developing A Digital Transformation Strategy

More business is conducted online than ever, and companies that recognize the need to develop a digital transformation strategy to meet Millennials and younger people where they are can benefit

9 Common Risk Management Failures And How To Avoid Them

As enterprises rework post-pandemic business models at unprecedented speeds, failure to mitigate risks due to governance, transparency and cultural issues is costly but avoidable

8 Top Enterprise Risk Management Trends In 2021

Several emerging trends are reshaping the risk management landscape, including GRC platforms, maturity frameworks, risk appetite statements, CIO roles and ERM's competitive advantage.

NASCIO 2021: State CIO Survey Details Tech Priorities Post-Pandemic

In an annual study, IT leaders plan to expand digital services, fraud detection, and identity and access management solutions

5 Ways CIOs Are Redefining Teamwork For A Hybrid World

From smaller teams, to video tech that creates more equitable meetings, to a rebalanced brain trust in the office, CIOs are trying out new approaches to IT teamwork.

Your First 90 Days As CISO - 9 Steps To Success

The challenges faced by new CISOs aren't just logistical. They include securing their environment from both known and unknown threats, dealing with stakeholders with unique needs and demands.

10 Phishing Stats That'll Make Your C-Suite Think

Wanting to run a phishing simulation is one thing, but persuading colleagues of the importance of doing so is another.

Leadership On Demand: The Portfolio CIO

How can enterprises make the most of the rising tide of 'on-demand' technology leadership

CIO Interview: Cynthia Stoddard, CIO, Adobe

Leading IT at one of the world's best-known software companies brings its own challenges and opportunities around digital transformation

Worldwide IT and Business Services Forecast Shows Signs of Improvement Due to Strong Demand and the Improving Economic Outlook, According to IDC

Worldwide IT and business services revenue is expected to grow by 3.4% (in constant currency) in 2021

Three Ideas To Simplify Your IT Now

And just like that its October and another Cybersecurity Awareness Month is upon us.

Traditional vs. Enterprise Risk Management: How Do They Differ?

Traditional risk management and enterprise risk management are similar in their aim to mitigate risks that can harm a company. But there are important differences between the two

1 In 3 C-Suite Execs Automate Processes To Tackle Hiring Crunch

To contend with hiring shortages, one-third of C-suite executives are turning to automation, according to West Monroe's Quarterly Executive Poll. The company surveyed 150 C-suite executives at companies with annual revenue of at least $250 million.

Enterprise Risk Management Team: Roles And Responsibilities

Every facet of an enterprise's operations is exposed to risk, requiring an all-encompassing risk management team composed of a diverse mix of corporate executives and managers

CxO Events

Angelbeat: Microsoft, AWS, Google And IBM Discuss How To Modernize And Migrate Mainframe, HPC & High-volume Transaction Applications (Oct. 19th)

Microsoft, AWS, Google and IBM discuss how to modernize and migrate mainframe, high performance computing (HPC) and high-volume transaction applications, that share some common features

Angelbeat: Healthcare & Life Sciences Post-COVID Innovations (Oct. 27th)

AWS, Microsoft, Google and other Industry leaders discuss the latest technologies driving Post-Covid innovations in healthcare, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical research and related fields. There is a special end user case study from Wellstar Health, one of the largest healthcare providers in Georgia.

InformationWeek: End to End Automation: A Game Changer for Improving Workforce Efficiency (Oct. 28th)

Join us as our experts discuss how automation is changing the workforce and improving efficiency.

Citrix Converge 2021 - October 25-28th

ITProToday: How To Build A Crisis-Resilient Multi-Cloud Deployment (Nov. 9th)

The complexity of multi-cloud deployments makes them vulnerable in new ways when compared with single-cloud or local data center deployments.

Angelbeat: AWS Cloud-Powered Digital Transformation (Nov. 9th)

Angelbeat has assembled multiple AWS experts, plus several of their partners, so you can understand their latest cloud-powered solutions, accelerate your digital transformation journey, and continue to innovate in a post-Covid, technology-driven world.

IDC: Overcoming Barriers to Modernizing Enterprise Document-Centric Processes (Oct. 28th)

Join IDC analyst Steve Charbonnier and subject-matter experts from ASG Technologies for a private, interactive, virtual roundtable professionally moderated by Ed Callan for a chance to compare notes with fellow IT and line of business executives responsible for automating their organization's document-centric processes

Tintri: Demo Wednesdays (Oct. 20th)

Have you ever wanted more time in your day, allowing time to focus on more valuable projects in the organization? What if you could have more time AND AI-driven autonomous operations, app-level visibility, and precise analytics that drive down storage management costs by up to 95%?

CIONET:Weekly Spotlight (Oct. 20th)

In this weekly series of 30-minute live talks, we are putting the spotlight on top global Digital Leaders to bring you high-value insights with regards to technology, transformation, people, culture, and the future of work.

IDC: Using Automation to Close the IT Skills Gap and Drive Innovation for the Business (Oct. 21st)

Join IDC analyst Jevin Jensen and subject-matter experts from Red Hat for a private, interactive, virtual roundtable professionally moderated by Ed Callan. During this off-the-record roundtable you'll have a chance to compare notes with fellow IT executives responsible for their organization's IT operations and infrastructure.


Data Breach Numbers, Costs And Impacts All Rise In

By almost any measure, the breadth, depth and impact of data breaches have dramatically increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's a roundup of the numbers.

Why CISOs Need A New Approach To Cloud Security

While the last decade has seen a number of enterprises experimenting with cloud, the pandemic has accelerated cloud adoption significantly, in part due to the surge of remote work

The Changing Role Of The CISO

Back in the early days of networking, many companies assigned all of the responsibilities to anyone who showed any aptitude towards operating a computer

5 Best Practices To Improve Remote Workforce Security

Remote workforces are here to stay. By the end of 2021, 51% of all knowledge workers worldwide are expected to be working remotely, up from 27% of knowledge workers in 2019, according to Gartner, Inc.

Increased Security Spending To Support Distributed Workforce

Security leaders are deploying or actively considering cloud security, threat intel, and XDR technologies

Analysis Of 80 Million Ransomware Samples Reveals A World Under Attack

Google has released a report taking a close look at the more than 80 million ransomware samples uploaded to its VirusTotal service in the last year and a half.

4 Cybersecurity Best Practices For Edge Computing

Incidents of cyber-attacks against IT networks are intensifying globally

The CISO Reporting Structure Is Broken

How can a cybersecurity leader secure government assets against adversaries when they aren't afforded the authority to act in their agency's best interest?

CxO Security Events

DARKReading: Building Automation Into Secure Application Development (Nov. 3rd)

Learn how organizations are finding new ways to speed and automate the process of developing secure code with next-generation tools and processes.

CSO50 Conference + Awards (Nov. 16-18th)

CISOs, CSOs, and risk leaders face a complex array of new business risks. Supply chains are high value targets creating exponential security consequences when breached. Every organization's portfolio of customer-facing apps is widening the threat landscape.

Data Connectors: Miami Cybersecurity Conference (Nov. 9th-10th)

South Florida is on its way to becoming the newest Silicon Valley - particularly if local leadership has anything to do with it

ITProToday: Defend the Realm: Secure your Business with Immutable Data (Oct. 20th)

Data immutability is emerging as a potent weapon against ransomware. But don't overlook the growing risk of hackers targeting your in-house systems as an entry point to the cloud.

DARKReading: Using Threat Hunting and Threat Intelligence to Strengthen Enterprise Cybersecurity (Oct. 19th)

Attend this webinar and you'll leave with a better understanding of how to craft an even an effective defense against attacks

CIO: Zero Trust Data Management (Oct. 27th)

Join CIO contributing editor Aaron Goldberg and subject-matter experts from Rubrik for a private, interactive, virtual roundtable.

EnterpriseIT: Getting Secure Access Service Edge (SASE): What Every Enterprise Should Know (Oct. 27th)

Over the past two years, the concept of secure access service edge (SASE) networking has taken the IT industry by storm, causing many enterprises to rethink their network architectures and their fundamental approach to wide area network security


Enterprise Data Storage Environments Riddled With Vulnerabilities

Many organizations are not properly protecting their storage and backup systems from compromise, new study finds

Hitachi Vantara's New VSP 5600 Hits 33 Million Iops

Hitachi Vantara launched new VSP 5000 models and added storage options to its E Series. The products may help enable storage consolidation for customers

Gartner Magic Quadrant For Distributed File Systems And Object Storage

With several bizarre elements, some absences and questionnable presences

Nearly 68 Million HDDs Shipped in 3Q21

Here is an abstract of a report, SDAS: HDD Information Service, Preliminary CQ3 '21 Quarterly Update, dated October 6, 2021, by Trendfocus, Inc.


The Ethics Of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Humans continue to pose questions about artificial intelligence (AI) and ethics.

How Can You Use Machine Learning To Optimize Pricing In Fintech?

Fintech companies can't afford to ignore the importance of machine learning technology in making pricing decisions

How AI Is Changing The World Of Audio Technology

Developments in artificial intelligence (AI) have opened opportunities for brands and publications to reach broader markets by creating new moments of engagement and enhancing established ones


The Future Of Work Is Flexible

It feels cliche to open any article with 'the world of work has changed since the global pandemic' but it's true.

8 Ways To Attract And Hire The Best Nontraditional Candidates On The Market

If your company only seriously considers candidates who have conventionally impressive resumes, you're doing yourself a huge disservice.


Interactive EdTech Tools Help Drive Student Engagement

Solutions from GoGuardian and Pear Deck help teachers generate student engagement and maximize instructional time with real-time views of student work

Can EdTech Deliver On Its Pandemic Promise?

The effectiveness of education technology in low-income countries divides opinion

100 Essential EdTech Tools By Category

Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved.


How Windows NTFS Finally Made It Into Linux

Microsoft's New Technology File System has been with us for decades and at long, long last it's going to be fully supported for penguins

The Best Part Of Windows 11 Is A Revamped Windows Subsystem For Linux

WSL is finally easy to install-and offers automatic sound/graphics support


Open Source Security Foundation Raises $10 Million In New Commitments To Secure Software Supply Chains

Industry leaders from technology, financial services, telecom, and cybersecurity sectors respond to Biden's Executive Order, commit to a more secure future for software; open source luminary Brian Behlendorf becomes general manager

5 Open Source Offensive Security Tools For Red Teaming

To be an effective red teamer, you need the right tools in your arsenal. These are five of the open source offensive security tools worth learning


12 Top Paying IT Certifications For 2021

ITCareerFinder examines salary data and hiring trends to determine the top paying IT certifications and why they demand a premium

IT Certification Mistakes To Avoid

Certifications can be a real boon to your career or those of your staff - unless you fall prey to these common pitfalls.


3 Ways To Get ERP Benefits Faster

A variety of factors can lead to long ROI timelines for ERP. Here are the keys to accelerating the benefits seen from a new system

Modern SaaS Shifts Core ERP Architectures

There are numerous ways to achieve the same result. Salesforce, Microsoft and Microsoft offer a different way to consider enterprise systems


Paving The Way For Terabit Ethernet

A Q&A with Tim Klein, CEO at the storage connectivity company ATTO

6 Tech Trends Defining Future Cities

Sustainable neighborhoods, a supercharged infrastructure and inclusive innovation that strikes back at surveillance capitalism - these will be the mainstays that shape the future of urban technology, according to a report from the Jacobs Institute's Urban Tech Hub at Cornell Tech


What Is DCIM? Data Center Infrastructure Management

Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) is a set of best practices that provide centralized management of data centers

Greenhouse Gas Emissions: The Next Big Issue For CIOs

Google, Salesforce, SAP, and others are making it easier for CIOs to manage greenhouse gas emissions, not just in the server room but across the whole enterprise.


Hybrid Cloud: Five Key Questions In 2021

We look at key need-to-knows about hybrid cloud in 2021, including how it is defined, key use cases, the main pitfalls and where it's heading

Private Clouds Remain Central In A Multi-Cloud World

With the continued popularity of private cloud, the flexible cloud model - with its pay-as-you-go, deploy-as-you-need resources - is finding a steady home inside the 'glass house' of the data center.


MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions)

MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) is an extension of the original Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) email protocol. It lets users exchange different kinds of data files, including audio, video, images and application programs, over email.


Top 5 Large Enterprise vSphere Backup Solutions

Cobalt Iron Compass, Commvault Complete Data Protection, HYCU for VMware, Unitrends Unified BCDR, Veritas NetBackup


Bitcoin: The Stateless Emergence

Bitcoin transcends the nation-state and all expectations that come along with being associated with a fiat standard


What Does The Future Of DevOps Look Like?

During the past couple of years, we have seen a rapid acceleration of digital transformation.


Will IoT Investment Soon Surpass Cloud Computing?

Satellite communications specialist Inmarsat predicts Internet of Things (IoT) investment will soon overtake digital transformation technologies like Big Data, robotics and next-gen security -- and even cloud computing itself.