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Do developers care about security?

They certainly do, according to Sarah Gibson, application security consultant at Veracode, who talks with CSO senior writer Fahmida Rashid about the issues around application security, and how having a collaborative security team is...

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CIO Career Coach: Be a good storyteller

Stories are the most powerful communication devices available. Tell better stories, and you’ll become a better CIO.

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4 questions new leaders should ask

Phil McKinney, president and CEO of CableLabs, Inc., offers up advice about the new set of skills required to be a successful leader.

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Life as an IT contractor

The upside of life as an IT contractor is alluring. You get to be your own boss, accept only the jobs you want, and work flexible hours. With each assignment comes the opportunity to learn new skills and gain exposure to different...

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Who you gonna call?: Getting ready for the next cyber disaster

Today's cyber and terrorist threats are getting worse and more frequent, but you can limit the damage and lessen the likelihood of a successful attack. What are those who deal these issues everyday trying to tell us and how can we put...

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Why you need an enterprise architect

Large organizations are increasingly turning to enterprise architects to help bridge the divide between IT and the business and drive digital transformation.

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10 most in-demand tech skills

Trying to land a new tech job? HiringSolved's latest reports uncovers the 10 tech skills that employers are looking for in 2017.

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How CISOs can answer difficult questions from CEOs

A hypothetical conversation can become all too real, and hopefully you are prepared with the answers. Here is a script to help get you started.

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Q&A Citrix CSO: How to deal with security across multiple generations of employees

Citrix’s CSO Stan Black has been in the cybersecurity field for 20 years. He talks about how security has changed among employees in each generation.

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5 tips to uncover a company's culture before accepting a job

Company culture varies among employers, but it's important to have a good sense of what you want in a working environment before you accept a job offer.

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15 of the highest paying jobs in IT

New LinkedIn salary data reveals IT sales, marketing and business development professionals' salaries are on par with -- or even exceed -- pay for engineering and technical talent, making them the best paying jobs in tech.

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Computer forensics follows the bread crumbs left by perpetrators

As investigators, these security pros let the clues lead them. See in a few examples how commercial software helps these techies solve the crime.

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Third parties leave your network open to attacks

With the Target example as the high-water mark, enterprises need to worry about the lack of security on a third parties’ part. How do you tighten things up?

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SD-WANs: Too complicated for engineers?

When selecting a SD-WAN technology provider, make sure the partner doing the configuration and installation is experienced.

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April 2017: The month in hacks and breaches

Hacked emergency alarms, DDoS attack down under, extortion, and garden variety data losses and privacy breaches mark the month of April.

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Why AI careers can start with a degree in linguistics

If you are looking to land a career in the artificial intelligence field, studying linguistics is a great place to start.

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SMBs continue to be a target of cybercriminals

Believing that their security program is good enough means there's a good chance they’ll be breached. Here are some lessons from the bigs guys for the SMBs.

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Human weakness enabling financial cybercrime

Cybercrime costs $3 trillion worldwide. One reason, a Boston police detective told a Boston banking audience, is because they make it too easy.

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