Leadership and Management

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Why CISOs succeed and why they leave

Data from an ESG/ISSA report reveals the most important attributes for CISOs and why CISOs leave their jobs so often.

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9 big small business social media no-nos

Social media marketers point out some of the biggest (and most costly) mistakes companies make when using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest – and offer advice on how to avoid making these social faux pas.

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How to be a CTO in the age of digital disruption (and live to tell about it)

There are many ways for for modern CTOs to ensure they're forging the right path for their team and company. Start by asking the right questions.

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How to conquer a CRM monster

A network of travel agencies found the CRM system it had been using for eight years had become a monster, so it turned to a cloud-based option -- and the results were off the charts.

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Now that's a perk: Seattle tech startup offers new parents the miracle of sleep

Parental perks are aimed at attracting more diverse workforce

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How to get creative with your digital transformation strategy

Science and math aren't the only skills you need to develop a technology strategy. Dreaming up the next big advancement also requires a healthy dose of creativity.

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Playing cyber defense is not enough to win

Where to draw the line when it comes to offensive cyber attacks

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Getting started with blockchain smart contracts

Smart contracts based on blockchain can help you cut costs and waste and offer some much-needed visibility into your supply chain. Here’s how they work.

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How to build the business case for a digital workplace

Here are the basics of building a strategy so you can get budget and make your digital workplace a reality.

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Security pros most worried about clouds, mobile

Companies were least prepared to assess the security risks of cloud and mobile technologies, according to a survey of cybersecurity professionals released this morning. Overall, the confidence levels of security professionals that...

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2016’s notable deaths in technology, science & inventions

Paying respects to computing pioneers, corporate leaders (AT&T, Intel) and the most inventive of inventors who passed during 2016

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How Windows 10 data collection trades privacy for security

Here's what data each telemetry level collects and the price you pay to send the least telemetry to Microsoft

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Who's responsible for data compliance? 25% of executives don't know

A new survey sheds some light on just how little grasp U.S. organizations have on privacy and security regulations.

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Getting a bead on tech trends for 2017

Up for discussion: The 10 most pressing and disruptive technologies for the year ahead, according to Computerworld's Tech Forecast 2017 research.

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5 tips to help developers keep up with changing technologies

Developers want to learn new technologies and build new things. These five tips can help keep your developers happy and the innovation flowing.

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The return of the infrastructure engineer

Infrastructure engineers have many opportunities. But these opportunities require fresh thinking about what makes a great engineer and a great engineering culture.

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Tech Forecast 2017: IT sharpens its focus

With spending and hiring flat, CIOs seek efficiency in automation and outsourcing. Should IT workers be worried?

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Who's on your IT security dream team?

There are a number of important roles to fill, and I'm not just talking about job titles: I mean attitudes, and abilities that verge on superpowers. IT security is a team sport, so who do you want on your team?

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SIEMs-as-a-service addresses needs of small, midsize enterprises

Traditional security information and event management systems are expensive, require dedicated security staff, and are difficult to set up and manage -- but managed security service providers are stepping in to make SIEMs practical...

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