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IDG Tech Spotlight  >  IT Leadership [ September 2020 ]
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How NDR protects your network from cyberthreats

Three steps to finding a network detection and response product that prevents, detects, investigates, identifies, responds and mitigates cyberattacks.

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CIOs reshape IT priorities in wake of COVID-19

Surfacing from crisis mode, CIOs find themselves redefining IT priorities, thanks to budgets in flux, a rising need to refine business processes, and new outlooks on the future of work.

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IT’s 10 biggest challenges amid COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted IT operations across nearly every industry. Here’s how IT leaders are rising to the challenges.

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Conspiracy theories slow public 5G adoption (but private 5G gets a boost)

When radio waves, viruses and tin foil hats collide. How the coronavirus crisis is changing how, where and why 5G is being deployed.

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How close are we to breaking encryption with quantum computing?

Not as close as you might fear, but quantum encryption cracking is on its way. So, it's time to start getting ready for it.

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Is enterprise security broken?

Deploying independent endpoint or network security separately is coming to a rapid – and much-needed -- end. If you want to stay secure longer-term, focus on unifying your security products now.

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IoT roundup: Tech companies step up to help fight against COVID-19

This month, we look at some of the ways the IoT sector is helping to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Dealing with the downturn

As the coronavirus pandemic builds, businesses are already reeling from the economic impact. Here's how IT can adjust to a new reality of cost trimming and budget cuts.

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Post-coronavirus planning calls for more (not less) investment in tech

The coronavirus crisis is just beginning. But it will end. And how you fare after the pandemic depends on what you do right now. Here are four areas to focus on.

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Coronavirus: What companies are ready for our new reality?

One class of companies is already equipped to work in a fully distributed employee model. Another going to have a difficult time adapting to most employees having to work from home. Some won’t survive if this lasts more than a few...

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Is AI ready to fly solo in your data center?

Server vendors, particularly Oracle, are pushing harder on automated, AI-driven server technologies. Are we ready to take our hands off the wheel?

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How the coronavirus is changing tech and 5 things to do about it

Due to the Covid-19 virus, some tech-culture trends are radically accelerating. Others are being reversed. And it's happening all at once. Here's what you need to know.

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Welcome to Insider Pro

For more than 50 years, IDG has earned the trust of its readers with authoritative coverage of the technology industry. Insider Pro is the natural evolution of the insightful coverage our publications have produced for decades.

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IT Salary Survey 2020: The results are in

Insider Pro reveals the current salaries for dozens of tech titles, details about IT workers' top concerns, the state of the tech hiring and the tech specialties raking in the biggest compensation.

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IoT Roundup: VMware buys, ARM pushes for the edge and IoT in the walls

Virtualization pioneer VMware continues its streak of IoT-related acquisitions, ARM rolls out silicon for the edge, and your walls may be lined with IoT sensors.

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Why everything you know about 5G is wrong

If you buy what the telcos are telling you, 5G will bring you gigabit per second speeds and sub-10-millisecond latency. It's a pity that you really won't see anything like that in the real world. Here's the real 5G story.

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Release the monkey! How Infection Monkey tests network security

This free, open source penetration testing tool uses real attacks and real techniques to try and exploit its way into a network.

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Is technology killing globalization?

What you need to know -- and do -- about the tech-driven deglobalization trend and how it’s effecting change. Your career depends on understanding how nationalism and regulations impact business.

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