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Tuning the security analysts

Monitoring of the SIEM has gone offshore, but the overseas analysts are escalating a lot of events that aren't really worth investigating....

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Tech Industry Job Boom Fuels IT Recruiter Shortage

While companies scramble to fill vacant and newly created tech roles, a shortage of recruiters is adding to the crunch -- making it a good time to become an IT recruiter....

Meet Cobol's hard-core fans

Some of the world's largest businesses say their Cobol application infrastructure, running on state-of-the-art big iron, still delivers a powerful competitive advantage. The challenge going forward will be staffing....

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Cloud BI: Going where the data lives

Historically, cloud BI has been mostly used by smaller businesses, but larger enterprises are starting to make the trek....

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IT puts millennials to work, as mentors

Reverse mentoring helps seasoned IT execs get comfortable with new technologies like social media while gaining insight into what makes millennials tick....

Kicking the stool out from under the cybercrime economy

Put simply, cybercrime, especially financial malware, has the potential to be quite the lucrative affair. That's only because the bad guys have the tools to make their work quick and easy, though. Cripple the automated processes...

BYOD Twists and Turns Keep CIOs Off-Balance

In New York City, venerable companies give luxurious corporate cars to power brokers dressed in Armani suits driving down Wall Street. But across the country in San Francisco, you're more likely to see blue jeans-clad execs driving...

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SDS still young, but very much on the rise

Anything "software-defined"--networks, storage, data centers--is grabbing a lot of attention these days. Security is no exception. Software-defined security (SDS) is an emerging model in which information security is deployed,...

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Your business has gone mobile -- now what?

So you've said yes to the use of personal tech. How do you make it work for and in your business?...

Hadoop gets real

Its fast and robust data processing and storage power make Hadoop both wildly popular and wildly complex. Here's how four IT leaders have managed to bring Hadoop systems from the sandbox into production. ...

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CIOs reveal their must-have mobile apps

Business-focused apps help CIOs stay on top of their game....

What failure looks like in Microsoft's cloud-first world

Continuous delivery, company-wide hackathons, growth hacking, features driven by user feedback through sites like user voice: The new face of Microsoft is all about moving faster and being more responsive. Moving faster can also mean...

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What's the CIO's role as marketing builds its digital empire?

The corporate landscape captured in marketing guru Larry Weber's new book, "The Digital Marketer: Ten New Skills You Must Learn to Stay Relevant and Customer-Centric," is one where the CMO might be seen as increasingly moving onto the...

Fitness Trackers are Changing Online Privacy -- and It's Time to Pay Attention

Throughout the history of technology, few sectors have expanded and evolved as rapidly as today's burgeoning wearable tech market. Piles of unique and unusual, flashy and fancy -- often goofy and gimmicky -- new wearables are...

How to Read (and Actually Understand) a Wearable Tech Privacy Policy

When was the last time you read a privacy policy? Any kind of privacy policy? Be honest....

Neura's novel approach: Baking intelligence into connected devices

A well-known problem in the Internet of Things is that many connected devices operate in silos. Your Fitbit doesn't communicate with your Nest thermostat, for example....

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Review: Birst brings DIY to BI

With straightforward data access, automated modeling, and easy reporting tools, cloud-based Birst Enterprise is the data warehouse for the rest of us...

How to Craft a Social Media Policy

Crafting a social media policy for the workplace is as much about protecting your employees as it is about limiting your business' exposure to unwanted criticism or legal issues....

How to Install Git, Ruby and Jenkins on Windows

This article provides supplemental instructions to the piece How to Expedite Continuous Testing. Specifically, it explains how to install Git, Ruby and Jenkins on Windows (as opposed to a Mac or Linux environment)....

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