• U.S. Cybersecurity Readiness in Grim State – New Security Report

    U.S. Cybersecurity Readiness in Grim State – New Security Report

    Government’s ability to handle cybersecurity incidents is concerning, particularly in the knowledge that these attacks are growing in frequency and sophistication. SecurityScorecard, a leader in security ratings, today released its annual U.S. State and Federal Government Cybersecurity Report. The study paints a grim picture of the overall cyber health of the nation’s government entities. In
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  • Techweek Washington Honours Top D.C Based Tech Leaders

    Techweek Washington Honours Top D.C Based Tech Leaders

    In the run up to the inaugural Techweek Washington D.C., presented this year by AARP and held Oct. 2-6, Techweek today announced the Techweek100, honoring leading technology-focused firms in the D.C. area, as selected by an Executive Advisory Board comprised of 10 D.C.-based tech leaders. The Techweek 100 is comprised of four categories: Established Leaders
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  • Customer-Facing Web Applications Biggest Security Challenge

    Customer-Facing Web Applications Biggest Security Challenge

    Identifying areas of risk for cyber-criminal activity is the first step to developing protective measures to keep businesses and the data they hold safe. Web applications that are directly accessed by customers are considered to be areas of particular concern. Synopsys, Inc today announced the results of a survey of 270 IT security professionals, which
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  • Sir Richard Branson Keynotes at Veritas Vision 2017

    Sir Richard Branson Keynotes at Veritas Vision 2017

    Veritas Technologies, a leader in multi-cloud data management, is bringing together a wide range of customers, partners, technology leaders and multi-cloud experts from around the world for its annual conference, Veritas Vision 2017 on September 18-20 at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Organizations today struggle to harness the power of their data
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  • Blockchain – Protecting the Global Food Supply Chain

    Blockchain – Protecting the Global Food Supply Chain

    The days of Blockchain being a technology that was confined to the transfer of digital currencies is gone. Blockchain platforms are transforming industries, including the supply and distribution of food and other commodities. A group of leading companies across the global food supply chain have announced a major blockchain collaboration with IBM intended to further
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  • Privileged Accounts Provide Easiest Access for Hackers

    Privileged Accounts Provide Easiest Access for Hackers

    Where do hackers find the easiest access to your critical information? Thycotic, a provider of privileged account management (PAM) solutions, has released the findings from its 2017 Black Hat conducted survey of more than 250 hackers. The survey was conducted in order to get a hacker’s perspective on what works and doesn’t work when it comes
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  • Tech Hiring – Odds Stacked Against Employers

    Tech Hiring – Odds Stacked Against Employers

    The tech sector has long been called a job-seekers market, and while it bodes well for IT workers, the odds are often stacked against employers. In a new survey from Robert Half Technology, CIOs offered insights on today’s hiring difficulties. The most common barrier to landing the best candidates is not being able to meet
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  • Membership Organizations – the Ongoing Struggle

    Membership Organizations – the Ongoing Struggle

    There have been many discussion in forums recently on the difficulties organizations like itSMF and other professional membership associations for IT professionals are having with gaining and retaining members, and delivering value to their membership base. Community Brands, a technology-driven company that delivers purpose-built solutions for the world’s leading associations and non-profits, announced today findings
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