The CIO Budget Checklist for 2017: Priorities, Concerns, and Challenges

Published On: Dec 30, 2016 4:21:00 PM

IT Priorities for 2017

While 2016 feels like it's just underway, IT leaders are prioritzing their IT projects for 2017.

This is typically the time of the year when budget requests are submitted by various departments.


Uncovering the Dark Web: The World’s Deadliest Pawn Shop

Published On: Mar 11, 2016 3:50:00 PM

Sex, drugs, and rock and roll.

No, I’m not describing the lifestyle of every rock artist known to man. The famous rock tagline applies to what you can expect when you venture into the dark web (minus the rock and roll[...]

Take a Lesson on Data Protection from James Bond's "Spectre"

Published On: Nov 27, 2015 5:05:00 PM

From the first moment I heard those two blaring horn blasts – the ones that have become canon for Daniel-Craig-era Bond film scores – I was ready to be wooed by the action and story that the finale promised. And, in my[...]

IBM Watson Is the Next Link in the Artificial Intelligence Chain

Published On: Nov 25, 2015 2:06:50 PM

 IBM Watson and Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence.

It has been a beacon of inspiration for science fiction writers for over half a century – from Isaac Asimov’s 1956 classic I, Robot to HAL 9000 from the[...]

Bob Dylan and IBM Watson… the Next Simon and Garfunkel?

Published On: Oct 16, 2015 4:48:17 PM

Yes, Bob Dylan and IBM Watson are sort of an item. Maybe more like the new-age odd couple. Even the most random of pairings would look at this one with a crocked eye.

Top Ten Ways to Defend Against Database Breaches

Published On: Oct 9, 2015 5:16:00 PM

According to the 2015 Global Cost of Data Breach Study from Ponemon Institute, the total cost of a breach is $3.8 million, up 23% since 2013. That’s a staggering amount when you consider databases are one of the most[...]

How to Defend Against Threats, Whether They Come from Inside or Outside

Published On: Oct 6, 2015 9:31:00 AM

Despite the big headlines that declare otherwise, no one wants to think that a security breach will happen to their company. For IT directors and their teams, addressing security risks and threats is tough enough[...]



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