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Choosing technologies to drive digital transformation

Computerworld's Premier 100 tech leaders reveal the tech that is transforming their organizations -- including cloud, A.I., big data, analytics, and blockchain.

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AWS says a typo caused the massive S3 failure this week

Everyone makes mistakes. But working at Amazon Web Services means an incorrectly entered input can lead to a massive outage that cripples popular websites and services.

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Hacking for Defense to solve national security challenges

As the speed and complexity of America's national security threats increase, so too must its response. Using Lean Startup methodologies, schools like Stanford and Georgetown University are harnessing the collective intellect of their...

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The CSO guide to top security conferences

CSO Online’s calendar of upcoming security conferences makes it easy to find the events that matter the most to you.

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The high price of security shaming [Infographic]

Two-thirds of IT security professionals said they would pay an average of $124,000 to avoid public scandals associated with security breaches.

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IT leaders say it's hard to keep the cloud safe

IT managers are finding it difficult to keep their applications and data safe in the cloud, and many are slowing cloud adoption because of it, according to a report from Intel.

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US House approves new privacy protections for email and the cloud

The U.S. House of Representatives approved on Monday the Email Privacy Act, which would require law enforcement agencies to get court-ordered warrants to search email and other data stored with third parties for longer than six months....

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Google ordered by US court to produce emails stored abroad

Google has been ordered by a federal court in Pennsylvania to comply with search warrants and produce emails stored abroad, in a decision that is in sharp contrast to that of an appeals court in a similar case involving Microsoft.

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What's next for Azure Site Recovery?

Microsoft’s Azure-based high availability disaster recovery service turns the cloud into your off-site failover for complex applications, and it can double as a migration strategy.

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10 questions to ask IDaaS vendors before you buy

Of the Everests that IT faces daily, identity and access management is a particular challenge. These 10 questions help you find a solution that delivers what you need.

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Microsoft’s standing to sue over secret US data requests in question

Microsoft’s lawsuit objecting to the indiscriminate use by U.S. law enforcement of orders that demand user data without the opportunity to inform the customer may run into questions about the software giant's standing to raise the...

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Security tops app services priority list

Organizations are increasingly deploying application services to keep their applications humming, and for the first time, they are prioritizing security services over availability services.

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Don't predict, protect

How businesses can actually protect themselves against a variety of threats.

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What to do when your network is wide open

How can you enforce internal policies and industry compliance mandates when there’s no longer an identifiable network perimeter?

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Will the cloud be a safe haven for data in 2017?

Experts offer differing opinions on where cloud security is headed.

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IDG Editors predict tech trends for 2017

Top editors from IDG Enterprise brands Computerworld, Network World, CIO and CSO chime in with their thoughts and predictions for enterprise technology trends in the upcoming year. From Apple to VR, we've got thoughts on what will be...

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There's Still Time! Go Here For Last Minute Deals That Will Ship Fast - Deal Alert

Amazon ships fast, so head to their "last minute deals" page and pick yourself some winners right now, before the 2-day shipping window closes for good.

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AAA security among 5 enterprise technologies that will shake things up in 2017

You think you have your hands full as an IT pro now? Just wait until blockchain, IoT, augmented and virtual reality, and these other technologies really start to take hold in 2017.

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