Ann Bednarz

Senior Editor, Network World

Ann Bednarz writes, assigns and edits feature articles aimed at enterprise IT pros. She can be reached at ann_bednarz@idg.com.

5 must-have security tools

How San Diego fights off 500,000 cyberattacks a day

How San Diego fights off 500,000 cyberattacks a day

San Diego has a huge range of technologies to support and secure, from legacy apps to smart city devices. Learn how the city’s security team is eliminating blind spots, prioritizing threats, and reducing exposure and loss.

CISOs rank third in top-paying tech jobs

CISOs rank third in top-paying tech jobs

Which IT roles earn the biggest salaries? Thirteen tech jobs can pull in salaries of $200,000 or more, according to new data from IT staffing firm Mondo.

Security skills high on jobs report

Security skills high on jobs report

Employers more willing to negotiate pay rates, reports Robert Half Technology

5 ways Microsoft has improved SharePoint security

5 ways Microsoft has improved SharePoint security

Revamped SharePoint platform enables more granular security controls, hybrid cloud and on-premise auditing, and BYO encryption keys

Time is money when disaster strikes

Time is money when disaster strikes

Enterprise storage, backup and disaster recovery products win over IT pros.

CSOs could see 7% raise next year

CSOs could see 7% raise next year

Recruiting and staffing specialist Robert Half Technology released its annual guide to U.S. tech salaries, which finds wireless networking engineers are in line for the biggest pay hike.

After breaches, higher-ed schools adopt two-factor authentication

After breaches, higher-ed schools adopt two-factor authentication

Boston University and University of Iowa tighten protection of user credentials with two-factor authentication

Security pros name their must-have tools

Security pros name their must-have tools

Trusted IT security gear fights bots, protects data, and monitors systems for suspicious behaviors.

Akamai CSO takes a creative approach to finding security pros

Akamai CSO takes a creative approach to finding security pros

Andy Ellis, chief security officer at Akamai, doesn't try to hire perfect candidates. Here’s why.

Shortage of security pros worsens

Shortage of security pros worsens

Companies are struggling to hire security pros, which means job options are plentiful for veteran candidates. Cisco estimates a million unfilled security jobs worldwide.

Security tops CIO worries; IT budgets, turnover on the rise

Security tops CIO worries; IT budgets, turnover on the rise

Enterprises' five largest IT investments are analytics and business intelligence, data center infrastructure, ERP, software development, and cloud computing.

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