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Don’t let the coronavirus make you a home office security risk

Congratulations. You're now the chief security officer of your company’s newest branch office: Your home. Here's how to manage your new job.

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The CSO guide to top security conferences, 2020

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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Post-coronavirus planning calls for more (not less) investment in tech

The coronavirus crisis is just beginning. But it will end. And how you fare after the pandemic depends on what you do right now. Here are four areas to focus on.

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How the coronavirus is changing tech and 5 things to do about it

Due to the Covid-19 virus, some tech-culture trends are radically accelerating. Others are being reversed. And it's happening all at once. Here's what you need to know.

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What is the dark web? How to access it and what you'll find

The dark web is part of the internet that isn't visible to search engines and requires the use of an anonymizing browser called Tor to be accessed.

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Welcome to Insider Pro

For more than 50 years, IDG has earned the trust of its readers with authoritative coverage of the technology industry. Insider Pro is the natural evolution of the insightful coverage our publications have produced for decades.

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IT Salary Survey: Do tech certifications pay off?

In our recent survey, we asked IT professionals if certifications helped them land a job, earn a promotion or get a pay raise, and which certifications they’re planning to pursue. Here’s what we learned.

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IT Salary Survey 2020: The results are in

Insider Pro reveals the current salaries for dozens of tech titles, details about IT workers' top concerns, the state of the tech hiring and the tech specialties raking in the biggest compensation.

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Technology we love

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re talking about technology we love. AI, 5G, edge computing, collaboration tools – all have people’s hearts racing. Watch as Michael Simon, writer for Macworld and PCWorld, and IDG TECH(talk) hosts Ken...

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Is technology killing globalization?

What you need to know -- and do -- about the tech-driven deglobalization trend and how it’s effecting change. Your career depends on understanding how nationalism and regulations impact business.

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Next-generation endpoint security goes beyond the endpoint

AI and behavioral analysis are key to elevating the level of security for devices and back-end systems and are a prerequisite for IoT devices and services. Is your vendor moving in the right direction?

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Securing the IoT is a nightmare

Currently, we have over 26-billion IoT devices running in our workplaces, offices and homes. If you're looking for an IoT security scorecard, it looks something like this: Security Threats: 26,000,000,000, IoT Secure Devices: 0.

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Why manipulation campaigns are the biggest threat facing the 2020 election

This era of political espionage is rooted in manipulative ads, fake news articles and other forms of digital content. It's one of the nation’s greatest threats, especially as we approach the 2020 presidential election.

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3 reasons you can’t fight facial recognition

The biometric backlash is but a brief blip. Resistance is futile. You WILL be identified. But is that good or bad?

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Will spam die in 2020?

The problem with spam isn't that it's a time-wasting annoyance, but that it drives us away from phone calls and emails to bad media.

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Has the quantum crypto break already happened?

Better quantum algorithms and a strange silence since last year from quantum computing researchers suggest that we are closer to breaking traditional encryption than most people believe.

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What you need to know about new data-security rules for business travel

From U.S. Customs agents to cybercriminals, everyone wants to copy the data on your phone and laptop. Here’s how to protect your rights and also avoid industrial espionage.

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Attention cybersecurity entrepreneurs: CISOs want simplicity!

The cybersecurity market has matured from reactive to proactive cybersecurity technology integration. Top CISOs and industry experts weigh in on how new entrants into the cybersecurity marketplace can shape their value propositions to...

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