Make No Mistake — Microsoft Is A Security Company Now

Forrester IT

Microsoft has announced support for macOS in its rebranded Microsoft Defender ATP product, taking this product from being an offering that could be considered an add-on for hardening its own operating system to a multiplatform security solution.

How Towing Companies are Advancing with Technology

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Towing is one of those industries where people imagine that every company is behind the times when it comes to technology. However, today tow companies are using technology to make them perform better, faster, and cheaper. Companies in this industry that don't follow suit could […]. CTO advancements technology tow companyThis might come from the stereotypical image of the past.

PureStorage: The all-flash enterprise storage company

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The post PureStorage: The all-flash enterprise storage company appeared first on CTOvision.com. Company Infrastructure Companies purestoragePure Storage enables the broad deployment of flash in the data center.

Fixmo: The Mobile Risk Management Company

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A CIO’s Code Of Ethics For Managing Company Data

The Accidental Successful CIO

As the person with the CIO job, it turns out that you have a daily job in which you are the person who is responsible for keeping control over your company’s data. This can often create challenges when it comes to dealing with the company’s marketing department!

Announcing OODA: A Company Addressing Next Generation Security Challenges

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For more see: OODA.com Industry Veterans Launch New Company to Address Next Generation Security Challenges Security, […]. Editor’s note: The below is from the press release for the launch of my new firm, OODA LLC. I’m very excited about this new venture and intend on making a positive difference in addressing several next generation security challenges.

How to get your company to handle the cloud truth

David Linthicum

In their latest release, The Cloud Adoption Playbook, they say what many of us already knew: Many companies adopt cloud computing to support innovation and rapid change. However, those companies may not understand the fundamental cultural changes needed to make this adoption work long-term. [ Replace “truth” with “cloud,” and you have pretty much have the message these days to companies that are thinking well above their cultural capabilities.

Investment Companies’ Content Fails To Inspire Trust

Forrester IT

B2C marketing content content marketing Financial Services investment companies wealth managementIf there’s any industry whose content should inspire trust, it’s that of the investment and wealth management industry. They’re asking consumers to entrust their nest eggs with them. And there are lots of eggs. PwC forecast that the mass affluent segment alone would put up to $10 trillion under management by 2020. Our analysis of […].

Digital Myth No. 4: Your Company Needs A Digital Strategy

Forrester IT

When your CEO asks you for your digital strategy, you could go away and huddle up with your team for a month and produce some voluminous document full of TLAs only to have it sit on the shelf for the next two years. Instead, simply give your CEO a copy of your business strategy. After […].

Who Will Buy your Emerging Software Company?

The Investing Edge

But over the last decade, there is an important distinction that has developed into a serious trend regarding who might want to buy your growing software company one day. Ascent works with B2B Tech/SaaS software companies in the U.S., Outcomes for Information Tech Companies.

Informatica: the Data Integration Company, Provides Innovation Towards a More Data-Centric World

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Analytical Tool Companies Big Data Companies Company CTO Apache Hadoop Big Data Business intelligence Computing platform Data integration ETL Informatica microsoft By May Gourley. Informatica provides data integration software.

Storms Offer Utility Companies an Opportunity to Shine

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In fact, utility companies face this situation from time to time. While these types of situations aren’t ideal, companies that put forth a strategic omnichannel customer experience strategy will experience the highest levels of customer satisfaction. An omnichannel strategy is one that entails and promotes the use of multiple methods and tools that companies can leverage to interact with their customers. The world is random, and the future is unknown.

Implementing Your Company’s Cybersecurity, Military Style

The Accidental Successful CIO

Implementing a cyber-defense system for your company sure sounds like a good thing for the person with the CIO job to do. Where do most companies fall down when it comes to preparing their cyber defenses? You can never have too much cybersecurity Image Credit: Randen Pederson.

Customer Experience: A Company's Most Important Battleground

Information Week

Tthe last century way of doing customer experience is outdated. The emergence of new technologies calls for the adoption of new processes

The cyber threats lurking within every company

Computer Weekly

Insider threats have been around for a long time, but it is only recently that people have begun to acknowledge the true danger they pose

How Hackers Talk Their Way Into Getting Company Secrets

CTOvision

Read Robert McMillan’s article about how hackers use social engineering to steal company secrets on Wall Street Journal: Often it begins with an innocuous-seeming email from an internet domain that closely resembles the victims. The message may appear to come from the company’s chief executive or another senior executive.

Do Companies Need a Chief AI Officer (CAIO)?

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Clearly for many companies, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the range of Cognitive Technologies are strategic to their businesses and organizations. Indeed, for many companies, AI is as fundamentally important to their long-term well being as their IT organizations and finances. The short answer to the above question is “no”. But let’s get into the specifics.

Putting a value on your company information

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But the reality is that information is not yet viewed as an asset by accountants or as property by insurance companies. How can there be such a chasm between the accounting value of a company and its market value? This is spotlighted in the growing gap between what we report about companies and what we inherently know about them. John Mancini.

Dozens of companies leaked sensitive data thanks to misconfigured Box accounts

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Security researchers have found dozens of companies inadvertently leaking sensitive corporate and customer data because staff are sharing public links to files in their Box enterprise storage accounts that can easily be discovered. The discoveries were made by Adversis, a cybersecurity firm, which found major tech companies and corporate giants had left data inadvertently exposed.

Google Identifies Companies with Unsecure Email Practices

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On June 3 rd , Google publicly announced more free information for Internet users in its official blog; with a new section of its Transparency Report , Google will identify which companies encrypt your emails and which companies do not. By Shannon Perry.

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How the Splash Customer Team Transformed the Company

The Investing Edge

Without it, SaaS companies could run out of money constantly trying to replenish lost customers. I had lunch with Greg Higgins, VP of Accounts at Splash , and the company’s first and longtime (6+ years!) We are grateful to have been an early investor in the company.

Tech Companies That Missed the Mark in 2016

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However, not every company saw great success, and even the tech giants had some big snafus. Here are some of the most notable tech company failures of the past year. Companies should think very carefully about any April Fools’ joke they create. Normally, Google is one of those companies that does very well with their pranks, but 2016 brought one that didn’t have many people laughing. Not even Apple was free from the tech company fray in 2016. Rick Delgado.

Why a Reactive Security Strategy Costs Companies Millions Each Year

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While it opens up new markets that would have simply been unavailable decades ago, it also brings threats that, if not countered, can cost those companies millions, or even billions, of dollars. While malware can lead to costs of millions of dollars for a company, it doesn’t have to.

3 cloud migration mistakes companies keep making

David Linthicum

The migration to the cloud is well under way. Everyone thought it would be a sprint, but it’s more like a slow jog that picks up speed each year. That’s the pace preferred by enterprises adopting any new technology, and cloud computing is no exception. Now that we’re now on our second or third cloud migration projects, I see enterprises making the same mistakes over and over again. Some issues are quickly corrected, while others are killing cloud computing projects altogether.

5 Interview Questions To Determine Whether the Candidate Shares Your Company’s Core Values

Computer Weekly

When Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, was just out of college, he sold his first company to Microsoft for $265 million. But for him, the sale wasn’t about money—he was actually most concerned about the company culture he had created. “I

Every Company Needs An SEO Platform

Forrester IT

A pivotal part to any enterprise company’s […]. Who’d have thought that in 2018 Forrester would be publishing a Wave evaluation on SEO Platforms? Honestly, even I’m a bit surprised. We published this Wave because we have seen a rising number of inquiries from Forrester’s clients about SEO and how to improve their websites for searchers. age of the customer

Saudi Telecom Company creates cloud computing giant

Computer Weekly

The IT joint venture in Saudi Arabia will drive the digitisation of government services

AT&T Becomes the Latest Company Affected by Data Breach

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AT&T, the national telecommunications company based in Dallas, Texas, became the next affected company in an April attack. Hopefully, the higher frequency of breaches will spur some companies to action, to take information security seriously before an attack occurs. Communications Companies CTO Cyber Security Trends AT&T California Department of Motor Vehicles Data breach Data security EBay Target Corporation By Shannon Perry.

Game Changing Business Software for Your Company

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When companies start to grow, they often start to look at upgrading the original software systems that they started out with. Because recent productivity software packages have migrated to the cloud, it can be deceptively easy to convert your users to an online set of services like accounting that you pay a monthly fee for. […].

Can A CIO Make The Company More Successful By Sharing?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Sharing company data with customers can grow the business Image Credit: ryancr. As the person with the CIO job, you are sitting on a mountain of data about your company’s customers. Another area where company data could be shared with me would be in regards to my food shopping.

Royal Shakespeare Company targets more groundlings with Progress

Computer Weekly

The Royal Shakespeare Company revamps its web site and gets its customer engagement act together with content management and digital marketing tools from Progress

Are Company Valuations Bogus?

Information Week

Boards of directors should know that the value of their company's intangible assets probably outweighs the value of their tangible assets. However, their lack of specific knowledge about the details is resulting in lawsuits

Who should own data analytics in your company and why

Datacponomy

The post Who should own data analytics in your company and why appeared first on Dataconomy. Data management strategies have undergone a significant change over the last decade.

Don't let company politics derail your cloud plans

David Linthicum

It's Tuesday morning. You're running a multi-million-dollar cloud transformation project, moving more than a thousand workloads to the public cloud. You're called into a meeting and told that your budget has been frozen until finance, legal, and compliance have had a chance to review the project. You'll be in waiting mode for as long as six months -- so much for that cloud transformation project. Unfortunately, that scenario is not rare.

10 Tips for Protecting Your Company’s Data Against Insider Threats in 2019

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It seems that a new event happens every week, and even though companies rightly fear […]. Read Isaac Kohen list 10 tips for protecting your small and medium enterprise against insider threats on Consumer Think : Perhaps because of their incredible scope or their shocking prevalence, data breaches are creating a lot of buzz right now. Cyber Security News