Companies send confusing alerts about data breaches

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Building on their previous research that showed consumers often take little action when facing security breaches, researchers analyzed the data breach notifications companies sent to consumers to see if the communications might be responsible for some of the inaction.

Companies Must Start Creating Human-Machine Collaborations

Forrester IT

Gownder and I got to talking about the impact on employees both from companies’ automation efforts and their eagerness to integrate artificial intelligence and robots. Last year, my colleague J.

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.

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.

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!

Five cyber security imperatives for all companies

Computer Weekly

There are five things all companies should ensure they are doing in terms of cyber security

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.

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.

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 […].

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.

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 […].

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.

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.

Don’t Acquire a Company Until You Evaluate Its Data Security

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Daniel Sokol explain why you should not acquire a company until you have evaluated its data security on Harvard Business Review : When Marriott International acquired Starwood in 2016 for $13.6 billion, neither company was aware of a cyber-attack on Starwood’s reservation system that dated back to 2014. Read Chirantan Chatterjee and D.

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

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.

How Hackers Talk Their Way Into Getting Company Secrets

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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.

The Role of Technology in the Workplace

Kitaboo

Working relationships and overall company ambiance can also be affected by technology, leading to a distracted workforce. Having the newest technology available can enable employees to produce better work, it can encourage healthy competition in the workplace and make your company gain an edge over competing companies.

Choosing ERP for the smallest companies

IT Toolbox

When Stratus Ventures Group went looking for an ERP system to run three of its portfolio start-up companies, it set off on the chase with one central requirement – and several conditions: While the software had to be cloud-based, it could not be a product sourced from either Oracle or SAP.

A new bill would force companies to check their algorithms for bias

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US lawmakers have introduced a bill that would require large companies to audit machine learning-powered systems — like facial recognition or ad targeting algorithms — for bias. The Algorithmic Accountability Act is sponsored by Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), with a House equivalent sponsored by Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY). If passed, it […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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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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.

The Insights Beat: Get Smarter About Your Competitors, Customers And Company

Forrester IT

Company insights. Insights come in many flavors. Customer insights. Consumer insights. Competitor insights. Market insights. Operational insights. Process insights. Sales insights. Marketing insights….you you get the drift.

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.

Benefits of E-Learning for IT Companies

IT Toolbox

Similarly to studying at the university, this requires proper organization and personal investment to get the results

Apple quietly absorbed a company that makes AI cameras for people’s homes

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According to The Information, Lighthouse cofounders Alex Teichman and Hendrik Dahlkamp sent an email to the company’s former camera testers asking for […]. Earlier this month, Apple reportedly bought the patents of Lighthouse AI, a maker of AI-powered home security cameras. Now, The Information reports that Lighthouse’s co-founders have joined Apple, along with around 20 staff.

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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.

10 Tips for Choosing the Best Software for Your Company

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s brainstorm a bit and carefully examine the most important characteristics of the best software for your company So, let?s

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.

Three Practical Steps To Improving Your Company’s AI Cybersecurity Skills

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Read Spencer Young list three practical and proactive steps to improve your AI cybersecurity skills on Information Security Buzz : Much like the rest of the business world, cybersecurity teams are increasingly hearing how AI will revolutionize the way they work – usually for the better. And it’s no longer just hype – recent research […]. CTO Cyber Security News

Utilities Companies Are Getting Smart

Perficient - Digital Transformation

However, power isn’t unlimited and also requires great care from the companies providing it. Utilities companies are currently overhauling their systems to provide more efficient power systems and grids to their customers. It’s easy to agree that companies are becoming more effective through the increasing use of smart grids and meters. Take a look below at three key smart technologies delivering positive changes for utilities companies and their customers.

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.