Sat.Jun 08, 2024 - Fri.Jun 14, 2024

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Fortinet grabs cloud security player Lacework

Network World

Fortinet has reached an agreement to buy cloud security company Lacework for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2015, Lacework is known for its cloud-based machine learning, AI and automation technology that lets customers manage and secure cloud workflows. Its security technology looks for, filters out and shares details about abnormal or uncharacteristic activity that could indicate critical security problems, according to the company.

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InfoSecurity Europe 2024: Next-Gen & AI Dominate The Show Floor

Forrester IT

InfoSecurity, once known as the RSA of Europe, annually brings together around 20,000 and 500 exhibitors to share knowledge in over 200 sessions, network and showcase the latest solutions.

Travel 448
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Innovate for the Customer: The Key to Competitive, Lasting Differentiation

IT Toolbox

Learn why AI solutions should address customer pain points, drive user experience, and provide benefits to build trust. The post Innovate for the Customer: The Key to Competitive, Lasting Differentiation appeared first on Spiceworks Inc.

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Quantum Computing and AI: A Perfect Match?

Information Week

What happens when you link together the two leading disruptive IT technologies? A new field with almost unlimited research and development potential.

Research 198
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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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Backup lessons learned from 10 major cloud outages

Network World

I’ve always called for independent backups of everything. Whether it’s in your data center, an IaaS vendor like AWS, or a SaaS vendor like Microsoft 365, it needs independent backup. However, some people believe we should trust the cloud vendors to do the right thing. What’s the worst that could happen? Fifteen years of cloud data-loss incidents gives a pretty good idea of how bad a cloud outage can be.

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Rage Against The Machine: Confront The Agency AI Fear Factor With Workforce Literacy

Forrester IT

The failure to rise to the AI moment puts the future of the agency industry and a decade of agencies’ business change at risk. Learn what it takes to help employees gain the skills and confidence to master AI so that fear of AI doesn’t master them.

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To End Burnout, Cybersecurity Must Tolerate Failure

Information Week

At Gartner Security and Management Summit, speakers explained that you can't buy your way out of cybersecurity burnout. They discussed how a shift from a protection-focused program to a response-focused security strategy can help.

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Netskope secures SaaS apps with genAI

Network World

Netskope recently introduced generative AI and software-as-a-service security enhancements in its Netskope One secure access security edge (SASE) platform, which industry watchers say will help enterprise IT organizations reduce genAI data leakage and better categorize SaaS applications. The enhanced platform includes features that can secure the usage of generative AI applications, the company says, and provide information on specific risks.

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TIER: Tech Leaders Must Adapt To The Evolving US Developer Labor Market

Forrester IT

Despite the uncertain economic climate and continued layoffs, competition for skilled developers will remain high. Forrester’s Priorities Survey, 2024, reveals that 73% of respondents stated that their organization plans on significantly increasing their budget for software development in the coming year – suggesting continued demand for developers.

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The Big Changes in Store for Telecom in the Year Ahead

IT Toolbox

Discover how cloud-based UC, 5G, and AI will shape the telecom industry. The post The Big Changes in Store for Telecom in the Year Ahead appeared first on Spiceworks Inc.

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Entity Resolution: Your Guide to Deciding Whether to Build It or Buy It

Adding high-quality entity resolution capabilities to enterprise applications, services, data fabrics or data pipelines can be daunting and expensive. Organizations often invest millions of dollars and years of effort to achieve subpar results. This guide will walk you through the requirements and challenges of implementing entity resolution. By the end, you'll understand what to look for, the most common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid, and your options.

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New York Times Internal Data Nabbed From GitHub

Information Week

The tranche of data, lifted from underprotected GitHub repositories, reportedly includes source code, though the country's paper of record has not yet confirmed the nature of the data accessed.

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How to print from the Linux command line: double-sided, landscape and more

Network World

Getting your Linux system to send print jobs to your local printer might seem like a challenge, especially when you want to print double-sided or in landscape mode, but it’s really a lot easier than you might imagine. Know your printer If you’re just starting to use the printer, you might first want to make sure that the lp command is in your search path with a command like this: $ which lp /usr/bin/lp You can then check the status of your printer with an lpstat command like this one: $ lpstat -

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First-Line Sales Managers: Promote Or Hire?

Forrester IT

Today Forrester is publishing new research revealing that, all else being equal, B2B sales leaders achieve better revenue results when they hire first-line sales managers (FLSMs) externally, rather than promoting individual contributors (ICs). This runs counter to standard practice and tradition, but the data is clear: Externally hired managers and their teams perform better.

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Retail Cyberattacks: Avoiding an Unexpected Single Point Of Failure

IT Toolbox

Learn how retailers can fortify against cyber threats. The post Retail Cyberattacks: Avoiding an Unexpected Single Point Of Failure appeared first on Spiceworks Inc.

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.

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The Most Crucial Elements of Any Cyber-Resilience Testing Plan

Information Week

By taking a methodical approach to resiliency testing, organizations can vastly improve their ability to bounce back quickly and securely.

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Crowdstrike vs Trellix (2024): What Are The Main Differences?

Tech Republic Security

Endpoint detection and response software protects against a variety of threats and attacks. Learn about two of the most popular EDR options, CrowdStrike and Trellix, and how to protect your network.

Software 141
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Vietnam: Navigating Business and Technology Priorities for 2024

Forrester IT

Looking ahead to 2024, Vietnam’s economic prospects are bright. The country’s GDP is expected to grow significantly, fueled by robust international trade and supportive government policies. Against this positive backdrop, Forrester anticipates a substantial increase (+10.4%) in tech spending in Vietnam for the year 2024.

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Tile Hit by Massive Data Breach, Customer Data Compromised

IT Toolbox

Tile, the mobile tracker company, has been hit by a cyberattack compromising customer data, including personally sensitive information. Learn more about the incident and the potential impact on Tile’s users. The post Tile Hit by Massive Data Breach, Customer Data Compromised appeared first on Spiceworks Inc.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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Snowflake Scrambles to Enforce MFA as Breaches Pile Up

Information Week

Advanced Auto Parts, Lending Tree, and Pure Storage were added to the growing number of Snowflake-related victims as hackers sell data stolen from millions of customers.

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UK Trails Behind Europe in Technical Skills Proficiency, Coursera Report Finds

Tech Republic Security

The U.K. is the 25th most technically proficient country in Europe, with Switzerland, Germany and the Netherlands taking the top three places.

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The Dawn Of The Age Of Agents

Forrester IT

What A Difference A Year Makes It has been more than a year since I first wrote about GenAI-powered agents.

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Companies Should Not Solely Rely on Younger Employees for AI Training: MIT, Harvard, Wharton Study

IT Toolbox

When training older employees on AI, conventional wisdom says that the younger generation, which is digital-native, can do a good job. However, a recent academic study casts doubt on this assumption. Learn more about the study. The post Companies Should Not Solely Rely on Younger Employees for AI Training: MIT, Harvard, Wharton Study appeared first on Spiceworks Inc.

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Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

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What Is the Future of AI-Driven Employee Monitoring?

Information Week

Workplace monitoring isn’t new, but AI is giving employers new powers to sift through employee data and analyze their work performance.

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There’s a new difficulty in tech hiring: how to recognize a good candidate

Network World

Being on the leading edge of network and information systems technology comes with its challenges, and enterprises say one challenge, in particular, is growing every year. What is it? It’s difficulty hiring and retaining skilled workers. Enterprises are competing for talent in the job market with vendors, cloud providers, and startups – competition that can often offer not only higher salaries but also better advancement.

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Outcome-Based Digital Experiences Drive Desired Outcomes For Both Consumers And Brands

Forrester IT

Learn how you can gain competitive advantage through outcome-based digital ecosystems.

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Is the Return to Office Mandate a Step Back for Women in Tech?

IT Toolbox

Find out why remote work progress by women in tech may be at risk due to organizational policies and cultures. The post Is the Return to Office Mandate a Step Back for Women in Tech? appeared first on Spiceworks Inc.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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5 Key Ways AI and ML Can Transform Retail Business Operations

Information Week

AI and machine learning offer retailers a range of benefits, including automated presentation of product information and improved customer experience.

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Download the cloud access security broker (CASB) enterprise buyer’s guide

Network World

From the editors of our sister publication CSO, this enterprise buyer’s guide helps network and security IT staff understand what cloud access security brokers (CASBs) can do for their organizations and how to choose the right solution.

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Key Takeaways from SAP Sapphire Orlando 2024

Forrester IT

Forrester Analyst Key Takeaways from SAP Sapphire Orlando 2024

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Emerging Cyber Threats: Botnets, Packer Software, and Python Packages

IT Toolbox

Muhstik botnet exploits Apache RocketMQ, hackers are misusing legitimate packer software, and fake Python packages are used to target developers. Read about these cybersecurity updates in this roundup. The post Emerging Cyber Threats: Botnets, Packer Software, and Python Packages appeared first on Spiceworks Inc.

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How to Optimize Call Monitoring: Automate QA and Elevate Customer Experience

Speaker: Laura Noonan, Chief Revenue Officer at CallFinder + Angie Kronlage, Director of Program Success at Working Solutions + April Wiita, Vice President of Program Success at Working Solutions

Are you still manually reviewing calls? 🤔 It's time for a change! The traditional method of manual call monitoring is no longer cutting it in today's fast-paced call center environment. Industry experts Angie Kronlage and April Wiita from Working Solutions are here to explore the power of innovative automation to revolutionize outdated call review processes!