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Oracle Faces Class-Action Lawsuit for Collecting, Profiling, and Selling the Data of 5B Users

IT Toolbox

Oracle has admitted to collecting, profiling and selling the data of billions of people despite stating it “does not have a direct relationship” with these people. The post Oracle Faces Class-Action Lawsuit for Collecting, Profiling, and Selling the Data of 5B Users appeared first on Spiceworks.

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3 Ways to Keep Software Installations and Upgrades Under Control

Information Week

There is seldom a software installation or major upgrade that proceeds flawlessly. How can you minimize disruption and encourage users as they get used to a new system


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What’s in the Budget? 7 Investments for CIOs to Prioritize

Social, Agile and Transformation

I am getting ahead of the curve and sharing with CIO and IT leaders several priority investments they should consider for 2023. My perspective: Many SMBs and large enterprises have invested in digital transformation for several years. Whether we’re heading for a recession or a correction, leaders must sense the shift in financial winds and refocus their digital transformation. AI big data cio customer experience data management DevOps digital transformation innovation leadership

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Network slicing gains handset support but hurdles remain

TM Forum

Network slicing looks to have moved a little closer to commercial reality for communications service providers (CSPs) with successful Android handset trials. Nonetheless, hurdles to garnering serious revenues from network slicing remain.

4 Key Steps to Data Transformation Success with Data Mesh

It’s tougher than ever to give your clients the data and insight they need, when they need it (and how they want it) – while addressing issues like security. Find out how data mesh architectures can help you meet these challenges and more.

Life Is a Highway: Career Changer Credits CompTIA Certifications With His Success

Association of Information Technology Professional

Transitioning from automotive sales to IT is a move this career changer doesn’t regret making. See how CompTIA helped him do it

How to Implement AIOps for SD-WAN in Your Network

Information Week

(Sponsored Article) Artificial intelligence for operations has been instrumental in automating functions and simplifying operations. Bringing this powerful capability to SD-WAN transforms branch infrastructure and reduces complexity.

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Unleashing creativity with the programmable telco

TM Forum

Defining the programmable telco. A programmable network (or a software-defined network) separates the network architecture from the software that controls network devices and services and exposes network services and capabilities through standards-based APIs.

LastPass Hacked, Portion of Source Code Stolen Following a Developer Account Breach

IT Toolbox

The theft of portions of the source code is the second cybersecurity incident LastPass suffered in nine months, and it seems it is real this time. The post LastPass Hacked, Portion of Source Code Stolen Following a Developer Account Breach appeared first on Spiceworks. Data Security

Q&A: How Data Science Fits into the Cloud Spend Equation

Information Week

Shane Quinlan, director of product management with Kion, talks about establishing guardrails and opportunities for data scientists to use cloud resources

Tech news you may have missed: August 18 – 25

Tech Republic Security

Apple updates, cookie theft, tech tips and a 5G cheat sheet top this week’s most-read news on TechRepublic. The post Tech news you may have missed: August 18 – 25 appeared first on TechRepublic. 5G Apple Microsoft Security Tech & Work 5g basic tech tips cookie theft excel tips

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualization Will Never Be Enough

Five years ago, data visualizations were a powerful way to differentiate a software application. Today, free visualizations seem to be everywhere. Two trends are forcing application providers to rethink how they offer analytics in their products.

Mainframe modernization: charting a course to cloud native

TM Forum

Many communications service providers (CSPs) are still running mainframes to manage legacy applications and workloads.

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DevSecOps and Container Security Take Center Stage at Black Hat 2022

IT Toolbox

Supply chain security and the developer’s role have been elevated to the list of top concerns among enterprise CTOs and CISOs, as they seek strategies and solutions to secure their software. The post DevSecOps and Container Security Take Center Stage at Black Hat 2022 appeared first on Spiceworks.

Quick Study: Finding the Right Data

Information Week

Not enough data can leave a company eating competitors’ dust. Too much data can be hard to manage. We’ve pulled together recent articles on data quality and management and how the right data can drive success

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How ransomware attacks target specific industries

Tech Republic Security

Analyzing over 100 prominent ransomware incidents, Barracuda found the top targeted sectors to be education, municipalities, healthcare, infrastructure and financial. The post How ransomware attacks target specific industries appeared first on TechRepublic.

Intent Signal Data 101

Intent signal data helps B2B marketers engage with buyers sooner in the sales cycle. But there are many confusing terms used to describe intent data. Read this infographic to better understand three common areas of confusion.

What to look out for at DTW 2022

TM Forum

Dean Ramsay, principal analyst, TM Forum, shares what he is looking forward to at Digital Transformation World (DTW), which will be held in Copenhagen 20-22 September, 2022.

The Future of Edge Computing: Five Trends To Watch

IT Toolbox

For enhanced security at the edge, companies should look to not only invest in security and tech talent but also prioritize zero trust architecture. The post The Future of Edge Computing: Five Trends To Watch appeared first on Spiceworks. AR/VR edge security IoT Devices

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DevOps and Security Takeaways from Twitter Whistleblower's Claims

Information Week

Allegations from whistleblower Peiter ‘Mudge’ Zatko, Twitter’s former head of cybersecurity, raise questions about observability, access rights, and the pressures on developers

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How a business email compromise attack exploited Microsoft’s multi-factor authentication

Tech Republic Security

Mitiga says that MFA, even if improperly configured, is no panacea for preventing attackers from abusing compromised credentials. The post How a business email compromise attack exploited Microsoft’s multi-factor authentication appeared first on TechRepublic.

Modern Data Architecture for Embedded Analytics

Data has gone from a mere result of applications & processes to being crowned king. Picking the right avenue to data architecture depends on your organization’s needs. Development teams should build in stages, starting with a task that can be solved.

Open APIs support Jio's digital ambitions

TM Forum

Jio has become the. the global leader for Open API certification. with 52 certified TM Forum Open APIs. In an interview with Inform, Aayush Bhatnagar, senior vice president of Jio, explains how Open APIs usage supports Jio's business strategy as it looks towards delivering 5G B2B services in India.

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From Raw Data to ML Models: The Magic Behind AI-Powered Feature Engineering

IT Toolbox

Understanding the steps involved and how challenges can be addressed at each stage can help organizations move from an ad-hoc machine learning process to a more production line-based approach.

Why Hard Times Seem to Spur Technology Innovation

Information Week

When times get tough, technology gets going. Is this true, or just a popular misconception


How to protect your organization from ransomware-as-a-service attacks

Tech Republic Security

RaaS kits are easy to find on the Dark Web, lowering the barrier of entry so that virtually any cybercriminal can launch successful ransomware attacks, says Microsoft. The post How to protect your organization from ransomware-as-a-service attacks appeared first on TechRepublic.

Blueprint to Modernize Analytics

The longer you wait to modernize your application’s analytics, the longer it will take for you to realize this value. A blueprint helps you define your new solution, plot out how to get there, and determine what you’ll need in terms of time and resources.

Why private networks demand a customer experience management rethink

TM Forum

Women’s Equality Day: Is Remote Work a Blessing or a Bane for Women in Tech?

IT Toolbox

Has the remote work culture made things easier for women in terms of work-life balance, gender bias or workplace harassment? Let’s hear from women technologists operating on the frontlines about their personal experiences.


Why Migrating a Database to the Cloud is Like a Heart Transplant

Information Week

Migrating your organization's on-premises database to a native-cloud database is fraught with challenges and potential benefits. Here are recommendations to ensure this ‘heart transplant’ doesn't fail

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Privacy and security issues associated with facial recognition software

Tech Republic Security

As the facial recognition market continues to grow, business leaders should consider these issues before deciding whether to implement the technology. The post Privacy and security issues associated with facial recognition software appeared first on TechRepublic.

Best Practices for Deploying & Scaling Embedded Analytics

Today, sophisticated capabilities such as adaptive security, predictive analytics, workflow, and writeback are taking analytics far beyond basic dashboards and reports. With cutting-edge capabilities like these, application teams are able to differentiate their products from the competition.

Here’s an easy way to learn computer science for free

Tech Republic Cloud

Take advantage of Shaw Academy's beginner-friendly Computer Science Fundamentals 4-Week Course, now available for free. The post Here’s an easy way to learn computer science for free appeared first on TechRepublic.

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3 Reasons Investment in Audio OOH Yields Positive ROI

IT Toolbox

Investments in audio OOH (AOOH) have increased in recent times. As people increasingly visit brick-and-mortar stores, retail businesses will continue investing in in-store audio advertisements to attract customers, as they can improve customer experience.

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How to Nurture Talent and Protect Your IT Stars

Information Week

In an era where the fight for IT talent is fierce and demand exploding across all industries, organizations must look to create opportunities for training and nurturing their specialists

8 best enterprise accounting software suites

Tech Republic Security

Enterprise accounting software is designed for large companies and businesses. Here are the top eight enterprise accounting software suites. The post 8 best enterprise accounting software suites appeared first on TechRepublic.

Drive Better Decision-Making with Data Storytelling

Embedded Analytics can be the foundation of successful applications, and data storytelling is now critical for business today. It has become pivotal to drive decisions, generate actionable insights, and increase user adoption and stickiness.