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How do you talk to your boards about cybersecurity? An old problem in a new world

Forrester IT

Talking to our firms’ Board of Directors about security isn’t a new responsibility for most security leaders, it’s been on our collective agenda’s for many years. And yet, many security leaders still second guess the content and messages they share with their Board.

The Data Mining Trap

Eric D. Brown

In a post titled Data Mining – A Cautionary Tale , I share the idea that data mining can be dangerous by sharing the story of Cornell’s Brian Wansink, who has had multiple papers retracted due to various data mining methods that aren’t quite ethical (or even correct).

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Speed Up Your Digital Business Transformation

CEB IT

Eighty-seven percent of senior business leaders say digitalization is a company priority and 79% of corporate strategists say it is reinventing their business — creating new revenue streams in new ways. But so far, digital change has been slow and disappointing.

Artificial Intelligence Systems Can be Fooled

CTOvision

Read why Nidhi Singh says that artificial intelligence systems have their own severe limitations on Entrepreneur : Despite all its benefits and the ease that technology has brought in, the fear that new-age technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and robotics would displace human jobs still looms. However, some researchers don’t agree with the idea that […]. Artificial Intelligence News

CES 2019 Delivers Dazzling Tech But Disappointing Experiences

Forrester IT

I spent this week in Las Vegas at CES to check out the latest and greatest technology wonders, ranging from 3D printing, AI, and cryptocurrency to drones, autonomous vehicles, dancing robots, and wearables. A lot of what I saw has broad CX implications for accessibility, healthcare, and more.

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Thinking about blockchain? Do it in the cloud

David Linthicum

According to figures provided to CoinDesk from jobs site Indeed.com, searches for roles involving bitcoin, blockchain , and cryptocurrency dropped by 3.06 percent from October 2017 to October 2018. My experience is that enterprises are dealing something that turned out to be much more complex than the hype led them to believe. So, many enterprises have shelved blockchain efforts, opting instead to spend the money on cloud migration. InfoWorld explains: What is multicloud?

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The Weaponization Of Artificial Intelligence

CTOvision

Technological development has become a rat race. In the competition to lead the emerging technology race and the futuristic warfare battleground, artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming the center of the global power play. As seen across many nations, the development in autonomous weapons system (AWS) is progressing rapidly, and this increase in the weaponization […]. Artificial Intelligence News

What I See Coming For The Channel In 2019

Forrester IT

We have seen more disruption in the channel in the past 18 months than we saw in the past 37 years combined. As a review, here were my 2018 predictions. Private equity will continue its sweep of the channel software space, creating some unicorns along the way. Verdict: As mentioned in the […].

What you must know about moving ERP to the cloud

David Linthicum

Nearly 70 percent of enterprise organizations are currently migrating data for enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications to the cloud, according to a report from the Cloud Security Alliance. Almost 90 percent of those surveyed said these business-critical ERP apps (SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft Dynamics) lead to many migration challenges and concerns.

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How Product Managers Can Identify and Plan for Technology Disruption

CEB IT

Product managers can improve product life cycle management by scanning the horizon to spot truly disruptive technologies. However, there is a big difference between scanning the horizon using a mystical crystal ball and using a radar system. One portends to show you a specific future with no evidence base behind it, while the other uses a scientific approach to provide a rougher, yet more useful, picture of what objects exist in your sphere of visibility so you can plan, decide and act.

Phishing scams keep getting smarter, making them difficult to spot

CTOvision

It’s a sad reality that phishing scams are becoming increasingly sophisticated, often making it hard for even savvy users to differentiate between legitimate messages and ones designed to abscond with sensitive personal and financial information. Just a few days ago, for example, we covered an iPhone phishing scam that manages to trick users into thinking […]. Cyber Security News

Gillette’s Close Shave: Its Latest Ad Is A Masterful Emotional Play Let Down By Its Execution

Forrester IT

Gillette’s Close Shave: Its Latest Ad Is A Masterful Emotional Play Let Down By Its Execution Brands are jumping into the messy arena of polarizing issues with greater fervor – and Gillette just raised the stakes.

2018 Ascent Recap

The Investing Edge

Welcome to Ascent’s 2018 recap blog post. We couldn’t be more thankful for the opportunity to work with the smartest, most passionate and kind entrepreneurs and investors on a daily basis. 2018 was filled with lunchtime laughter, personal and professional growth, and plenty of new projects.

Gartner Predicts 2019 for the Future of Privacy

CEB IT

Privacy is a business-critical discipline for many organizations, enforced by multiple regulations. Most recently, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has driven a global movement of maturing privacy and data protection laws with stricter requirements. Privacy requirements dramatically impact an organization’s strategy, purpose and methods for processing personal data.

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How Do I Know If My Email Has Been Leaked in a Data Breach?

CTOvision

Read Emily Gray-Fow explain how you can know whether your email has been leaked in any data breach on Business2Community : Many people use their email addresses and a small set of passwords (or even just one password) to log in to their online accounts. Unfortunately, this means that any hacker with your email address […]. Cyber Security News

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My Top NRF 2019 Takeaways (AKA, News Vs. Nonsense)

Forrester IT

I say this as both an analyst and a recovering retail professional: NRF is like drinking Red Bull. from a 50′ beer bong. for three days straight. on Jupiter. You just know what’s coming, but there is almost no way to prepare for the deluge of […

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A blockchain-powered DNA data marketplace will revolutionize? precision medicine

Datacponomy

Blockchain technology can power an open DNA data marketplace that drives a new wave of genomics research to transform precision medicine and the treatment of rare diseases. Humanity is at the very beginning of a tremendously exciting era of precision medicine.

How to Capture and Manage Technical Debt in Agile Development

Social, Agile and Transformation

If you're concerned about the technical debt accumulated by your organization, then consider developing ways to capture and measure it. In my last post, I suggest teams should target nimble architectures and leverage agile principles that enable iterating on the design. Don't plan to get it perfect, plan to get it wrong, iterate on what you learn, and recognize when the business is. agile planning agile software development it management product management software development

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Why the Internet of Things is Taking Over the Markets

CTOvision

Read why Dr. Saarthak Bakshi says that the Internet of Things connected devices are slowly taking over the markets on Entrepreneur : The technological innovations and newness in the businesses have been suffering an amplified transformation. These originality and freshness experienced in technology is undoubtedly a boon and is a host to several opportunities for the […]. CTO News

It’s Time To Mainstream ABM

Forrester IT

When account-based marketing (ABM) burst onto the scene in 2015, it was positioned by a number of vendors as the death of traditional marketing.

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First step to becoming a hacker: Linux!

Network World

If you're contemplating a career in cybersecurity and haven't come up to speed on Linux, now's the time to get ramped up and here's one easy way to do it. This new book from no starch press was written with people like you in mind.

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Expert Predictions on SaaS Use in 2019

Information Week

Analysts and solution provide expect new approaches to how enterprises and users utilize SaaS

How To Protect Your Data From Insider Threats

CTOvision

Read Brett Hansen explain how you can protect your data from insider threats on Forbes : If you’re not a government agency or high-profile brand, insider threats may not rank highly on your list of concerns right now. After all, employees have very little to gain and a lot to lose by sharing your sensitive data […]. Cyber Security News

Forrester Online Survey: Organize To Deliver And Manage Application Transformation

Forrester IT

Every company faces a central dilemma: how to resolve the standardization and differentiation of its business apps to win, serve, and retain customers. That’s why we are still getting a lot of questions about this report.

Quantum-embedded chips could secure IoT

Network World

Microprocessors that are unique to each Internet of Things (IoT) device is the way forward in the ongoing and tricky quest to secure the IoT, says Crypto Quantique. One idea is that by making each chip one of a kind and unclonable, an application would become almost impossible to hack. The U.K.-based based startup says it has introduced “the world's most advanced security product for IoT devices.”

Perficient Elevates Twilio to Strategic Partner Status

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Perficient is excited to announce that Twilio has been designated a Strategic Partner. This designation comes as our partnership with Twilio continues to strengthen and build momentum.

How to protect backups from ransomware

CTOvision

Read Maria Korolov’s article about how you can protect your backups from ransomware on CSO Online : Despite a recent decline in attacks, ransomware still poses significant threats to enterprises, as the attacks against several major newspapers demonstrated this month. It is also becoming more capable. In particular, ransomware writers are aware that backups are […]. Cyber Security News

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Netflix Has Become HBO

Forrester IT

In a 2013 article in GQ, Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos laid out the then-nascent streaming company’s challenge: “The goal is to become HBO faster than HBO can become us.”

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Top 10 IoT vulnerabilities

Network World

Security questions have dogged the Internet of Things (IoT) since before the name was invented. Everyone from vendors to enterprise users to consumers is concerned that their fancy new IoT devices and systems could be compromised. The problem is actually worse than that, as vulnerable IoT devices can be hacked and harnessed into giant botnets that threaten even properly secured networks.

SCCM MSIX App Deployment Guide to Deploy 7Zip.MSIX

Anoop

Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. I have shared my experience with MSI to MSIX conversion process in the previous blog post. In this post, you will learn how to create SCCM MSIX app deployment.

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