Access Governance: Managing the who and what of data access rights in a timely fashion

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Inevitably, there will be some components that still need to be accomplished in a manual fashion. If something is different than the “norm” for a role, it can be revoked in a timely fashion. Dean Wiech. Over the past decade, many organizations have, or at least attempted to, implement access governance (AG) applications within their organizations.

Couture Meets Data Centers During Paris Fashion Week

Data Center Knowledge

Internet infrastructure inspires clothing collection by Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld Read More. Featured Popular

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Cisco fashions tactical ransomware defense

Network World

Cisco has taken a look at its security capabilities and those of its partners and come up with a playbook to address ransomware. Ransomware Defense can incorporate a range of Cisco products and address different levels of concern customers might have about ransomware, says Dan Hubbard, the CTO for Cisco’s security business. More on Network World: Cisco Talos: Spam at levels not seen since 2010 To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Fashionable Wearable Charger for your Smartphone

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This Fashionable Bracelet Doubles Up As A Portable Charger For Your Smartphone [Video] (redmondpie.com). QBracelet wearable battery taps into fashion (slashgear.com). Q Design introduces QBracelet, a fashion accessory that charges your mobile devices (9to5mac.com).

CIO interview: Alex Alexander, Yoox Net-a-Porter

Computer Weekly

It is not always the catwalk where the biggest trends in fashion take place. Tech is driving fashion today, says Yoox Net-a-Porter CIO Alex Alexander

No Shortage of Twitter Snark as AWS Outage Disrupts the Internet

Data Center Knowledge

Nothing inspires IT-themed sarcasm like a good old-fashioned cloud meltdown Read More. Amazon Cloud Computing Downtime

How retailers are using technology to remain relevant

Computer Weekly

From the constant innovation at Asos, Amazon and Missguided to the new supply chain prowess flaunted by Diesel and Gap, fashion retailers are investing in tech to stay relevant to their customers

How Data Center Trends Are Forcing a Revisit of the Database

Data Center Knowledge

Our approach to infrastructure has morphed in response, and yet databases remain largely unchanged -- processing jobs in the same lowest common denominator fashion as they always have and wasting compute and storage resources in the process. Read More. Industry Perspectives

IO Conducts PUE Faceoff: Modular vs. Raised Floor

Data Center Knowledge

It''s a hard question to answer in a satisfying fashion without comparing apples and oranges. Which delivers the best energy efficiency: raised-floor space or a modular data center? IO has compared the PUE performance of both models within a single facility. Green Data Centers IO

George Youmans, Jr.: The CloudMASTER Fashionista!

Cloud Musings

So how could a NCTA Certified CloudMASTER accelerate his career in the fashion industry? He has been with fashion giant Ralph Lauren since October 2012. The luxury fashion brand has also joined the race to produce fashionable products for the wearable-technology market.

Establishing DevOps-Friendly Infrastructure Orchestration

Data Center Knowledge

How can they leverage infrastructure orchestration to support DevOps initiatives in a sustainable fashion? IT organizations face increasing pressure to move faster to support business initiatives, writes Alex Henthorn-Iwane of QualiSystems. Read More. Industry Perspectives

CIO interview: Jim Downing, Metail

Computer Weekly

Jim Downing, CTO at digital fashion plugin Metail, believes selling fashion online is still difficult for retailers despite shifts towards omni-channel

Enterprise Augmented Reality in the Financial Services Industry

IT Toolbox

Their proof-of-concept was introduced at a fashion show for House of Holland?s s menswear launch. Customers just pointed their apps at the model and their garments and saw a VR overlay of the items for sale and their prices

5 Ways to Secure Your Cloud Apps

IT Toolbox

Cloud security folks and malicious hackers continue to duke it out in the trenches in a similar fashion. Radar detectors are always chasing radar guns, the technologies trying to “one up” each other. The movement to cloud-based applications has drawn the significant attention of malicious hackers worldwide, putting businesses, security experts, and IT personnel at high alert, looking

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The Five Year Plan Your Network Needs

Data Center Knowledge

Consider this five year plan to make sure your network can grow with demand in a linear fashion. Revamping a data center network requires IT decision makers to step back and see the long-term potential by preparing for the growth and obstacles along the way, writes Michael Bushong of Plexxi. Industry Perspectives

Symantec Finally Agrees With Everyone Else In The Security Community: Says Antivirus Software Is Dead

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The reality is that antivirus software that uses old fashioned methods of signature analysi. As a technologist I have long respected Symantec and their many capabilities (they do far more than antivirus, see the list here). But the hottest firms in cyber security, those growing because they make real, measurable, virtuous differences in enterprise security, are growing because they realized that Symantec''s core antivirus features just are not sufficient.

The HealthCare.gov Experience: Why Critical Systems Fail

Data Center Knowledge

The amazing thing isn''t that systems like the healthcare.gov government web site can fail in spectacular fashion, says Dr. Richard Cook. It''s that it doesn''t happen more often.

DevOps Basics: Infrastructure as Code – The Visual Studio Method

CanITPro

Hello folks, Last week and the week before we talked about Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and the benefits that you can gain from using a template to deploy your solutions in a orderly fashion.

How Big Data is Becoming Smaller Than Small Data

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A fashion designer may think that she does not have any use for Big Data; nonetheless, this opinion quickly changes when she looks at an infographic that highlights the wage gap between men and women working in the fashion industry. Carol M. Evenson.

Is Oracle cooking its cloud books?

ComputerWorld IT Management

He said in 2008, “The computer industry is the only industry that is more fashion-driven than women’s fashion. It wasn’t that long ago that Oracle’s lord and master, Larry Ellison, snarled that cloud computing was just hype. Maybe I’m an idiot, but I have no idea what anyone is talking about. What is it? It’s complete gibberish. It’s insane. When is this idiocy going to stop?”

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Thanks In Large Part to Windows8, PC Shipments Post Steepest.

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Of course old fashioned PCs will not disappear, but they are not the driving force they used to be. down All technology trackers have known the PC era is over. All projections have been for poor PC sales. But there was hope

Step-by-Step: Using PowerShell to Add Servers to Server Manager in Windows Server 2012

IT Pros Rock!

This can be very useful when building many new servers and you’d like to make sure they are all added into the Server Manager console in an automated fashion.

NFL Linemen Show Business How It’s Done

Data Center Knowledge

Data and files are getting larger, yet still must get from point A to point B in an expedited fashion. It can no longer be the big, slow data it once was, but enterprises still fail to fully embrace the agility component. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Hackers can pick off, inject wireless keyboard keystrokes from 8 vendors, maybe more

Network World

An attacker could inject keystrokes while the keyboard is idle and the machine is logged in, they say, using a dongle that can be fashioned for less than $100. A vulnerability across at least eight brands of wireless keyboards lets hackers read keystrokes from 250 feet away, according to wireless security vendor Bastille.

IDG Contributor Network: 7 steps to proactive security

Network World

Effective cybersecurity means being proactive, getting ahead of the problem and addressing the issue at its core rather than operating in a reactive fashion, constantly fixing the symptoms. Data breaches are increasingly becoming an expensive problem for more and more companies.

2017 Premier 100 Tech Leader: Anthony F. Norris

ComputerWorld IT Management

It has never been more important for IT to be nimble and serve business in a rapid and effective fashion." Having worked in IT for about 20 years, Anthony F. Norris is no stranger to tech-driven change. But today, "change is more urgent than ever," says Norris, senior vice president of IT at FedEx Services, a unit of FedEx Corp.

Leadership for the IT revolution

ComputerWorld IT Management

Leadership in some form or fashion is taught in every college and university on the planet and has been practiced in every organization that ever existed. Despite that omnipresence, as well as society’s fascination with leadership and ample journalistic treatment of what appears to be a perennial “leadership crisis,” many executives lack a framework to evaluate and improve their own leadership.

Blockchain Business Innovation

Cloud Musings

If used in this fashion, it can enable transactional applications that can have embedded trust, accountability and transparency attributes. Is there more than bitcoin to blockchain ? Absolutely, because today’s blockchain is opening up a path towards the delivery of trusted online services.

A Tutorial For Enhancing Your Home DNS Protection

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Have you ever seen a picture of an old fashioned telephone operator? Consider for example, the example of the old fashioned phone operator. Bob Gourley. Editor's note: We are aiming this tutorial at the non-technical person.

A Personal Photographer Always At Your Fingertips

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Nixie Wearable Drone Camera: Fashionable Photographer (technabob.com). Wouldn’t it be nice to have a photographer always around to capture your ‘selfie’ moments. No more arm in the photograph, no more partial face shots, and no more trusting complete strangers to take your group photos.

Networking the Cloud for IoT - Pt. 2 Stressing the Cloud

Cloud Musings

As with today’s Internet, tomorrow’s IoT will need to ensure that the RIGHT data gets to its destination in a timely fashion. Dwight Bu e s & Kevin Jackson This is Part 2 of a three part series that addresses the need for a systems engineering approach to IoT and cloud network design.

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What Big Data is Doing for Shipping on a Global Scale

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Additionally, these solutions have the capacity to update safety and compliance training data in an expeditious fashion — so that it can be quickly disseminated. Brigg Patten. While the shipping industry moves along daily without much consideration from the general public, the truth is that it is the lifeline of the global economy. If shipping were to be interrupted for any significant period of time, it would literally devastate the global economy.

Google's asinine Gmail prank: What were these fools thinking?

ComputerWorld Consumerization IT

Not only did Google screw up its 900-million-user-email service in the most idiotic fashion, but the company "apology" came from a lowly software engineer, rather than someone in management who was actually responsible for signing off on such a ludicrous idea.