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Connected Security Devices Require Increased Oversight

According to numerous recent studies the market for internet-connected security devices is increasing and will continue to do so in the near future. There has been an increase in overseas companies, particularly in China, that are manufacturing inexpensive security products such as cameras to meet the growing consumer and business demand. These cost-effective devices are […]

‘Feedback Culture’ Is on the Rise

By Sarah K. White Performance reviews are almost universally hated by employees and managers, so it’s not surprising to see more companies moving away from traditional practices and embracing a culture of consistent feedback. Would a new performance review strategy be appropriate for your IT department?

Where in the World Are the Best Programmers?

By Paul Rubens There are great programmers and developers here in the United States, but if your IT department is looking for a very specific programming skill, the coder you need may very well be on the other side of the world. This is according to recent research from HackerRank, a programming challenge and recruitment […]

Detection, Not Protection, Is the Key to Cybersecurity

By Ira Winkler and Araceli Treu Gomes IT leaders should expect that, despite their best efforts, their cybersecurity protections will fail. This inevitability points to an important truth—in order to be successful, security must be a proactive endeavor rather than a reactive one. In other words, where protection will fail, detection becomes the best strategy.

Recession-Proof Your IT Budget

By Mary Shacklett The economy can be unpredictable, but IT leaders don’t want that unpredictability playing havoc with their department budgets. While organizations do need to adapt to economic climates, there are ways for CIOs to try to recession-proof their IT budgets.