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Boards are on high alert over security threats

Fear of cyberattacks has corporate directors on edge. CIOs must paint a realistic view of the company's security posture and steer the conversation toward managing business risk.

Capgemini to expand in North America with $4B acquisition of iGate

The deal is being financed by a mix of cash, debt and equity

Starbucks hit by major computer failure

Stores appear to be affected across the country, with some giving out free drinks

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If Dale Carnegie was CIO

In 1936, Dale Carnegie wrote "How to Win Friends & Influence People" and became one of the most respected experts in human relations. The principles outlined in his book are equally important today and can be used in your role as CIO....

Infosys invests in cloud, health monitoring market

The outsourcer said it is facing price pressure in its core outsourcing areas

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What does HP think it’s doing?

The recent confusion over whether HP would remain a public cloud provider illustrates how cloudy its strategic planning has been.

IT must face outward

The big challenge for CIOs and IT organizations today centers on readiness for customer contact, says CIO Publisher Adam Dennison. He says there's no better way to elevate IT's status than to make it more outward-facing.

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How to calm your board's nerves about cybersecurity

CIOs need to provide their companies' boards of directors with regular, easily understood briefings on data security, and steer the conversation toward the familiar ground of business risk management, says Editor in Chief Maryfran...

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, April 23

Facebook's mobile traffic dominates... Google, Box step up enterprise tools... Russian malware targeted the White House

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Having ‘the ear of the CEO’ is key to battling cyberthreats

Former FBI director stresses the importance of an enterprise-wide approach to cybersecurity, while Congress considers legislation to promote sharing threat information.

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CIO-CSO tension makes businesses stronger

Strong relationships within the C-suite are critical for businesses to thrive, but perhaps none are more important that the relationship between CIO and CSO.

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How CISOs can communicate risk to businesses

Veracode’s Chris Wysopal offers a tutorial at RSA on how to communicate risk managment at the C level.

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How to keep business sponsors hooked

Tech initiatives won't succeed without ongoing business engagement. Three CIOs share their strategies for getting, and keeping, that engagement.

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Review: Tableau makes sophisticated analysis a snap

Innovative, self-service data visualization tool makes quick work of exploratory data analysis from 50-odd sources

HP partners with FireEye for cyberattack investigation and response

FireEye's technology will be offered as part of HP's Enterprise Services

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RSA chief to security pros: Stop addressing the wrong problems

Security pros need to stop using old frameworks for addressing security and deal with today’s reality because the old view of security is no longer useful, attendees at RSA Conference 2015 were told.

Google, Apple, Amazon spend record amounts on lobbying

Latest filings show increasing spending by some tech heavyweights in Washington, D.C.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, April 21

IBM sales slide again...Mobilegeddon is here...SAP gains on weak euro

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