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What your users need to know about ransomware [Infographic]

Who's a target, how it gets in, and what to do if you're infected.

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Security teams consulted too late on digital transformation

A new survey finds 76 percent of IT professionals with responsibility for security feel their security teams are brought in too late to have a meaningful impact on digital transformation projects.

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Publishers rely on Facebook at their own peril

A new report spotlights the challenges publishing companies grapple with on Facebook as the social giant continues to gain power over publishers even as it regularly changes policies and causes confusion.

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Why ITSM is on the cusp of a major shift

While the IT service management community has stepped up its collection of performance data from its customers, it's been slow to take the next step of applying data-driven automation. A new survey suggests adoption will happen in a...

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Businesses struggle to hire workers with cloud skills

As enterprises continue to focus on implementing a cloud infrastructure, many still face roadblocks when it comes to hiring candidates with the right skills.

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Study: More than 50% of SMBs were breached in the past year

"Negligent employees or contractors and third parties caused most data breaches," according to the report. "However, almost one-third of companies in this research could not determine the root cause."

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Spending on public cloud IT infrastructure to hit $23.3 billion

Research firm IDC forecasts strong spending on IT infrastructure for cloud environments in 2016, particularly public cloud environments, despite the slowdown in spending in the first quarter.

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Study reveals security gap in big data projects

An IDG Enterprise study of big-data initiatives finds that the extremely valuable output of those projects often lacks additional security. Download the free report.

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Facebook, Google dominate list of top 15 mobile apps

Tech behemoths Facebook and Google own more than half of the 15 most popular mobile applications used by U.S. adults -- the reach of other well-liked apps such as Snapchat and Apple Maps doesn't even compare.

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10 tech giants winning the talent war on LinkedIn

The leaders of the technology world unsurprisingly dominate a new list of the most in-demand jobs on LinkedIn, according to research from the business-focused social network.

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Warning: CDOs can be hazardous to your CIO's health

Hiring a CDO can prove disruptive to businesses, creating competition and conflict between the anointed digital leaders and CIOs and potentially CMOs, says PwC. But there is some good news.

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Social networks continue to eat news publishers' lunch

Social sites have helped spawn many new industries, but they're also a real threat to online news publishers, who are increasingly squeezed out by algorithms, ad blockers and audiences that don't care where their news come from,...

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Android owners losing interest in social media apps

Android users aren't as fond of Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter as they used to be, according to a new report.

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B2B marketers start to see value in social media

Business-facing marketers haven't warmed to social media as quickly as their consumer counterparts, but B2B marketing pros appear to have finally realized the potential of social.

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6 ways to be a better project manager

Project management is a complex -- and critical -- function. Here are six pieces of advice to help project managers improve their craft.

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Nearly a third of all Facebook users share content every day

Facebook has always been a place where people share personal content, and though the company faces an overall decline in user contributions, a new survey found that 28 percent of Facebook users still share posts, photos or video at...

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From IT vendor management to strategic partnerships

According to the 2016 Strategic Partner Index Survey (produced by the CIO Executive Council and IDC), IT buyers and vendors need to forge relationships of trust and collaboration. Failure to partner puts both groups in peril.

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Your open source security problem is worse than you think

Sixty-seven percent of applications reviewed by Black Duck Software contained known open source security vulnerabilities.

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