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Security education on phishing can save companies millions

A new research report by Ponemon Institute finds that a comprehensive security training program with a continuous training methodology can improve the phishing email click rate an average of 64 percent.

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Most Apple devices lack proper security for the enterprise

Apple's Macs, iPhones and iPads are common in the modern workplace, but relatively few of these devices comply with standard security requirements, according to a new survey.

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Messaging and niche social apps grow, market leaders plateau

As smartphone users flock to simple messaging apps such as WhatsApp and iMessage, growth of the larger, established social networks such as Facebook and Twitter has slowed, or in some cases, stalled out completely, according to a new...

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Digital publishers struggling to get real-time data

Digital display advertising is growing at a torrid pace, and the publishers that are able to leverage real-time data analytics are likely to be the best positioned to capitalize, according to a Forrester Consulting report.

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Gamification tools motivate workers — but not as much as money

A new report indicates that gamification tools effectively motivate and engage employees at work, but money and promotions are still the most effective rewards.

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Is Apple losing its enterprise tablet edge?

Apple has been king in the enterprise, but a new study reports that Android and Windows are slowly catching up.

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How Microsoft and Google cloud tools make IT more productive

The more technology IT organizations run in the cloud, the less likely they are to waste time on menial tasks, according to a recent report. Popular tools like Google for Work and Office 365 cloud tools can also help position IT pros...

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How millennials challenge traditional leadership

Millennials say they don't care about money, legacy or hierarchy, and instead aspire to be collaborative, empowering and transformational leaders. However, many millennials also say their organizations lack the necessary corporate...

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Consumers browsing — but not buying — via mobile and social media

While mobile devices are effective tools for browsing online, and social media can help consumers learn more about products they're interested in, they don't generally lead to purchases, according to a new study.

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Millennials are most likely to pay for loyalty programs

Millennials use loyalty programs, including paid plans, more than other generations, according to a recent survey, but Gen Xers and Boomers are also starting to see value in premium programs such as Amazon Prime.

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Cloud services will drive UC&C spending

IT leaders say they plan to invest in unified communication and collaboration over the next two years and they expect both hosted and hybrid-cloud adoption to significantly increase. (Download our exclusive research and view our...

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Millennials skip traditional customer service for online troubleshooting

Waiting on hold for customer service is mostly a thing of the past. Millennials are increasingly looking to online searches, live chat and social media to troubleshoot technical issues, and both Gen X-ers and Boomers are following...

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IT is not the bogeyman it used to be

New research from CompTIA finds rogue IT is on the decline as business units recognize the value the IT team brings to security and integration.

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Facebook and Google dominate time spent with mobile apps

Facebook and Google apps claim more of U.S. users' time than any other downloads, and they account for more than three times the total number of minutes spent with all enterprise apps, according to a new report.

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Attracting millennials starts with digital tech

A recent survey on corporate branding suggests marketing leaders are missing the boat by failing to embrace digital technologies in their efforts to attract millennial workers.

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CIO poll reveals a sharp increase in IT spending

The latest CIO Tech Poll: IT Economic Outlook survey reports that the majority of IT leaders will increase spending on new projects in the coming year.

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How to win mobile customers in the ‘Game of Trust'

Think the 'Game of Thrones' is bloody? For mobile marketers, conquering customers in the Game of Trust can be a brutal high-stakes battle.

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Millennials bring consumer shopping tactics to corporate buying

An IBM study of more than 700 people who make corporate buying decisions, including Gen-Xers, people from Gen-Y and millennials, sheds light on notable differences in their motivations to make corporate purchases and offers valuable...

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