Neal Weinberg

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Neal Weinberg is a freelance technology writer and editor. He can be reached at neal@misterwrite.net.

Top 20 highest-paying tech certifications

29  top cloud certifications

29 top cloud certifications

When it comes to the most in-demand skills, the cloud is the place to be. Our guide to top cloud certifications looks at programs designed for AWS, Google and Microsoft services -- as well as vendor-neutral certifications.

Oldies but goodies make presence felt amid glitzy startups at RSAC

Oldies but goodies make presence felt amid glitzy startups at RSAC

Three of the original anti-virus vendors – Symantec, McAfee and Trend Micro – were out in full force at the show as well, scoffing at the unproven point products of the startups and touting their own reorganizations, renewed focus and...

How Google reinvented security and eliminated the need for firewalls

How Google reinvented security and eliminated the need for firewalls

In some ways, Google is like every other large enterprise. It had the typical defensive security posture based on the concept that the enterprise is your castle and security involves building moats and walls to protect the perimeter. ...

RSA Innovation Sandbox winners: One year later

RSA Innovation Sandbox winners: One year later

With the annual RSA security conference just around the corner, we decided to touch base with the 10 companies selected as finalists in last year’s Innovation Sandbox competition and see how they’re making out.

Gartner’s 10 strategic predictions for 2017….and beyond

Gartner’s 10 strategic predictions for 2017….and beyond

Claiming a 78% accuracy rate based on prior years’ results, chief of research Daryl Plummer delivered Gartner’s 10 strategic predictions for the next 3-5 years at the company’s Symposium/ITExpo yesterday.

5 ways to stop malware in the cloud

5 ways to stop malware in the cloud

An analysis of data stored in cloud applications found that 4 out of every 100 files contains malware. The spells data breaches and ransomware attacks.

The ultimate guide to small business networking

The ultimate guide to small business networking

In-depth product reviews that will help any SMB make critical strategic technology decisions.

Gartner guru 'shocked' by corporate reaction to Windows 10

Gartner guru 'shocked' by corporate reaction to Windows 10

After the debacle that was Windows 8/8.1, no one was sure how enterprises would respond to Microsoft’s Windows 10.

IoT will become a matter of life or death for security pros

IoT will become a matter of life or death for security pros

Internet of Things means different things to different people; self-driving cars, smart cities, connected homes, health and fitness apps, etc. But for security professionals, IoT will become a safety issue.

Why is Akamai moving its entire IT infrastructure to the cloud?

Why is Akamai moving its entire IT infrastructure to the cloud?

Akamai Technologies Inc. is a content delivery network and cloud services provider, so you might think Akamai is totally cloud-based. But, of course, it has the same legacy systems -- HR, sales, marketing, databases – as any company...

The Cloud According to Daryl

Gartner analyst lays out a roadmap for adoption of cloud services

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