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From risk mitigation to business enabler: The role of CISOs in 2021

CISOs faced a number of challenges in 2020, not the least of which was COVID-19 and the mass migration from onsite to remote work. Corporate leadership saw just how vital the security team is to ensuring the company runs, and runs...

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SolarWinds attack explained: And why it was so hard to detect

A group believed to be Russia's Cozy Bear gained access to government and other systems through a compromised update to SolarWinds' Orion software. Most organizations aren't prepared for this sort of software supply chain attack.

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Consumer-targeted phishing and fraud are rising in time for a COVID holiday season

A most unusual e-commerce season puts pressure on retail CISOs to protect customers from cyberattacks

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Hospitals need to practice their security hygiene just like handwashing

Amid heightened cyber-threats, healthcare providers should reinforce four fundamental security routines

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Use of cloud collaboration tools surges and so do attacks

Some industries have seen increases in cloud-related threat events rise as much as 1,350% since the COVID-19 crisis began.

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5 keys to supporting telework effectively and securely

Suddenly countless numbers of people are working from home. This massive shift in work processes can have huge repercussions from a security, privacy, regulatory and data governance standpoint.

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What your business can do about the coronavirus ... right now

The Covid-19 crisis is the Black Swan event of our lifetime. Here's how to hold it all together (while keeping employees apart).

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The next casualty of cyberwar could be your business

We seem to live perpetually in a state of heightened alert, and companies need to ensure their security teams are prepared for a nation-state cyberattack and be able to react in a split second.

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Fighting holiday fraud: 5 ways ecommerce retailers can boost security

Everyone loves online shopping -- especially cybercriminals. If you’re a small or midsize ecommerce retailer you are the biggest target this holiday season, but it’s not too late to protect yourself and your customers.

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Rethinking government use of commercial exploit tools after WhatsApp spying

The recent WhatsApp lawsuit shows the significant risk to individuals, as well as public trust, that comes from allowing commercial systems to remain exploitable.

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CIO Digital Magazine, November-December 2016

Cover story: Five winners of the CIO.com and Drexel University Analytics 50 awards share details of their projects, lessons learned and advice.

Special report: platforms play big in the cloud

This latest report in our C-Suite 360 series takes a full-spectrum look at the opportunities and risks in cloud computing, offering up the expert information your organization needs to set its cloud strategy.

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CIO Digital Magazine, October 2016

Cover story: Uniting the digital enterprise. Enterprise mobility management isn't just for mobile devices and apps anymore, it's for truly becoming an extended enterprise.

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CIO Digital Magazine, September 2016

Cover story: Big data on campus. Facing federal and state pressure to raise retention and graduation rates, dozens of colleges and universities are developing analytics tools to help students make better decisions about everything...

Research report: IT security's looming tipping point

Even as security draws board-level attention, many IT professionals give their organizations’ infosec practices low marks. This special report from CIO, CSO and Computerworld reveals how to tip the balance in the right direction.

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CIO Digital Magazine, August 2016

Cover story: Cloud-based ERP will eventually rule, and on-premises software is destined for legacy status. How can IT ensure a smooth transition?

CIO Wrapsheet: A CIO's guide to understanding analytics

Today's data-driven business runs on the almighty algorithm. Here's how to get the most out of your data analytics.

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CIO Digital Magazine, June-July 2016

Cover story: this year’s CIO 100 honorees are serious about winning customers and driving revenue.

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