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November 14, 2014
The USPS security breach is a reminder that cyberattacks are relentless. CIOs need to help their organizations prepare for 'left of boom.' Also in Searchlight: Obama takes a stand on net neutrality; IBM discovers a 19-year-old Microsoft bug.
September 26, 2014
Enterprises beware of the Bash shell bug -- experts are calling it the most dangerous security flaw of the decade. Also in Searchlight: restaurant chain Jimmy John's falls prey to a data breach; Apple sells 10 million new iPhones and counting.
August 22, 2014
Heartbleed resurfaces in a Tennessee health system's breach, and UPS customers' data is in danger. Is assuming the worst enough? Also in Searchlight: Steve Ballmer signs off from Microsoft's board; Twitter, Facebook tinker with more experiments.
July 24, 2014
What should go into your organization's after-action review following a disaster recovery test? #CIOChat participants suggest what to include in the report and why.
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IT continuity (information technology continuity) is the holistic management of technology systems toward the guarantee that essential business operations will proceed in the event of a major disruption. Continue Reading
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What's different about security strategies in the aftermath of the 2014 data breaches? More money, more monitoring, more employee training, and that's just for starters. Continue Reading
Will the Internet of Things bring Cybergeddon upon us? Let's hope not, but the IoT age has arrived and CIOs should be thinking about how to protect it, say security experts from IBM and Intel. Continue Reading
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To address gaps between business expectations and IT delivery, CIO Gary Watkins came up with a model to make his IT team the company's IT service provider of choice. Continue Reading
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SearchCIO rounded up free IT templates from around the Web to help technology managers organize their IT departments, projects and service offerings. Continue Reading
When it comes to effective disaster recovery, CTO Niel Nickolaisen advises it may be best to look outside your IT department. Read his top tips here. Continue Reading
In 2014, there's evidence CIOs are moving beyond piecemeal cloud solutions to comprehensive cloud strategies. The ultimate? Going data center-less. Continue Reading