IT Leadership

Under the new Critical Infrastructure Defense Project, companies in particularly vulnerable industries -- such as hospitals and water and power utilities -- will have access to the full suite of Cloudflare's Zero Trust solution, CrowdStrike's endpoint protection and intelligence services, and Ping I...

Stand-alone automation platforms and low-code software tools in recent years enable vendors to increase sales of products designed for specific roles and functions directly to business users. Often, this puts IT management at arm's length from enforcing governance and security standards

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger is at risk for doing the right things while CEOs who are behaving badly enjoy incredible financial rewards. It seems like we are rewarding the wrong behavior. Let's talk about that this week, and we'll close with an offering announced last week which focuses on wireless charg...

Facebook is suddenly starting to look a lot like Netscape did many years ago, and that isn't a good thing. The cause appears to be the same: inexperienced leadership. Meanwhile, AMD is doing exceedingly well because it aggressively pursued experienced leaders. Let's compare AMD and Facebook this wee...

Intel's US$20 billion plan to build in Ohio the largest semiconductor factory in the U.S. will be crucial to the United States' ability to both enforce technology sanctions against Russia if war breaks out, and to assure success if the war spreads and extends over a long period of time. Let's explor...

TechNewsWorld discussed the implications of remote workers' tech support needs with Stefan Engel, Lenovo’s VP and GM of Visuals Business. Engel sits in the catbird’s seat in seeing how employers are responding to the ongoing challenges of outfitting their remote workforce with the technical tool...

Growing use of unified communication and collaboration tools in organizations could hurt productivity in the short term, according to a study released last week by a service assurance and cybersecurity company. In a survey commissioned by Netscout, of Westford, Mass., more than nine in 10 of the 30...

Four out of five cybersecurity pros are fretting over the potential for a sneak attack by an adversary with a quantum computer that will render the encryption on their data ineffective. Quantum computers can process data much faster than most computers today because they use qubits to crunch data, w...

Microsoft on Oct. 29 once again surpassed Apple to take the top spot as the most valuable publicly traded company in the world. This week let's talk about why Microsoft is so well balanced and deserving of the top honors. Then we'll close with the product of the week, the AMD Radeon RX 6600 graphics...

While migration to the cloud is at an all-time high, so is the growth of ransomware peddlers. Veritas Technologies surveyed more than 2,000 global IT leaders whose organizations have undertaken pandemic-led digital transformation. The study found the majority are severely vulnerable to ransomware at...

High ranking business executives say ransomware is a major concern to them but their organizations are unprepared to do anything about it. Those were the findings of a poll released Monday by global consulting and advisory services firm Deloitte

Beginning in October, which is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Amazon will make available to the public the training materials it's developed in-house to keep its employees and sensitive information safe from cyberattacks. It also offer "qualified" AWS customers a free multifactor authentication devi...

Hackers aren't the only ones evading security measures of many organizations. So are their remote workers. In a new report on remote workforce security, 52 percent of the U.S. IT and cybersecurity professionals surveyed revealed they experienced remote workers finding workarounds to their organizati...

A global study of IT business leaders praised the growing merits of open-source software amid concerns that big tech supporters could undermine its open qualities and collaboration. Perhaps one of the main takeaways is the optimism most IT execs feel about the future of open source. But that praise ...

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