News & Commentary
HPE Spins Off Services As Tech Giants Slim Down
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's plan to spin off its IT Outsourcing and services group and merge that group with CSC will make the remaining HPE a leaner, more focused company. It's a strategy other tech giants have pursued as well. But what about the downsides?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Big Data, Analytics Sales Will Reach $187 Billion By 2019
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Market research firm IDC forecasts a 50% increase in revenues from the sale of big data and business analytics software, hardware, and services between 2015 and 2019. Services will account for the biggest chunk of revenue, with banking and manufacturing-led industries poised to spend the most.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
G7 Global Finance Leaders Push Cybersecurity Framework
Dark Reading Staff,
At G7 meeting, US Treasury official says cybercrime issues 'not going away.'
By Dark Reading Staff ,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
6 Barriers To IoT Data Flow
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Enterprises are integrating IoT devices into their ecosystems to get data that was not available previously. As with most new data sources, there may be concerns about whether the data is accessible, usable, valuable, and secure. Here are a few things to consider as your enterprise moves toward IoT.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Cyber Security A Major Risk To US Financial System: SEC Chief
Dark Reading Staff,
Mary Jo White believes that despite preparedness, procedures in place to fight cyberattacks are inadequate.
By Dark Reading Staff ,
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Welcome To Our Digital Future
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Digital transformation is disrupting enterprise IT. David Guzman, CIO of H.D. Smith, has ideas on how to survive and succeed through the disruption.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content,
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
How Bimodal IT Can Kill Your Company
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Is bimodal IT the way to get innovation and stability right in the enterprise? Or will kill your company? John McCarthy of Forrester says it's far more likely to do the latter than the former.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content,
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Reuters: Police Say SWIFT Techs Made Bangladesh Bank More Vulnerable Before Heist
Dark Reading Staff,
SWIFT rejects 'baseless allegations' that software company's negligent security procedures had anything to do with $81 million wire transfer heist.
By Dark Reading Staff ,
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
PayPal's Path To Independence: A Tale Of Cloud Innovation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
PayPal navigated its separation and independence from eBay in a seven-month accelerated transition. On the big day, all systems were go. Learn how the creative use of cloud technologies, and a remarkable degree of employee collaboration, earned the company a 2016 Elite 100 Award in the category of Best Use Of Cloud Services.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
6 Secrets 100 Winning IT Organizations Share
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
We asked the IT leaders in the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100 about how they're addressing important IT issues, such as tech spending, organizational priorities, and strategy. Find out what we learned, and see how your IT organization stacks up.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director,
Comment3 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Identity Management: Where Cloud Security Falls Short
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
A report by the Cloud Security Alliance finds that identity management tools and processes are key to ameliorating the threat of breaches. The report reveals which tools are most popular, and which are underutilized.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
How Best To Back Up Your Data In Case Of A Ransomware Attack
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
A ransomware attack could be around the corner, but there are some practical steps you can take to back up your data and deflect the attack.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
5 Reasons Cybercriminals Target Healthcare
Emily Johnson, Associate Editor, UBM Americas
Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting healthcare institutions and successfully deploying malware and ransomware to exploit hospitals' need to recover quickly.
By Emily Johnson Associate Editor, UBM Americas,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Intel Slashes 12,000 Jobs, Shifts Focus To Cloud, IoT
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
With PC sales on the decline Intel looks to cut 11% of the company's workforce -- about 12,000 positions -- and refocus on IoT businesses, as well as cloud computing and data centers.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer,
Comment4 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Reddit’s Missing Warrant Canary: What IT Can Learn
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
It's tricky trying to figure out whether or not your preferred app, website, or service provider has received a federal subpoena demanding information. When a warrant canary vanished from Reddit's Transparency Report, it got folks talking. The incident holds important lessons for enterprise IT professionals trying to decipher whether or not a service provider's data is being trolled by the feds.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
9 Years Prison, $1.7 Million Fine For Malicious Insider
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Former IT engineer stung for destructive attack on law firm.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading,
Comment3 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Making Mainframes Cool Again
Steve Trautman, Freelance Writer
Mainframe systems are still the backbone of much of today's IT infrastructure. Yet, finding IT talent to maintain these systems, and the COBOL and Fortran languages that support them, is becoming increasingly difficult. Knowledge transfer expert Steve Trautman, founder of The Steve Trautman Co., offers real-world advice on how IT leaders can cultivate the talent needed to run these crucial systems.
By Steve Trautman Freelance Writer,
Comment13 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Email Privacy Act Clears House Judiciary Committee Vote
Michelle Maisto, Freelance Writer
An update to the Email Privacy Act requiring a warrant for the search of data older than 180 days was unanimously supported by the House Judiciary Committee. It now heads for a vote by the full chamber.
By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
10 Things Cyber Insurance Won't Cover
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Cyber insurance policies come with some important caveats to keep in mind.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
HP, Lenovo Lead Slowing Worldwide PC Market
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
The PC market continued its losing streak in the first quarter of 2016, as shipments declined for the sixth consecutive quarter, according to the latest numbers from Gartner and IDC. Lenovo and HP remained the market leaders.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer,
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
More Stories
Current Conversations
Posted by suhasuseless
Current Conversations good info.
In reply to: good post
Post Your Own Reply
Posted by suhasuseless
Current Conversations really cool
In reply to: cool
Post Your Own Reply
More Conversations
Twitter Feed
PR Newswire
Register for Insurance & Technology Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
Insurance & Technology Digital Issue
Innovation? Check. Core modernization? Check. Security? Check. Today's insurance IT challenges don't stump this year's Elite 8.
Slideshows
Video