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Big Data Drives Marketing

Check out these videos from leading experts to better understand how big data and analytics can fuel your business strategies and create a sustained competitive advantage. Discussions highlight why analytics are the new

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Dealing with IT setbacks

After working through some challenging management problems, a staffer came to me and reported a setback to which I uttered “Rats, Bats and Alley Cats”. The stupefied employee retorted – “Say what?”  I

Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Ken Metcalfe

Will Microsoft be found in contempt?

CIOs, CSOs and risk managers concerned about the reach of U.S. courts into data stored in foreign jurisdictions will be interested to note that Microsoft appears willing to risk being found in contempt

Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

When meeting the IT security standard isn’t enough

There's a price to be paid for organizations that aren't on the leading edge of security -- they usually get caught. That's the lesson from an incident a Canadian penetration tester ran into

Published on: September 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Warning issued for watering-hole attack

Crackers use a number of techniques to get into corporate systems, including reconnaissance through s0-called watering-hole attacks. This appears to be behind the discovery by a California unified threat management company called Alien

Published on: September 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Suspicion over celebrity photo hacks pointed at Apple’s iCloud

It was a long weekend for more than 100 international celebrities, and not because of Labour Day. On Sunday someone published nude photos of a number of well-known performers including Jennifer Lawrence, Rhianna,

Published on: September 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon