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Cisco launches US$10 million scholarships to fast-track cyber security training

The shortage of skilled IT staff has  been on CIOs' minds for years, particularly those with cyber security expertise. To...

June 14th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Read only: Books CISOs ought to have

There are just over 490 cyber security books listed on Amazon in the computers and technology section. Some are keepers....

April 4th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Three reasons why executives find IT to be such an enigma

Little evidence of STEM skill shortage: Report

A non-profit organization that regularly assesses public issues has issued a report that runs against widely repeated arguments in the...

April 30th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Are virtual networking certifications worth it?

To educate IT professionals users about network virtualization technology, and specifically its NSX product, VMware has developed a collection of...

March 9th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Women hope sponsors will help more than mentors in ICT careers

For decades women have complained that senior posts in the information, communications and technology sectors have been dominated by men....

November 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Another bank backs Canadian women in IT group

An association aimed at encouraging Canadian women to have careers in IT has gained another big enterprise backer. The Royal...

September 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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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...

September 2nd, 2014 Ken Metcalfe

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How to extend your stay as CIO

Most C-level executives have ambition -- otherwise they wouldn't be at the top. But it sometimes seems that after struggling so...

August 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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How to get more women into tech careers

It's no news that women are underrepresented in IT, but it's truly discouraging that the problem has been so persistent...

May 14th, 2014 Andrew Brooks