90 days. That's the timeframe in which the president claimed he'd have a robust new cybersecurity plan for the federal government in place. As Trump nears the 100 days in office mark with nary a plan in sight, folks are left metaphorically checking their watches and scratching their heads....More
Direction from the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is only binding on federal agencies but the guidelines are frequently looked to by private-sector security professionals as best practices for creating information security policies....More
Innovation gurus, too, are increasingly proposing gadgets offering solutions to problems that are sometimes imaginary, often unimportant and in some cases are features, rather than bugs, of human existence....More
When it comes to delivering the service level that is outlined in service level agreements (SLA) and meeting performance expectations, service providers do a great job. However, some providers often run into the challenge of keeping proper documentation reflecting that fact....More
This disparity -- between what companies say they pay and what CEOs actually get -- reflects the imprecise art of valuing stock options, which involves a complex, and at times opaque, numbers game....More
The exponential growth of enterprise data is well documented. The digital revolution isn’t over—in fact, if we think of it in terms of the sheer amounts of data that’ll be produced in the coming years, that revolution has only just begun....More
People talk of open source software as if all open source programs were made the same. In fact, there are several dozen different kinds of open source software licenses (some would prefer to call them free software licenses). If you want to understand the open source landscape today, you need to know what the major software licenses are and how they differ.
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