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CIOs prep for the coming IT recession

CIOs say that the coronavirus crisis has proven the value of IT, especially for organizations that were ready with mobile approaches and where the CIOs were tightly connected to other business counterparts.

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The prognosis for Silicon Valley looks very good

The world's engine of innovation is sick, stricken by the coronavirus. But it will emerge stronger than ever. Here’s why the valley will be just fine.

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How close are we to breaking encryption with quantum computing?

Not as close as you might fear, but quantum encryption cracking is on its way. So, it's time to start getting ready for it.

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Is enterprise security broken?

Deploying independent endpoint or network security separately is coming to a rapid – and much-needed -- end. If you want to stay secure longer-term, focus on unifying your security products now.

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Wearables get their killer app: saving you from killer viruses

Until now, smart watches, rings and glasses offered useful features, but were optional -- that's changing fast. Soon our lives and businesses will depend on them.

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Comparing 3 top project management tools: Trello vs. Monday vs. Asana

We look at three of the most popular tools for keeping projects on track -- each takes a slightly different approach and will appeal to different types of users.

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The trouble with 2fa

With a large percentage of your workforce now working remotely, two-factor authentication (2fa) can make them (or your company data) safer online. But how you're doing it now probably isn't helping much at all.

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IoT roundup: Tech companies step up to help fight against COVID-19

This month, we look at some of the ways the IoT sector is helping to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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How smartphone apps could save lives (and the economy)

By enabling daily self-diagnosis, contact tracing and research, smartphone apps could be the key to quickly beating the coronavirus -- but there's one problem.

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CIOs and COVID-19 crisis: thoughts on business continuity

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, a group of CIOs look at business continuity and share what’s working, what’s not and what lessons they have learned.

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Videoconferencing vendors meet demands with free versions

As COVID-19 forces workers to remote offices, videoconferencing is becoming a lifeblood of business. These free videoconferencing offerings can help you meet the demand of the new work-at-home norm.

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8 tips for managing a remote workforce

No one expects a pandemic, but those who created contingency plans are easing into the transition. For the rest of us, here are eight ways to keep things running smoothly while ensuring your approach reflects the reality of the...

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How the coronavirus pandemic will change business culture forever

Enterprise and business technology (and how we use it) is about to change – in permanent, society-altering ways. It’s our generation’s Great Depression.

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How to protect yourself from coronavirus phishing threats

The worst disease of the century brings out the worst in people as phishing attacks increase to unprecedented levels. Here's how to spot and COVID-19 phishing attacks and five ways to avoid them.

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Security School: Enroll today and advance your tech career

Insider Pro and CertsNexus have created a virtual classroom where subscribers can learn and test their cybersecurity readiness.

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Can technology save the retail supply chain?

In the age of coronavirus, technology is playing a big role in boosting resilience but it’s also meeting its match in some areas (and no, it’s not just about toilet paper).

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How to protect remote workers from the coronavirus crime wave

As predicted, the coronavirus crisis is bringing out the worst in cybercriminals. But the attacks are really just old exploits modified to exploit the new coronavirus context. Here’s how to beat them.

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CIOs discuss their evolving role

The CIO role has changed into a digital role. How well are CIOs succeeding remains an important topic and was one that several CIOs discussed a few weeks ago when the coronavirus crisis was in its early stages. Their answers provide...

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How remote access tools can help your businesses adapt to the coronavirus

Coronavirus has created unprecedented challenges for companies and their employees across the globe and remote access tools are helping them meet them.

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Don’t let the coronavirus make you a home office security risk

Congratulations. You're now the chief security officer of your company’s newest branch office: Your home. Here's how to manage your new job.

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