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  • Boost your security training with gamification -- really!

    Getting employees to take security seriously can be a game that everyone wins.

  • Apple-IBM deal threatens Android's enterprise push

    The new Apple-IBM partnership seems sure to help Apple sell more iPads to businesses, but it may also be setting off alarm bells at mobile device management companies large and small.

  • Are Messaging Apps the Future of Social Networking?

    Messaging apps like WhatsApp and Snapchat are at the perfect crossroads of mobile and social. These apps are simple and ubiquitous with some subscriber bases already in the hundreds of millions of users.

  • Revamping your insider threat program

    Companies including MITRE are looking at privileged access and how to better lock it down -- without stopping employees from doing their jobs.

  • CIO Meets Mobile Challenges Head-on

    In some ways, veteran CIO Sam Lamonica is an old dog learning new tricks.

  • Mobilizing Your Sales Team Brings Challenges and High Expectations to IT

    There's been a lot of talk about all the great benefits companies reap from mobilizing their workforce, especially those in sales and services who work mostly out in the field.

  • The Internet of Things at home: Why we should pay attention

    The Internet of Things is producing a lot of interesting consumer products that have the potential to lead to important enterprise tools. Here is a basic overview of the concept, together with examples of available products and what they offer.

  • Google's move into home automation means even less privacy

    Plans by smart thermostat maker Nest Labs to share some customer data with corporate parent Google means the search engine giant will be fending off privacy concerns as it expands into home automation.

  • With Android L, Google makes pitch for enterprise users

    Google will provide enterprise-focused security and management features to its entire Android showcase of mobile devices, including features reserved only for Samsung devices running Samsung security software called Knox, a Google executive announced during the Google I/O keynote address Wednesday.

  • Are Social Media Giants Betraying Your Trust?

    The leading social media companies are outraged over NSA surveillance, but would that spying even be possible if Facebook, Google and Twitter weren't collecting data and selling it to online marketers? Social media companies unintentionally opened new windows for spies to creep into our lives, and their claims of innocence are insincere.

  • VMware: We're aiming to be a top 3 Cloud provider

    Gartner's annual Magic Quadrant is a sort of who's who of the cloud computing market. And while VMware made the company's most recent list, it didn't receive the highest of marks.

  • Why One CIO Is Saying 'No' to BYOD

    A growing backlash threatens to thwart the BYOD trend. The CIO of a large electrical contractor explains why his company will "never have a BYOD environment.'

  • IT Outsourcing Provider Infosys Gets Facelift With New CEO

    Indian outsourcing provider Infosys is making some fundamental changes, starting with appointing a new CEO, to transform itself and regain its prominence in the offshore IT services industry. However, it will take more than a new CEO to transform the company.

  • Why You Need to Load Test Your Website

    There are multiple approaches to load testing your website, but one thing is certain: Organizations that fail to see how their sites will handle sudden surges in traffic do so at their own risk.

  • How CIOs Can Tailor BYOD Initiatives for the Public Sector

    For all the buzz around mobility and BYOD, the entry of new devices into the network poses challenges for federal CIOs, who must tailor policies to address security and usage challenges.

  • Why mobile strategies are stalling at many enterprises

    CIOs know the value of having a mobile strategy. So why aren't companies doing it right? A study from Accenture sheds some light on why some companies aren't moving forward fast enough with their mobility initiatives.

  • Why net neutrality matters to your business

    Net neutrality is about more than individual consumers' rights to stream video over the Web without paying extra for it. Partitioning the Internet into haves and have-nots will give big companies yet another advantage over smaller, more disruptive firms.

  • Snapchat Must Either Grow Up or Risk Disappearing

    Snapchat had a rough May, and that's even before taking into account the massive competitive threats it faces from Apple and Facebook. The company has a lot of growing up to do. And it better do it fast.

  • The Next Silicon Valley Will Have an Urban Vibe

    The Brookings Institution lays out vision for urban 'innovation centers' to bring together research institutions, businesses and startup incubators to create concentrated pockets of industry rather than the sprawling, suburban office campuses of Silicon Valley.

  • CIOs Adjust to Enterprise Tech as a Fashion Statement

    The state of enterprise tech has moved from company-centric to user-centric, and IT leaders -- faced with fickle consumer-business users -- must learn to understand 'the need' not 'the ask.'