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Gain visibility into threats affecting your mobile apps or websites
Companies face threats to their business via the assets they offer outside of their network firewalls—primarily websites and mobile applications. Criminals can hack websites and spoof mobile apps in order to collect customer credentials and other information that can be used to perpetrate fraud or harm the business in numerous other ways. RiskIQ offers monitoring services that provide companies with visibility into what their customers are seeing in terms of threats and other problems via mobile applications or websites. Read More


Guide to Managing and Lowering Mainframe Software Charges
Monthly license charges (MLC) are rising by 7% or more each year, and account for 30% of total mainframe costs. Yet managing MLC costs is an inexact science. This best practice guide provides a step-by-step process to reduce mainframe MLC costs up to 20% without compromising business critical services. Learn More


10 Steps to Reducing Mainframe MLC Costs
Monthly license charges (MLC) are rising by 7% or more each year, and account for 30% of total mainframe costs. Yet managing MLC costs is an inexact science. Learn More

Who's Paying for Your Tech Certification?
Businesses looking to improve employee engagement and retention are focusing on continuing education and professional development, including certifications, both to help cultivate the tech skills needed for competitive advantage and to reduce turnover. For that reason, many companies are willing to pick up the tab.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More

2014's Hottest IT Certification
In the world of technology, the certifications and skills that organizations need to keep pace is constantly shifting. To help you find the most valuable certifications to advance your tech career, spoke with David Foote, Chief Analyst and Research Officer with Foote Partners, to find out what certifications are on fire in today's IT market. Read More

Apple CEO Tim Cook, Bill Gates challenged to dump ice water on heads for ALS
Apple SVP of marketing Phil Schiller issues ice bucket challenge to CEO Tim Cook to raise awareness of disease Read More


Five Levers to Lower Mainframe MLC Costs
This paper discusses five levers you can use to lower your mainframe MLC costs by up to 20 percent or more. Explore best practices and real-world examples of dramatic savings through a mainframe MLC optimization strategy based on higher visibility, predictability, and automation. Learn More

How to Motivate Your IT Team After a Setback
Projects fail, clients move on and layoffs happen. However, you can keep your team motivated in the face of failure. It just takes some basic psychology, a little bit of time and a lot of empathy. Read More

Stanford prof Mirzakhani first woman to win award known as "Nobel Prize in Mathematics"
Stanford Math Professer Maryam Mirzakhani earns distinction of being first female to win a Fields Medal, sometimes referred to as the Nobel Prize in Mathematics Read More

Big Data scientists get 100 recruiter emails a day
Surprise: Today's hottest tech skill isn't programming, it's data analysis--and that's changing the world in unexpected ways. Read More


HTML5 Rocks
With the release of the 5th major version of HTML (aka HTML5), new features that mainly target Web Applications have been introduced, ranging from CSS3 (related technology) to GeoLocation and WebStorage. This article explores the top 5 features that developers should be using now. Read Now

5 Big Data projects that could change your life
Real-world Big Data projects that are already paying rewards. Read More

New products of the week 08.11.2014
Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as LANDesk and NetIQ Read More

Mobile management: Making sense of your options
Smartphones, tablets, social networks, and cloud services are all popular, incredibly useful -- and a security risk. These days, the security focus is on mobile devices, as they tend to be used a lot to work with corporate information, but the variety of platforms, the fact many are employee-owned, and uneven security capabilities mean it's a real challenge -- sometimes an impossible challenge -- to manage them in the same way as the corporate PC.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More


Black Hat 2014: How to crack just about everything

From cell phones and cars to IPv6 security researchers have turned their skills against a world of technology.


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