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Google killing PageSpeed website service
Google sets Aug. 3 as deadline for PageSpeed users to change their DNS or else lose site acce Read More


A Call To Action To Automate Breach Response
Discover how to quickly remediate aggressive security threats. Read this report from Forrester Research and see how new automated compliance processes will reduce your organization's risk. Learn More

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Social Collaboration in the Oil and Gas Industry
The oil and gas industry is undergoing several changes, both in terms of the nature of its workforce and overall operations. These changes pose several challenges with respect to employee retention, engagement, training, and productivity. View Now.

Palo Alto CEO on partnerships, platforms, the Internet of Things
REUTERS/Brendan McDermidTo read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More

New Cisco CEO: Meet the real Chuck Robbins
New man in chargeImage by Shutterstock/CiscoCisco’s choice of Chuck Robbins, Senior VP of Worldwide Field Operations, as the company’s next CEO came as a surprise given that two Cisco presidents were seen as frontrunners for the job. But a look at the 49-year-old Robbins’ background might explain why he is being given the reins of this $47 billion networking company. He’s not just a sales guy…To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Appeals court rules against NSA phone records collection
Congress didn't give the agency the authority to collect U.S. phone records in bulk, the court says Read More

Civil liberties groups oppose bill ending NSA's bulk phone records program
The USA Freedom Act's changes to the phone records program are 'modest' at best, opponents say Read More

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7 Must Haves for Mobile App Security
Mobile devices are not just another endpoint - they're an opportunity to advance productivity. But to capitalize on this potential, IT must retain control over the corporate data flowing through these devices. Read this tip sheet and learn how you can transform your enterprise and protect app data. Read now!

Federal Cybersecurity Carrots and Sticks
Critical infrastructure cybersecurity professionals want to see more government incentives and harsher penalties Read More

Mozilla may offer new browser features only on secure websites
Non-secure HTTP sites will not get access to new browser features, Mozilla said Read More

Companies are falling behind on securing their SAP environments
More than 95 percent of SAP systems are vulnerable, a SAP security firm said Read More

The Internet of Things to take a beating in DefCon hacking contest
Hackers will compete on findings flaws in off-the-shelf Internet-enabled embedded devices Read More


Operations Management in the Virtual Data Center
Traditional IT architectures have been typically based on silos, with computing resources dedicated to specific applications and over resourcing to accommodate peak demands and potential future growth. Virtualization systems have been replacing these silos with a layer of shared resources, multiplexed among dynamic workload demands. Learn More

Netflix open-sources security incident management tool
FIDO has been published on GitHub under an open-source license Read More

Cerf thinks encryption back doors would be 'super risky'
The FBI's request for encryption workarounds would create new security problems, Read More

Here's the full NFL Deflategate Report, incriminating texts and all
The National Football League's long-awaited Investigative "Report Concerning Footballs Used During the AFC Championship Game on January 18, 2015" concludes it is "more probable than not" that New England Patriots personnel violated league rules and that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was not in the dark about it."Based on the evidence developed in connection with the investigation and summarized in this Report, we have concluded that it is more probable than not that New England Patriots personnel participated in violations of the NFL Playing Rules and were involved in a deliberate attempt to circumvent those rules," the so-called Wells Report concludes.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Wireless engineers now have a new online hotspot for geeking out
There are plenty of places online to bounce ideas off of other network and IT pros, but Kevin Franzen felt there was a need for at least one more, and he calls it the forums.“I am trying to provide an open forum for engineer types to discuss wireless networks,” says Franzen, a certifiably smart wireless network guy (CWNE #136 and CCNP-Wireless) who works in Austin as principal network engineer for a large telco that is not affiliated with the forums.  “Currently folks try to use Twitter for this but it is not effective. The other wireless forums are related to vendors or a training company.”To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Get a raise! Salary negotiation tips from the experts
The findings from Computerworld's 2015 IT Salary Survey are clear: For the first time in years, tech pros are seeing substantial pay increases. Average total compensation (salary plus bonus) for the 4,800 IT pros who responded to our survey rose 3.6% in 2015, compared to about 2% in each of the preceding three years.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More


How Chambers kept a high profile

Cisco CEO John Chambers has rubbed elbows with many business, political and entertainment VIPs during his 20 years at the helm.


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