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Why multi-cloud is a lie, and here’s the truth

Dec 08, 2017

Years ago, then rPath CEO Billy Marshall coined the phrase: “The CIO is the last to know.” Marshall was referring to the CIO’s ignorance of open source, which was flourishing despite her best attempts to stamp it out. Today that same phrase rings true, but now it’s aimed at multi-cloud deniers. Yes, Andy Jassy and […]

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Avoid becoming a victim of phishing attacks by encrypting your contacts

Dec 08, 2017

  Phishing is one of the easiest and most common ways that hackers access accounts and breach major companies. To fight the risk, ProtonMail recently launched a secure, encrypted contacts manager to protect users from fraud, and ensure contact security. TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson met with ProtonMail’s CEO Andy Yen to discuss why businesses should encrypt […]

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4 business lessons from a female CEO on how she made her own way in tech

Dec 08, 2017

Transitioning from an administrative role to a tech company CEO may seem like an unattainable goal—especially for a woman in a male-dominated field. But Tina Lux-Boim, the co-founder, president, and CEO of Managed Maintenance, did just that. Early in her career, Lux-Boim worked for IT reseller Champion Solutions Group, where she recognized a business opportunity […]

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Windows hack: PCs can be hijacked using flaw in own security software

Dec 08, 2017

Microsoft has patched two flaws that could allow attackers to exploit Windows’ built-in defences to take over a PC—simply by sending the target an email. The out-of-band patch address two severe vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine at the core of Windows Defender anti-virus software—which is bundled with all recent versions of Windows. To […]

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Gartner: Security spending to hit $96B in 2018, here’s where CXOs are making the biggest investments

Dec 08, 2017

Massive cyberattacks and data breaches are driving companies worldwide to increase cybersecurity spending to $96 billion in 2018—up 8% over 2017, according to a new research forecast from Gartner. Organizations will also spend more on security due to new regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a shifting buyer mindset, an increased awareness […]

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20 must-read TechRepublic downloads about IT jobs, Office tips, security basics, and more

Dec 08, 2017

In addition to keeping up with the day-to-day news that business and technology leaders need to know about, TechRepublic publishes in-depth reports and ebooks about timely topics like cybersecurity, cloud, and IT careers, as well as time-saving power tips for using Microsoft Office. Here are 20 of the PDF downloads TechRepublic published in 2017. The […]

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