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IT Security Pros Fear Brand Damage and Job Loss

2 days ago | by Samuel Greengard

A seemingly endless barrage of cyber-attacks and other digital threats is taking its toll on the IT security professionals who are charged with protecting the enterprise. Despite increasingly... Read More



  • Why Mobile Developers Have Great Job Opportunities
    The majority of worldwide organizations are planning multiple—if not dozens—of mobile app projects, according to a recent survey from Progress. As a result, the hiring market is booming for mobile-specific developers. In addition, many...
  • Need for In-Demand Tech Skills Continues to Grow
    The number of U.S. technology jobs continues to soar, according to a recent research report from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). In ranking specific IT employment categories, applications software developers command the top...
  • Why We Find It So Hard to Unplug From Our Devices
    As the iconic fictional film character, Ferris Bueller, famously put it: "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." Today, "looking around once in a while" means putting away those mobile...
  • Confessions of a Database Administrator
    “The days of simple database management, if there ever was such a thing, are long gone. I’m finding trials around every corner. So much depends on the peak performance of databases—the very heart of IT—that the pressure is...
  • 12 Thought-Provoking Books for Your Reading List
    As reported in prior Baseline features, demand is growing for technology workers to demonstrate more well-rounded professional qualities. More than ever, IT teams must successfully interact and collaborate with their counterparts at their...
  • 14 Tech Companies That Stand Out for Great Perks
    How would you like to have an entire year of paid maternity/paternity leave? Or more than a week off—also paid—to pursue volunteer activities? Or catered breakfast, lunch and dinner every day, along with on-site acupuncture treatments?...
  • Growing Demand for Tech Pros Boosts IT Salaries
    Average salaries for technology professionals grew by nearly 8 percent last year, and the number is now approaching six-figure levels, according to a recent survey from Dice, a leading careers site for technology professionals. IT employees in eight...
  • What Factors Affect a Tech Pro's Salary?
    If you want to make the most money possible working in information technology, it pays to be male, white, highly educated, coastal and willing to manage as many people as possible. That said, an employee's skin color and gender are finally becoming...
  • How You Can Lose a Great Job During the Interview
    Despite the wealth of technology-enabled ways to connect to a potential employer, the traditional in-person job interview remains the "make or break" test for potential hires. After all, there's nothing like looking a manager in the eye and making...
  • Pay Inequality Is More Than a Numbers Problem
    A wage gap isn't the only issue. Only about 25 percent of IT and computing jobs, and only about 20 percent of CIO jobs in Fortune 250 firms, are held by women.

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