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IT Security Pros Are Ready to Fight Cyber-Threats

The IT security landscape in 2015 is setting up to be a study in contrasts: Confidence is high among security professionals, even though they expect to be victimized by more attacks, and, as a result, they are planning to significantly beef up their defenses during the coming year. Such is the takeaway from a recent survey of 250 IT security professionals conducted by security vendor ThreatTrack... Read More >


On-Call Tech Teams Are Fatigued and Stressed

On-call IT teams are responding to an average of more than 7,700 alerts from users a year, and almost a quarter of these alerts are false alarms, according to a recent survey from VictorOps. The time spent on addressing the false alarms comes out to an estimated $140,000 annual expense for organizations, findings reveal. Given the circumstances, it's easy to see why the vast majority of tech... Read More >


Encouraging Forecast for 2015 IT Budgets

Less than half of North American organizations will see technology budget increases in 2015, reflecting a decline from last year, according a recent survey and forecast from TEKsystems. The overall findings, however, are encouraging: Most IT leaders expect overall IT salaries to increase this year, especially for professionals overseeing security, programming/development, project management and... Read More >


The Hottest Fast-Growing IT Jobs for 2015

Information security, applications software and systems analytics are emerging as white-hot niches within an already booming IT employment market, according to recent research from While the overall U.S. workforce is projected to grow by 1.2 percent in 2015, the following tech specialties are expected to expand by at least twice that rate, creating more than 70,000 new jobs. Each... Read More >


Will the IT Department Go Away?

A significant number of CIOs and IT directors believe that the phrase "IT department" will eventually cease to exist, according to a recent survey from Logicalis. There's no need to panic, however, because there will always be a huge demand—in fact, there will be a rapidly increasing demand—for tech professionals, especially those who combine IT skills with business-focused savvy. The... Read More >


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