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Gartner's Top 10 Tech Trends for 2018

1 week ago | by Dennis McCafferty

Artificial intelligence (AI), "smart" apps, analytics and the further decentralization of technology architectures will be the biggest IT trends for the next year, according to recent research from... Read More



  • Is a Huge Infrastructure Breach Coming Soon?
    The big one is on its way. At least, a majority of cyber-security professionals believe that the nation's critical infrastructure will be hit by a major breach within the next two years. Worse, they also believe the current state of cyber-defense at...
  • The Hottest Industries & Cities for Software Jobs
    Would you believe that the technology industry isn't the fastest growing sector for software jobs? That's according to recent rankings from job site Glassdoor, which lists the fastest-growing industry segments and metropolitan areas for software...
  • The Cloud and Politics Are Growing Attack Triggers
    Dominating the cloud and the world's political discourse apparently comes with a price. As the country that serves as the predominant location of cloud-hosted infrastructure globally, the United States has also become the epicenter of cyber-crime....
  • Tackling Cyber-Attacks, Espionage & Cyber-Warfare
    Cyber-attacks, including cyber-espionage and cyber-warfare, have emerged as huge risks in recent years. What's more, actor groups and the methods they use have become far more aggressive and sophisticated. In addition to stealing data and...
  • IT Hiring Is Expected to Grow for the Rest of 2017
    The already-hot job market for IT professionals is going to get hotter, according to a mid-year survey and forecast from Dice. Among recruiters who specialize in filling tech positions, a larger number anticipate the hiring of more tech pros over...
  • Global Firms Must Gear Up for New EU Data Rules
    Legislation that mandates stronger data protection will take effect in the European Union next May, affecting the way organizations collect, store, manage and protect customer data. Many European and U.S. companies doing business in the EU aren't...
  • Report Paints Bleak Picture of Threat Landscape
    It doesn't take much research to know that 2016 was a bad year on the security front: A cursory review of the headlines tells the story. The year brought a new level of creativity and brazenness among cyber-criminals, who took things to a new level...
  • Tech Industry Supports Sustainability
    A growing number of influential tech companies signed on to the idea of honoring the Paris climate agreement, regardless of what the federal government does.
  • Cyber-Espionage and Ransomware Attacks Soar
    Malware continues to be a major factor in cyber-crime, and a growing volume contains ransomware. That's among the key findings of the 10th annual "Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report," which is based on data from 42,068 incidents and...
  • Risky Business Is the New Normal
    The arms war between hackers and the business world continues to escalate. Although security tools and methods have improved dramatically over the last few years, cyber-attacks have become increasingly sophisticated, and almost every enterprise is...

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