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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 the next six months than the number who planned to hire near the end of 2016. These recruiters also indicate that it's taking longer to fill open IT... Read More >

 
 

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 ready to comply with the tougher rules of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR). That is one key finding of "EU GDPR: Countdown to... Read More >

 
 

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 with expanded ransomware techniques, multi-million-dollar virtual bank heists, and even attempts to disrupt the U.S. presidential election. But a... Read More >

 
 

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. Read More >

 
 

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 1,935 breaches in 84 countries. Just three years ago, ransomware ranked 22nd among specific types of malware used. This year, it jumped to the fifth... Read More >

 
 
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