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How global companies factor their supply chain into data protection, privacy

International companies never finish compliance with data protection and privacy laws because of constant modifications or new countries presenting their versions. Existing laws, like the General Data Protection Regulation, forced companies…

CloudTweaks | The Lighter Side Of The Cloud - Reply All

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Pandemic pushes enterprise laggards to automate

Dive Brief: The pandemic caused a "big rush" to automation technology, especially for companies that hadn't yet committed to the technology, said Alan Hester, president of Nividous Software Solutions, speaking on the Introduced by Technical.ly…

Gartner: 7 traits of highly successful digital leaders

Editor's note: The following is a guest article from Mary Mesaglio, with Gartner's Digital Futures group on the CIO research team. Apoorva Chhabra, associate principal analyst at Gartner, contributed.  Digital business transformation is often…

CloudTweaks | The Lighter Side Of The Cloud - The Code Collector

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'Rogue' employees caused Shopify's data breach. What makes an insider a threat?

Dive Brief: After discovering a security incident impacting about 200 merchants, Shopify determined two "rogue members of our support team" were behind the breach, according to a company announcement Tuesday. The malicious insiders were after…

CloudTweaks | Ransomware Hostage Prevention Tips

(Updated: 09,24,2020) Ransomware can bring your business to its knees. Whether it comes as a system- or network-wide infection, it can do a severe damage to your company. Attacks are at a record high, so are the percentage of victimized companies…

CIO board membership is down, but tech leaders remain influential, survey finds

Dive Brief: The pandemic permanently increased technology leaders' enterprise influence, according to 61% of respondents to the 2020 Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey. The report surveyed 4,200 CIOs and technology leaders in December 2019 and again…

How to negotiate software costs as IT budgets are slashed

Dive Brief: The most important part of negotiating with software vendors is the preparation stage, said Paul McKay, senior analyst at Forrester, while speaking at the virtual Forrester Security and Risk Global 2020 conference Tuesday. CISOs…

The Revolutionary Transformation In Digital Dentistry

3D printing has taken the field of Dentistry by storm. This additive manufacturing technology has gained enormous popularity due to its many advantages, especially the ability to produce highly personalized prosthesis with minimum wastage. Today…

Microsoft seeks citizen developer clout as Team platform grows

Dive Brief: A set of updates to Microsoft Teams will give users access to low-code app-building capabilities from the Power suite directly in the collaboration platform, the company announced Tuesday during its annual Microsoft Ignite conference.…

Domino's promotes CTO, restructures tech unit as CIO retires

Dive Brief Domino's Pizza has shifted its tech leadership structure, promoting Senior VP and CTO Kelly Garcia to EVP and CTO, the company announced Monday. Garcia will report to Chief Operating Officer Russell Weiner.  In his enhanced role,…