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Best practices for lowering cyber insurance costs and cyber risk

If your cyber insurance vendors offer incentives or discounts for companies who meet high data security and protection standards, they will likely focus on these processes and controls

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Retailers get an IoT wake-up call

The recent Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack that infected internet of things devices should serve as a warning to retailers that are investing heavily in IoT tech this holiday season and beyond.

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Micro services: Breaking down software monoliths

Massive enterprise architectures are collapsing under their own weight. Developers are decoupling massive system architectures into small, independent functions that loosely work together to solve complex problems

Category 8 cable will play a major role in 25G and 40G data center Ethernet

How the TIA and IEC committees created new standards for Category 8 cable testing devices

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2016 – the year 5G wireless testing really took off

The concept of 5G wireless has been around for a long time, but only recently have meaningful moves taken place to bring the new technology to customers.

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What we talk about when we talk about 5G wireless

An FAQ on the next big thing in wireless technology: 5G.

Session-based routing holds the key to the Internet’s future

Session-aware, software-based routers could drastically simplify the network while improving security and reliability

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Server-based open networking taxes the CPU, so offload to an intelligent server adapter

ISAs can boost performance 5X and free up as many as 11 CPU cores from network-related processing, enabling greater VM scalability and lower costs

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New tech jobs in top demand in 2017

Virtual reality, augmented reality and cognitive computing engineers head the list

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Why Slack should worry about Facebook, Microsoft and Google

The market for enterprise messaging and collaboration apps is bigger and more crowded than ever before. Experts tell CIO.com why the market is bustling now, where it’s heading and why Slack now faces stiff competition.

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What you need to know about microservices

Microservices and container-based applications are becoming ever more popular. Why? And what does the emergence of these trends mean for your shop? This primer explains what microservices are, why your app-dev teams want to use them...

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Securing the cloud endpoint

For cloud’s sake, let’s reduce our security dependence on browsers

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How API adoption can boost annual profits

Boston University professors have quantified the value of APIs, the software fueling digital platforms for the likes of Apple, Facebook, Google, Uber and Airbnb. However, few companies recognize the value of APIs.

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Why Blockchain’s growing pains will be worth it

Experts say blockchain has a bright future, much like the optimistic predictions the industry had for the cloud 10 years ago.

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Lessons learned from the DYN attack

The large scale DDoS attack on DYN last week interrupted access to many major web sites, and while the specifics of the attack have been widely analyzed, here are the important lessons learned

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How much does 'Free Wi-Fi' cost your business?

Wi-Fi is often difficult to use, which kills productivity on the road, and it costs businesses nearly $3 billion a year.

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What’s behind Amazon, Microsoft and Google’s aggressive cloud expansions

In the first week of October, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform all announced plans to build out new regions for their IaaS cloud operations. The new regions add to an already impressive roster of data...

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Target’s CDO departure underscores C-suite tensions

The removal of Target’s chief digital officer after only four months suggests that integrating new members into the C-suite can be a challenging, contentious enterprise.

How to shield your company from cyber enforcement

Regulators and regulations are getting more stringent. You need a living, breathing and constantly evolving governance framework, but insurance is also critical

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