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New IoT security certification aims to make the world safer

Underwriters Laboratories new Cybersecurity Assurance Program (CAP) looks to certify Internet of Things products. Columnist Rob Enderle writes that these CAP certification will improve IoT security and help CIOs sleep better at night....

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Has Google finally found enterprise religion?

Google has known for some time that the enterprise is where the money is, but it sure hasn't shown it in the past. That looks to be changing.

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No IoT without IPv6

Does your company foresee making big bucks from the Internet of Things? It won’t be happening without widespread adoption of IPv6 first.

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Do you still use Launchpad on your Mac?

Launchpad is one of the forgotten features in macOS that doesn’t get much attention in the media. Do you still use it on your Mac?

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Country as a service: Estonia’s new model

The world has seen a massive leap in the number of people who offer their skills and knowledge for sale on the global marketplace irrespective of location and national borders. Estonia wants to offer them digital services.

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As the phish, we all need to recognize the baited hook

Phishing scams aren’t going away, and the scammers are in fact getting more sophisticated. That means users have to be more cautious than ever.

Innovation and the complexity dilemma

Why do companies struggle to be more innovative? Complexity is the sand that grinds all innovation to a near halt.

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Managers: Don’t ask if you don’t want to know

Everyone likes being consulted ahead of a big decision. But asking staff for opinions when you have no intention of really considering them is worse than not asking at all.

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When the bot is you

Soon you'll be chatting away with artificially intelligent bots. But the bot revolution will also usher in something strange: It will give us a bot to talk for us, as us. I call it a "me bot."

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5 ways to make a successful pitch to an analyst

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that analysts as a group are an odd bunch and there is a right way to make your pitch to an analyst.

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5 things to consider before you buy a new MacBook

Apple's newly updated MacBook line packs a lot punch in an ultra-thin case. But it may not be for every road warrior.

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Mingis on Tech: MacBooks are hot, trade shows are not

Executive Editor Ken Mingis, Apple expert Michael deAgonia and Multimedia Content Editor Keith Shaw check out Apple's just-updated MacBook and debate whether trade shows like Interop and CES are on their way out.

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Cisco: How the Digital Network Architecture can help the network

At Interop 2016, Network World spoke with Cisco's Jeff Reed about how the company's new Digital Network Architecture will help enterprise networks with easier deployment, improving security and providing for new digital benefits.

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Physical security and the Internet of Things

At Interop 2016, Network World spoke with Vince Ricco from Axis Communications about the impact of adding Internet of Things devices (sensors, video cameras, etc.) to the network. While bandwidth needs might not increase dramatically,...

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What will Apple’s wireless EarPods be like?

Apple might be developing wireless EarPods for the iPhone 7. We tested Erato Audio’s Apollo 7 earphones and the Rowkin Mini to get a taste of what they might be like.

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How to work with rogue users

At Interop 2016, Network World chats with John Hurley, CEO of SmartFile, about how enterprise IT departments can embrace "rogue users" and "Shadow IT" instead of shutting them down.

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Why a smart contact lens is the ultimate wearable

Systems will shrink so small that they can be embedded into an electronic contact lens. Talk about a vision for the future.

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15 steps to become a CEO success

At EMC World this week Chairman and CEO Joe Tucci said goodbye to the company. Columnist Rob Enderle writes that Tucci is a fine example of what a CEO should be, and shares 15 elements that go into making a CEO successful.

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