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Accenture Expands Cybersecurity Capabilities with Network of “Cyber Ranges” to Help Industrial Companies Simulate and Respond to Cyberattacks - CloudTweaks

Accenture will also open new Cyber Fusion Center in Houston for industrial control systems NEW YORK; Nov. 7, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has expanded its cybersecurity capabilities with the opening of three “cyber ranges” to help industrial…

5 questions with Cisco's CISO

There is no easy answer for securing a global workforce of 75,900 employees.  It's a challenge Cisco contends with daily, enabling a distributed remote workforce without compromising the integrity of a secure network.  Steve Martino, SVP…

Ok, CIOs — here's the guide to career-pathing Gen Zs and millennials

Dive Brief: CIOs who manage Gen Zs and millennials as if they are one and the same are doing it wrong, according to Daniel Sanchez Reina, senior research director at Gartner. The differences between the cohorts make one-size-fits-all management…

Tech intern: Companies can't fill half a million new jobs from typical talent pool

Editor's note: The following is a guest article from Gabriel Martinez, a senior at AMS II, which is part of the New Visions Charter High School network. He completed an internship at Carve Systems through First Workings, a nonprofit that places…

0% unemployment rate and 5 other numbers you need to know about cybersecurity

Cybersecurity's success is measured by silence — no news to report, no breaches to clean up and no cyberattacks to recover from. Silence is achieved by the estimated 805,000 cybersecurity professionals in the U.S., according to an international…

Facebook admits to another data leak, saying that up to 100 developers accessed people’s data from Groups - CloudTweaks

More than a year after Facebook clamped down on how much personal data third parties could see, the company has found some app developers still had access to people’s data through Facebook Groups. In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal…

Companies edging out rank-and-file staff in digital transformation efforts

Dive Brief: Among director-level executives, four in 10 say they are responsible for the execution of internal digital initiatives, followed by the CTO (38%), senior managers (28%) and CIO (27%), according to a survey of 300 tech leaders published…

Don't do the obvious after a ransomware attack, do remain paranoid

Dive Brief: Nearly one-third of adults chose to restart their computers in response to a ransomware attack, according to a Stanford survey of about 1,180 U.S.-based ransomware victims, reports ZDNet. Rebooting will essentially allow ransomware…

Bank of America's 18-month collaboration with IBM leads to bank-focused public cloud

Dive Brief: IBM worked with Bank of America to create a financial services-focused public cloud, built for financial services companies and their suppliers, IBM announced Wednesday. Bank of America will use the platform to "host key applications…

What’s New In Gartner’s Hype Cycle For CRM, 2019 - CloudTweaks

Columnist; Software Expertise in AI, Analytics, Cloud I am currently serving as Director, Global Cloud Product Management at Ingram Cloud. Previous positions include product marketing at iBASEt, Plex Systems, senior analyst at AMR Research (now…

Less than one-quarter of companies are innovation leaders, report says

Dive Brief: Less than one-quarter of organizations "qualify" as innovation leaders, according to a Harvard Business Review Services survey of more than 1,000 executives across industries 1,000 international consumers. The research was commissioned…

IT is a CX leader's ally and also the most difficult to work with

ORLANDO, Fla. — Customer experience (CX) is not another name for customer service or even user experience. It's not a technology either, like a CRM. CX is a digital strategy that CIOs often overlook. "Everyone is in the customer economy,"…