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Tech News Recap for the Week of 8/24/2015

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Tech News Recap for the Week of 8/24/2015

Were you busy last week? Here’s a quick tech news recap of articles you may have missed from the week of 8/24/2015. Chinese spies target US intellectual property, the FBI is recruiting hackers as cyber special agents, and DDoS attacks have increased 132% in Q2 of 2015. Only 1 in 4 enterprises have a coherent cloud strategy. It was the 25 year anniversary of Windows 95, more colleges are taking a closer look at DaaS, and apparently you may not be smarter than a 5th grader when it comes to designing mobile apps.

The Hacked Landscape: Protecting Your Organization from Modern Threats

Security is one of, if not the, top concerns among IT professionals. Every week it seems a new, widely publicized breach occurs. Some vendors claim to have a silver bullet solution that is a cure-all for every security need. But is that the case? In this video, I talk about the current "hacked landscape," how preventative measures to keeping information safe has changed, and the approach organizations should be taking to security.

CIO Focus Interview, Peter Weis, Matson Navigation

For this CIO Focus Interview, I got to speak with Peter Weis. Peter has over 15 years of global CIO experience, and is currently VP and CIO of Matson Navigation, a $1.7B, publicly traded, global transportation and logistics company. At Matson, Peter leads a global IT organization that is responsible for strategy, software development, infrastructure, high-availability operations and all levels of IT governance. Peter is an experienced speaker on leadership, technology, and supply chain topics, and has lectured at both the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and at San Francisco State University. He holds an M.B.A. with Honors from the Wharton School and a Bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. Furthermore, Peter was a 2014 inductee into the CIO Hall of Fame. You can find Peter on Twitter and also hear more from him on cio.com!

Tech News Recap for the Week of 8/17/2015

Were you busy last week? Here’s a quick tech news recap of articles you may have missed from the week of 8/17/2015. Hackers posted Ashley Madison data. 3,000 residents in Colorado were impacted by a data breach. A hacking group believed to be operating from China hacked Indian targets. Microsoft showed off containers in a preview of Windows Server. Google now requires fewer of its own apps on Android devices. IBM will invest $3 billion for a new IoT unit.

The Emerging Technology Landscape: The New, the Hot, and the Unconventional

I recently did a video to discuss the emerging technology landscape around three primary areas:

Tech News Recap for the Week of 8/10/2015

Were you busy last week? Here’s a quick tech news recap of articles you may have missed from the week of 8/10/2015.

Build-Operate-Transfer Model: Creating a Valuable Framework for IT

The build-operate-transfer model is about taking the concept of a long term outsourced service, traditional in the Managed Services space, and addressing it in a way that allows the customer to get value out of the services at the end of the engagement. It's also a way to address challenges within the IT operational team that feel like their services are being replaced by outside services.

Tech News Recap for the Week of 8/3/2015

Were you busy last week? Here’s a quick tech news recap of articles you may have missed from the week of 8/3/2015.

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