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Friday Five - March 27, 2020
Friday Five, March 27th, 2020
The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye...
IT - CxO
4 Keys To Sustaining Innovation
CIO, March 27th, 2020
Big-bang innovation projects capture the imagination, but many lack staying power. Here's how to build longevity into your innovation initiatives
CIOs Discuss Their Evolving Role
InsiderPro, March 27th, 2020
The CIO role has changed into a digital role
CIOs: Here's How To Boost Your Business Model Resilience
InformationWeek, March 25th, 2020
This five-phase approach will help chief information officers and IT leaders maintain continuity of operations during the coronavirus outbreak -- and other critical times
Coronavirus: 9 CIOs Explain How They're Enabling Telework
Government Technology, March 25th, 2020
We asked technology leaders at state and local governments across the country what they're using to enable public servants to work without coming into an office. Here's what nine of them said.
Don't Let Cyber Insurance Distract You From Your IT Strategy
GCN, March 27th, 2020
Government IT professionals considering taking on cyber insurance to protect their agencies from internet-based risks may be taking the easy way out
The Impossible Role of the CISO
Business 2 Community, March 25th, 2020
Security Organizations must evolve. The CISO cannot be credible on all fronts
Top Tips For Business Leaders In Times Of Crisis
Information Age, March 24th, 2020
As more companies continue to be affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, leadership mentor Michael Anderson gives his tips for business leaders during a crisis
Can Multi-Factor Authentication Help Healthcare's Security Posture?
HealthITSecurity, March 26th, 2020
Multi-factor authentication blocks nearly all automated cyberattacks, and most compromised accounts didn't use the tech. Healthcare's security posture is in need of improvement.
Set Up Multi-Factor Authentication For Office 365 Users ...
Microsoft, March 24th, 2020
Every new Office 365 for business or Microsoft 365 Business subscription will automatically have security defaults turned on
Think Multi-Factor Authentication Can't Be Hacked? Think Again
IT World Canada, March 27th, 2020
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a good way to protect online accounts, but that doesn't mean users should let their guard down, warns a security expert
IT - Storage
Storage Class Memory Makes Its Way Into The Enterprise
SearchStorage, March 25th, 2020
The number of SCM products and use cases is growing. Find out which vendors have SSD and memory offerings and how they're being used in various products
Status Of Object Storage
Storage Newsletter, March 25th, 2020
Leaders Hitachi Vantara, Scality, NetApp and MinIO, then Cloudian and Caringo, Red Hat and SwiftStack
Flash Memory Standards And Interfaces Every IT Admin Should Know
SearchStorage, March 26th, 2020
Flash memory standards can be confusing for even seasoned IT pros. TLC, QLC, MLC, SLC flash and so on. SAS vs. NVMe, NVMe-oF among others. Let's make sense of this acronym soup
What's the Problem with NAS backup?
ComputerWeekly, March 24th, 2020
NAS backup has always been problematic, but what exactly are the issues with NDMP, and what are backup suppliers doing to make a decades-old storage staple easier to protect?
How To Tame Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Anxiety
The Enterprisers Project, March 23rd, 2020
Robotic Process Automation should be a positive - a chance to reduce drudge work
3 Industries Adapting To Major AI Advances In 2020
SmartDataCollective, March 23rd, 2020
The benefits of AI are clear to many businesses. The industries listed below have benefited a lot from AI
10 Most Disruptive Face & Image Recognition Solution Providers Of 2020
AiTHORITY, March 27th, 2020
Analytics Insight Magazine, a brand of Stravium Intelligence has announced 'The 10 Most Disruptive Face & Image Recognition Solution Providers of 2020' in its March issue
AI Vs. Automation: 6 Ways To Spot Fake AI
The Enterprisers Project, March 26th, 2020
Is that really artificial intelligence - or just automation, being described as AI?
Enterprise Guide To Robotic Process Automation
InformationWeek, March 23rd, 2020
RPA is a fast-growing category of software, driven by global enterprise digital transformation efforts. Is it ready for prime time?
IT - Humor
Flashback Friday: No, If It Were Too Risky ... Oh, Never Mind
ComputerWorld, March 27th, 2020
The logic of upper management baffles once again
Memory-Lane Monday: Seeing Is Believing
Computerworld, March 23rd, 2020
No, no - that's what the cup holder is for!
IT - Technology
5 Innovative Applications Of Edge Computing
AiTHORITY, March 24th, 2020
Edge Computing can be used to push applications, data and services away from centralized hubs to logical extremes of a network
Best Tech For Students Working From Home
CNET, March 23rd, 2020
Make it easier for you and your kids to get work done while keeping the peace
How To Plan Engaging Virtual Events
The Enterprisers Project, March 24th, 2020
As conference organizers face the daunting task of moving events from in-person to online, what can they learn from virtual events that get it right?
3 Types Of CRM: Everything You Need To Know
Business 2 Community, March 27th, 2020
Building and maintaining great customer relationships is at the core of any good business model
How 5G+AI+AR Will Create Next-Gen Protection Against Pandemics
eWeek, March 25th, 2020
Part of what is coming is vastly improved AR glasses
HP And Valve Are Working On A New VR Headset
CNET, March 23rd, 2020
It's also Microsoft Windows compatible
5 Ways Investing In Simplicity Will Make Your IT Project A Success
Jaxenter, March 27th, 2020
Keeping things simple is the best bet for a successful IT project
IT - Operations
Top 7 Configuration Management Tools
Datamation, March 25th, 2020
These top configuration management tools enable admins to manage an increasingly distributed IT landscape, from cloud to data center to virtual environments
IT - Security
4 Steps To Build Redundancy Into Your Security Team
CSO Online, March 24th, 2020
A biological virus infecting your critical security staff could wreak havoc on your business. These practices will reduce your risk
96% Of It Leaders In The Legal Sector Say Insider Data Breaches Are A Major Concern
AiTHORITY, March 24th, 2020
Egress global Insider Data Breach Survey reveals legal sector employees twice as likely to breach company policy when data sharing than employees in other sectors
5 Security Best Practices For Your Remote Teams
Business 2 Community, March 23rd, 2020
There are many benefits of using a remote workforce, such as lowering overhead costs and gaining access to a larger talent pool.
Four Ways To Prevent Data Breaches
HelpNet Security, March 27th, 2020
When it comes to breaches, there are no big fish, small fish, or hiding spots
How CISOs And Data Privacy Officers Should Work Together
CSO Online, March 25th, 2020
Close collaboration between CISOs and DPOs can benefit both roles in their efforts to better understand, align with and protect the business
10 Identity Management Metrics That Matter
CSO Online, March 27th, 2020
Monitoring these key identity and access management numbers will help you evaluate the performance of your IAM solution
2020 Cybersecurity Risks: Insecure Security Tools, Supply Chains, Abandonware
HelpNet Security, March 23rd, 2020
Considerable time and money are invested into looking for dangerous vulnerabilities in the most commonly used elements of IT infrastructure
Cybercriminal Group Mails Malicious USB Dongles To Targeted Companies
CSO Online, March 27th, 2020
Shown as a proof-of-concept in 2014, this is the first known use of the BadUSB exploit in the wild
IT - Database
9 Offbeat Databases Worth A Look
InfoWorld, March 25th, 2020
Plain old MySQL or MongoDB not doing the job? See if these unique offerings meet your needs
Why Are Database Migrations So Complex?
CIO Dive, March 24th, 2020
4 common mistakes made in database migrations -​ and how to avoid them
LibreOffice: A Great Choice For Schools And Education
The Document Foundation, March 24th, 2020
Many schools, colleges and universities around the world use LibreOffice to get their work done every day
12 Leading Open Source Data Tools
Datamation, March 26th, 2020
Open source data analytics tools - sometimes called open source Big Data tools - are used by a wide array of professionals and researchers
LibreOffice 6.4.2 Available For Download
The Document Foundation, March 25th, 2020
The Document Foundation announces the availability of LibreOffice 6.4.2
IT - Cloud
Build Your Cloud Strategy -- The Right Way
InformationWeek, March 26th, 2020
A rapidly growing cloud presence demands careful thought and planning. Here's what you need to do to set your organization on the right course
Cloud Repatriation Rescues CIOs From Mounting Costs
CIO, March 26th, 2020
The public cloud is a boon for getting applications up and running in a jiffy, but some CIOs have found that business agility comes at a premium and are rethinking their deployments via repatriation
IT - Wireless
Comparing Wi-Fi 6E To Wi-Fi 6
Network Computing, March 24th, 2020
Those planning to upgrade their Wi-Fi 4 and 5 networks in the next six to 18 months, may want to consider holding off until 6E hardware becomes widely available
How Wi-Fi 6 Can Help Businesses Protect Hotspots For Users
eWeek, March 27th, 2020
Wi-Fi certified WPA3 technology-available with Wi-Fi 6-offers big networking improvements, enabling businesses to increase guest satisfaction and more proactively keep hackers out of user connections.
Gartner Recommends Five-Phase Strategy For Business Continuity
Information Age, March 24th, 2020
Gartner has recommended that organisations follow a five-phase strategy for business continuity during the coronavirus pandemic
COVID-19: Getting Ready For The Next Business Continuity Challenge
Dark Reading, March 25th, 2020
What comes after you've empowered your remote workforce in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic? Dealing with a large portion of that workforce getting sick at the same time
NS1 Security Chief: Does Your Disaster Recovery Plan Consider Pandemics?
SDxCentral, March 26th, 2020
Ryan Davis, NS1's newly hired chief information security officer (CISO), says the company's customers ask a lot of questions about business continuity plans and exercises lately
IT - Networks
Benefits Of Branching Out Into SD-WAN
ComputerWeekly, March 23rd, 2020
There is much more to SD-WAN than just cheaper branch office connectivity, so IT buyers have a lot to consider
The Top 3 SD-WAN Performance Challenges
Network Computing, March 25th, 2020
Because SD-WANs can easily extend the reach of the network beyond traditional branch offices, the edge becomes more complex, requiring more diligent monitoring capabilities
IT - IoT
10 Steps To IoT Deployment Success
IoT Agenda, March 27th, 2020
Business outcomes should take center stage when planning to deploy IoT. Address these 10 areas to smooth your project plan and guarantee quality and revenue
Ethernet In IoT Still Serves A Purpose In The Wireless Age
IoT Agenda, March 26th, 2020
When it comes to the internet and the cloud, Ethernet is the dominant wired network technology with expanding capabilities for IoT deployments
IT - Careers
6 Tips For Staying Successful While Working Remotely
Business 2 Community, March 25th, 2020
Working remotely is something many people aspire to do, but few actually get to experience
IT - Virtualization
How To Create A Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) In AWS
HowtoForge, March 23rd, 2020
VPC (Virtual Private Cloud) falls under the service "Network and Content Delivery" in AWS (Amazon Web Services).
IT - Compliance
Achieving Backup Compliance Among Ccpa And Other Regulations
SearchDataBackup, March 23rd, 2020
The recently enacted CCPA is just one of many current and potential regulations that backup administrators need to understand. Here are a few guidelines for staying compliant.
IT - Backup
Companies Bolster Endpoint Data Protection For Remote Work
SearchDataBackup, March 27th, 2020
While plenty of teleworking tools exist to help the increase in people working at home due to COVID-19, managing and protecting proliferating endpoint data can alter IT pros' jobs
IT - Tape
Why Tape Still Has Role In Business Continuity?
Continuity Central, March 23rd, 2020
Back to the future: why tape still has a role in business continuity
IT - Developer
COVID-19, Software Developers And Becoming All-Remote (Part 1)
Jaxenter, March 25th, 2020
Here we will dive into the human aspects affecting all of us, and address some of the ways in which we can turn this unfortunate event into an engaging learning experience for ourselves, our team and everyone we interact with
Five Security Principles Developers Must Follow
Jaxenter, March 26th, 2020
The stakes are higher. Security must be the number one priority
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