The demand for information security professionals, which already high, will surge in the next few years. Finding trained security professionals to meet the demand will be challenging, but businesses can ease the burden by training developers to write more secure code.
Stories by Thor Olavsrud
Are you staying on top of your data? If so, are you able to leverage it?
Calling cloud computing one of the biggest revolutions in information technology history, Red Hat's Paul Cormier on Wednesday signaled the company's intention to focus its efforts on it-specifically hybrid cloud.
At the opening keynote at Red Hat Summit 2012, CEO Jim Whitehurst describes open source as entering the mainstream. While it's reach a billion in revenue, the battle for the future is just beginning, he says.
How do your Websites stack up when it comes to consumer security and privacy protections? On the whole, when it comes to security and privacy best practices, social media sites are leading the way, while sites operated by banks and the U.S. government are lagging.
For decades, business has looked to a centralized IT function to control technology infrastructure and offer services to business units and employees. Now new technologies--cloud computing, consumer-focused mobile devices in the enterprise and Big Data analytics-are eroding that structure. CIOs and the IT functions under them must prepare for transformation or be left in the dust.
Many companies are pursuing Big Data with the ultimate aim of better understanding and selling to their customers.
Deploying, configuring and maintaining Hadoop clusters is challenging and time-intensive, but VMware aims to change that with a new open source project that virtualizes the Hadoop cluster and makes it ready for the cloud.
With more and more companies storing more and more data and hoping to leverage it for actionable insights, Big Data is making a big splash these days. Open source technology is at the core of most Big Data initiatives. Here are nine key open source Big Data technologies to keep an eye on.
Big Data has the potential to transform the work of government agencies, unlocking advancements in efficiency, the speed and accuracy of decisions and the capability to forecast. But despite the potential benefits, most federal government agencies are struggling to leverage Big Data.
Finding developers with the skills to create MapReduce jobs in Apache Hadoop is challenging, but you can ease that hiring pain with Cascading, an open source Java application framework for building enterprise Big Data applications on Hadoop.
Managing devices in a BYOD environment is no mean feat, and the right mobile device management (MDM) product can be a key component in making it work. Here are 10 leading MDM products on the market today.
Big changes are coming to data protection laws in the European Union. Are you ready?
In the past decade, application development has undergone a revolution: the Agile Manifesto, cloud computing development platforms and the explosion in the iPhone, iPad and Android device markets have changed everything.
Late last year, VMware launched a new bring your own device (BYOD) plan under which every one of its 6,000 U.S. employees was required to use his or her personal mobile phones for work. The mandate was more than a cost-saving measure. VMware appears serious about establishing itself as a leader in post-PC era enterprise computing, and getting intimate with the benefits and challenges of BYOD is essential to that plan.