11 top cloud security threats

By John P. Mello Jr. Identity and access issues topped the list of concerns of IT pros in the Cloud Security Alliance’s annual Top Threats to Cloud Computing: The Pandemic 11 report released earlier this month. “Data breaches and data loss were the top concerns last year,” says CSA Global Vice President of Research John Yeoh. “This year,…

CIOs increasingly tap contract IT as talent gap filler

By Mary Pratt With the percentage of tech workers opting for independent work rising, CIOs are recalculating staffing mixes to lean more heavily on freelance and contract workers for hard-to-hire, high-demand skills. Jobs in technology are plentiful, as evidenced by the nearly 388,000 postings in February, according to a report from CompTIA. Such figures fuel the…

7 steps for better business-IT collaboration

Breaking down barriers and building partnerships between IT and the business takes time and effort. But the business outcomes are well worth it. By Mary K. Pratt Contributing writer, CIO | NOV 29, 2021 2:00 AM PST Break down silos. Build cross-functional teams. Bring in business partners. CIOs have been hearing those imperatives for years, with each of those…

Zero-Day Attacks Threaten Healthcare Cybersecurity

Zero-day attacks pose a serious threat to the healthcare sector and can be difficult to mitigate, HC3 warned in its latest threat brief. By Jill McKeon November 22, 2021 – The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) issued a threat brief outlining risks and mitigation tactics associated with financially motivated zero-day attacks on the healthcare sector. By nature, it…

9 tips for managing the mental health of your IT teams

By Clint Boulton Senior Writer, CIO | OCT 29, 2020    Managing mental health has become a necessary burden for IT leaders during the pandemic. The following tips may help reduce burnout and get employees the help they need. As the coronavirus spread across the United States, leaders at software vendor Elastic became concerned about potential burnout of its…

The Benefits Of Workday

The Benefits Of Workday Change is always a little scary, but the good news is that Workday will make your day-to-day HR and Payroll operations easier! Workday will significantly improve HR and Payroll compliance, reduce risk, provide better data for decision making, and increase efficiencies across the institution. It will also enable people across the…