Risk Management

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IBM, Deloitte bring big data to risk management

The work is part of an ongoing partnership


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3 ways security risk assessment goes wrong

Even pro computer security defenders have trouble separating real threats from unlikely ones. Here are three crucial -- and common -- mistakes to avoid

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Outsourcing a software project? Pay time and materials

When outsourcing a software project, companies will often negotiate a fixed-bid contract with the intent of minimizing risk. This may not be the right approach if you want the best software product possible.

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The best computer security advice you'll get

The world is awash in bad security advice that distracts from addressing the real threats. Here's what you really need to know

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SOA governance: A secret weapon for enterprise IT risk management

Whether it’s stories about big banks being hacked, or McAfee reporting on mobile malware threats, data risks are a regrettable reality. IT security execs have long dealt with data risks, but even the best among us have to face the...

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The sum of all cloud security fears

Resistance to the cloud is more emotional than technical, but gut reactions do matter

Why field service workers love their iPads

Cornell University's utilities department reminds us why a computer-like mobile device is so useful

Revenge is a dish best served electronically: 12 cautionary tales

These scorned IT staffers had their vengeance on their former employers -- but most got their comeuppance in the end

Cloud audits often don't mean what you think they do

Some cloud audits provide little actual assurance -- demystifying SAS 70 (SSAE 16), SOC-1, SOC-2, and SOC-3 claims

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