This report from IDG Research identifies how cloud computing is transforming the CIO’s role and what direction they take their year’s strategy. Technology decision makers are steadily coming to think and act more like their business-unit counterparts, highlighting the steady erosion of the traditional barriers between IT and non-IT leaders. Click to download these insights!
The role of IT is shifting from that of an administrator in the enterprise to one that is embedded so deeply in the organisation it is almost indistinguishable form it. The confluence of ubiquitous connectivity, mobile technologies, and cloud computing has driven the industry towards an entirely new business model centred on speed of business and responsiveness. Find out how to optimise the technical resources available and reinvent the role of IT.
This research paper presents findings on APT-related spear phishing from February to September 2012. We analysed APT-related spear-phishing emails collected throughout this period to understand and mitigate attacks. The information we gathered not only allowed us to obtain specific details on spear phishing but also on targeted attacks. We found, for instance, that 91% of targeted attacks involve spear-phishing emails, reinforcing the belief that spear phishing is a primary means by which APT attackers infiltrate target networks.
Today’s successful targeted attacks use a combination of social engineering, malware, and backdoor activities. This research paper will discuss how advanced detection techniques can be used to identify malware command-and control (C&C) communications related to these attacks, illustrating how even the most high-profile and successful attacks of the past few years could have been discovered.
Reactive decision-making, while successful in the past, has proven ineffective in recent times.
Organisations can no longer wait to make critical choices after an opportunity arises or a
problem is uncovered. They must take a more proactive approach to running their businesses
by anticipating important changes, events, and trends, and taking action before they occur. Read on.
In this Research Report, Clabby Analytics explains why we believe that IBM System z 196 mainframe — when configured as a Linux/cloud consolidation server — can help enterprises save BIG MONEY when running heavy I/O workloads.
In conducting in-depth interviews with 10 existing customers, Forrester found that these companies, through the use of JUNOS and Juniper switches and routers, achieved a 40% reduction in operations costs for certain network operations tasks including planning and provision, deployment, and planned and unplanned network events.
Recognize how your data can become vulnerable, including the latest issues stemming from unprotected data on mobile devices and social media sites. Understand the compliance issues
involved, and identify data protection strategies you can use to keep your company’s information both safe and compliant.
Watson is the latest IBM Research Grand Challenge, designed to further the science of natural language processing through advances in question and answer technology. This white paper explains Watson’s workload optimized system design, how it’s emblematic of the future of systems design, and why this represents a new computing paradigm.
In our personal lives, when we want to find information, our first stop is the simple
and friendly home page of the Google search engine. We enter search terms in the
box and then a list of documents appears. We look at the documents. If they are not
want we want, we change the search terms. If another question arises, we search for
related information. The feeling we get from this experience is satisfying, smooth, and
effortless. Read More.
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