Many organizations are making the CISO a peer to the CIO or taking the position out of IT altogether, say Howitt, who has held several technology and leadership positions.
The executive-level security position is always up for debate. Is it a technical role, or is it moving out of the IT department to influence broader security and risk management initiatives?
Threat intelligence services can be valuable, but enterprises must first determine the right threat intelligence metrics. Char Sample explains the best ways to achieve this.
When choosing a platform, enterprises need to focus on features and prices for Azure, Google and AWS. Take a look under the hood before you take it for a spin.
Some IT shops try to force-fit legacy orchestration tools to cloud -- but that can backfire. Instead, evaluate new orchestration tools, especially those built for hybrid models.
As enterprises move toward a multicloud model, IT shops need to evolve their load balancing strategy to optimize application performance across disparate cloud platforms.
AWS intends to make it easier than ever for an enterprise to use its platform -- on or off premises.
Developers can format AWS CloudFormation templates with JSON or YAML. Inexperienced dev teams should look at YAML first to deploy infrastructure as code.
One benefit of AWS is it's a quick and easy way to spin up resources. But cloud lock-in can be a serious concern for enterprises that go all-in on AWS.
Application migration is one part of cloud shift, the larger corporatewide effort required to move the whole of IT off premises and into the cloud. Quiz yourself on the trends.
As the January 2017 demise of the Parse mobile backend as a service inches closer, a migration expert steps in with some last-minute advice. It's time to move your Parse.
With the evolution of PaaS in 2016, cloud spending has increased. Learn how these changes ease profit pressure on cloud providers and also reshape how applications are developed.
With Microsoft SCVMM, you can leverage templates and profiles, deploy a Hyper-V cluster and create a database backup plan, among many other virtual environment management tasks.
When it comes to the open source cloud computing market, OpenStack is the clear leader -- but it still has a ways to go. Learn more about OpenStack with these five quick tips.
The Dell EMC acquisition brought together redundant products that were once competitors, which means customers need to keep an eye on changing partnerships and product families.
VMware Access Point relies on authentication, verification and isolation to create a secure gateway through which users can access end-user computing resources.
VMware has rolled out a lot of new features in the latest version of vSphere, including updates to High Availability and DRS, as well as a new version of VVOLs.
Just-in-Time desktops and VMware Instant Clone are two features that make Horizon 7 attractive to users.
CIOs have a unique opportunity to lead the digital strategy in their organisations, but they have to move quickly to make sure they have the right skills and infrastructure in place
UK academics uncover a vulnerability in online payment systems, which they say could have been used in the Tesco Bank cyber heist
Both customer and supply side IT organisations need to consider the needs of disabled people when embarking on new procurements, according to a recent study