Too many organizations have false sense of IT security

IT security is getting plenty of attention these days – from the CIO, to the CEO, to the board of directors. While the increased attention is certainly good news, a large number of organizations have a false sense of security when it comes to how safe they really are, notes BitSight's Stephen Boyer.

An app that eliminates text regret earns top spot at Women Startup Challenge

The challenge gave 75 women-run startups the chance to crowdfund on CrowdRise. From there, the 10 most promising ventures went on to deliver a pitch to investors in Washington, DC in late June. 

Pao says 'we screwed up' in very public Reddit apology

Yesterday was probably not a good one for Reddit interim CEO Ellen Pao, when she acknowledged that the online community site had "screwed up" and "for years" it its handling of site moderators and the communities they manage.

Ten agile development tips CIOs need to know

Done well, agile development can be a key tool for the CIO in dealing with increasing business demand for innovation. But agile is complex, and not intended for all development efforts. Gartner offers insights on when to use it and how to do it best.


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