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  • More bold statements about returning to work, this time from data collected by Atomik Research and sponsored by enterprise video platform maker Vidyard, found that a…

    Dave Sobel January 26, 2022
  • Nearly one-third of CIOs plan to spend more time driving business innovations in 2022, according to IDG's 2022 State of the CIO survey.  Over half of…

    Dave Sobel January 25, 2022
  • In Pennsylvania, the Senate has passed Senate Bill 726, which prohibits state and local governments from using taxpayer money to pay ransoms.   The bill defines…

    Dave Sobel January 24, 2022
  • The World Economic Forum’s new Global Cybersecurity Outlook 2022 report highlights the gap between the business suite and information security around a company’s cyber resilience.    …

    Dave Sobel January 21, 2022
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    Dave Sobel January 20, 2022
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The Business of Tech

Right to work success and chip shortage failure

On Monday, President Biden gave an update on the executive order he issued around the right to repair.    Quoting Vice: In his statements, Biden said…

CIO priorities and data center builds

Nearly one-third of CIOs plan to spend more time driving business innovations in 2022, according to IDG's 2022 State of the CIO survey.  Over half of…

Hacker chatter points to positive developments

Bit of good news in the security space — ransomware attacks dropped 37% in December, per the NCC Group’s Strategic Threat Intelligence Team.     This is…

A tale of two bills

In the US, one of several bills around tech and privacy moved out of the Senate Judiciary Committee.  It would prohibit Big Tech companies from…

Cyber resilience gaps as CISA issues warnings

The World Economic Forum’s new Global Cybersecurity Outlook 2022 report highlights the gap between the business suite and information security around a company’s cyber resilience.    …

The IRS is rolling out facial recognition

Starting this summer, users with an IRS.gov account will no longer be able to log in with just a username and password.  The system will…