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Tips to help IT security pros get their board's attention

Despite the costs of high-profile data breaches, IT security professionals are still not finding a receptive ear in the board room. Gartner offers eight tips to help IT security types better convey the benefits of IT security and risk management to their boards.

IT security spending to reach $77B by 2015, says Gartner

Spending on IT security is forecast by Gartner to increase 8 percent year-over-year in 2014, reaching $71 billion, and another 8.2 percent year-over-year in 2015 to total $77 billion.

Indian firms embracing enterprise mobility

Indian enterprises are increasingly embracing mobility, with close to three-quarters either planning or rolling out a mobility policy.

Gartner says IoT trumps big data in hype cycle

Research giant Gartner said last year that big data topped its most overhyped technology list but this year the Internet of Things (IoT) reigns supreme. 

NetScout sues Gartner over Magic Quadrant, 'extortionate' business practices

Networking vendor NetScout has filed a lawsuit against Gartner, alleging that placement in Gartner's Magic Quadrants is based on pay-for-play practices.

Rise of the 'business consumer' presents opportunities, demands for IT

Research firm Gartner has identified the rise of the 'business consumer,' and the need for IT to create a more flexible digital workplace for these employees to thrive in.

IBM named sole leader in Gartner's latest MMS magic quadrant report

IBM is the only vendor to be named a market leader in Gartner's latest Magic Quadrant for Managed Mobility Services.

Security risks lie just below the surface of data lakes

While data lakes are being marketed as a key part of any big data solution, they could pose security and regulatory risks to the enterprise.

Digital productivity brings increasing risk, need for digital risk officer at some enterprises

Along with the productivity boost that comes from digital technology also comes an increase in risks for enterprises. To handle this increasing risk, many digital enterprises expect to appoint a digital risk officer by 2017, according to a survey of CEOs and senior executives by Gartner.

More than three-quarters of mobile apps would fail basic security testing, says Gartner

More than three-quarters of mobile applications would fail basic security testing, according to market research firm Gartner.