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Dice study reveals fastest-growing IT skills

CIOs looking to hire IT pros this quarter can expect to pay more for certain top in-demand skills, including those involving big data, cybersecurity and cloud computing, a new Dice study finds.

Patterns in banking personal identification numbers

Researchers have discovered that people tend to choose only a few hundred 4-digit combinations from 10,000 possible PINs. Knowing what those popular combinations are aids hackers greatly in tapping their victims' bank accounts.

Yahoo forced to release data or face massive fines

There was a legal fight over a statement in Yahoo's own terms of service (ToS). Yahoo lost and the government won. 

Steps for snagging that security position

Security skills are in high demand in 2014. But transitioning from the role of an IT pro to that of an IT security pro will take more than just a few extra certifications.

With 50B connected devices, the security challenges can seem insurmountable

With the proliferation of machine-to-machine (M2M) devices and connections, some estimates putting the number as high as 50 billion devices by 2020, security pros are trying to come to grips with the security implications of all those endpoints.

BlackBerry to launch BES 12 in November, complete with ability to manage IoT devices

As part of its effort to focus on enterprise services and technology, BlackBerry is releasing the next iteration of its BlackBerry Enterprise Server platform, the BES 12, in November, complete with the ability to manage Internet of Things devices.

News Scan: FTC urged to investigate Home Depot breach; State CIOs adopt leadership, innovation goals; More

The top news stories for Sept. 10, 2014.

Mobile workers reject enterprise file sync and sharing tools

Workers who use file sync and sharing tools to share corporate documents and access them through mobile devices are continuing to use consumer products in high numbers, despite the availability of enterprise-provided tools.

The next big obstacle to healthcare big data research: Informed consent

Everyone agrees that informed consent and privacy are important principles. But we need to drag informed consent into the 21st century to make it work now for patients who depend on researchers finding cures for them. Unfortunately, that's not likely to happen anytime soon.

News Scan: Photo leak has Apple tighten iCloud security; FCC pushing for more broadband choices; More

The top news stories for Sept. 5, 2014.