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News Scan: Approaching 50, Moore's Law gets tougher with age; CSOs can teach CIOs to talk security to the board; More

The top news stories for Nov. 21, 2014.

How to defend yourself from being doxxed

Here are some tips on how to protect yourself from being doxxed, or having your personal data published on the Internet.

BYOD programs are driving enterprise demand for desktop virtualization

IT directors are hungry for cloud computing benefits confirmation, and they got some this week with the release of a new cloud workspaces report from Gigaom Research and IndependenceIT.

News Scan: PayPal beats Apple with smartwatch-based payments; BYOD security market to grow 35% per year; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, Nov. 19, including PayPal launching smartwatch payments app months before Apple, BYOD security market to grow at 35 percent per year for the next 4 years, Finland-based startup Jolla works on a tablet, ABI lays out top upcoming enterprise tech disruptors and mobile ad startup Kiip gets backing of Verizon Ventures.

News Scan: Women in IT twice as likely to quit the field; Application developers top the most wanted charts for 2015; More

The top news stories for Nov. 19, 2014.

IoT security: Fix the problems before they start

In this week's Editor's Corner, I would like to take a deeper dive into IBM's X-Force threat intelligence report for the 2014 fourth quarter, particularly its discussion of Internet of Things security.

Data ownership question may shut that whole Internet of Things down

There's a problem with the Internet of Things. It's the question of who owns the data devices collect. The entire Internet of Things could be entirely derailed shortly if the official answer favors consumers, says Alex "Sandy" Pentland.

Farmers Coalition strikes accord on data privacy, security with agriculture tech providers

The American Farm Bureau Federation  has announced a coalition to resolve data issues, including ownership, privacy and security, between farmers and agriculture technology providers. Yes, everything is clear as mud now. What could possibly go wrong?

Will cloud, security hires break the bank in 2015?

CIOs are being warned to brace for an extremely competitive market for IT security professionals and virtually any cloud-related jobs in 2015, all of which should push salaries up significantly.

Managing and communicating IT security risk: A look inside Booz Allen Hamilton, Part 2

Too few CIOs or CISOs do a good job of communicating IT security risk to the C-suite, says Booz Allen Hamilton CIO Kevin Winter. The problem stems from a lack of understanding on their part about what the business is really all about, and what the cost is to the organization if any of its assets are compromised.