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McAfee Identifies the Disconnect Between Data Center Security Perceptions and Realities

A new survey from McAfee suggests that there is a serious disconnect between security perceptions and the reality among IT Enterprise security managers.  The “2011 Data Center Security Survey,” conducted by Gabriel Consulting Group, examined security issues among 147 enterprise data center managers. Nearly half of respondents constantly find new …

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Deloitte Survey on IT Executives: What Type of CIO Are You?

A new Deloitte survey of information technology executives in the United States shows that the role of the chief information officer is shifting.  The poll, conducted during Deloitte’s Dbriefs Technology Executive series: “CIOs as Revolutionaries: A Step Change in the Business-IT Relationship,” showed that 45 percent of nearly 1,000 IT executives …

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Accenture Ranked No. 1 Life Science IT Services Vendor

Accenture has been ranked the No. 1 life science information technology services vendor as shown in a recent survey conducted by IDC Health Insights. The survey, titled “IDC Health Insights Top 5 Preferred Life Science Technology Vendors for 2011,” found respondents expect to contract with Accenture over the next 12 …

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Dell Survey Finds Companies Gain through Listening Initiatives

According to a Forrester Research study on behalf of Dell, companies that implement listening and digital engagement initiatives see better customer satisfaction scores, loyalty and brand metrics. The survey found more than three quarters of companies monitor online conversations and respond to customer feedback through social media. Most of the …

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Full Speed Ahead for Unstructured Information

A new survey reveals that unstructured information is growing at a rapid pace and is the driving factor behind the “Big Data” explosion. The survey, sponsored by MarkLogic, gathered information from 446 data managers and and professionals who read Database Trends and Applications magazine. About 35 percent of respondents said …

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Study Finds Kids Lack Basic Cyber Safety Skills

A study has revealed that the nation’s K-12 schools lack basic computer knowledge on ethics, security and online safety. The 2011 State of K-12 Cyberethics, Cybersafety and Cybersecurity Curriculum, released by the National Cybersecurity Alliance, also found that teachers and IT coordinators disagree about whether cyber ethics and safety should …

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Survey: External Threats Greater Risk than Internal

A recent global survey by Cyber-Ark Global Solutions found that 57 percent of global C-level executives agree external threats will become a greater security risk than insider threats in the next couple of years. But, the fifth annual “Trust, Security and Passwords” survey also found that one in five C-level …

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