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Stories by Ann Bednarz

Security pros name their must-have tools

Secure file sharing is imperative for Lawyers Without Borders, a group that works with volunteer lawyers to advance human rights law in conflict-ridden regions. The nonprofit organization, headquartered in Hartford, Conn., uses Intralinks VIA to protect confidential legal documents and court papers from unsanctioned access.

Written by Ann Bednarz17 April 15 00:57

Shortage of security pros worsens

Companies are struggling to hire security pros, which means job options are plentiful for veteran candidates. Cisco estimates a million unfilled security jobs worldwide.

Written by Ann Bednarz10 March 15 02:50

Air Force veteran to IT: ‘Live your dreams'

Retired Air Force Major Brian Shul isn't an IT expert, but his story of survival and recovery captivated the IT audience at a national management conference.

Written by Ann Bednarz12 Nov. 14 01:29

Life as an IT contractor

The upside of life as an IT contractor is alluring. You get to be your own boss, accept only the jobs you want, and work flexible hours. With each assignment comes the opportunity to learn new skills and gain exposure to different environments.

Written by Ann Bednarz17 Oct. 14 06:16

In Pictures: How giant companies see the Cloud

16 large enterprises talk about their use of the Cloud, their plans, challenges they've run into and how they're approaching the skills issues.

Written by Ann Bednarz15 Oct. 14 09:47

13 tips to achieve Cloud success

We interviewed 17 CIOs and IT leaders about their public and private cloud deployments, usage trends, skills requirements, lingering obstacles and future plans. Here are some nuggets of advice from these cloud giants.

Written by Ann Bednarz14 Oct. 14 23:30

Job solicitations multiply for tech talent

Most happily employed IT pros would consider a new job opportunity -- and there are plenty more to consider these days as recruiters struggle to fill in-demand positions.

Written by Ann Bednarz27 Aug. 14 03:26

Never stop learning, CIOs advise new IT grads

While the job market is healthy for IT pros, certain talents are more valuable than others, and it's wise to keep adding to your skills arsenal.

Written by Ann Bednarz25 July 14 02:01

Highs and lows of CEO pay

This year's proxy season has come to a close, and after digging through regulatory filings, 10 highlights stand out in our analysis of 62 tech CEOs' compensation.

Written by Ann Bednarz17 July 14 23:32