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Stories by Michael Cooney

Gartner: Digital business projects in a quagmire? Hack your culture!

If you are a CIO or business leader and you are having trouble moving forward on a new or existing digital business project you should hack your current IT culture to get things moving.
That was but one of the key messages from Gartner analysts as they kicked off Symposium/IT Expo the consulting firm’s annual strategyfest that this year gathers over 9,000 CIOs and IT professionals for a look at the possible future of manifold technologies and trends.

Written by Michael Cooney16 Oct. 18 21:00

20 hot jobs ambitious IT pros should shoot for

4M ‘well-paying’ IT jobs over the next decade will require practitioners certified in IoT, converged infrastructure, cloud and more, IDC/Cisco study says

Written by Michael Cooney25 May 18 02:02

Cisco will jettison 5,500 jobs

During its earnings announcement the company said total revenue was $48.7 billion, an increase of 3% over last year. Still the company faces challenges in its core switching and routing business.

Written by Michael Cooney18 Aug. 16 06:47

Cisco uncovers security threat in industrial control system

Cisco’s security intelligence and research group Talos, said that it had reported a serious vulnerability in Rockwell Automation’s industrial control system – the MicroLogix 1400 programmable logic controller (PLC).
The Simple Network Management Protocol exploit could let an attacker take complete remote control of the MicroLogix system and modify the device firmware, letting an invader run his own malicious code on the device.

Written by Michael Cooney16 Aug. 16 02:57