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  • Are benefits for IT workers shrinking?

    Benefits are an important part of any IT worker's compensation package, and while the 2015 Computerworld IT Salary Survey revealed that base salaries have risen over the last year, more and more organizations have eliminated at least some benefits from their compensation packages.

    Written by Sharon Florentine06 July 15 23:18
  • IT careers: Security talent is red-hot

    From the time he was 9, Daniel Kowalski, now 23, knew cybersecurity was going to be his thing. Captivated by the stealth work of hackers in commercials and in his favorite movie, Live Free or Die Hard, Kowalski nurtured his fascination with security from a young age, pursuing multiple IT and security certifications during high school and earning a degree in computer criminology at Florida State University.

    Written by Beth Stackpole28 April 15 00:37
  • 10 young security companies to watch in 2015

    A wealth of young security companies is trying to capitalize on businesses moving toward security platforms that help them respond more quickly when they suffer successful cyberattacks in hopes of limiting the damage they do.

    Written by Tim Greene10 March 15 21:06
  • Premier 100 IT Leaders: Primed for business

    Mike Jennings knows a thing or two about fast-paced businesses and demanding customers. As the former senior director of IT at LinkedIn and now the head of IT at Airbnb, Jennings is used to a neo-startup environment where the speed of business is breakneck and the customer -- who is both tech-savvy and exacting -- is king.

    Written by Tracy Mayor23 Feb. 15 22:42
  • IT pro's revitalization guide 2015

    For seasoned and new IT leaders alike, the new year is a good excuse to pause and take stock of your professional and personal progress in our always interesting, always chaotic industry.

    Written by Computerworld Staff01 Jan. 15 22:37
  • A security awareness success story

    The problem with Security Awareness programs is that it is hard to prove their successes. As with all security countermeasures, success is usually that nothing happens. Ideally, success also means that there is a report of the attempted attack, however that is rarely the case. With technical countermeasures however, logs are usually maintained that allow people to point to all of the prevented attacks.

    Written by Ira Winkler, Samantha Manke26 June 14 03:33
  • Top-paying industries for IT 2014

    When it comes to IT pay, some industries fare much better than others. Find out who the winners and losers are in our 2014 Salary Survey.

    Written by Computerworld Staff07 April 14 23:05