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5 Cybersecurity Threats to Be Aware of in 2020
Cybersecurity is all about staying ahead of threats rather than managing them later. Read on to know and prepare for the top cybersecurity threats that organizations will face in 2020.


5 Challenges to Deploying Real-Time Data Streaming Platforms
When ensuring the successful deployment and adoption of a real-time streaming platform, system architects, data engineers, and security architects must address numerous challenges. This article highlights five such challenges that have the potential to negatively impact the usability, operation, maintenance, and security of the platform, as well as the data and devices connected to it.


As Demand for Cloud Services Grows, So Does the Need for Programmers, Cybersecurity Specialists, and Administrators Who Can Deliver
The demand for the cloud - along with related fog and edge computing - has resulted in a corresponding need for a workforce that can deliver top-tier services. The demand is strong. We asked a panel of experts about the hottest tech advances in cloud computing that graduates and job-seekers can expect in the coming years.


IEEE Computer Society’s Top 12 Technology Trends for 2020
IEEE Computer Society (IEEE CS) tech experts unveil their annual predictions for the future of tech, presenting what they believe will be the most widely adopted technology trends in 2020. Six of the top 12 technology predictions have been developed into peer-reviewed articles published in Computer magazine’s December issue, covering topics that include cognitive robotics, practical drone delivery, and digital twins.


Is the IoT Allowing Telehealth to Expand Too Quickly?
The rise of Internet of Things (IoT) technology happened extremely quickly. As it did, people began excitedly thinking about options for applying it to the medical sector and using it to expand the quality and availability of health care. However, rapidly developing technologies often bring challenges. The IoT, as it applies to health care, is no different.


7 Tips to Boost Endpoint Security
Endpoints are considered to be the most vulnerable part of the network. Hackers can exploit these network-connected devices without raising any suspicion or utilizing too many resources. Companies should include endpoint security as a critical component of an effective cyber security strategy.


Mobile App Security Best Practices all Developers Need to Follow
For all the developers, app security remains to be of prime concern. A slight loophole or a breach in the security can be of high risk to the organization and the data stored in the application servers. Therefore, the developers are required to aim and deliver digital solutions with complete app security in mind.


How Transformations in Information Technology Are Changing the Role of IT Professionals
A perennial fixture in most businesses, the IT department is experiencing a major shift in priorities. In the past, IT experts responded to complaints and fixed network problems. Today, the focus is on providing new services and developing advanced systems. The “help desk” is fast becoming the “service desk.”


6 Ways Big Data in Fintech is Creating a Better Customer Experience
The digital transformation has impacted nearly every industry. Tech advances in the financial service industry, including banks and fintech enterprises, have led to fundamental changes in the way they operate.


Career Round Table: As Legacy Tech Paves the Way for New and Emerging Fields, Job-Seekers Have Countless Opportunities to Get in on the Ground Floor
We asked several experts about career opportunities in an industry that deals with emerging tech. We also asked distinguished scientist and former IEEE Computer Society president, Sorel Reisman, who made the switch from industry to academia, about opportunities in academia for pursuing an interest in the newest technologies.


How Leading Healthcare Organizations Keep Their Data HIPAA Compliant
As an organization within the healthcare industry, your business faces a number of distinct challenges with data, privacy, and security. In particular, you have to think through what it means to keep your data HIPAA compliant, all while ensuring your processes are efficient and cost-effective.


What's Missing From Your Incident Response Plan?
Companies of every size are attacked by cybercriminals everyday. Too many of these attacks end in a successful breach. In the first six months of 2019 alone, it’s estimated that 4.1 billion records were exposed. These breaches can have serious impacts on an organization. From regulatory fines to loss of customer trust and revenue.


Wake Up Call: Top Career Skills to Land in Your Dream Tech Companies
Tech companies, exceptionally big tech firms are compensating their employees particularly well. No wonder excellent salary package is one of the main factors why people look for tech jobs.


Career Round Table: What’s Next in Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Wearables, and Wireless Tech?
A number of tech trends have experienced massive growth and innovation in recent years, among them artificial intelligence, virtual reality, wearables, and wireless tech. We asked a panel of leading experts what recent graduates and job-seekers can expect in these fields in the coming years. Here’s what they had to say.


Essential Considerations to Manage Mobile App Development Costs
Do you know how many mobile applications were downloaded by people worldwide last year? 194 billion, according to a report of 2018’s mobile app data. That’s right. If you also have a business or a new mobile app idea, then you must be considering mobile app development.


Programming Languages You Should Learn in 2020
So, which programming languages will continue to be in demand in 2020 and beyond? How many languages should you know to pursue your dream career? We will attempt to answer these tricky questions in this post.


Career Round Table: A Growing Trillion-Dollar Software Market Desperately Needs Engineers. What You Need to Know, Part Two
Software engineers who want the inside track on this fast-moving market can learn from seasoned professionals which areas to pursue. We asked several software engineering experts what types of software tech advances will see the most growth in the next several years.


10 Essential Steps To Improve Your Website Security
In recent years, the ease of building websites has expanded. Thanks to content management systems (CMS), like WordPress and Joomla, business owners are now the webmasters. The responsibility for website security is now in your hands, yet, many owners do not know how to make their website safe.


Are Robots Taking Our Jobs? A RoboPlatform at a Bank
Automation has been replacing manual activities in workplace for decades. Is time to ask the following questions? Are these real robots? Why do we need them? Are they going to take over all jobs once self-learning algorithms mature?


4 Ways to Make Performance Videos on Facebook More Effective
As performance video is concerned, views are only half the battle. When it comes to social media advertising, what producers actually care about is conversions. Did viewers click through, and if so, did they actually purchase or sign up?


Cloud Computing: Why Use SaaS for Data Analytics and Help Your Brand Grow
The rise of the Internet and its permeating influence on our daily lives sees no limits. From personal social media engagement to how we do business, a lot is stored and done in “the cloud.”


Tech Opened the Door to the Gig Economy, But Is It Here to Stay?
Technology brought us into the gig economy, which refers to economic conditions where companies tend to hire people for "gigs," or short-term, flexible work, and people are more interested in taking on many different contracts, clients, and opportunities, rather than working for a single organization.


5 Reasons Remote Workers Are Driving Network Security Professionals Crazy
The hardest part of being a security professional is thwarting preventable attacks caused by user error. Remote workers are especially prone to making these mistakes, and they’re driving security professionals crazy.


Software Engineering Grads Lack the Skills Startups Need
Today's software engineering programs teach students traditional skills tailored to large employers. But startups and next-gen technology companies expect a dynamic and in-depth understanding of the software ecosystem and its tools from new graduates.


Motivating Programmers
This episode discusses why engineering motivation matters, the unique motivation needs of engineers, mentoring and coaching for motivation, 1:1s, and self-motivation.


Four Actions Engineers Can Take to Ensure Their Startup Succeeds
Engineers often misunderstand what it takes to launch a successful startup, according to IEEE Fellow Chenyang Xu, who has been advising entrepreneurs and investors for 20 years.


Why VPNs Aren’t Just For Your Computer Anymore
With the rise of mobile computing, a greater number of people are working remotely than ever before, and they’re not always doing so with a laptop.


Cybersecurity Expert Susan Landau of Tufts Reveals How to Deal with Unfair Job Moments and Find Inspiration
Remember why you do what you do, and focus on that. It’s not always easy to get past the unfair situation, but if you get stuck in anger and pain; they’ve won. If you move on and succeed, you’ve won-and done so many times over.


Why Every Developer Should Know a Bit of Technical Writing
Improving your knowledge of programming isn’t the only way to improve your abilities as a software developer. Most developers see an enormous benefit in learning related skills-especially technical writing.



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