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June 11, 2015
Agencies from U.S. and U.K. governments now support the FIDO Alliance and its open standards for passwordless authentication.
April 17, 2015
Workday payroll application includes calculation engine, reporting and automatic tax updates.
October 20, 2014
Business transformation is a hot topic in IT and business circles these days. But how do you actually make it happen? A CIO at a nationwide voluntary health organization tells his story here.
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A standard is a generally agreed-upon technology, method or format for a given application. Official standards are overseen by one of a number of governing bodies that exist to promote their development and confirm their status. De facto standards, on the other hand, gain prominence because they are widely used. Continue Reading
A de jure standard is a technology, method or product that has been officially endorsed for a given application. De jure, from Medieval Latin, means from law. The term refers not only to legally protected or enforced standards but also to those that have been endorsed by an official standards organization. Continue Reading
A de facto standard is something that is used so widely that it is considered a standard for a given application although it has no official status. De facto, from Medieval Latin, means from fact. Continue Reading
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The SEC's Regulation SCI targets the securities' market IT systems, but could serve as a model for other sectors struggling with high-tech compliance. Continue Reading
The Open-IX data center certification aims at resiliency through self-declared certification and an annual renewal process, rather than proprietary oversight. Continue Reading
Expert Ernie Hayden takes an in-depth look at the development of NIST SP800-82 since its birth, and what the standard includes in the most recent revision. Continue Reading
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While serving under Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the city's former CIO launched an app that integrated data from multiple sources to improve situational awareness. Now, he's taking that project to the next level. Continue Reading
Security assessment means different things to different people. Help your customer define exactly what they want with these questions. Continue Reading