TechTarget News - Week of Jan 10, 2016

Top priorities for Nordic CIOs in 2016

What are the main priorities for CIOs in the Nordic region this year? Computer Weekly asks some of the region’s experts

Closer co-operation in Asean with ICT masterplan

Asean countries will work more closely together on the region’s latest plan for increasing the use and benefits of IT

BT picks insider Clive Selley to run Openreach

BT has announced CIO Clive Selley will take charge of the organisation's Openreach infrastructure division

ICO reiterates call for stronger sentences for data theft

The information commissioner (ICO) reiterates his call for stronger sentences for data theft after a court fined a woman just £1,000 for selling 28,000 customer records

Citrix Summit focuses on channel partner growth, profits

Citrix Systems kicked off Citrix Summit 2016, which will highlight channel partner growth, profitability, predictable engagement and a sharper focus on the midmarket.

TrendMicro releases emergency fix

TrendMicro has issued an emergency update for its antivirus product, but problems remain, according to the security researcher who reported critical vulnerabilities in the software

Police take action against cyber extortion gang DD4BC

Police have made one arrest and gathered evidence in searches of properties in an international operation aimed at cyber extortion gang DD4BC

New rules to clamp down on nuisance calls

Government sets out plans to force direct marketing companies to proactively identify themselves as part of a drive to end nuisance calls

Hybrid flash not good enough, says Kaminario customer

Cloud software provider Clarizen re-tools storage with all-flash arrays from Kaminario and forecasts the end for hybrid flash products that don't deliver on performance promises

IT specialists account for 25% of government spend on temps

A National Audit Office report into government use of consultants and temporary staff shows that IT and project management staff account for the majority of the government's total spend in a bid to tackle the skills gap

TalkTalk users report vanishing dial tone

TalkTalk users say they have been unable to place calls from landline telephone lines and the dial tone has disappeared

The 'sad state' of enterprise network architecture

This week, bloggers explore enterprise network architecture challenges, the increasing danger of exploit kits and how best to oversee private cloud management.

Patch offered for breach in Juniper firewalls

This week, a patch becomes available for Juniper firewalls, analysts parse IT employment statistics for 2015 and Aruba deploys 802.11ac for the U.S. Army.

Flash and virtual machine storage in Russia

Virtualisation drives the need for flash storage in Russia, but with budgets tight and all-flash a costly option, organisations must look at hybrid flash and spinning disk solutions

CIO interview: Michael Moesgaard, Dong Energy

Dong Energy’s IT head talks about the challenges of working for an energy company going through a business transformation

CIO interview: Kari Saarikoski, Finnair

Finnair is on a digital transformation journey and the airline’s CIO is changing the IT department as it progresses

Intel share price drops despite strong results

Despite growth in Intel's key datacentre and IoT businesses, investors remain concerned by falls in its core PC chip business amid market declines

Lords urge government to reconsider national ID card

The House of Lords debates the use of ID cards to tackle identity assurance, fraud, terrorism and crime – and urges government to review the issue

Cisco leads, HPE gains in key tech infrastructure markets

Cisco led in six of seven key tech infrastructure markets last year, while Hewlett Packard Enterprise gained strength in several of the sectors, a research firm reported.

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