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Best Talent is key to digital success

Getting the Best IT Talent is Basis Internet and Information Technology Job Description

Organizations that win at digital are the one that acquire and have the best talent. And the best IT Pros are what organizations need to keep transforming in these times of change. Insufficient development of digital skills and capabilities leads to gaps that can prohibit a organization from actually reaping the benefits of their digital investments.

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2019 IT Salary Survey Now Available

2019 IT Salary Survey Now Available for CIOs and HR Professionals

2019 IT Salary SurveyAre you paying too much or too little to your IT staff? Do you have IT job descriptions? Are you earning what you're worth? Whether employer or employee, it is important to know what other companies are paying in total compensation for a similar position in your area.

Technology centers like San Francisco (Bay Area), Chicago, Atlanta, District of Columbia, New York and Washington State continued to lead the way in new IT job creation. Salary data for individual metro areas is provided for each of the positions surveyed.

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Many companies do not address known security vulnerabilities

CIO's and IT Managers to not address security vulnerabilities aggressively

Security Team managing security vulnerabilitiesIn a recent study it was found that companies typically have the IT staff triage security vulnerabilities and patch only the most dangerous ones. That is 69% of the ones discovered. For the remaining defects:

  • 70% of vulnerabilities remain unpatched four weeks after disclosure
  • 55% sill open after 3 months
  • 25% of the high-severity ratings vulnerabilities were took over 290 days to correct

The study found that the Asia-Pacific region acts the quickest to respond and implement solutions. They patch 25% of the defects within an average of eight days. In the US that takes 22 days and in Europe and the Middle East it takes 28 days.
There are several things that enterprise software developers can do to help improve application security. The most important function of an application security program is to effectively fix flaws once they are discovered.

It has been found that, the most prevalent flaw types appear year after year. That means organizations have made very little headway to create awareness within their development organizations about serious vulnerabilities, like cryptographic flaws, SQL injection and cross-site scripting.

Organizations need to find effective ways to prioritize which flaws they fix first. Over time, there has been good progress with closing flaws through remediation or mitigation, but there is more work to do.

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Microsoft Loses Version Control Battle

Patch Management - Version Control Fails at Microsoft

Patch Management - Version ControlMicrosoft's cumulative update for the few PCs that moved to Windows 10 version 1809 before they halted its rollout is causing the "Blue Screen of Death" (BSOD) errors on some HP machines.

A patch management policy should have a section detailing what must be done to ensure the security personnel know what to do in this situation. Patch scanning can be one option or monitoring the media. Patch scanning is obviously the most convenient method and the least time-consuming as in most cases it can be setup and left to work autonomously.

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CIO Management Tool Kit Key to becoming World Class C-Level Executive

CIO management concerns are constantly changing but the solutions are always centered around three factors: technology, infrastructure and people

CIO Management Tool Kit

Janco has created a kit that contains tools which focuses on manage IT Infrastructure. The CIO Management Tool Kit is available for immediate electronic download and includes the following:

  • Security Manual Template
  • How to Guide for Cloud Processing and Outsourcing
  • IT Job Family Classification HandiGuide
  • 300 plus IT  Job Descriptions - From CIO to Blockchain developer
  • Interview and Hiring Guide
  • Latest IT Salary Survey
  • IT Governance Policy Bundle plus Electronic Forms
  • Business and IT Impact Questionnaire
  • Vulnerability and Threat Assessment Tool

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