Obama orders chip-and-PIN in government credit cards
President Barack Obama issued an executive order on Friday to have secure chip-and-PIN technology embedded into government-issued credit and debit cards as part of a broader move aimed at stemming payment data breaches.
FBI director calls for greater police access to communications
Apple and Google should reconsider their plans to enable encryption by default on their smartphones, and the U.S. Congress should pass a law requiring that all communication tools allow police access to user data, U.S. FBI Director James Comey said.
This CEO role is equivalent to getting an MBA on the job: NZTech chair
"You can't work for any business and get this level of opportunity, whether it is in public service or the private sector," says Bennett Medary, on the NZTech CEO role that will be vacated end of this month
McDonald's CIO on why it's supporting Apple Pay on Launch Day
Deborah Hall-Lefevre is making the biggest bet of her 23-year IT career.
Intel earnings show revenue gains in notebooks, Internet of Things
Intel says it shipped more than 100 million microprocessors for the first time. The good news for consumers? Hard-won price battles mean cheaper products for you and me.
CIOs adopt down-to-earth cloud strategy
For CIOs at these large companies, being selective is the key to cloud success.
Well over a third of CFOs can't see the point of digital technology
Most CFOs say digital technologies are increasingly important in helping them cope with the pressure they are under to support business performance and manage risk, but well over a third don't, according to research.
CIOs share must-have cloud skills
Cloud computing prompts IT organizations to rethink how they acquire talent and develop skills.
Asia sets the pace towards a networked society: Ericsson CTO
AsiaPacific sets pace of change towards the Networked Society with half of world's mobile subscriptions, says Ericsson Chief Technology Officer Ulf Ewaldsson
"Pressure is on" as HP plans business split...
The age of the customer is changing a lot of things in the tech industry.
Talking the Analytics Revolution
Bill Franks, Chief Analytics Officer at Teradata, talks about a major, and fundamental shift in the way that analytics are built and deployed within an organization today
Top reasons people leave leaders, not organisations
Empower your staff and practice habitual leadership, says Richard Maloney.
Everything you need to know about iCloud security
Two-factor authentication (2FA) is the latest thing that hundreds of millions of people will likely be dragged into using for the purposes of securing their private information. It's necessary, and will be irritating to most people, despite their having seen some of the endless reports of sites being cracked and passwords being revealed--whether the passwords were stored in clear text, or using an unsophisticated encryption method that allows crackers to easily test common passwords against the stolen information.
Is the CIO-CMO transition of power becoming a reality?
Three years ago, Gartner predicted that by 2017 CMOs will spend more money on IT than CIOs. All signs indicate that shift is well underway.
The Content Management Conundrum for CIOs
“While it is increasingly difficult to know what the future will bring, and expensive to spend excessive amount of time and energy anticipating a detailed future, having a content management platform allows for business transformation while reducing operational costs,” says Mao Gen Foo, Vice President Asia, OpenText, in this exclusive interview
How to make yourself a better manager
Being a great leader takes hard work and dedication, but most of the necessary skills can be learned if you're willing to put in the time and effort. Here are 13 ways to help transform any manager, in IT or beyond, into becoming a better leader.
Joe Locandro of Cathay Pacific Airways: Soaring higher with technology
We find out how Cathay Pacific Airways is utilising technology to innovate as well as improve operational efficiency and customer experience.