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IT Procurement: Device Security and the Emerging Threat to Governments The Weak Link in Government Security

IDC evaluated 130 Requests for Proposals (RFPs) from government organizations in nine countries to determine the extent to which device security is being considered in public procurement of PCs and printers. This infographic highlights the results of that study.

2018 Cybersecurity Guide: Hackers and defenders harness design and machine learning

Across the globe, lives and livelihoods are increasingly moving online, physical and digital worlds are beginning to overlap, and digital currencies with no real world equivalent can buy real-world goods and services. Artificial intelligence is powering autonomous vehicle decision-making, finding new drug candidates daily and personalizing lessons to help students learn. 1,2,3 At the same time, doctors are performing life-saving urgeries on the other side of the globe via the internet and robot proxies while networked sensors shake up industries from power generation to public transit.4 Every year, the list of industries being disrupted by ensors, smart machines and microprocessors expands.

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard enterprise company

IT security is forever chasing a moving target. So how do you strike the balance between security and user experience?

DXC Technology

A city Guide to Successful Digital Transformation

In collaboration with DXC Technology, IDC have developed an Infobrief document titled “A City Guide to Successful Digital Transformation”. Our goal is to appeal to the changemakers, forward thinkers and digital leaders by presenting the content like a guide for their digital journeys.


The CISO Collective

The CISO Collective is an online content hub and mobile application that provides CISOs with one stop to find the most relevant news and information to enable them to be more effective in their roles.


White Paper – Evolving Role of Government in Cyber Security

Governments are grappling with the challenge of determining what their roles in cyber security could or should be, particularly with regard to the private sector. However, the changing global landscape should not mean that the role of governments as legitimate providers of security be diminished; governments should work to understand how the world has changed and is changing, and what their role(s) should be within this new environment of increasing interconnectedness and interdependency.



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