IT Management Tips & Advice

Managing an IT department poses unique challenges including staffing, budget management, project management and leadership. Learn IT management skills, strategies, and tips from leading IT experts.

How your internship program can compete against tech giants

It’s that time of year again: The temperatures are rising, schools are out, and internships are blooming.

Cybersecurity breaches cost companies billions

The financial impact of data breaches is extending far beyond any ransom payout, with lingering damages to perception being the biggest hit companies are facing. This is impacting shareholders and future revenue.

Tech fields still have a way to go when it comes to diversity

Some bad news coming out of the tech world: Diversity efforts and growth are slow-going. And it’s not for a lack of trying either, with multiple companies actively pushing initiatives aimed at boosting their diversity.

The strategic response strategy your company needs

With all of the threats to cybersecurity in the world, there’s often an onus on establishing a strong prevention plan. But what about when those protections fail?

A few keystrokes brought the Internet to its knees

There’s new information on what caused that massive Amazon Web Services (AWS) outage last week. Or should we say, who caused it? 

Huge mistake: Company gets breached, doesn’t inform the victims … its employees

Talk about bad employee morale. After a hacker breached 30,000 employees of Sports Direct, a British retailer, the company failed to take the next obvious step: letting those employees know about it. 

How to hire better techs? Get the whole team involved

Two heads are better than one, and it would seem that three are better than two if a new study of job candidates is to be believed. Here’s what it should mean for your hiring practices. 

A new zero-day every day? Prediction says it’s possible

Zero-days, or vulnerabilities that have been discovered and exploited but not yet repaired, usually aren’t all that common. That could soon change. 

IT knows ransomware is a risk, but companies can’t stop it

Nothing’s worse than knowing a storm is coming but being unable to do anything about it. That’s how it feels to be a security pro staring down the imminent threat of ransomware right now. 

The 7 steps to becoming CIO

If “become CIO” is at the top of your To-Do List for this year, here’s a list of seven things you’ll need to do first.