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Navigating the Cybersecurity Threat Landscape in the UAE: Strategies for CISOs

CIO

Today’s organizations face challenges from multiple directions, including threats to the business from state-sponsored cyberattacks, geopolitical turmoil, inflation, and a shortage of security skills. For CISOs to succeed in this unprecedented security landscape, they must balance these threats with new approaches by performing continuous risk assessments, protecting digital assets, and managing the rapid pace of innovation in security technologies.

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The Cyber Arms Race Gives Way to AI Weaponization

Ooda Loop

The weaponization of cyberspace has been a legitimate concern as nation states aggressively build capabilities to project power, retaliate, and become more offensively minded.

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Testing the behavior of generated HTML

Martin Fowler

In the story so far, Matteo Vaccari has shown how to test the behaviour of the HTML templates, by checking the structure of the generated HTML. That's good, but what if we want to test the behavior of the HTML itself, plus any CSS and JavaScript it may use?

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Virtual Care Drives Rise In Addiction Treatment Startup Funding

Crunchbase News

When Hollywood takes on addiction recovery, the script typically conjures up dingy rooms where the down-on-their-luck gather to share their struggles and fears. The prevailing venture-funded model, in contrast, offers little cinematic eye candy. Rather, the focus is mostly on startups where people in treatment message and video chat with care providers and use apps to track prescriptions.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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Why “Agree to Disagree” Stinks and What to Say Instead for Better Work Relationships

Let's Grow Leaders

“Agree to disagree” is dismissive, shuts down collaboration, and prevents meaningful solutions. Faced with conflict at work, you might think “let’s agree to disagree” is an easy way to move on from the conversation. The words seem peaceful and hint at mutual respect. But in actual use, they aren’t peaceful, or helpful, at all. The phrase implies a deadlock, which can prevent the resolution of underlying issues and hinder productive work relationships.

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Vitech uses Amazon Bedrock to revolutionize information access with AI-powered chatbot

AWS Machine Learning - AI

This post is co-written with Murthy Palla and Madesh Subbanna from Vitech. Vitech is a global provider of cloud-centered benefit and investment administration software. Vitech helps group insurance, pension fund administration, and investment clients expand their offerings and capabilities, streamline their operations, and gain analytical insights. To serve their customers, Vitech maintains a repository of information that includes product documentation (user guides, standard operating procedure

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Your Idea Factory – Quality Innovation from Quantity

Perficient

Quality innovation is not for the weak at heart! Innovation myths may have you thinking it is for the lucky or the extremely talented – that’s not true. Pablo Picasso said, “Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.” Thomas Edison quipped, “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” In this blog post, I want to focus on a different quote with the same intent.

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Rails 7.2 Beta 1: Better production defaults, Dev containers, new guides design, and more!

Ruby on Rails

The train for the Rails 7.2 release is leaving the station and we’re excited to announce the first beta release of Rails 7.2! There has been close to 2,500 commits made by over 400 contributors since Rails 7.1, so this release is packed with new features and improvements. Please help us test all this new stuff, so we can ensure a solid final release of Rails 7.2.

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CVE-2024-24919: Check Point Security Gateway Information Disclosure Zero-Day Exploited in the Wild

Tenable

Amid warnings of threat actors targeting VPN devices, Check Point has identified a zero-day information disclosure vulnerability impacting Check Point Network Security gateways which has been exploited by malicious actors. Background On May 27, Check Point released a blog post with recommendations on security best practices. According to the original post, Check Point has been monitoring exploitation attempts in the wake of several attacks involving compromised VPN solutions from multiple vendor

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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10 generative AI certs and certificate programs to grow your skills

CIO

Generative AI is poised to disrupt nearly every industry, and IT professionals with highly sought after gen AI skills are in high demand, as companies seek to harness the technology for various digital and operational initiatives. The State of Generative AI in the Enterprise report from Deloitte found that 75% of organizations expect generative AI technology to impact talent strategies within the next two years, and 32% of organizations that reported “very high” levels of generative AI expertise

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Success pattern: Aligning CapEx and OpEx to Agile models

Agile Alliance

Aligning CapEx and OpEx funding with Agile principles enables companies to enhance flexibility, innovation, and efficiency, ultimately driving sustainable growth and competitive advantage. The post Success pattern: Aligning CapEx and OpEx to Agile models first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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Parameterizing HTML template tests

Martin Fowler

Testing templates for generating HTML leads to tests that are very similar. Matteo Vaccari wisely likes to separate the common elements of tests from those that vary. He continues his article to show how he does this by parameterizing the tests. The resulting tests are easier to write, and more importantly, faster to understand and modify.

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Caching with DynamoDB or Redis

Xebia

In this blog we saw how to use DynamoDB to store data for a short interval. Because of DynamoDB’s flexibility, we can store just about any piece of text with a key and retrieve it efficiently. Dynamo isn’t the only solution, of course. Amazon also offers ElastiCache. I’ll summarize my experience with both solutions in this blog. I’ve used DynamoDB to store small JSON formatted text that can be retrieved by a key.

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Embedding BI: Architectural Considerations and Technical Requirements

While data platforms, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and programming platforms have evolved to leverage big data and streaming data, the front-end user experience has not kept up. Holding onto old BI technology while everything else moves forward is holding back organizations. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) aren’t built for modern data platforms and don’t work on modern architectures.

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Process mining helps IT leaders modernize business operations

CIO

Following a legislative review of state purchases in fiscal year 2022, the state of Oklahoma discovered that its agencies had procured more than $3 billion worth of goods and services outside the oversight of its Office of Management and Enterprise (OMES) Central Purchasing division. “Understandably, state leaders were concerned,” says CIO Joe McIntosh.

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An Investor’s Guide to AI Everywhere

IDC

AI has captured investors' attention, turning tech companies like Nvidia and AMD into household names. Growth is driven by tech giants aggressively investing in AI infrastructure. Learn IDC's latest views in this blog.

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Effective Strategies for Communicating with Chronic Complainers

Let's Grow Leaders

Episode 259: In this episode, David Dye breaks down strategies for dealing with those chronic complainers at work. You know the types: “Mr. Whiny,” who loves to complain for the sake of it, and the “Caring Complainer,” who genuinely cares but shows it through constant griping and cynicism. For Mr. Whiny, it’s all about addressing the behavior and not getting sucked into unproductive conversations.

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Does Your Boss Practice Toxic Positivity?

Harvard Business Review

Being happy and positive at work can be a win-win for employees and organizations. But what happens when your boss practices toxic positivity? No matter how bad or stressful the situation is or how difficult the circumstances, they convince themselves that simply acting happy or thinking positively will change the outcome — then spread this toxic positivity to their teams.

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Get Better Network Graphs & Save Analysts Time

Many organizations today are unlocking the power of their data by using graph databases to feed downstream analytics, enahance visualizations, and more. Yet, when different graph nodes represent the same entity, graphs get messy. Watch this essential video with Senzing CEO Jeff Jonas on how adding entity resolution to a graph database condenses network graphs to improve analytics and save your analysts time.

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Accenture’s cloud migration sets standard for other large businesses

CIO

Accenture was going through a period most companies would envy. The Dublin-based, global professional services leader had grown significantly organically and inorganically, including expanding into diverse businesses, propelled by $14 billion invested in more than 177 acquisitions in the last five years. As the company grew and expanded into new markets and services, its legacy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system became increasingly complex, costly, and inflexible.

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Dynamic video content moderation and policy evaluation using AWS generative AI services

AWS Machine Learning - AI

Organizations across media and entertainment, advertising, social media, education, and other sectors require efficient solutions to extract information from videos and apply flexible evaluations based on their policies. Generative artificial intelligence (AI) has unlocked fresh opportunities for these use cases. In this post, we introduce the Media Analysis and Policy Evaluation solution, which uses AWS AI and generative AI services to provide a framework to streamline video extraction and eval

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Overwhelmed at Work? How to Express Your Stress and Get the Help You Need

Let's Grow Leaders

Powerful phrases to talk about being overwhelmed at work (without sounding like a complainer) Have you ever looked at your to-do list and just laughed? You think, “Right, that’s not happening.” But moments later, you realize that none of the tasks on your list are optional. Perhaps that’s the point that your nervous laughter turns to tears. You want to be productive and a team player, but you’re completely overwhelmed at work.

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AI Is Making Economists Rethink the Story of Automation

Harvard Business Review

Economists have traditionally believed that new technology lifts all boats. But in the case of AI, some are asking: Will some employees get left behind?

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Kafka

Without proper guidance, it’s easy to miss out on Kafka’s full capabilities. While not the easiest technology to optimize, Kafka rewards those willing to explore its depths. Under the hood, it is an elegant system for stream processing, event sourcing, and data integration. Download this white paper to learn the 10 critical rules that will help you optimize your Kafka system and unlock its full potential.

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PwC integrates ChatGPT Enterprise into its practice, becomes a reseller

CIO

Consulting firm PwC announced Wednesday that it is accelerating its adoption of generative AI in the US and UK through an agreement with OpenAI that it said makes it both the first reseller for ChatGPT Enterprise and the product’s largest user. “PwC consultants are leveraging the capabilities of ChatGPT Enterprise as a valuable tool in their work,” said partner and GenAI leader at PwC, Bret Greenstein.

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BBC Data Breach Impacts 25,000 Employees 

Ooda Loop

BBC, the UK media giant, has reported a data breach impacting over 25,000 current and former employees. The company said it had detected a “data security incident” involving files storing information on employees. The names, National Insurance numbers, home addresses, and dates of birth of these employees have been exposed.

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Nonprofit CEO Search: Vision, Values, and Victory

N2Growth Blog

Defining the Key Attributes and Qualities of an Effective Nonprofit CEO A successful nonprofit CEO embodies special qualities that empower them to steer the organization toward its mission. A strong strategic mindset is crucial for a nonprofit CEO. They must be able to analyze complex situations, identify future trends, and develop innovative strategies to ensure the organization’s long-term sustainability.

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3 Challenges to Hybrid Work — and How to Overcome Them

Harvard Business Review

Managers struggling to implement hybrid work policies confront three key challenges: scheduling, culture, and productivity. Research into companies allowing employees to be both remote and in-person suggest these obstacles can be overcome. In scheduling, shift to a focus not on how often workers are in, but which activities are better done in the office.

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Streamlining Database Compliance with CI/CD Integration

IT leaders know the importance of compliance at every level, but the database often gets left behind as other environments are automated for robust protection. This whitepaper emphasizes the importance of robust, auditable, and secure database change management practices for safeguarding organizational compliance. Learn how automating database compliance: Mitigates risk Protects against security vulnerabilities Helps avoid regulatory penalties Aligns database workflows with app lifecycle Turns d

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AI, cybersecurity investments and identity take center stage at RSA 2024

CIO

It was truly a good use of time attending the 33rd RSA Conference in San Francisco, along with over 40,000 attendees, networking with the leading minds in the cybersecurity industry. For many, this spring’s RSA show was an energized, optimistic experience, similar to the pre-pandemic years of 2017-2019. There was a definite buzz about cybersecurity investments and M&A picking up steam, AI-based defense and AI-delivered industry models, and overall product innovation.

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#786 Restructuring Your Team in the Age of AI with Ryan Graciano, CTO & Cofounder at Credit Karma

Modern CTO

Today we’re talking to Ryan Graciano, CTO & Cofounder at Credit Karma. We discuss what Ryan’s been up to since his first appearance on the podcast, the ways in which Credit Karma is restructuring alongside the rise of AI, and how new technology is revolutionizing the accessibility of financial advisory. All of this right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast!

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Key Strategies for Effective Chief Revenue Officer Recruitment

N2Growth Blog

The Role of a Chief Revenue Officer In the corporate world, the Chief Revenue Officer plays a crucial role in generating income for an organization. Traditionally part of the company’s executive team, this role is responsible for driving the company’s revenue by creating, implementing, and executing revenue-generating strategies. All departments responsible for generating revenue, such as sales, marketing, customer relations, pricing, and revenue management, are typically overseen by