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Dignity Health chief information officer Deanna Wise was once hesitant of putting health data in the cloud. Now she’s an outspoken proponent. Whatever reservations Deanna Wise had about using the cloud for data storage, she has long gotten over them now. The Dignity Health CIO, in...

The Russians spent a year inside the Democratic National Committee before they were discovered. It took five months for OPM to catch the thieves that stole the records of more than four million federal employees. Intruders broke into Yahoo’s systems in 2013, and we don’t...

With the start of a new year, it’s time to rethink your organization’s culture and not just its goals. Here are best practices for leveraging your culture to create business success. Winnow your list of values Across the street from my house sits a welcoming red-tile-roofed Catholic...

Blockchain technology, a type of database system that enables multiple parties to share access to the same data with a high level of confidence and security, could reduce infrastructure costs for eight of the world’s 10 largest investment banks by an average of 30 percent...

IBM Watson Health and the FDA announced on Wednesday that they would work together on an initiative to create a secure, efficient and scalable exchange of health data using blockchain technology. The technology giant and the federal agency will explore the exchange of data from sources,...

A new partnership aims to harness insights from Internet of Things (IoT) devices to save insurance companies a passel. At the recent Consumer Electronics Show, ROC-Connect said it is partnering with CoreLogic to assist insurers in bringing IoT devices to market. ROC-Connect is a Silicon Valley-based firm...

Saddled with $40,000 in college loans, Catherine Berendsohn, 29, struggled to get a web design business off the ground after graduating from Florida State University in 2010. Ms. Berendsohn, an artist-entrepreneur, wanted to rent a storefront and start a roving studio in Monterey, Calif. Her...

Data breaches are all over the news. Yahoo admitted that at least 500 million user accounts were affected by a 2014 cybersecurity breach. The 2016 election season was filled with revelations gleaned from stolen emails. The Justice Department, Internal Revenue Service, the US Navy, and...

New research sees Internet of Things (IoT) spending growing by nearly 16% by 2020 driven by hardware investments, primarily by manufacturers. The Journal reported on the release of the “Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide” by International Data Corp.(IDC). The IDC report found that IoT spending...