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2017 U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey Reveals Cyber Attacks Getting More Costly

Despite increased budgets and C-level support, security leaders’ concern over cyber threats is growing

Boston, Mass.—November 7, 2017—Cybersecurity remains top of mind with three quarters of security leaders are more concerned about cybersecurity threats now than they were in 2016, according to the 2017 U.S. State of Cybercrime survey (click to tweet). As publicized breaches become the norm, it is imperative for organizations to strengthen their security posture and have an awareness of potential...

IDG Names John P. O’Malley Chief Operating Officer of IDG Communications

Boston, Mass. – October 24, 2017 –International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) announced today that it has appointed John P. O’Malley as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of IDG Communications, Inc. In his role as COO, John adds responsibility for finance and operations to his current oversight of IDG Communications’ engineering, demand generation and direct marketing functions. Mr. O’Malley heads the...

IDG Names Kumaran Ramanathan President of IDG Communications

Michael Friedenberg Announces Departure After 12 Years at IDG

Boston, Mass. – October 18, 2017 – International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) announced today that based on Michael Friedenberg’s decision to step down from his role as CEO of IDG Communications, it has appointed Kumaran Ramanathan (Ram) as President of IDG Communications, Inc. effective October 18, 2017. Ram will oversee IDG’s media, data and marketing services operations in 147 countries. Mr....

Organizations are Failing to Prepare Effectively for Cyberattacks, says PwC

Leadership commitment, resilience and collaboration critical to success

Forty percent of survey respondents cite the disruption of operations as the biggest consequence of a cyberattack, followed by the compromise of sensitive data (39%), harm to product quality (32%), and harm to human life (22%). Forty-four percent of the 9,500 executives in 122 countries surveyed say they do not have an overall information security strategy. Forty-eight percent do not have an employee...

From Risk Mitigation to Driving Business Value, CSO Recognizes Security Innovation with 2018 CSO50 Awards

Fifty security initiatives to be recognized at the CSO50 Conference + Awards

Boston, Mass. – October 10, 2017 – CSO—the premier security media brand providing insight into business risk leadership—is proud to recognize the 2018 CSO50 Awards winners (click to tweet) for developing and implementing security initiatives that drive business value. To scale these security strategies throughout the security community, honorees will share case studies of their winning projects...

InfoWorld Recognizes the Open Source Software Driving the Change of Pace in Technology

The 2017 Best of Open Source Awards (Bossies) showcase the top innovative products available to software developers and IT organizations today

Boston, Mass. – September 27, 2017 –  InfoWorld—the technology media brand committed to keeping IT decision-makers ahead of the technology curve—announces the winners of its 2017 Best of Open Source Software Awards, better known as the Bossies. Each year these awards recognize the software products that bring the most innovation and reinvention to IT departments, ranging from software development...

IT Leadership Expert Maryfran Johnson Expands Role to Bring Enhanced Member Services to the CIO Executive Council from IDG

Longtime editor and conference moderator will continue overseeing content for CIO 100 Symposium, CIO Perspectives event series as well as CIO 100 and CIO Hall of Fame awards programs

Boston, Mass. – July 13, 2017 –  The CIO Executive Council (CEC) from IDG—providing strategic tech leadership development to the world’s most influential organizations—is excited to welcome Maryfran Johnson to her newly appointed role as executive director of CIO programs for IDG (click to tweet). Maryfran brings more than two decades of CIO leadership expertise and event content...

IT Executives Balance Tech Budget between Agile & Stable Initiatives, while Security Remains an Overall Focus

2017 CIO Tech Poll: Economic Outlook research provides insight into the business factors impacting tech spending and growth

Boston, Mass. – June 16, 2017 – CIO from IDG—the executive-level tech media brand providing insight into business technology leadership—releases the 2017 CIO Tech Poll: Economic Outlook research highlighting tech spending patterns. As digital transformation continues to fuel tech growth, this study confirms that tech executives are managing multiple modes of IT delivery (66%). By operating...

Computerworld Recognizes the 2017 Best Places to Work in IT

The 24th Annual Best Places to Work in IT list names Quicken Loans, Ultimate Software and Axxess as the No. 1 for large, midsize and small organizations, respectively

Boston, Mass. – June 12, 2017 –  IDG’s Computerworld—the leading IT media brand dedicated to being the voice of business technology—is proud to announce the 2017 Best Places to Work in IT list (Click to tweet). The Computerworld editorial team compiled this exhaustive list based on a comprehensive questionnaire focused on company offerings such as benefits, diversity, career development,...

CIO Celebrates Technology Innovation with 2017 CIO 100 & CIO Hall of Fame Award Winners

300+ CIOs and Senior IT executives to gather at the CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony Aug. 14-16th to share strategies and expertise on growing the digital business

Framingham, Mass.– May 1, 2017–CIO —the executive-level tech media brand providing insight into business technology leadership—is delighted to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its CIO 100 awards by recognizing 100 organizations for their innovative use of technology to drive business value (click to tweet). Additionally, CIO is proud to induct 20 senior technology leaders into the CIO Hall...