COGNOS developers are in high demand because Big Data is playing a larger role in the business world, but there aren’t enough professionals with extensive experience in this area.
Say you’re considering a change of careers. Maybe you aren’t quite ready to leave your job just yet, but you are starting to wonder what your life would be like if you worked in a completely different field.
Many U.S. cities have a significant number of IT jobs that have to be filled. How are job seekers supposed to decide where they should look? Obviously, there are a number of factors one considers before deciding where to move. But for most people, salary and benefits are at the top of the list, and [...]
The popularity of D3.js is such that those seeking technology jobs in Houston would do well to stay up to date on their Java skills.
Database administration is already a promising career path, and health care regulations will surely boost demand for the profession.
Schlumberger — a leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions for the oil and gas industry — recently announced that it is donating $2.35 million to the University of Houston in an effort to help the school expand its UH Energy Research Park.
According to Healthcare IT News, two plaintiffs representing the four million individuals whose personal information — including health records and social security numbers — was compromised in an August data breach at Advocate Health Care, have filed a class action lawsuit against the company.
On Tuesday, September 3, IBM published a press release announcing that it has officially acquired Trusteer, Ltd., a global leader in endpoint cybercrime prevention, after entering a definitive agreement with the company on August 15.
A new infographic created and published by Information is Beautiful gives people the opportunity to truly visualize the rise in data breaches over the past nine years.
On Wednesday, August 14, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sent an email to its employees alerting them that hackers may have gained access to some of their personal information.
It’s been an exciting few weeks at the Houston Zoo. According to the facility’s official blog, a tiny pygmy marmoset was born in the Natural Encounters building on July 27 — weighing in at only 36 grams.
A recent survey released by Semper Secure, a Virginia-based organization whose mission is to educate, engage and promote all aspects of cyber security, reveals valuable insights into the mind of professionals in this growing, lucrative field.
A recent article from Quartz points out that we as a society are beginning to rely more and more on the internet to control different parts of our personal lives — thus opening ourselves up to the threat of cyber crime on a much smaller, yet just as insidious, level.
On Thursday, July 25, five individuals were charged in connection to what one attorney has called the largest hacking scheme in the history of the United States, reports NBC News.
On Monday, July 22, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) published a report sponsored by global computer security software company McAfee called “Estimating the Cost of Cybercrime and Cyber Espionage,” which presents first-of-its-kind data regarding the economic impact of cyber crime.
On Wednesday, July 10, self-described world’s specialist insurance market Lloyd’s published a press release announcing the results of a recent study that surveyed more than 500 C-suite executives throughout the world to get to the bottom of the most pressing concerns they have regarding their businesses.
According to experts from McAfee, a California-based virus protection and internet security company, the hackers who erased the hard drives of thousands of South Korean computers earlier this year may be “trying to steal South Korean and U.S. military secrets.”
On Friday, June 21, Facebook announced that a data breach resulting from a technical glitch may have compromised the accounts of six million users
On June 13, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an alert warning “medical device manufacturers, hospitals, medical device user facilities, health care IT and procurements staff and biomedical engineers” about the risk of cyber attacks, encouraging them to ensure that their computer systems are secure.
According to Reuters, New Jersey prosecutors brought charges against eight people who they believe were involved in a global cybercrime scheme that attempted to steal up to $15 million from bank account-holders in the United States.
According to a recent report published by Symantec and the Ponemon Institute, 64 percent of data breaches in 2012 occurred as a result of human error and glitches within internal systems
This Friday and Saturday, President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to an estate in California for a summit during which the two leaders are expected to address several key topics.
According to the WhiteHat Security Website Security Statistics Report, which includes data from more than 650 organizations, 86 percent of all websites examined in the survey had at least one serious vulnerability every day throughout 2012.
In a May 3 statement, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Hamza Bendelladj, an Algerian man suspected for his involvement in creating, controlling and distributing a harmful computer virus known as SpyEye, was extradited from Thailand to the United States, where he faces nearly two dozen charges for his alleged crimes.
Name.com, a popular domain registrar, announced in an email on Wednesday, May 8, that it had suffered a security breach, and required that its customers reset their account passwords as a result.
On May 13, Symantec, a leading global computer security software corporation, published a blog post announcing a new tactic that cybercriminals are using to as part of phishing attacks – those that aim to acquire personal information.
Although Twitter essentially has no control over whether or not its users give up their passwords or choose ones that are easy to guess, notes CNNMoney, critics have said that the company needs to implement more preventative measures.
On April 18, Prolexic Technologies, a company that provides distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection to websites, published a press release announcing the results of its “Quarterly Global DDoS Attack Report” for the beginning of 2013.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the number of cybersecurity jobs is expected to grow 22 percent by the end of the decade, suggesting that it’s an industry that will continue to see a demand for fresh talent.
A new report from security vendor FireEye serves as a reminder of how important it is for companies to have multi-layered defenses in place protect their data from cybercriminals.
Last week, the Washington Department of Social and Health Services published a press release announcing that a laptop belonging to private contractor Dr. Sunil Kakar was stolen on February 4 and found in a pawn shop 10 days later.
For September, while there were some strengths, the data suggests that a slight cooling off period has begun, following a period of sustained growth.
Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, who presided over the swearing-in ceremony, hailed Longoria as a woman of action who will bring fresh ideas and a new perspective to the job.
According to the latest release from CareerBliss.com, Houston, Texas is the eighth best place to look for work in 2013.
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