Data poisoning: how to prevent the threat of biased AI outcomes

Machine learning models are not safe. Data poisoning is an emerging threat. But what is it, and how can organisations avoid it? Spiros Potamitis, Senior Data Scientist at SAS Global Technology Practice shares how this threat arises,...


Secret CSO: J.R. Cunningham, Nuspire

What do you feel is the most important aspect of your job? "It’s really an interesting multi-faceted profession. It’s an engineering discipline that requires a focus on people—I love that combination."


Firewalls: Which solution is best?

IT Central Station users review the highest reviewed solutions in the firewall market.


CTO Sessions: Amir Rapson, vFunction

What predictions do you have for the role of the CTO in the future? “CTOs will have to answer for the organisation’s ability to innovate. Technology is the big facilitator, and CTOs need to harness it for the business.”


C-suite career advice: Julius Cerniauskas, Oxylabs

What tips would you give to someone aiming for a c-level position? “Understand that nobody can be an expert in every field. Be humble and listen to the experts you hire.”


Why and when CTOs should bring in external skills

Despite many organisations retiring their legacy IT systems, finding new answers to ongoing challenges and forging their way ahead for the digital future, it can sometimes feel like every avenue has been explored and nothing is...


CIO Spotlight: Gary Delooze, Nationwide BS

Do you have a succession plan? “Yes, in fact, we have options. It's really important to have this in place, even if just to mitigate risk…”


Cloud computing lessons from US Steel

Just as US Steel saw its market dominance usurped by Nucor Corporation with its mini-mill model, the behemoths of the cloud datacentre market may see a new degree of fragmentation brought to the fore as a result of the impact of...


Debunking digital transformation and emphasising the employee experience

Research reveals that most digital transformation strategies fail, primarily because the employee experience and productivity is overlooked. Can a more people-centric approach improve digital transformation efforts?


Secret CSO: Will North, MHR International

What advice would you give to aspiring security leaders? “Make sure you understand how attackers are compromising other organisations. If you don’t know how an attacker would compromise you, how can you protect yourself.”


Streaming gives opera a new stage

Hit hard by the pandemic, streaming is a lifeline for the arts, but requires technology infrastructure investment.


CTO Sessions: Simon Wilson, Aruba

How do you align your technology use to meet business goals? “First you have to understand the business goals and that means listening to the different parts of the business and their daily challenges.”


Estonia tech sector further widens e-services scope

The former Soviet nation of Estonia has celebrated its 30-year restoration of independence anniversary in 2021 and has done so with a digitally-empowered economy where government e-services outpace and outshine many (if not most) of...


C-suite career advice: Brian Dye, Corelight

What are the three skills or abilities you look for in prospective candidates? “Cultural fit is king. In organisations with strong cultures, alignment here dictates long term success both for the person and for the company...”


Beginning a more mature conversation about cybersecurity

No system is invulnerable to breaches. So how can businesses withstand any storm and thrive regardless of a threatening landscape? Creating institutional cyber-resilience is ultimately more important than any other measure a company...