Chief security officers also face new pressures. At IDC's Security Summit, analysts gave a seven point checklist that CSOs will need to tackle this year.
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Asset-sweating 'victory' for publishing operation
Trevor Didcock is replaced by Saga counterpart Jim Cameron
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But offsets to play a part
Gartner wades into political debate on green IT
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