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Alan Zeichick
The Year Ahead
It’s not easy being a chief security officer (CSO) or a chief information security officer (CISO) these days. Threats from external agents, such as hackers, and disgruntled employees and other internal hazards are everywhere. Adding to the challenge are the demise of the traditional security perimeter and dysfunctional relationships between IT and security teams.

Focusing on a few top priorities in 2019 might make the job a little more digestible, say two top security experts: Oracle’s own CSO, Mary Ann Davidson, and Greg Jensen, senior principal director of cloud security. Top six priorities.

Alan Zeichick, Oracle Director of Strategic Communications
Visibility and Automation to Stop Cyberattacks
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US, China Vie for Technology Leadership
At Oracle Cloud Day in New York, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd said that it’s clear in China’s latest five-year plan that it intends to lead in tech—in AI specifically. To compete, the US needs to focus on education, because “it’s about STEM, it’s about the ability to graduate engineers, it’s about innovations.” What else did Hurd say?
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Chatbot Holds Court at Spanish Tennis Tourney
On the court at the Mutua Madrid Open tournament, spectators watch Rafael Nadal and other top players battle for supremacy. Off the court, the innovative MatchBot helps fans book tickets, find parking, share photographs on social media, and even order refreshments. Thanks to the chatbot, the tournament offers a more engaging experience—and more profits. How it works
Jan Kaempfer
How Panasonic Targets Customers for Its Rugged Devices
According to Panasonic CMO Jan Kaempfer, developing sales leads for the company’s rugged laptops, smartphones, and tablets means “reaching out to industrial engineers, field techs, and people who want to…feel the quality of our products.” Oracle Eloqua’s cloud-based lead-scoring tools and prospect heat maps make it “very easy to know whom to target, what to offer them, and when to reach out.” Beyond standalone CRM.
The Next 30 Years: How to Survive Disruption
“The bad is that everything is broken and we all know it. The good is that it’s fixable,” said futurist Mark Stevenson at Oracle OpenWorld London. “The ugly is that it’s going to get messy as the old world dies and a new one has to be built.” One secret to survival? Getting help from people who understand technology. More of his top advice.
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What It Takes to Help Bees Thrive
“Bees are vital to our future,” says Sabiha Rumani Malik, founder of The World Bee Project. Listen to the buzz on how the project uses Oracle Cloud to study, and save, pollinators.
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