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Potential H1-B Visa Program Changes: How to Prepare IT Now

An estimated 13% of America’s technology jobs involve H-1B visa holders. Here’s how to prepare for potential H1B visa program changes, according to CEB.


SecureAuth Names Danielle Jackson CISO

SecureAuth, the Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and Single Sign-On (SSO) specialist, hires Danielle Jackson as chief information security officer (CISO).

Xcellerate: MSP Accelerator Names Tommy Wald CEO

Xcellerate names Tommy Wald president & CEO. Wald oversees the MSP accelerator’s North American operations for Ken Davis and New Zealand investors.

Accelerators and Incubators: Funding, Mentoring MSPs?

Other than Xcellerate, it’s difficult to find technology accelerators & incubators for MSPs (managed services providers). Here’s why.

Cognizant Layoffs 2017: 2,600 to 5,200 Job Cuts?

Cognizant (CTSH) layoffs for March 2017 could involve 2,600 to 5,200 employee staff cuts, if annual norms hold true, according to reports.

Cybersecurity Skills Shortage Holding Steady

I keep writing about the cybersecurity skills shortage for one consistent reason—it ain’t getting any better. Here are data points to back up that claim.

Juniper Networks Layoffs 2017: Some Staff Cuts Confirmed

Juniper Networks confirms some layoffs amid reorganization. Juniper did not disclose the staff cut figures. Plus: Jonathan Davidson jumps to Cisco Systems.

Information Security Budgets: More Money & Staff, But Growth Finally Slows

IT security staff & budget will increase yet again in 2017 But spending on staff training is flat & budget growth rates may not be sustainable. Source: CEB.

Oracle Layoffs 2017: Tekelec, Communications Staff Cuts?

Oracle (ORCL) layoffs have hit the former Tekelec team in North Carolina, according to a report. Oracle declined comment about the alleged staff cuts.

Business Development

HTG and the Entrepreneur’s Journey: Where’s Your Map?

HTG members — scores of MSPs — focus on the entrepreneur’s journey, closing the valuation gap, and unlocking the full value of their life’s work.