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Black Hat Marks 15th Anniversary by Bringing Back Experts Who Presented 15 Years Ago

Next week, Black Hat, producer of the world’s premier information security events, will celebrate its 15th anniversary in Las Vegas with more than 6,500 high-level security experts, bringing together a community of public and private sector security professionals, academics and researchers. Black Hat is commemorating its storied history by bringing back five of the original 1998 speakers who will share their vision of security for the next 15 years.

CRN, EE Times, and InformationWeek Named to BtoB’s 2012 Media Power 50

UBM Technology, serving professional communities across the global information technology sector, announced three of its flagship brands, CRN, EE Times and InformationWeek, were recognized in BtoB’s Media Power 50 – an annual listing of the most powerful and targeted business-to-business advertising media venues in the “BtoB: Tech” category.

Sixty-Two Percent of Organizations Allow Employees To Use Personal Mobile Devices For Work

InformationWeek Reports, a service provider for peer-based IT research and analysis, released 2012 State of Mobile Security, a new report featuring results from InformationWeek’s recent 2012 Mobile Security Survey. The report helps IT professionals identify mobile security risks and strategies for managing them. More than 300 business technology professionals responded to the survey.

Business4Better Launches To Transform Community Involvement & Engagement

Business4Better (B4B) aims to build a movement of successful corporate and nonprofit partnerships that have a positive impact on communities and expand the meaning of being a better business. It is the platform that enables both businesses and nonprofits to thrive, share, inspire, educate and form partnerships that prove Business4Better benefits both communities and businesses.

Best of Interop 2012 Award Winners Announced In Eight Award Categories

InformationWeek Reports and Interop announced the PF6800 ProgrammableFlow Controller from NEC Corporation of America as the Grand Prize Winner of the 2012 Best of Interop Awards. Also selected were Best of Interop winners in eight categories, including Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco Systems, Citrix Systems, Cloudpath Networks, Gnodal, McAfee, NEC and Panzura. Interop Las Vegas 2012 is taking place this week at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center and will conclude on Thursday, May 10.

UBM TechWeb's InformationWeek Introduces Video Tech Theaters

New Content Marketing Solution Delivers Video Production, Hosting and Syndication
InformationWeek announced the launch of Tech Theaters, a full-service video marketing program that delivers content development and high-quality video production as well as video hosting and syndication. A new content marketing solution, Tech Theaters enable technology vendors to educate and engage business and technology professionals through scripted instructional video and powerful visual graphics.

2012 Best of Interop Finalists Announced

InformationWeek Reports, the leading resource for peer-based IT research and analysis, and Interop, the leading global business technology event series, today announced the 2012 Best of Interop finalists. Best of Interop Award winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 8 at 3:00 pm on the expo floor during Interop Las Vegas, taking place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information on Best of Interop visit:

UBM TechWeb’s InformationWeek Introduces Three New Marketing Services

We've just announced three new marketing services products centered around educational programming, Internet awareness, and live streaming video. The new products – InformationWeek University, InformationWeek’s Internet Influence Program, and UBM TechWeb’s Live Video Broadcasts – are all guaranteed to enhance engagement around a technology’s brand, product, or service via three different mediums.

UBM TechWeb Launches

UBM TechWeb announced the launch of, an online community for C-level executives, IT professionals, and all stakeholders in the private cloud computing category.

Dr. Dobb's #1 in Developer Credibility

Dr. Dobb's has been named the top resource across multiple categories in the Evans Data Developer Marketing 2012 annual report. Dr. Dobb's was rated first among the 20 media sites that serve software developers in the survey, which was based on more than 380 interviews with developers.

Record 22,500 Game Professionals Converge At Game Developers Conference 2012

UBM TechWeb's 2012 Game Developers Conference (GDC) hosted a record-breaking 22,500 game industry professionals last week at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, a 17% increase in attendance over the previous year's event. Following the success of the show, organizers have announced that GDC 2013 will return to the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco from Monday, March 25 to Friday, March 29, 2013.

"Throw Out The Old IT Rulebook" — Our 2012 InformationWeek 500 Conference Theme

As we plan the 2012 InformationWeek 500 Conference, we’re looking to challenge attendees. Get in their faces a bit. Most CIOs say they understand that the old “IT rulebook” is obsolete, mostly because customers or colleagues in other departments are making noises about working around their organizations—or already are. Yet they still cling to their legacy systems and practices. They insist on developing expensive native apps when the Web variety will do. They focus on securing their companies' perimeters and devices rather than their most important data.

Best Of Interop 2012 - Do You Have What It Takes To Win?

Are you a primary exhibitor at Interop Las Vegas 2012? Make your presence known at this year's Interop Las Vegas by applying for one of 12 Best of Interop awards! The Best of Interop Awards recognize exhibitors that have made significant technological advancements in specific category areas. The winners in each category represent the products that the judges believe have the most significant technical impact on their segment and are helping to move business technology forward.

New InformationWeek Reports Research Finds Just 7% Of IT Pros Plan Increased Use Of RIM Products In The Future

Research: Can RIM Be Saved? To find out, we surveyed 536 IT pros. While BlackBerry represents a median of 70% of company-purchased devices in use now, that number plummets to 25% when respondents look ahead 24 months. And, a mere 7% say they plan to increase their use of RIM products. While the future looks pretty grim, there are some moves the company can make—but they need to be bold, and fast.