5 Companies That Had A Rough Week


The Week Ending Sept. 22

Topping this week's roundup of those having a rough week is the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which was dealing this week with the fallout from a hack of the agency's EDGAR database.

Also making the list this week are Apple, for cellular connectivity problems with the new Apple Watch Series 3; HPE employees, who are bracing for job cuts; Avast, whose CCleaner software was compromised and used to distribute malware; and IBM and the Canadian government, who are dealing with criticism over a problematic and expensive IT contract.

Not everyone in the IT industry was having a rough go of it this week. For a rundown of companies that made smart decisions, executed savvy strategic moves – or just had good luck – check out this week's Five Companies That Came To Win roundup.

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