Two California anti-spyware bills moved forward last week. The state Assembly Appropriations Committee passed AB 2787, which would ban automatic installations of unauthorized programs on a user's computer. SB 1436 won approval in the California Senate. It would require consumers be informed before information-sharing spyware is installed on their systems
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?