News & Commentary
Content tagged with IT Strategy posted in October 2007
Woops, Says Microsoft, Sorry for That Unauthorized Install
Commentary  |  10/30/2007  | 
IT managers who subscribe to Microsoft Windows Server Update Services program but didn't choose the automatic updates setting must have thought the desktops on their networks had taken a page from HAL.
EU 'Blue Card' For Techies Could Give U.S. A Black Eye
Commentary  |  10/25/2007  | 
Is the United States locking the door and nailing it shut to foreign tech talent while Europe is getting ready to roll out the red carpet? Some people think so.
Cryptography's Lemon Of A Business Model
Commentary  |  10/23/2007  | 
If life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Here's how a startup in the encryption market took that saying to heart.
IT Managers Say Sensitive Data Exposed
News  |  10/23/2007  | 
Greater allocation of resources not resulting in fewer intrusions
New Software Alerts USB Storage Theft
News  |  10/22/2007  | 
Monitor unauthorized USB memory stick activity and prevent data theft
Oracle Quiet As IRS Probes Quarter Billion Tax Write Off
Commentary  |  10/16/2007  | 
The IRS is investigating whether Oracle used some accounting tricks to manufacture a quarter billion dollar loss and claim a $78 million refund. So far, Oracle won't talk--is it too busy trying to buy BEA?
Reports: Apple Cutting Prices, Expanding Selection For DRM-Free iTunes
Commentary  |  10/16/2007  | 
Apple plans to offer a greater selection of tracks in DRM-free format in the iTunes store, and drop the price to $0.99, in the face of competitive pressure from Amazon.com, according to reports.

All-You-Can-Eat IT Service
Commentary  |  10/12/2007  | 
Sinu provides IT service and tech support to small businesses for a flat monthly fee, regardless of how much time is spent fixing technology problems.
Survey: UK Consumers Fear Online Identity Fraud
News  |  10/12/2007  | 
Survey reveals massive consumer mistrust of businesses over identity fraud
Stop Salespeople From Stealing Contacts
Commentary  |  10/9/2007  | 
OutProtect is launching new a product that aims to stop Salesforce.com users from stealing contact databases and other critical data.
Sophos: Beware of Malware From Long Lost Friend
News  |  10/5/2007  | 
Long lost school friend lures lovelorn into malware heartbreak, warns Sophos
Biometric Fraud Software Extends Scope
News  |  10/4/2007  | 
Biometric fraud mitigation solution for use with SAP applications now compatible with most biometric devices
SCIPP Intros Free Security Awareness Tools
News  |  10/1/2007  | 
SCIPP International launches free security awareness training tools for home users worldwide
Guardian Analytics Gets Series B Funding
News  |  10/1/2007  | 
Guardian Analytics secures $4.5M in series B funding from Foundation Capital


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