News & Commentary
Content tagged with IT Strategy posted in November 2007
Cyber Gang Mastermind Arrested
News  |  11/30/2007  | 
Sophos: A teenager from New Zealand, believed to be the brains behind an international cyber gang, has been arrested
What Goodies Do You Offer To Techies?
Commentary  |  11/29/2007  | 
During the dot-com boom, employers rolled out the red carpet and waved fat checks at tech talent. Today's carrots aren't 20% raises and signing bonuses, but rather 20%-off coupons on car rentals. But could job-perk programs be making a comeback?
Making $1M a Month
News  |  11/29/2007  | 
One infamous cybercrime scam netted two perpetrators a cool million a month
Cyber Spys Threaten National Security
News  |  11/29/2007  | 
McAfee: Cybercrime economy grows as more sophisticated threats target personal data, online services, and social networking applications
AccuTech Chooses Arcot
News  |  11/28/2007  | 
AccuTech Systems finds Arcot Systems's RiskFort a bulwark against online fraud and identity theft
Business Leaders Agree to Fight ID Fraud
News  |  11/21/2007  | 
First European summit on identity - Identity Matters - resolves unanimously to take the lead in the fight against identity fraud
Sophos: Use Caution on Black Monday
News  |  11/21/2007  | 
Sophos advises online shoppers to use caution this holiday season
Hanging Up On Mobile AV
Commentary  |  11/20/2007  | 
It's good to see security vendors getting in front of a problem. But when it comes to mobile malware, Symantec and McAfee are getting ahead of themselves.
FBI Fraud Expert: HMRC Data Loss Was Theft
News  |  11/20/2007  | 
Frank Abagnale interviewed about HM Revenue & Customs data loss
Actimize Anti-Fraud Tool Chosen by UK Bank
News  |  11/20/2007  | 
Actimize, a NICE company, receives multimillion-dollar order for enterprise fraud solution from a top-five UK retail bank
Capazoo Chooses Iovation to Protect Members
News  |  11/19/2007  | 
Fraud management solution to protect against online fraud and abuse within social networking and entertainment Website
CSIA Cheers Senate Passage of Bill
News  |  11/16/2007  | 
CSIA urges House to promptly pass a companion measure
Is There Any Lead Paint In That Code?
Commentary  |  11/15/2007  | 
Maybe outsourced IT work and offshore manufacturing are as different as apples and lead-painted oranges. But does the rash of tainted product news from China make you more edgy about the quality of IT work that's done outside the U.S.?
Panda Releases White Paper
News  |  11/14/2007  | 
Panda Security issues new white paper on 'Collective Intelligence'
Report From India: Experienced IT Pros Earn $36,000
Commentary  |  11/8/2007  | 
The days of work going offshore to Indian IT pros earning $15,000 a year? They're gone. Now salaries are at least double that, according to a seemingly reliable source.
H-1B Visa Changes Look Kaput This Year
Commentary  |  11/8/2007  | 
Moves--or lack of movement--by Congress this week are good news and/or bad news depending on what side of the H-1B visa fence you're on. There seems to be something (and nothing) in it for everyone.
Google's Android: What Does it Mean to IT?
Commentary  |  11/7/2007  | 
Google's non-release of a phone, but rather of the promise of open software standards for mobile phones can either have IT managers quaking in their sneakers or dismissing the whole thing as a consumer device. Which is it?
Study: Smaller Breaches Yield Higher Abuse Rate
News  |  11/7/2007  | 
Data breach harm analysis from ID Analytics uncovers new patterns of misuse arising from breaches of identity data
Sick And Tired Of Xenophobia In Offshore Outsourcing Discussion
Commentary  |  11/6/2007  | 
It's inevitable. We post a story about offshore outsourcing, and the comments section quickly fills with several or more postings about those damn foreigners taking our jobs. My multi-story package on entering the second decade of offshore outsourcing has attracted quite a few.
Lockheed Martin, IriTech Team
News  |  11/6/2007  | 
Partnership fosters innovation, openness and diversity in biometrics marketplace
Crackdown Leaves Hackers Cracking Up
News  |  11/5/2007  | 
Is there any deterrent for criminal hacking?
Mobile Workforce Creates New Challenges
News  |  11/5/2007  | 
Most organizations ignore security awareness training for employees


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