Are SMBs Facing A Crisis Of Cloud Confidence?
Cloud computing is often thought of as the perfect option for small businesses. But a new survey shows that small businesses share many of the cloud computing concerns of their larger competitors, including security, availability, and speed.
The Pirate Bay Goes Legit
Buyer Global Gaming Factory X plans to introduce commercial business model to infamous file-swapping site.
Universal Cell Phone Charger Gets EU OK
Manufacturers endorsing EU agreement include Apple, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Qualcomm, and RIM. Concept has been endorsed in the US by the CTIA wireless association.
Does Twitter Match The Mission?
A CIO with the U.S. Air Force argues that government-technology decision makers must apply cost-benefit analysis in determining whether Web 2.0 tools make sense for their agencies.
Macintosh Malware + Twitter = Greater Vigilance (If You're Smart)
Tweets from a respected Macintosh evangelist inadvertently contained links to a Trojan horse aimed at Macintosh computers. The incident should serve as a warning to Mac-using SMBs that while their Macs aren't nearly as subject to malware attacks as Windows machines are, that's not a guarantee that nothing bad can happen.
ICANN Names Security Expert As CEO
Rod Beckstrom, former director of the U.S. National Cybersecurity Center, faces demands to make the US organization into an international body.
Apple Beefs Up iPhone Business Security Features
The new iPhone 3.0 OS and Configuration Utility 2.0 add several features aimed at satisfying enterprise IT departments. Some of them may be overkill for SMBs, but others will prove attractive to any business whose employees use iPhones for business.
Cloudmark Goes After SMS Exploits
The carrier-grade mobile messaging security system provides content filtering, reputation data, and monitoring of text and multimedia messages.
Is That A Cloud On Healthcare's Horizon?
Cloud models are starting to provide an attractive option for large and influential regional medical centers to get lots of small, local, laggard doctor offices trading in their paper patient files for electronic medical records. Are there clouds in your forecast?
Apple Fixes Java Security Hole
The flaw could have allowed a Java applet to execute malicious code on affected Macs, potentially leading to information theft or a compromised system.
10 Questions For Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra
Chopra talks about the role of technology in government policy, and advancing Obama's healthcare IT, smart grid, education technology, and economic development agendas.
DTV Switch: Mostly A Smooth Move
The great majority of television-watching Americans weren't affected by the change to digital broadcasting because they receive their signals from cable and satellite TV providers.