Once again, Bob Evans says, we're presented with a sticky moral, ethical, and legal decision: Are we justified in using the spammers' own detestable methods in an effort to stop their malicious behavior?
Now's the time for a midsize company to implement business-activity monitoring, but don't be too innovative since the technology is rapidly changing, The Advisory Council says. Also, consider organizational and security issues before selecting log-analysis software; and evaluate your needs before deciding whether Solaris or Linux will suit better than Windows.
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?