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 Bob Evans

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Bob Evans is senior VP, communications, for Oracle Corp. He is a former InformationWeek editor.
Articles by Bob Evans
posted in August 2007

Why Does Microsoft Get Smacked For Doing The Right Thing?

8/28/2007
Microsoft endorses a third-party software product that helps customers "create a secure, auditable, and compliant enterprise environment" -- that's a good thing, right? Not so fast! A colleague of mine says that, conversely, it's simply another wacky chapter in what he calls the ongoing "Through The Looking Glass" saga of Windows Vista.

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The Wall Street Journal's Irresponsible -- And Dangerous -- Attack On Corporate IT

8/10/2007
What in heaven's name were the people at The Wall Street Journal thinking when they recently published an article detailing -- and advocating -- how readers can circumvent corporate IT policies to breach network security, visit blocked sites without getting caught, access confidential work documents remotely, and otherwise trash every cybersecurity policy a company has?

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If You Want To Go Green, You Gotta Show Them The Green

8/7/2007
It's all fine and dandy for businesses today to yap about environmental consciousness and saving the planet and picking photosynthesis green as their new corporate color, but those plans will never get past the yap stage unless they're tied inextricably to rigorous, real-world business plans that demonstrate the financial benefit of such strategies.

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