Docker containers isolate resources similar to Linux or virtual machine hypervisors, but fall short with management and administration, Gartner analyst says. By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/14/20154 comments | Read | Post a Comment
After Google discloses Win 8.1 vulnerability two days prior to planned patch, Microsoft argues in favor of vulnerability publication schedules.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/12/201513 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft acquisition of Revolution Analytics, an R-language-focused advanced analytics firm, will bring customers tools for prediction and big-data analytics.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/23/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In an area where computers at home aren't common, Chromebooks in the classroom are making a measurable difference in student performance.By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 1/23/20158 comments | Read | Post a Comment
CEO John Chen is asking legislators to expand the definition of net neutrality to ensure an open mobile app ecosystem. Irony, anyone? By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/22/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Oracle dodged declining server sales last year, and now it's going after Cisco and EMC. Is the software-meets-hardware strategy winning?By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
In the wake of the Sony breach, spy agency's Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) arm provides best practices to mitigate damage of data annihilation attacks.By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/22/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With apps and data headed into the cloud, analytics and business intelligence can't be far behind. Here are 10 options, ranging from simple data-visualization tools to complete cloud suites.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The 25 worst passwords of 2014 demonstrate once again that people just can't be bothered to take responsibility for their online security. By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/20/201524 comments | Read | Post a Comment
SAP CEO Bill McDermott predicts fast growth through 2020, previews S4 Hana, a new suite of "simplified" ERP software.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/20/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Google Glass Explorer Program is shutting down for now, but this isn't the end of the company's plans for Glass or wearable computing.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/16/201511 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Two shifts have rocked the IT world: speed and constant upgrades. Factor those in or your budgets won't address reality.By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 1/16/201511 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cookie files placed on the phones of Verizon Wireless customers by the ad company Turn return to life even after they've been deleted.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/15/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM z13 refresh packs performance gains, but can it really join the mobile, big data, and cloud age? Here's a look at aspirations versus realities.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/15/20158 comments | Read | Post a Comment
But chances of this becoming a mandatory national breach notification law are no sure thing, even in the wake of the past year's high-profile hacks, experts say.By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/12/201512 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Time to Reconsider Enterprise Email StrategyCost, time, and risk. It's the demand trifecta vying for the attention of both technology professionals and attorneys charged with balancing the expectations of their clients and business units with the hard reality of the current financial and regulatory climate. Sometimes, organizations assume high levels of risk as a result of their inability to meet the costs involved in data protection. In other instances, it's time that's of the essence, as with a data breach.
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.