Hacker Adrian Lamo, who became famous for breaking into computer systems of large companies and then offering to help fix the security flaws for free, last week surrendered to authorities. A federal complaint alleges Lamo illegally accessed The New York Times' network and altered a database containing personal information. (For more, see story "Flurry Of Arrests Made In Cybercrime Cases".)
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.