A new intrusion-prevention software maker, Determina Inc., will debut this week, offering "memory firewall" technology. The company's first product, Determina SecureCore, protects systems against memory-based attacks such as buffer overflows, president and CEO Nand Mulchandani says. The application is based on research done at MIT. Determina is backed by $19 million in venture capital from leading investment firms Bessemer Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, and U.S. Venture Partners.
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.