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Articles by Larry Greenemeier
posted in December 2004
A new report says Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts in the second half of 2004 had managers rethinking IT priorities.
The French Civil Aviation Authority is beginning a six-month analysis of fingerprint, iris, and facial-recognition data; the objective: decide which biometric technology is most reliable.
Top E-government official envisions IT security as part of every project, but critics still want a top cybersecurity official.
Legislation creates director of national intelligence, positioning the Bush administration to better respond to calls for improved data gathering and sharing.
New deployments such as its huge general-ledger system help keep the U.S. Postal Service competitive with the private sector.
Several terrorism databases under study and pending intelligence reform together are expected to bolster anti-terrorism data-gathering and -sharing efforts.
Brokers may be compelled to invest in technology that lets them better track interactions with insurance providers.
The Bush administration has been slow to act on cybersecurity measures at a time when the need is increasing, an industry exec says.
If you thought technology played a crucial role in last month's presidential election, that was only the beginning. Politicians have built a permanent onramp between the campaign trail and the information superhighway and will plan future campaigns mindful of what worked (or didn't work) in 2004. The future of campaigning isn't about how much technology a candidate has access to but how he uses that technology to outsmart his opponents.
A4Vision and Unisys are working to develop pilot programs for 3-D facial imaging and recognition worldwide.
The government is increasingly enlisting businesses to help fight terrorism, drug counterfeiting, and fraud. This means getting airlines, drug companies, financial service providers, defense department contractors, and telecommunication companies to invest in technology, the right technology. My December 13 feature entitled "Uncle Sam's Guiding Hand" addresses this issue in depth, but here's a preview of some key issues.
Defense and Energy agencies deploy PC blades and virtual disk drives to protect data
The Defense and Energy departments are leveraging desktop technologies to shore up security and better protect sensitive U.S. government data.
SCO's threats to sue Linux users increase the public's right to know the details of the case, legal experts say.