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Articles by Larry Greenemeier
posted in May 2006
The case is about storage technology, but it shows how Vista will move Microsoft into competition in new areas.
The data breach will cost taxpayers $100 million to notify veterans that their information might be compromised and to offer credit protection services.
Several years of negotiations over Microsoft's right to use Symantec's Volume Manager software boiled over last week when Symantec filed a lawsuit that threatens to keep Microsoft from further developing and distributing Vista and Longhorn.
Smart cards are being used for applications such as wireless networking and government IDs in countries like South Korea and Qatar. The U.S. is lagging, but catching up.
Microsoft hopes to harpoon Whale to help enterprises beef up security for Web applications and mobile devices.
Eric McCarty claims he hacked into the University of Southern California's computer system to warn of its vulnerabilities. The case could be a watershed event in the area of security research.
Few companies have taken steps to secure such devices, and some security vendors claim they can help.
In my previous installment on this topic, I noted that InformationWeek is working on a sequel to its controversial February 6 cover story on the credibility of IT industry analysts. The story won't appear until later this month, but I wanted to share with you some interesting ideas expressed to me in the area
InformationWeek's February 6 cover story on the credibility of IT industry analysts is the gift that keeps on giving, primarily in the way of phone calls and E-mails telling me I got it right or wrong. InformationWeek has decided to give back. Later this month, we'll publish our next installment on this subject. But rather than rehash the same old arguments about whether analyst firms have the
It's now more practical to download large documents onto USB memory sticks than to transfer them via E-mail. Few companies have taken steps to secure such devices, and some security vendors claim they can help.