• Catholic Church keeping up with the times

    Posted November 18, 2009 - 10:09 am

    Holy water may carry a priestly blessing -- but it could also carry the H1N1 virus.
  • Gartner joins GAO in raising flu network congestion fears

    Posted October 30, 2009 - 9:38 am

    Could the H1N1 flu virus give networks a bad case of congestion? It could if workers and students are forced to stay home because of the pandemic and networks aren't prepared for a deluge of Internet traffic.
  • H1N1 pandemic planning: Resources and reading list

    Posted October 30, 2009 - 7:59 am

    If you have a supervisory role, you may want to review your staff's responsibilities individually, especially those who are the only ones who know how to complete a task, such as rebooting the server or opening a locked area. A little cross-training could save you a lot of grief.
  • 4 Swine Flu Scams Making the Rounds

    Posted October 28, 2009 - 5:32 pm

    H1N1 has spread to large numbers of people around the world. So have related scams and schemes cooked up by the bad guys, either looking to infect your computer, steal your credit card information or sell you phony products. Here, we detail some of the most common lines being used online lately.
  • H1N1 flu national emergency should spur businesses to action

    Posted October 28, 2009 - 11:04 am

    President Obama's declaration of a national H1N1 flu emergency should send up a red flag to businesses that are still unprepared for a pandemic.
  • Can the Internet handle H1N1?

    Posted October 27, 2009 - 2:20 pm

    While sounding a bit like Chicken Little, Federal government watchdogs today said that the H1N1 pandemic will cause a significant increase in the use of the Internet by students and teleworkers that would create serious network access congestion. Such problems may need to be fixed by government involvement or service providers limiting network access or by asking people to lay off the streaming videos for a while.
  • Online test helps you self-diagnose H1N1 flu

    Posted October 14, 2009 - 9:07 pm

    With concern rising about the H1N1 flu, you may be able to figure out whether you have it with a Web-based self-assessment tool developed by researchers at Emory University.
  • BI helps New York-area hospitals track, fight H1N1

    Posted October 8, 2009 - 12:29 pm

    A New Jersey-based hospital chain is using a BI system to keep track of flu-like instances to help determine whether a swine flu epidemic is approaching.
  • Most Businesses ready for Flu Pandemic?

    Posted September 24, 2009 - 10:40 pm

    Results of a survey from the Pandemic Prevention Council finds continuity plans include H1N1 considerations in most organizations.
  • Confirmed H1N1 cases at PAX

    Posted September 9, 2009 - 1:14 am

    Officials from the Penny Arcade Expo held this past weekend have announced that there have been some confirmed cases of "Swine Flu" among attendees. If you were at PAX, or flew out of Seattle in the past few days, please read this post. Better safe than sorry!
  • Chambers unfazed at disrupted speech

    Posted June 30, 2009 - 8:38 pm

    Cisco Systems believes networking among doctors as well as among sensors in the field can help prevent pandemics, Chairman and CEO John Chambers said in a keynote address at the company's annual Cisco Live customer conference that was briefly disrupted by a protest and a technical glitch.
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