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  • US House approves permanent ban on Internet access taxes

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 2:24 pm

    The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to permanently extend a ban on Internet access taxes that Congress has temporarily extended three times over the past 16 years.
  • Overreliance on the NSA led to weak crypto standard, NIST advisers find

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 1:05 pm

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology needs to hire more cryptographers and improve its collaboration with the industry and academia, reducing its reliance on the U.S. National Security Agency for decisions around cryptographic standards.
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    Mobile Policy Checklist

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 12:31 pm

    Here's what to consider when putting together a mobile policy designed to support a highly productive workforce.
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    Dell Software Foglight APM 5.9: Introducing Big Data Repository/Reporting Supporting Web Analytics and User-Centric APM

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 12:31 pm

    Learn the capabilities of Dell™ Foglight™ Application Performance Monitoring (APM) 5.9, and how the deep visibility into transaction flows and User Experience capitalize on innovative Big Data Technology.
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    The Case for Mobile Apps

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 12:31 pm

    Today's mobile apps turn handheld devices into e-book readers, portable navigation systems, digital wallets and more. And for organizations with mobile workers, they boost productivity by allowing easy access to resources and applications.
  • How Cloud Vendors Can Win Over Skeptical Federal Buyers

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 12:21 pm

    Cloud companies looking to do business with the federal government can help their cause if they address a punch list of concerns that weigh on the minds of many agency CIOs and executives, senior government leaders say.
  • PicNet completes large-scale deployment for Terry White Chemists

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 11:59 am

    PicNet has completed deployment of over a hundred wireless access points and a central management system for Terry White Chemists.
  • Android Wear apps already outnumber Google Glass apps

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 11:05 am

    Google Glass may have captivated our imagination for a few years, but Android Wear is what has developers excited. Just two devices are currently available running the wearables platform and already the number of explicitly Wear-supporting apps exceeds the app catalog for Google Glass, a statistic first reported by Android Central.
  • The worst security SNAFUs this year (so far!)

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 10:57 am

    Security SNAFUs? How bad is it so far this year? Well, let's start with Snapchat's 4.6 million user database SNAFU, followed by a parade of retail stores including Neiman Marcus and Sally Beauty Holdings, telling their customers how their payment card information had been hacked. The hacker group Syrian Electronic Army was also busy tormenting Microsoft, among many others. And there's plenty of other mischief, such as denial-of-service attacks and cyber-espionage to round out what's only the first half of the year.
  • Feds declare big win over Cryptolocker ransomware

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 10:52 am

    A status update filed in Pennsylvania by the U.S. Department of Justice said that both the Gameover Zeus botnet and Cryptolocker 'remained neutralized.'
  • FCC swamped with last-minute comments on net neutrality

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 10:42 am

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's Web comments form crashed Tuesday morning in the hours before the agency's first deadline for submitting comments on its net neutrality proposal.
  • Cloud computing services could be subject to extra data protection checks in Europe

    Posted July 15, 2014 - 9:31 am

    Cloud providers seeking business from EU institutions could become subject to more scrutiny from the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS).
  • Seattle city council legalizes Uber, Lyft, Sidecar without caps

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 7:55 pm

    Seattle city council members voted Monday to legalize ride-hailing apps like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, despite concerns from one council member about the adequacy of insurance coverage provided by the companies.
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    Infographic: The Power of Enterprise PaaS

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 5:00 pm

    See why the enterprise Platform-as-a-Service market is a burning issue for CEOs and CIOs today: what it is, how big it is, what's fueling the growth, and how it helps businesses develop new applications quicker and at great scale.
  • 10 changes CEO Nadella wants from Microsoft workers

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 3:58 pm

    CEO Satya Nadella last week gave what amounted to a public tongue-lashing to Microsoft's 127,000 employees, which was followed up by an analyst's report that the company plans to announce layoffs of up to 10% of that number at its quarterly earnings report July 22.
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    Social Media Education: The New Edge for Success

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 3:45 pm

    Failure to train for social media will cost your business money. A recent report showed how digitally prepared companies can unlock up to $1.3 trillion in annual business value by leveraging social.
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    Putting Social To Work For Your Business

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 2:30 pm

    If you want to influence the online conversation about your company, you need dedicated brand advocates who can participate in social media on your behalf.
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    Secure Your Social Organization

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 2:30 pm

    Teams throughout your enterprise are creating new social media accounts and adopting their own platforms to manage them.
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    Social Customer Service: The Future of Customer Satisfaction

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 2:30 pm

    Learn how enterprises must organize themselves around the customer, leveraging shared technologies, policies, and processes.
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    5 Step Guide to Social Media Security

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 12:00 pm

    As businesses embrace social media, related security breaches are on the rise. Corporate Twitter hackings. Rogue employees on the company Facebook account. Executives sharing confidential info on their personal accounts.
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    Social Media in Technology: A Unified Strategy for Success

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 12:00 pm

    Find out how social media is sparking a new era of customer and industry-understanding in technology enterprises and how industry leaders are overcoming the challenges of integrating social media across their organization.
  • How to sign up for Microsoft's restored security alert email service

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 11:24 am

    Microsoft has restored service to its security advisory mailing list, but it has buried the sign-up form and made it hard to find.
  • Revamping your insider threat program

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 11:01 am

    Companies including MITRE are looking at privileged access and how to better lock it down -- without stopping employees from doing their jobs.
  • The Firewall: Questions abound about its future role in cloud, mobile and SDN environments

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 10:13 am

    It's been 20 years since Check Point Software Technologies shipped its first enterprise network firewall, marking the beginning of a mass market for firewalls that has protected millions of networks across the world.
  • SAP's Q2: The big questions

    Posted July 14, 2014 - 9:04 am

    SAP is set to announce its preliminary second-quarter results Thursday and apart from a look into its finances, the occasion also presents a chance for media and analysts to probe SAP's top executives for clues to the company's future plans and strategies.
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