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  • 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.
  • Spam levels dipped in August

    Posted September 9, 2009 - 7:03 am

    Despite the hard work that spammers put in to coming up with new campaigns this summer, Symantec says the amount of spam sent in August decreased 2 percent to 87 percent of all e-mail messages.
  • With pandemic alert, firms urged to review disaster recovery

    Posted June 11, 2009 - 5:17 pm

    With the first flu pandemic in 41 years officially declared today by The World Health Organization (WHO), companies are again being urged to make sure that business continuity plans are in place and they're prepared for the outbreak.
  • Interop soldiers on in face of bad economy, swine flu

    Posted May 4, 2009 - 2:46 pm

    Interop Las Vegas faces challenges because of restricted IT budgets nationwide, the poor economy and the unpredictable impact of a swine flu epidemic, but the show is forging ahead with new programs including a segment dedicated to cloud computing.
  • Google begins tracking swine flu in Mexico

    Posted April 29, 2009 - 9:05 pm

    Google is trying to compile information from swine flu-related Google searches in Mexico to map out how the disease is spreading through the country.
  • E-health data collection key to tracking Swine Flu spread

    Posted April 29, 2009 - 8:59 pm

    As the prospect of a flu pandemic grew more likely Wednesday -- the World Health Organization raised its threat alert to level 5 -- data is pouring into federal health care agencies using systems that a decade ago did not even exist.
  • Swine flu threat raises telework questions

    Posted April 29, 2009 - 10:42 am

    The possibility of a widespread swine flu outbreak is prompting companies to think about business continuity and how options such as telework may become a necessity.
  • Swine flu latest blow for Mexican offshoring business

    Posted April 29, 2009 - 9:14 am

    Mexico, once considered one of the more favorable countries to locate offshore facilities because of its proximity to the U.S. and lack of cultural barriers, has been falling out of favor in the past year due to border violence and drug-related crime. Now add swine flu to that list.
  • Spammers seize on swine flu to pitch bogus meds

    Posted April 27, 2009 - 4:03 pm

    Spammers have seized on the growing interest in news of a possible swine flu epidemic to hawk fake pharmaceuticals, security experts warned Monday.
  • Sharp, Sony, Panasonic halt Mexico trips on swine flu worry

    Posted April 27, 2009 - 9:09 am

    Several of Japan's largest electronics companies have halted business trips to Mexico after a deadly outbreak of swine flu in the country.

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