Dangerous Variant Of MyDoom Appears
The first copycat of the widespread Mydoom worm appears on the Internet, and some analysts are warning it may be even more dangerous than the original.
IBM Cuts 300 Systems Jobs
The cuts affect the systems division's development and finance groups and mainly will take place in San Jose, Calif.
Top CIOs Share Best Practices
Negotiating skills may not be on the top line of most IT professionals' resumes, but according to two leading CIOs, having that kind of savvy can go a long way
Wi-Fi Gaining In The Enterprise
Wi-Fi hotspot aggregators are increasingly appealing to IT organizations, as the wireless technology becomes a complement to existing enterprise remote access and broadband services, according to a report from META
"Phishing" Identity Theft Is Gaining Popularity
Most of us know by now not to give out our passwords, ATM PINs, or other secret information when requested by e-mail. But an increasing number of people are giving out that information, even those of us who should know...
Adaptec Takes Action
Solid earnings, new acquisition, new products highlight campaign to grab next storage rung
How To Protect Yourself Against Mydoom
As the Mydoom worm blasts through the Internet, enterprises and individuals can take steps to protect against its infection, according to a security expert from Symantec's security response team.
IBM Speeds Up NAS Gateway
IBM scaled up its network attached storage (NAS) gateway line Tuesday in response to customer demands and a continued convergence of NAS and storage area network (SAN) environments.
Doom Worm Net Slowdown
As of 11am eastern today, the Doom Worm seems to have had its way with the Internet, slowing page downloads from 2.7 seconds (over the previous week) to 3.8 to 3.9 second across the Keynote Business 40 Internet Performance Index....
MyDoom Worm Spreading Fast; May Be Aimed At SCO
A new Internet worm, possibly a variant of the MiMail worm, quickly spread throughout the Internet Monday night and today, clogging corporate networks and degrading overall Internet performance.
Diffie Optimistic About Secure Computing Future
Even as the MyDoom worm continued its spread around the Internet, noted cryptographer Whitfield Diffie was waxing optimistic about the future of secure computing, saying that technological advancements and better
Linux Gets Security Clearance
Looking for a greater share of high-level government business, IBM and Novell's newly acquired SuSE Linux business unit last week attained a Controlled Access Protection Profile/Evaluation Assurance Level certification of 3+ from the Information Systems Security Organization. Government agencies...
Open Source Spending Numbers
Our friends at NOP World are predicting that IT organizations will spend 2.8% more in 2004 on open source than they did the preceding year. That may not sound like a lot, but when you consider that the overall growth...
Mydoom May Be The Fastest Spreading E-Mail Virus Ever
The first major virus of the year spread rapidly across the Internet for a second day on Tuesday, clogging e-mail systems and slowing Internet traffic with an avalanche of bogus messages that may make the virus the fastest spreading ever....
IBM's Lotusphere Showcases Mega Server
A new "mega server," featuring its J2EE-based application server, portal server, and content management and collaboration capabilities is one of the star attractions at this week's Lotusphere event.
EMC Pounds ILM Pulpit
Using partnerships to add software, services to its information lifecycle management portfolio
Brilliant Phishing Advice from MS
The costs of domain spoofing are indeed staggering, as is the task of heading off the almost daily arrival of Phishing tactics. But according to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article - 833786 "The most effective step that you can take to...
New Content Online
Howdy Folks, The second half of our January 22nd , 2004 Issue is now online. Here's a peek at some of the fine articles you'll find: ?? A Review of Network-Based VPN Services. Darrin Woods investigates services from four worthy...
Just call him Sir Bill
Thanks to his "wonderful contributions to the Enterprise," her Royal Majesty the Queen of England, will be bestowing an honorary knighthood on the one and only Bill Gates. We're sure that this has absolutely nothing to do with the soon-to-be...
Q&A With Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy
If Sun CEO Scott McNealy pulls off the comeback he expects to, he'll unquestionably complete the biggest turnaround in IT since Steve Jobs rallied Apple. That's both a testament to how hard McNealy is pushing and, alas, how far his...