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Gov’t Inflating Cyber Threats? | Your Smartphone Is Watching

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TOP STORY: Schwartz On Security: Smile, Your Smartphone Is Watching

MORE NEWS: Is Government Inflating Cyber Threats?

ANALYTIC REPORT: Going All In On Virtualization a Smart Bet

WHITEPAPER: End-to-End Application Performance Management

SLIDESHOW: Best Of Interop 2011 Finalists

VIDEO: Sprint and HTC Go EVO 3D and EVO View Tablet

BLOG: Google Cloud Print Gets Eprint Support

WEBCAST: Managing Oracle Exadata with Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g

RESOURCES: InformationWeek Government IT Leadership Forum 2011


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Thursday, April 28, 2011

 

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TODAY'S TOP STORY

Schwartz On Security: Smile, Your Smartphone Is Watching
In the wake of revelations that Apple devices have been insecurely storing and transmitting location data, it's time for enterprise IT managers to being spying as well.

RELATED INSIGHTS
Apple Explains iPhone Tracking, Promises Fix
iPhone Tracking Only Tip Of Security Iceberg



ALSO SEE

Is Government Inflating Cyber Threats?

A report from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University questions "alarmist rhetoric" and asks whether government agencies can meaningfully improve the security of critical infrastructure.



Amazon Cloud Outage Proves Importance Of Failover Planning

Contingency plans kept Bizo and Mashery up and running during the Amazon service outage, offering lessons to other cloud-based businesses.



Microsoft Heats Up IPv4 Market
The $7.5 million acquisition of 666,624 IPv4 addresses from Nortel shows that there's a growing market for the dwindling commodity.

RIM Acquires Cloud Calendar Startup Tungle
BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBook tablets will get enhanced scheduling and calendar capabilities in the wake of RIM's purchase of Tungle.

The Five Core Competencies For Developing IT Leaders

A 40-year IT veteran shares his framework for grooming high-potential directors for executive-level success.



Everyone Wants to Own Your Activity Stream

Enterprise collaboration tools are adopting activity streams a la Twitter or Facebook, but how many streams do you really need?



Time To Get Off The IPv6 Fence

We've known for almost 20 years that IPv4 addresses were a dwindling resource. Yet here we are.



Secret Storage Hides Encrypted Data In Plain Sight

Researchers identify new technique for disguising encrypted data as "noise" that looks like random disk fragmentation.



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Best Of Interop 2011 Finalists
The Best of Interop Awards recognize exhibitors that have made significant technological advancements in specific category areas. This year, more than 100 candidates were under consideration for Best of Interop and here we present the 2011 finalists in each category.   View Now


ALSO SEE

Lookout Mobile Security Protects Android Smartphones

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook Teardown

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VIDEOS


Sprint and HTC Go EVO 3D and EVO View Tablet
Sprint announced its 21st and 22nd 4G devices: the HTC EVO 3D, a 4.3-inch, stereoscopic display phone with dual core 1.2 GHz processors; and the HTC EVO View, a 7-inch tablet with a 1.5 GHz processor. Both offer hot spots that support 8 devices.   Watch

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Samsung Announces Two Super Thin Galaxy Tablets

03.22.11 Is OTC Derivatives Reform In Jeopardy?

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Managing Oracle Exadata with Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g
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InformationWeek Government IT Leadership Forum 2011
Government IT Leadership Forum (happening May 5th) is a day-long event where senior IT leaders in government come together to discuss how they're using technology to drive change in federal departments and agencies. We will also be hosting an awards luncheon for the InformationWeek Government 50, featuring leading CIOs in local, state, and federal government.

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