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IRS Data Security Problems Persist

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TOP STORY: GAO Says IRS Data Security Problems Persist

MORE NEWS: Time To Revisit Disaster Planning

ANALYTIC REPORT: Next Stop, VDI: Going All In On Virtualization a Smart Bet

WHITEPAPER: How To Drive Leads: B2B Technology Collateral Survey Report Released

SLIDESHOW: 10 Massive Security Breaches

VIDEO: Machine Learning for Healthcare

WEBCAST: Beyond Jeopardy!: The Business Implications of IBM Watson

RESOURCES: Take Our State Of The Data Center Survey -- You Could Win An IPad!


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Friday, March 18, 2011

 

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TODAY'S TOP STORY

GAO Says IRS Data Security Problems Persist
The General Accountability Office reported that the Internal Revenue Service is still exposing taxpayer and financial information to insider-threat risks, despite making some access-control improvements.

RELATED INSIGHTS
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RS Names Tax System Contractors
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Time To Revisit Disaster Planning
Japan's tragedy reminds us of why disaster recovery planning is so critical for healthcare data.

SuccessFactors Acquires Social Learning Firm, Upgrades SaaS Suite
Jambok multimedia learning platform added to help customers create and share training content. Software-as-a-service BizX suite gets analytic, social networking, and mobile upgrades.

HP's Leo Apotheker Talks Turkey (And Some Trash)

The new CEO wants us to forget the company’s recent tumultuous affairs and is working on crystalizing the message behind "The HP Way 2.0." View the video interview.



Microsoft Adds 'Do Not Track' To IE9

In a surprise move, Internet Explorer 9 adds support for the consumer-friendly HTTP header concept developed by Firefox.



Facebook for BlackBerry 2.0 Gets Facelift, More Features

For the Facebook fiends, RIM has added several enhancements that let users take more Facebook actions (like Chat, for instance), more notification options and a refreshed user experience.



Times Square Video Hack Social, Not Technical

A purported hack of video displays in Times Square turns out to have been a viral marketing campaign for the movie Limitless.



Vanderbilt Launches Cancer Decision Support Tool

My Cancer Genome Web site will collect information about genetic mutations that impact different cancers and link to targeted research on treatment options.



Google Patches Chrome Zero-Day Flash Vulnerability

The release of Chrome 10.0.648.134 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame makes the browser the first software to be protected against the Flash vulnerability now being actively exploited.



Executives Flock To LinkedIn

Corporate leaders are shying away from Twitter, Facebook, and other consumer-oriented sites and embracing LinkedIn and specialty business networks, according to the Society for New Communications Research.



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This report lays out how white papers and other marketing content is consumed and perceived among technology buyers in the B2B sector. You'll also learn: - What content and collateral needs to be influential in 2011 - How tech buyers have been taking to video, social media, and other "new media" - How to build a content portfolio that drives quality leads Download Now

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SLIDESHOWS


10 Massive Security Breaches
They make the news on a regular basis: incidents in which a company or government agency's security is breached, leading to a loss of information, personal records, or other data. Here are ten security breaches of epic scale, plus one "bonus" incident that ranks among the boneheaded moves of all time. View Now


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iPad 2 A5 Chip Teardown Reveals Samsung Fab, Advanced Power Management

Apotheker Takes The Stage, Paints An HP Cloud Vision

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VIDEOS


Machine Learning for Healthcare
IBM and Nuance Communications have announced a research agreement to explore, develop and commercialize the Watson computing system's advanced analytics capabilities in the healthcare industry.   Watch

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Session: Enterprise Cloud Myth(s)

Avaya Keynote at Enterprise Connect 2011

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WEBCASTS

Beyond Jeopardy!: The Business Implications of IBM Watson
Moderated by Stephen Baker, author of Final Jeopardy: Man vs Machine and the Quest to Know Everything, and featuring a panel of IBM business and research executives, this webcast will delve into the present and future business implications of the DeepQA technology behind Watson.

It happens Tuesday, March 22, 2011 Time: 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET More Information & Registration

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