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9 Markets Google Wants to Rule | Windows 8 Security Overhaul

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InformationWeek Daily  
  Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Between The Lines ColumnistWindows 8 Gets Security Overhaul
By Paul McDougall
Microsoft will include a beefed up version of Windows Defender in its next OS. That could be bad news for Symantec and McAfee.

7 Lessons: Surviving A Zero-Day Attack
8 Techniques To Block SQL Attacks

9 Markets Google Wants to Rule
As Google chairman Eric Schmidt prepares to face a Senate panel on antritrust issues, take a look at 9 key markets where Google seeks mastery.

Social Media Carries Risk At Disaster-Relief Time
The federal government increasingly uses of sites like Facebook to keep people informed during emergencies. But a new report warns of a few dangers.

Confluence 4: Content Sharing Not Just For Techies
Atlassian seeks to move beyond its small fan club full of people who don't mind coding. Its upgraded social collaboration software features a rich text editor and other goodies.

HHS Unveils Personal Health Record Privacy Notice
The template will help consumers learn more about PHR security and data management practices, much like nutrition labels do for foods. Chatter Gets Smart
Voice for Chatter transcribes dictated posts, adds a link the original audio, for making quick updates by phone.

Medicare Smartcards Aim To Thwart Fraud, Waste
Bipartisan legislation would issue digital ID cards to 48 million Medicare enrollees, save $30 billion a year, say sponsors.

Hollywood-Grade Mobile Phone Security: 4 Tips
Recent mobile phone hacks in Hollywood and the emergence of an entertainment answer to WikiLeaks should remind everyone to follow these mobile security mantras.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out. -- Anton Chekhov


Medicare Smartcards Aim To Thwart Fraud, Waste
Hollywood-Grade Mobile Phone Security: 4 Tips
Automation And Orchestration: Prepare For Successful Deployment
Network Strategy and User Experience According to Forrester
Windows 8 Visual Tour: Microsoft's New Desktop
Managing Mobility with iPhone/ iPad Security
Time Is Running Out To Attend Interop New York

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New research suggests e-records can help doctors adhere more closely to standards of care--and may even reduce complications.

ALSO: Keeping patient data secure isn't all that hard. But proposed new regulations could make it a lot harder.

And much more, exclusively in our Sept 19 Digital Issue

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Automation And Orchestration: Prepare For Successful Deployment
In this report, we outline the potential snags and share strategies and best practices to ensure successful implementation.
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Charge IT: Why We Need Usage-Based Accounting
In this report, we chart the new service-oriented IT landscape and provide a guide to the key components: service catalogs, cost and pricing models, and financial systems integration.
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Network Strategy and User Experience According to Forrester
Download this report to learn why network design has to change and how to focus your network strategy on user experience. Forrester reveals insights on business trends driving change and provides recommendations for maintaining the best user experience when centralizing services, such as virtual desktops.
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Ten Steps to Solve Cooling Problems in the Data Center
High-density servers offer a significant performance per watt benefit. However, they can present a significant cooling challenge. Vendors are now designing servers that demand over 40 kW of cooling per rack. With most data centers designed to cool an average of 2 kW per rack, innovative strategies must be used for proper cooling of high-density equipment. Discover ten approaches for increasing cooling efficiency, cooling capacity, and power density in existing data centers.
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Windows 8 Visual Tour: Microsoft's New Desktop
Microsoft this week gave developers the first in-depth look at Windows 8--the operating system that could finally make it a player in the tablet market. Take a look at key elements.

Apple-Samsung Patent Battles Rage On
Samsung plans to strike against the Apple iPhone 5, as the two tech titans bring new markets into their escalating lawsuit war.

20 Innovative IT Ideas To Steal
InformationWeek 500 innovators have creative solutions to not-so-unusual business problems. How can these help your company?

All Eyes On Google
Mr. Schmidt prepares to go to Washington, while Microsoft fights to prove it can still be relevant in the tablet market.

12 Brawny Business Intelligence Products For SMBs
Business intelligence isn't just for the big boys anymore. Check out our short list of star SMB options, from easy-to-deploy SaaS choices to affordable versions of the biggest BI suites.



Windows 8: A First Look
We pry open a copy of Microsoft's first public release of Windows 8. View Now

Top 10 IT Innovators: InformationWeek 500
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WhisperCore Mitigates Risks Of Android In Businesses
TechWebTV catches up with Whisper Systems' CTO and co-founder Moxie Marllinspike to discuss and demo WhisperCore -- a mobile security solution that brings BlackBerry-like centralized enterprise-grade security to Android devices.   Watch

MANDIANT CSO Talks Threats To His Company and His Clients
Intel Labs Invests in the Future of Cloud and Embedded Computing



Managing Mobility with iPhone/ iPad Security
IT Security Professionals or Mobile Administrators should attend this LIVE webcast to learn how to identify users connecting personal devices to the network, protect enterprise data through Apple security policies and enforce application whitelists/ blacklists on any iOS device It Happens Wednesday, October 5, 2011 -- Time: 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET More Information & Registration


Time Is Running Out To Attend Interop New York
October is almost here, and with it the latest IT solutions at Interop New York. Save 25% on Flex and Conference Passes or get a Free Expo Pass with code CPFHNY25. It happens in New York City, Oct. 3-7, 2011.
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