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Corporate Boards Weak On Security, But Improving


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TOP STORY: Corporate Boards Weak On Security, But Improving

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ANALYTIC REPORT: Research: 2010 State of Server Technology

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BLOG: Hewlett-Packard Picks Five Winners Among Global Clients

WEBCAST: Designing Tomorrow's Data Center Today

RESOURCES: There's Still Time To Attend Black Hat USA 2010

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Corporate Boards Weak On Security, But Improving

Study finds more than half of Fortune 1000 companies lack a CISO, but the number of organizations with cross-functional teams for managing security and privacy is up significantly.

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IBM Boosts Secure Development Practices

Microsoft Security Vulnerability Disclosed

Security Flaws Found In DHS Network

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Gov Forum: Defense Agency To Pilot Cloud Apps

The Defense Information Systems Agency plans to test the delivery of Microsoft Office, network storage from within its private cloud.

Enterprise 2.0: Google, Microsoft, IBM Embrace The Cloud


Microsoft and Google are pushing one another to beef up their cloud-based apps, said TechWeb's David Berlind, while IBM remains committed to its open philosophy, said IBM's Sean Poulley.

Twitter Warns Of Increased Outages

The next few weeks will be "rocky," the microblogging site said, due to technical problems and increased traffic during the World Cup.

Health Information Exchange Enhances Decision Making

The Wisconsin Health Information Exchange gives emergency room doctors access to patient data faster, helping improve clinical decisions and identify waste, drug abuse, and misuse of ER services.

Microsoft Launches Health Insurance CRM

The customer relationship management platform enables health plans to manage and monitor their marketing and sales processes and interoperate with state health insurance exchanges.

Microsoft Office 2010 Prices Cut

Amazon offers discounts on Redmond's latest desktop package while rival Best Buy holds line.

Nokia Lowers Earnings Forecast

While shipments of Apple, Blackberry, and Android-based devices are on the rise, sales of Nokia devices are declining.

FCC Data Roaming Proposal Divides Opinions

Verizon and AT&T object to mandated mobile data roaming, while public interest groups and smaller carriers support it.

AT&T Cripples Another Android Device

AT&T's second Android device, the HTC Aria, bears the same crippling feature that AT&T's first Android device had: No non-market apps.

Juniper Releases SSL VPN Client For Mobile Devices

Enterprise networks gain secure connections with laptops, netbooks, and mobile devices including Windows Mobile, Symbian, and iPhone 4G.

 

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Integrity Check: 5 Steps To Data-Centric Cybersecurity

It's becoming progressively more challenging to protect sensitive data and systems, and agencies that outsource major applications to the private sector are further abstracting system boundary and perimeter concepts. The answer is a shift in thinking away from yesterday's security approaches and toward data-centric protection via technologies like encryption, data loss prevention, and strong access controls.

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Analytics Gallery: 2010 State Of Storage Report

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Featured BloggerHewlett-Packard Picks Five Winners Among Global Clients

By Bob Evans


At HP's Software Universe event this week, five global customers received Awards of Excellence in the categories of Transformation, Business Agility, Cost Optimization, Business Impact, and Outstanding Achievement. One winner rolled out "an IT operational model that can be supported by less than one quarter of the merged staff."

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All Phones Free At T-Mobile June 19


By Ed Hansberry

If you are looking for that special Father's Day gift for that technical dad, T-Mobile may have just what you are looking for. This Saturday, June 19, all T-Mobile phones are free.

AT&T Exposes iPhone Customer Information

By Ed Hansberry


Not content to let 3G iPad users have all of the fun, AT&T decided to let iPhone users in on the data exposure game. Those jumping on the iPhone 4.0 bandwagon early today may have been shown your iPhone account information during the upgrade process rather than their own.

Google-Disclosed Hole Being Exploited

By Dave Methvin


Less than a week after Google security researcher Tavis Ormandy disclosed a security problem with the Windows Help application, attackers are exploiting the hole on Windows XP. Their work was simple since he provided proof-of-concept code.


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Designing Tomorrow's Data Center Today


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