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Cyberattack Linked To Two Chinese Schools


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TOP STORY: Google Cyberattack Linked To Two Chinese Schools

MORE NEWS: FCC Previews National Broadband Plan

ANALYTIC REPORT: Inside Dell's Enterprise Strategy

WHITEPAPER: The Modern Data Center

BLOG: Cisco Smacks Down HP Partnership

WEBCAST: Virtualizing Your Critical Windows And Linux Infrastructure Using KVM

RESOURCES: Take Our Windows 7 Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch

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 Monday, February 22, 2010
 

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TODAY'S TOP STORY

Google Cyberattack Linked To Two Chinese Schools


One of the schools has ties to the Chinese military and to a network company with ties to Google's rival Baidu.

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Cybersecurity Chief Confronts Google Attack, Cloud Security

Warning Signs Preceded Cyber Attack On Google

Global CIO: After Google Cyber Attack, CIOs Must Find The Body

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FCC Previews National Broadband Plan

Broadband is seen as a tool that could be used to advance a series of 'national purposes' such as public safety, healthcare, and education.

Mozilla Posts Firefox Fixes But Possible Bug Remains

A security researcher claims to have released exploit code that affects Firefox 3.6.

GSA Begins Overhaul Of Acquisition Systems

A multi-year contract awarded to IBM and others will consolidate and upgrade the General Services Administration's acquisition systems.

Apollo 11 Moon Rock Returns To Space

Shuttle crew places sample from 1969 mission aboard the International Space Station.

Military Lifts Removable Media Ban, Imposes Limits

The new policies set strict limits on how thumb drives and other removable media may be used.

 
QUOTE OF THE DAY...
"There's no such thing as information overload. There is only filter failure."
-- Mike Elgan 
 

Euros Go To The (Browser) Polls March 1

Microsoft set to introduce "ballot screen" that gives Windows users a choice between Explorer or rival Internet software.

DARPA Seeks Help With Translation System

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency project aims to create a system that can pick out keywords and identify voices within noisy or degraded speech signals.

Down To Business: The 10 Most Strategic IT Vendors

They're integral to the business, command a central place in the IT architecture, and are mighty hard to replace. How do these vendors compare to your list?


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ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS

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Inside Dell's Enterprise Strategy

A critical look at how the formerly hardware-centric powerhouse is going deeper into the enterprise, fielding a data center strategy encompassing server, storage, and networking technologies.

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TODAY AT THE BLOG


FEATURED BLOG
Featured BloggerCisco Smacks Down HP Partnership


Posted by Alexander Wolfe

Cisco has made what can only be characterized as an aggressive move emphasizing its strategic surge from a networking-centric vendor into a unified computing powerhouse.

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Storage Service At The Hypervisor

Posted By George Crump

Storage services are the capabilities that make a storage system more than just an array and this intelligence typically lives on the storage controllers. There are several alternative ways to deliver these services and one of the newest is to leverage server virtualization.

What's The Next Breakthrough In Government IT?

Posted By John Foley


Government agencies aren't known as hotbeds of IT innovation, but there are definitely some bold, game-changing moves underway in government technology. Here are five such initiatives. We're looking for others.

IBM's Palmisano Warns U.S. Not To Fall Behind On Broadband

Posted By Bob Evans


With global IP traffic in 2013 expected to top 500,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes (half a zettabyte, which is one trillion gigabytes), IBM CEO Sam Palmisano is warning that "our country will not be prepared for a new world that is increasingly built on the fusion of the physical and the digital" without a huge national broadband upgrade driven by private-sector funding and "enlightened" government policy.

Piper Jaffray: 3 Firms To Grow Big In The Cloud

Posted By Charles Babcock


It's almost a manifesto. "Everything will move to the cloud," predicts Piper Jaffray & Co. analyst Mark Murphy and researcher Brian Schwartz. And as it does, three medium-sized companies will become star cloud suppliers. Do you think you know who they are? I, for one, didn't get them right.


WEBCASTS

Virtualizing Your Critical Windows And Linux Infrastructure Using KVM


This Webcast will talk about the overall factors organizations should consider when starting or expanding their virtualization initiatives, including hypervisor selection, management tools, and expansion planning.

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RESOURCES AND EVENTS


Take Our Windows 7 Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch


Now that Windows 7 has been available for about six months, how have your plans evolved? Take our survey on Windows 7 adoption and let us know.

Upon completion, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive one Apple 32-GB iPod Touch valued at $299 from TechWeb. Your responses will remain confidential and will only be reported in aggregate.

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Image Gallery of the Week 

First Infrared Images From NASA's WISE Satellite


NASA's infrared satellite will scan the entire sky searching out previously unseen comets, asteroids, stars and galaxies.


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2010 InformationWeek Government IT Innovators


Now in its second year, InformationWeek's 2010 Government IT Innovators program will shine a spotlight on some of the most innovative government IT organizations -- at the federal, state, and local levels.

Nominate your agency by submitting an essay on your most innovative IT initiative completed within the past 12 months.

Deadline for Nominations: April 30, 2010.


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