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Facebook Porn: No Anonymous Link | Windows 8 Zaps Annoyance

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  Thursday, November 17, 2011
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Between The Lines ColumnistWindows 8 Promises Fewer Annoying Restarts
By Paul McDougall
Microsoft says its next OS will only require users to restart their PCs once a month, unless there is a crucial security patch.

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Facebook Porn Spam Appears Unrelated To Anonymous
Despite initial reports of a link, Facebook spam carrying pornographic images wasn't related to Fawkes, new malware supposedly developed by Anonymous, security experts say.

Google Music: 7 Key Facts
In contrast with Apple and Amazon, Google isn't charging for its cloud-based music storage and streaming service.

GAO Rips IRS Taxpayer Data Security
Auditors find holes in the federal revenue agency's database access control and security.

Mobile Data Traffic To Increase Tenfold By 2016
Mobile phone users keep downloading more data, and carriers respond by ending unlimited plans.

4 Security Issues SMBs Should Watch In 2012
Webroot's CTO looks ahead and shares security predictions that will matter to small and midsize businesses.

iPhone Ousts BlackBerry From Boardroom, iPass Says
Nearly all mobile professionals now use smartphones--and more choose iPhones than BlackBerrys, new iPass study says.

CubeVibe Wins Enterprise 2.0 Launch Pad Competition
Tool for measuring and managing employee engagement snags the People's Choice award in the competition for innovative business apps.

Fed Agency Telecommuting Policies: Too Many Unfinished
A new survey shows that while federal agency managers and staff support telecommuting, a lack of agency policies is slowing actual progress.

Patients Have Security Concerns On Data Sharing
New report by PwC reveals what consumers think about data sharing, privacy and security, online consultations, social media in healthcare, and more.

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IT Pro Impact: Windows 8
Switching Schedulers: It's Not That Complicated
Facebook Blames Porn Attack On Browser Bugs
Tackling Top Priorities For IT Infrastructure & Operations Leaders
InformationWeek 2012 Midrange SAN Vendor Evaluation Survey

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"Michael Dell is talking out of both sides of his mouth. He wants to drive "customer outcomes" and work on business solutions, yet he is belittling IBM's "Smarter Planet" initiative, which Dell apparently doesn't realize are industry "business outcome" solutions, and thinks companies want to focus on "basic computing.""
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ANALYTICS & WHITEPAPERS
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IT Pro Impact: Windows 8
Our exclusive research shows many IT organizations are still in the midst of efforts to move to Microsoft's Windows 7 and as such are not ready to jump into a Windows 8 migration now-or, for many, anytime soon. Higher on the docket: Minimizing the need to worry about the underlying OS.
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Strategy: Patch Management
It's no longer sufficient to patch just Windows, Office and IE. With the massive array of applications now residing on enterprise PCs, and the proliferation of mobile and cloud-based applications, your business is far too vulnerable to exploitation unless you have a solid strategy for patch prioritization, deployment and quality assurance. Follow these steps to put your plan in place.
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Switching Schedulers: It's Not That Complicated
Using a single workload automation tool is a much more efficient way to meet your batch processing needs than by employing multiple job schedulers. And converting your scheduler to a workload automation tool can be less complicated than you think. Download this white paper to learn how.
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CIO's Watch List: Key Outsourcing Trends
Download this white paper to take a look at the key trends CIO's are watching; including, more investment in cloud computing, migration to greener data centers, increasing adoption of Windows 7, a mobile workforce using many devices, the need for risk management and regulatory compliance, and more.
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MOST POPULAR NEWS
Facebook Blames Porn Attack On Browser Bugs
Attack spread a massive quantity of hardcore pornography and violence images via a cross-site scripting flaw.

Kindle Fire Hits The Office: 5 Security Concerns
As proud owners of the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet walk this device through your company's front door, enterprise IT should be prepared.

Nokia Happy With Early Response To Lumia 800
Record number of pre-orders for the Lumia 800 smartphone buoys Nokia's chances of a comeback.

iTunes Match, Google Music, Amazon Cloud Drive Smackdown
Apple's streaming music service arrived this week. So how does it compare with offerings from Google and Amazon?

10 Epic Android Apps
Among the hundreds of thousands of Android apps, we've rounded up 10 epic, must-have choices. These apps will save your bacon, day in and day out.

 

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Federal Data Center Consolidation: By The Numbers Go inside the federal government's data center consolidation initiative, which aims to save $3 billion. See who's closing the most data centers, where, and how else the picture is changing.   View Now

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7 Health Education Tools For Patients
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Tackling Top Priorities For IT Infrastructure & Operations Leaders
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InformationWeek 2012 Midrange SAN Vendor Evaluation Survey
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