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Sep 4, 2008
Today's topic is leadership, so let's start with Ronald Reagan's bowel.If you remember the Reagan years, you will surely recall the "Great Communicator"...
Aug 29, 2008
Instant messaging (IM) has become an increasingly useful business tool for modern corporations. Data from a Forrester Research survey suggests that 71 percent of businesses will...
Aug 27, 2008
Of the assortment of technologies swarming around the storage and data protection space these days, one that can be counted on to garner both lots of interest and lots of...
Aug 25, 2008
Along with the top athletes from around the world, the 2008 Beijing Olympics has attracted thousands of reporters and photographers, working around the clock to file stories and...
Aug 22, 2008
Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds' frustration over the "security circus" surrounding software vulnerabilities is understandable, but not entirely on the mark.In...
Aug 18, 2008
My editor's unhappy with me because I just filed this column rather late. I'm guilty as charged -- I had a chance to watch Roger Federer (upset in straight sets by...
Aug 15, 2008
Typosquatting, that seedy practice of registering domain names similar to legit sites but with typos in the name, has a new twist.At a Black Hat presentation last week on a...
Aug 13, 2008
Archived and backup data stores: can they be the same? Depending on who you talk to or maybe even when you talk to them, you may receive dramatically different responses.Over the...
Aug 11, 2008
It seems that every decade or so I get the opportunity to write an article on IT déjà vu. This time around, the topic is cloud computing, which is the latest IT buzz...
Aug 8, 2008
I've just received an early release of a security survey conducted by the RSA Conference where security professionals were polled about their attitudes and experiences around...