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County set to rip and replace troubled SAP software system

DDoS attack victims need to involve police, says Verisign CSO | CIO of Defense Department Agency Cautions Against Rush to Cloud

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County set to rip and replace troubled SAP software system
SAP's software is used successfully by thousands of government agencies, a spokesman maintains Read More


Security Concerns in the C-Suite
Next-generation firewall technology (NGFW) addresses the most prevalent security issues. Fortinet's FortiGate NGFW integrates five crucial security protections, including strong authentication, antimalware and APT detection. View Now>>

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DDoS attack victims need to involve police, says Verisign CSO
With DDoS reflection attacks growing into mammoth events with unforeseen consequences, mitigation firm Verisign believes a radical new approach is needed to head off a pile of trouble - go after the "guys behind the keyboards."In any other part of the security industry, Verisign's recommendation that victims on the receiving end of major DDoS incidents make the effort to work out who attacked them would now be seen as best practice but this is an industry built on mitigation - blocking - rather than investing in deterrence.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

CIO of Defense Department Agency Cautions Against Rush to Cloud
The Defense Information Systems Agency's David Bennett calls the cloud 'viable' for certain government operations, but he warns that some applications and data must remain within the secure agency network. Read More


Western Union Implements Enterprise Data Hub
For an implementation of its size, Western Union anticipated going from "zero to Hadoop" in about a year. Exceeding expectations, "We had our first production-ready Cloudera system up within just five months," commented Saraf. "We were actually leveraging it for some of our transactional processing, and saw immediate value." View now

How to lure tech talent with employee benefits, perks
Companies are vying for IT talent, and they’re using benefits and perks to help attract the best and brightest. So what are IT pros looking for?To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More

Security tops CIO worries; IT budgets, turnover on the rise
Enterprises' five largest IT investments are analytics and business intelligence, data center infrastructure, ERP, software development, and cloud computing. Read More


The Need for a New Approach to Provisioning
Lines of business are being asked to move faster and get access provisioned more quickly, yet organizations have to be more mindful of the risk around managing access, and still enterprises want a simpler, more lightweight approach to provisioning. Learn More>>

New survey raises questions about net neutrality regulation, advocacy group says
More than two-thirds of U.S. respondents in a new survey say that decades-old telephone regulations should not apply to the Internet, which suggests that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission should stay away from reclassifying broadband as a regulated public utility, an advocacy group said.Many groups calling for the FCC to pass strong net neutrality rules have called on the agency to reclassify broadband as a regulated common carrier, similar to long-standing regulations governing the telephone system, but California-based tech advocacy CALinnovates pointed to a survey the group commissioned that it said suggests many U.S. residents are wary of heavy-handed regulations for the Internet.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Build it or buy it: Questions to ask about your metro data center network infrastructure
Enterprises need to evolve from traditional metro-regional/long-haul net designs toward a user-to-content model where the programmable network can dynamically allocate resources, connecting users to the content and bandwidth they want whenever they want it. Read More

Enterprise Annexation of Endpoint Security
Malware detection, prevention, and response activities are quickly bringing endpoint and network security together Read More


7 sexy smartphone technologies coming your way

A slew of new technological features are (or could be) coming to future smartphones. Here are seven that have been in the news over the last few years.


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