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Thursday, April 21, 2011
- Verizon DBIR: Cybercrime arrests factor in fewer lost data records
High-profile arrests of cybercriminals and improved information sharing among global law enforcement officials has cut into the number of sensitive data records lost in breaches.
- VARs still unsure of Microsoft Office 365 impact
How much margin Microsoft partners can wring from Office 365 remains a mystery.
- Eye on: secure software development
SearchSecurity.com's "Eye on" series examines a security topic each month. In April, the series explores software security and the technologies and methodologies available to reduce vulnerabilities and improve software development processes.
- Providers embrace meaningful use objectives, but Stage 1 a challenge
Surveys show optimism among providers expecting funds from the EHR Incentive Programs. Certain meaningful use objectives, especially quality reporting, remain a concern.
- Security pros find software code security improvements, weigh next step
Secure coding practices are improving at many software vendors, fueled by an increased emphasis on secure coding frameworks, training and new processes.
- Sales can?t thrive on CRM tools alone
Sales teams need dynamic processes as much as CRM tools to boost win rates. A recent survey from CSO Insights offers intriguing benchmarking data.
- Rising UC security threats unheeded by vendors and enterprises
Enterprises cite security as a top reason to shun consumer tools such as Skype, yet few IT organizations are beefing up UC security on enterprise-class devices and endpoints.
- Visual IDE said to jump start Camel mediation routing
Known as Fuse IDE for Camel, new visual modeling software, like Apache Camel itself, is said to support integrations based on patterns devised by EAI guru Gregor Hohpe.
- Rocky Mountain IPv6 Summit fosters IPv6 training and other conferences
The Rocky Mountain IPv6 Summit gives attendees IPv6 training on how to transition to the new protocol. Learn where to find IPv6 classes and other conferences in 2011.
- IT pros make a case for virtual Apple Mac OS with VDI
Apple doesn?t condone using desktop virtualization to abstract its Mac OS X, but some IT pros say reasons for having that option have grown.
- VMware users eye changes to Update Manager
No one?s heartbroken that VMware Update Manager won?t patch guest OSes after vSphere 4.1, but some users have suggestions for the product?s continued development.
- Volkswagen creates common data services in pursuit of car industry pole position
Volkswagen?s common data services approach is crucial to the IT-enabled transformation of its five businesses.
- PECR amendments feature tighter rules on cookies, security risk
Beginning May 25, organisations will have to request permission from website visitors before planting cookies on their machines.
- Disney discovers a whole new world of data warehouse best practices
The director of data warehousing and analytics at Walt Disney World Parks & Resorts shares some important BI and data warehouse best practices.
- CIO innovator on creative destruction: Getting out of the comfort zone
"Creative destruction" is one way to define innovation, but sometimes saying, "Get out of your comfort zone" is the best way to realize innovation, one CIO says.