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Tuesday, December 11, 2012
- Resisting network virtualization technology is like keeping Token Ring
Network engineers are resisting network virtualization and the new network management stack, but that's a losing battle.
- State CIOs combat 2013 budget woes with shared services strategies
With budgets tight in 2013, state CIOs are adopting shared services strategies to keep costs low and client satisfaction high.
- Deploying DLP technology requires hands-on approach, experts say
Preventing data loss incidents involves sound policy, knowledge of the threat landscape and constant vigilance over your DLP system, experts say.
- Adobe issues critical Flash Player update
Critical flaws can be exploited by attackers to take complete control of a victim's machine, the software giant said in an advisory.
- UK job search website vulnerability allows unchecked job postings
The website flaw was exposed by hackers who registered as employers and posted a fake job advertisement.
- SaaS tool helps IT pros detect public cloud outages ahead of providers
Amazon and Azure users don't have to rely on their public cloud provider's outage notifications to diagnose problems, thanks to a new SaaS tool.
- Gamification sheds light on 'the dirty secret of SaaS'
IT managers are better off using carrots to motivate end-user engagement with SaaS , Badgeville's CEO argues, rather than the threat of a stick.
- Internet Explorer vulnerabilities fixed in December 2012 Patch Tuesday
Microsoft released seven security bulletins, addressing flaws in Internet Explorer, Word and Windows kernel-mode drivers.
- Final Patch Tuesday of the year brings fixes to Windows, Office, IE
As 2012 draws to a close, Microsoft has one last batch of patches for admins. This month, Windows Server 2012, Office and Internet Explorer get fixes.