Instagram Responds to User Backlash over Policy Changes
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 19, 2012
The company co-founder vows not to sell users' photos.
Tags: apps, policy, Instagram, photos, terms of service, Facebook
Facebook Offers Users More Privacy Choices
By - Reuters | Article Published December 09, 2009
Facebook will provide users with more ways to limit who sees their postings, photos and videos but will also allow them to expose their information to a wider Web audience.
Tags: Google, Facebook, network, policy, privacy
Regulators Mull Consumer Privacy Guidlines
By - Reuters | Article Published December 08, 2009
With an ocean of consumer privacy being gathered, the Federal Trade Commission met to discuss guidelines on how firms use that data to advertise.
Tags: policy, FTC, privacy, bug, Google
Cyber Threats Threaten Feds Daily
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published November 11, 2009
Security professionals at civilian agencies said that independent foreign hackers and poorly coded software gave them the most headaches.
Tags: review, security, authentication, policy, metrics
Enterprises Need "Real Time Web" Strategy
By David Needle | Article Published November 03, 2009
Real-time services range from Twitter to IM to online conferencing to company wikis -- each can updated without an editorial filter.
Tags: Enterprise, Socialcast, network, services, policy
Intel CEO Forecasts Big Second Half
By David Needle | Article Published October 23, 2009
PC sales will be up this year over last, with a greater boost coming in 2010, says Intel CEO Paul Otellini.
Tags: Paul Otellini, policy, Intel, chips, iPhone
Sensible Password Policy: Longer is Better
By Paul Rubens | Article Published October 22, 2009
Sure, a 15-character password is one tough cookie, but it creates its own problems.
Tags: security, policy, IT, malware, passwords
Cisco's Virtual NICs Boosts its Unified Computing
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 12, 2009
Cisco is adding a Virtual Interface Card to its UCS system, enabling the network interface to scale up and be more flexible to the increased virtual machine traffic.
Tags: policy, virtualization, marketing, server, Cisco
India to be World Tech Leader, Forbes Says
By - Reuters | Article Published October 12, 2009
As software companies move up in the value chain, India's strength in the service sector will emerge strongly, opines Forbes CEO Steve Forbes.
Tags: software, IT Leadership, services, policy, media
Enterprise IT vs. Mobile Devices
By Michelle Megna | Article Published September 16, 2009
Plenty of staffers now use their personal handheld for company business, creating myriad security and policy challenges.
Tags: services, mobile, policy, wireless, iPhone
Facebook To Give Users More Privacy Control
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published August 28, 2009
Facebook is bowing to pressure from Canadian regulators and providing users with more options and control over how their personal information gets shared.
Tags: privacy, Facebook, advertising, developer, policy
Information Workers Want to Be Free
By Mike Elgan | Article Published August 26, 2009
Maybe it's best to just get out of the way and let employees do what you hired them to do.
Tags: browsers, marketing, video, Facebook, policy
Using Sender Policy Framework to Fight Spam
By Sonny Discini | Article Published August 24, 2009
Sender Policy Framework, or SPF, is getting a lot of buzz as a solution to spam.
Tags: e-Mail, policy, servers, server, spam
eBay Unveils App Store
By Michelle Megna | Article Published August 18, 2009
Software developers gain a new marketplace, while buyers see a new source of software for business and other uses.
Tags: Amazon, eBay, software, Salesforce.com, policy
Businesses Need to Work on Social Media Skills
By Dan Muse | Article Published August 07, 2009
More than one in three corporations have no policies concerning the use of social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter in the workplace.
Tags: policy, Twitter, social networking, Facebook, social media
Black Hat Convention vs. Hackers
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 29, 2009
Would you like to be the wi-fi provider in charge of protecting the network at the Black Hat convention in Las Vegas?
Tags: wireless, policy, NAC, Black Hat, services
Company Mobile Costs Are Too High
By Michelle Megna | Article Published July 27, 2009
Outfitting employees with mobile gear is getting costlier and companies aren't containing the expenses.
Tags: services, voice, carriers, wireless, policy
Tech Looks to India for R&D
By - Reuters | Article Published July 21, 2009
Prompted by cost cutting fever, more tech companies are looking toward India.
Tags: Wimax, search, Microsoft, Intel, policy
Privacy Commissioner: Facebook Privacy Lacking
By - Reuters | Article Published July 17, 2009
Facebook gets a poor grade for its efforts to protect user data, according to the Canadian privacy commissioner.
Tags: Facebook, privacy, social networking, policy
Social Security Numbers Easy to Hack
By Alex Goldman | Article Published July 08, 2009
Researchers suggest that social security numbers are far too predictable to be of use as a national ID.
Tags: services, policy, e-Mail, privacy, authentication
US Gov Weighing Rewards for Safer Secure
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published June 28, 2009
As a public-private partnerships develop, U.S. government officials consider incentives.
Tags: policy, Congress, Google, Senate, privacy
Symantec's Touts Endpoint Service for IT Managers
By Alex Goldman | Article Published June 23, 2009
Claiming "enterprise IT is broken," Symantec's new suite of products aims to fix it.
Tags: services, server, security, policy, software
IBM Exec Selected to Head Patent Office
By Christopher Saunders | Article Published June 21, 2009
The news is considered a positive for the IT industry.
Tags: Patent Reform, Congress, Copyright, policy, Senate
New Linux Kernel Offers List of Improvements
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 11, 2009
The new Linux 2.6.30 kernel release sports new filesystem support, security and driver improvements.
Tags: Windows, Linux, Intel, wireless, policy
Breached VPN Reveals Corporate Insecurity
By Alex Goldman | Article Published June 02, 2009
The VPN is clearly not as safe as it should be, based on recent reports.
Tags: Microsoft, e-Mail, Google, policy, search
Red Hat Moves JBoss to Broaden Middleware
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 19, 2009
Red Hat's new solution helps it broaden its open source middleware portfolio and could well bring it into more direct competition against middleware stacks from IBM and Oracle.
Tags: policy, Oracle, IBM, open source, SOA
IBM Touts Blackberry Integration
By Alex Goldman | Article Published May 07, 2009
At the Wireless Enterprise Symposium, IBM talked up plans to upgrade productivity using the BlackBerry platform.
Tags: Lotus Notes, Blackberry, wireless, policy, IBM
Swine Flu Online: Panic and Bad Information
By Alex Goldman | Article Published May 02, 2009
Swine flu generates oceans of noise on the Net. "The chatter about swine flu even dwarfs that of recent viral media star Susan Boyle," notes a Nielsen report.
Tags: search, swine flu, e-Mail, policy, voice
Facebook New Usage Policy: 'A Success'
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published April 25, 2009
Privacy experts doubt that Facebook's new policies will in fact better safeguard data.
Tags: privacy, Facebook, Storage, policy, media
Do We Need an FDA to Protect Our Data?
By Joshua Greenbaum | Article Published April 20, 2009
Its time we take data protection out of the realm of futility and treat our vital data like a food or a drug that needs serious oversight and safeguards.
Tags: Facebook, consumer, policy, LinkedIn, privacy
CNN-Kutcher Imbroglio Suggests Twitter Changes
By Ed Sutherland | Article Published April 19, 2009
The CNN-Kutcher controversy may spur Twitter to adopt its long-awaited business plan.
Tags: policy, services, media, Twitter, e-Mail
Microsoft Unveils Apps for Crime-Fighting Data Mining
By Alex Goldman | Article Published April 19, 2009
Microsoft's Citizen Safety Architecture offers apps to analyze massive amounts of data.
Tags: unified communications, e-Mail, policy, IBM, Microsoft
Inside Intel's Top Secret Lab
By Rob Enderle | Article Published April 08, 2009
Three Intel initiatives, Confrontational Computing, Energy Aware Network Proxy, and CloneCloud, could significantly change the tech landscape.
Tags: video, cloud computing, malware, Intel, policy
Apple Rumor: Video Record for iPhone?
By David Needle | Article Published April 07, 2009
A mysterious job listing suggests that video recording may be in the works for the iPhone. Plus: better image for the iPod?
Tags: policy, video, iPhone, iPod, wireless
Living with a Netbook: Battery Life to Screen Resize
By Michael Horowitz | Article Published April 06, 2009
Okay, so you've bought that new Acer or Samsung netbook, but how do you extend the battery life, get the best apps and easily resize the tiny screen?
Tags: policy, Firefox, battery, Internet Explorer, netbooks
Software Lobby Pushes for Bigger Role in U.S. Security
By - Reuters | Article Published March 23, 2009
Software industry reps are seeking more influence as the U.S. government creates a policy to protect against attacks on the nation's communications infrastructure.
Tags: Senate, policy, security
Consumer Electronics Honcho: Gov Spending "Panic"
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published March 15, 2009
The head of the influential Consumer Electronics Association says that technology and innovation, not government spending, should led US from recession.
Tags: policy, Cisco, Congress, consumer, Google
Why We Need More H-1B Workers
By Mike Elgan | Article Published March 11, 2009
Instead of harming American competitiveness by blocking companies from hiring the world's most skilled workers, let's instead open the floodgates and let American companies hire whomever they please -- and issue the visas that will make that possible.
Tags: H-1b visa crisis, technology, economy, IT, policy
Sex Ads on Craigslist Draws Fire
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published March 07, 2009
Midwestern law enforcement claims it's not going to stand for it anymore.
Tags: policy, services, IT, software, sex
Facebook 'Borrows' Twitter Tools
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published March 05, 2009
Although Facebook's efforts to buy Twitter has broken down, the social networking site is still inspired by Twitter.
Tags: Twitter, social networking, Facebook, networking, policy
Iron Mountain Offers Virtual File Archive
By Judy Mottl | Article Published February 24, 2009
The venerable document archiving company touts its new "storage-as-a-service" offering.
Tags: IBM, policy, search, Iron Mountain, e-Mail
Experts: Cyberweapons a Must for U.S. Safety
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 19, 2009
The U.S. needs aggressive cyber-measures to ensure its national network security, an expert claims.
Tags: services, security, policy, cybersecurity, management
Google, GE Tout 'Smart Grid'
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published February 18, 2009
Given the government stimulus for a smart grid, General Electric and Google peer into the future of this new energy regime.
Tags: search, broadband, Google, policy, Senate
Facebook Struggles with Privacy Uproar
By David Needle | Article Published February 17, 2009
Users still own and control their own information, contends Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. But what about that onerous change to its Terms of Service?
Tags: Facebook, privacy, social networking, policy, Google
Bruce Perens: How Many Open Source Licenses Do You Need?
By Bruce Perens | Article Published February 16, 2009
Open source advocates have approved a jaw-dropping 73 licenses, yet companies and individuals need no more than four, and in many cases just two.
Tags: software, open source, Linux, GPL, policy
Cisco's EnergyWise Upsets Competitors
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 11, 2009
The networking giant's plan to manage power though network hardware is a strategy for vendor lock-in, rivals claim.
Tags: HP, networking, VoIP, policy, Cisco
My IT Network Stimulus Package
By David Strom | Article Published February 05, 2009
Tips to help IT administrators improve network performance, addressing issues like latency, unneeded apps and employee usage.
Tags: security, networking, policy
Security Players Take Aim at Anonymous Proxies
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 30, 2009
What your users are hiding could hurt your network.
Tags: marketing, networking, SaaS, security, policy
Windows Server 2008: Discover the New Active Directory Domain Services
By John Policelli | Article Published January 20, 2009
Learn how the revamped Active Directory Domain Services features in Windows Server 2008 offer expanded user management flexibility and security, including fine-grained password policies.
Tags: Windows, services, policy, server, Microsoft
China Shuts Down 91 Web Sites
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 12, 2009
Political blogs are lumped in with sites for porn and other 'vulgar' content in China's latest 'morality' push.
Tags: media, policy, Microsoft, Google, Copyright
How China's '50 Cent Army' Could Wreck Web 2.0
By Mike Elgan | Article Published January 08, 2009
A mass of paid Internet commentators working for the Chinese government threatens to upend hopes for an improved online community.
Tags: YouTube, Yahoo, Digg, policy, media
Case Study: Leveraging Next-Gen Wi-Fi to Transform Healthcare
By Lisa Phifer | Article Published January 06, 2009
Five-site rural medical center replaces legacy WLAN with new cooperative mesh to improve the quality of patient care with reduced cost and complexity.
Tags: VoIP, wireless, voice, policy, Microsoft
Heading Toward HAL, Creating a Single Compute Fabric
By Drew Robb | Article Published January 05, 2009
With virtualization coming into the data center at warp speed, vendors are moving toward integrating all data center components into a single structure.
Tags: workloads, IBM, policy, virtualization, HP
Is Your iPhone the Next Virtualization Battlefield?
By Amy Newman | Article Published December 19, 2008
Virtually Speaking: When it comes to virtualization, the iPhone is becoming the smartphone of choice.
Tags: virtualization, iPhone, VMware, search, policy
2008: Bigger Networks and the DNS Boogyman
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 18, 2008
We may take how we connect to the Internet for granted, but 2008 was a very big year for networking, good and bad.
Tags: Facebook, Linux, policy, Cisco, IPv6
Build a Smart Smartphone Strategy
By Paul Rubens | Article Published December 16, 2008
From iPhones to BlackBerries, smartphones are penetrating the enterprise. A sound strategy is crucial to get the most out of them and prevent rogue applications from taking root.
Tags: Google, iPhone, Microsoft, open source, policy
Keep Systems Safe With These Holiday Shopping Tips
By Vangie Beal | Article Published December 11, 2008
Your employees will shop online from work this holiday season. Creating an acceptable-use policy lets you keep computers safe and employees happy without being a big old Scrooge.
Tags: marketing, malware, e-Mail, policy, security
eFileCabinet 4.0: Manage Documents, Compliance and Backup
By Lauren Simonds | Article Published December 05, 2008
This document management software aims to help SMBs tame the paper tiger, adhere to tough compliance regulations and protect vital assets.
Tags: datacenter, e-Mail, policy, search, services
Microsoft, Please Release Windows Server as a Workstation
By Jason Perlow | Article Published December 02, 2008
Making Windows Server 2008 into a workstation would serve many purposes and wouldnt require too many changes.
Tags: policy, Vista, virtualization, Microsoft, Windows
Happy Together: Smartphones and Mobile Apps
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 01, 2008
Cash-strapped users are getting a lot more out of the latest mobile devices, thanks to their embrace of downloadable applications.
Tags: voice, policy, Google, search, iPhone
Moore's Law for Broadband or Homes With Tails?
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published November 27, 2008
Google policy analyst and Columbia professor pitch individual-ownership model to bring fiber directly to the home.
Tags: Intel, wireless, Google, Verizon, policy
Windows 7, More Than Just a Name Change
By Paul Rubens | Article Published November 14, 2008
Windows Server 2008 has been out for just nine months, but Microsoft is already talking about the next releases of its desktop and server OSes. What it's saying speaks volumes about Redmond's thinking right now.
Tags: Microsoft, Linux, policy, virtualization, VMware
12 Black Friday Secrets Retailers Don't Want You To Know
By Mike Elgan | Article Published November 13, 2008
How to use technology to score the best deals on the big shopping day.
Tags: Amazon, search, policy, software, e-Mail
WPA-Enterprise for Small Businesses (Part 3)
By Eric Geier | Article Published November 11, 2008
This third installment will continue by walking you through installing and configuring the Elektron RADIUS server. Weve chosen this server software due to its relatively low cost ($750) and its user-friendly interface thats quite easy to understand.
Tags: wireless, policy, Microsoft, services, Windows
Huffington: 'Obama Not Elected Without Internet'
By David Needle | Article Published November 10, 2008
S.F. Mayor Gavin Newsom complains about 'YouTubeification' of the world.
Tags: policy, Facebook, services, Congress, media
Windows 7 IT Pro Feature Watch List
By Dries Janssens | Article Published November 10, 2008
Windows 7 promises tons of bells and whistles for users, but here are the features IT professionals will want to keep a close eye on until the OS finally ships.
Tags: Vista, policy, Microsoft, Windows, IPv6
Should Apple Free the iPhone?
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published November 08, 2008
Harvard law professor takes aim at device makers' restrictive app policies.
Tags: policy, Facebook, Google, iPhone, wireless
Who Will Be Obama's CTO?
By Christopher Saunders | Article Published November 05, 2008
At least one observer thinks Google's Eric Schmidt could be tapped.
Tags: politics, economy, services, policy, security
Big Shifts for EMC Into Server Management
By Erin Joyce | Article Published November 03, 2008
Storage giant says the move makes sense.
Tags: virtualization, datacenter, policy, VMware, Storage
Where Do McCain and Obama Stand on Tech?
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published November 03, 2008
With one day to go until the election, do you know the candidates' stances on key IT issues?
Tags: privacy, policy, search, spectrum, Net Neutrality
Report: UC Aims to Combat 'Human Latency'
By Brian T. Horowitz | Article Published October 30, 2008
As many as 84 percent of companies are deployingor planning to deployunified communications.
Tags: policy, voice, unified communications, e-Mail, services
50 Must-Have Open Source Tools for Security
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 29, 2008
Software for anti-spam, firewalls, forensics, encryption, log monitoring, passwords, and more.
Tags: Linux, open source, e-Mail, policy, Windows
Mr. Wi-Fi Goes to Washington?
By Jeff Goldman | Article Published October 23, 2008
Obamas and McCains policies regarding wireless technology and the Internet may not be front and center in media coverage of their campaigns, but their differences are worth a look.
Tags: wireless, services, policy, spectrum, FCC
Managing Servers in the Cloud
By Amy Newman | Article Published October 09, 2008
Virtually Speaking: Load balancing is tricky stuff, but it gets even more complex when the workloads are a mix real and virtual.
Tags: Windows, Linux, workloads, virtualization, policy
Fears Spread About Online Bank Runs
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 08, 2008
With the rise in Internet banking, officials at home and abroad caution about how rapidly Web users can spur massive withdrawals after a loss of confidence in their bank.
Tags: policy, server, consumer, media, Copyright