Articles By Chris Conrath

Hackers value dollars most

Hackers value dollars most

Phishing has come of age, Web application vulnerabilities are still a serious threat and viruses are a continual and growing...

March 20th, 2005 Chris Conrath
It’s 64 bit or bust

It’s 64 bit or bust

With the memory ceiling fast approaching for 32-bit computer applications, many major IT vendors are pushing migration to a 64-bit...

March 17th, 2005 Chris Conrath
Privacy faces an uphill battle

Privacy faces an uphill battle

While admitting his own boss occasionally goes off the deep end when commenting on privacy — or the lack thereof...

March 17th, 2005 Chris Conrath
Becoming an accidental lightning rod

Becoming an accidental lightning rod

Few companies intentionally position themselves as a lightning rod for criticism. In most cases it just happens after a series...

March 17th, 2005 Chris Conrath
64 bit or bust

64 bit or bust

In a display of industry solidarity, all players involved in 64-bit computing are convinced there is no turning back. It...

March 3rd, 2005 Chris Conrath
Slammer shifts Symantec’s IT focus

Slammer shifts Symantec’s IT focus

In a talk with journalists after his speech at the Empire Club of Canada in Toronto recently, Symantec Corp. CEO...

March 3rd, 2005 Chris Conrath
Going down security’s never-ending road

Going down security’s never-ending road

Scott Charney, Microsoft Corp.’s chief security strategist and vice-president, Trustworthy Computing, was in Toronto recently and sat down with ComputerWorld...

March 3rd, 2005 Chris Conrath
Passing the piracy buck downward

Passing the piracy buck downward

Microsoft Corp. has again launched an initiative to help it battle piracy — the scourge of the software market. It’s...

February 17th, 2005 Chris Conrath
CEO, Symantec Corp.

CEO, Symantec Corp.

When Slammer hit two years ago it caused an upheaval in a lot of places.The worm led many security product...

February 17th, 2005 Chris Conrath
Tool opens door to Linux exploration

Tool opens door to Linux exploration

With its recent release of Team Developer 2005 for Linux, Gupta Technologies LLC has created a tool not only to...

February 17th, 2005 Chris Conrath