Articles By Dave Webb

A handset with a stunning feature

A handset with a stunning feature

I was getting a little jaded with the mobile device scene this week. Nothing new, nothing original, nothing revolutionary. (It...

September 14th, 2007 Dave Webb
NAC module lowers barrier to entry, Cisco says

NAC module lowers barrier to entry, Cisco says

Cisco Systems Inc.’s announcement of a network admission control module for its popular Integrated Services Router will allow companies to...

September 9th, 2007 Dave Webb
Survivor: Dave’s Place

Survivor: Dave’s Place

Out of the blue last week, a parcel arrived bearing Corsair's Flash Survivor, a ruggedized 8G USB key in a...

September 6th, 2007 Dave Webb
Honeypots and the Accidental Hacker

Honeypots and the Accidental Hacker

I was intending to post something on the book Virtual Honeypots: From Botnet Tracking to Intrusion Detection, by Google engineer...

August 29th, 2007 Dave Webb
Catch more flies with virtual honeypots

Catch more flies with virtual honeypots

Honeypots — essentially decoy systems designed to glean information about security threats — have proved their worth to a security...

August 27th, 2007 Dave Webb
ZTE D90: Heavy texting

ZTE D90: Heavy texting

We have the new ZTE D90 mobile phone in the office for a test drive, courtesy of Telus and ZTE....

August 24th, 2007 Dave Webb
Yahoo Pipefitting

Yahoo Pipefitting

Patrice-Guy Martin, editor of our French-language magazine Direction Informatique, alerted the rest of us to the beta mash-up engine Yahoo...

August 24th, 2007 Dave Webb
Two lines, one phone, and too much in LD charges

Two lines, one phone, and too much in LD charges

Rogers Wireless launched its Second Voice Line Service this morning, offering two phone lines on a single cell phone. It's...

August 21st, 2007 Dave Webb
Paying the iBill

Paying the iBill

Schadenfreude isn't really my bag, but after suffering through roughly a kajillion iPhone news releases, articles and analyses, I got...

August 16th, 2007 Dave Webb
Municipal Wi-Fi’s emergency response

Municipal Wi-Fi’s emergency response

We all watched dumbstruck the news footage of the collapse of a bridge spanning the Mississippi River in Minneapolis earlier...

August 10th, 2007 Dave Webb