Articles By Jaikumar Vijayan

Data breach affects 4.9M active, retired military personnel

Data breach affects 4.9M active, retired military personnel

Sensitive data including Social Security Numbers, names, addresses, phone numbers and personal health data belonging to about 4.9 million active...

September 29th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan
New Oracle database appliance aims at SMBs

New Oracle database appliance aims at SMBs

Oracle Corp.'s new Database Appliance product, unveiled last week, should appeal to small and mid-size businesses that run both transactional and analytic...

September 28th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan
How predictive analytics can deliver strategic benefits

How predictive analytics can deliver strategic benefits

PHOENIX, -- Enterprises can gain significant long-term benefits by applying predictive analytics to their operational and historical data, analysts and...

September 21st, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan
Non-profit must rehire workers fired for Facebook comments

Non-profit must rehire workers fired for Facebook comments

An Administrative Law Judge for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that a Buffalo-based non-profit organization acted illegally when...

September 15th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan
Ten years after 9/11, cyberattacks pose threat, group says

Ten years after 9/11, cyberattacks pose threat, group says

Ten years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the nation faces a critical threat to its security from...

September 7th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan
New tools driving big data analytics: IT managers survey

New tools driving big data analytics: IT managers survey

New technologies are enabling companies to perform increasingly sophisticated data analytics on very large and very diverse data sets, an...

August 25th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan
Hadoop is growing, but not replacing RDBMS in enterprises

Hadoop is growing, but not replacing RDBMS in enterprises

The growing need for companies to manage surging volumes of structured and unstructured data is continuing to propel enterprise use...

July 29th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan
FBI raids homes in hunt for ‘Anonymous’ hackers

FBI raids homes in hunt for ‘Anonymous’ hackers

The FBI today raided several homes in New York and California as part of an ongoing investigation into recent distributed...

July 20th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan
U.S. privacy groups protest proposed E-Verify bill

U.S. privacy groups protest proposed E-Verify bill

A proposal to force employers to use the U.S. federal E-Verify system to vet new employees has stoked widespread privacy concerns.The...

July 6th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan
U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on GPS tracking

U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on GPS tracking

In a move with far-reaching privacy implications, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear a case involving the government's...

June 29th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan