Articles By Margret Johnston

Number of IT jobs in US grows to 5.3 million

Number of IT jobs in US grows to 5.3 million

The number of IT industry jobs in the United States grew to 5.3 million in 2000, an increase of 235,000,...

June 7th, 2001 Margret Johnston
Gore tells IT crowd, ‘You’re in the right business’

Gore tells IT crowd, ‘You’re in the right business’

The long-term trend in the IT industry is "extremely powerful" despite the broad decline of technology stocks in the market...

May 28th, 2001 Margret Johnston
Reliability of Net focus of GIP forum

Reliability of Net focus of GIP forum

Technology executives involved in the Global Internet Project (GIP) met in Northern Virginia for a two-day forum this week to...

May 24th, 2001 Margret Johnston
WorldCom, Cisco team on IP VPNs

WorldCom, Cisco team on IP VPNs

WorldCom Inc. announced its first customer-managed IP (Internet protocol) VPN (virtual private network) bundled package on Tuesday, an offering aimed...

May 16th, 2001 Margret Johnston
Groups get approval for ebXML specs

Groups get approval for ebXML specs

The two groups sponsoring the ebXML (electronic business extensible markup language) initiative say more than 200 IT organizations, end user...

May 15th, 2001 Margret Johnston
FBI awards IT contract to DynCorp

FBI awards IT contract to DynCorp

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) awarded a US$51 million contract to DynCorp to upgrade the FBI's IT infrastructure...

May 7th, 2001 Margret Johnston
Bill would provide tax credits for IT training costs

Bill would provide tax credits for IT training costs

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced a bill Tuesday that would provide a tax credit to employers that invest...

April 26th, 2001 Margret Johnston
Judge orders H-1B recruiter to pay legal fees

Judge orders H-1B recruiter to pay legal fees

A company that recruits workers to the U.S. under the H-1B visa program has been ordered to pay the legal...

April 23rd, 2001 Margret Johnston
Web Consortium issues XHTML recommendation

Web Consortium issues XHTML recommendation

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has published the Modularization of XHTML (extensible hypertext markup language) specification as a W3C...

April 11th, 2001 Margret Johnston
Security hole found in FTP servers

Security hole found in FTP servers

PGP Security's Computer Vulnerability Emergency Response Team (COVERT) has notified three vendors that new vulnerabilities have been discovered in their...

April 10th, 2001 Margret Johnston