Summertime security: No letup for IT

Summertime security: No letup for IT

What ever happened to the lazy days of summer? For IT and security managers in businesses, hospitals and universities across...

June 29th, 2008 Ellen Messmer

Five road warrior IT crisis strategies you can use

Five road warrior IT crisis strategies you can use

So you’re on a business trip in Beijing and you can’t access the corporate network — that secure VPN is...

June 19th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

U.K. government’s citizen databases slammed by outgoing politician

U.K. government’s citizen databases slammed by outgoing politician

The U.K. government's use of large IT databases on citizens has been slammed by David Davis MP as he resigned...

June 17th, 2008 Leo King

Micropayments and major disappointments

Micropayments and major disappointments

Two years ago, contactless micropayment vendor Dexit was quietly morphed into the point-of-sale company HDX. No-one cared much. But just...

June 5th, 2008 Briony Smith

Five suppliers selected for U.K. ID cards project

Five suppliers selected for U.K. ID cards project

Five suppliers have been chosen to deliver the IT systems for the National Identity Scheme (NIS) project.The Home Office announced...

May 27th, 2008 Computerworld UK staff

Manitoba announces enhanced driver’s licence and ID cards

Manitoba announces enhanced driver’s licence and ID cards

Manitoba's Attorney General Dave Chomiak has announced proposed legislative amendments which would allow Manitoba to develop a voluntary enhanced driver's...

May 5th, 2008 Lisa Williams

Australian government to start smartcard rollout

Australian government to start smartcard rollout

SYDNEY – One of Australia’s biggest federal departments will become the first to give smartcards to employees for computer and...

April 16th, 2008 Computerworld Australia staff

Washington approves RFID anti-spying law

Washington approves RFID anti-spying law

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoir this week signed a bill making it a Class C felony to use RFID technology to...

March 28th, 2008 Sharon Gaudin

MasterCard’s robust data centre: priceless

MasterCard’s robust data centre: priceless

If a severe tornado touches down west of St. Louis, you might have trouble using your MasterCard. The credit card...

March 25th, 2008 Greg Meckbach