How Gen Y workers turn CIOs into IT watchdogs

How Gen Y workers turn CIOs into IT watchdogs

Toothless enforcement of IT usage policies leave CIOs two choices: Prepare for Gen Y to ignore the rules or show...

January 12th, 2009 Shane Schick and Jennifer Kavur

Top 25 dangerous programming screw ups

Top 25 dangerous programming screw ups

A group of 30 computer organizations led by experts from the U.S. National Security Agency, the Department of Homeland Security,...

January 12th, 2009 Nestor E Arellano and Robert McMillan

Vendors fixing bug that could crash Internet systems

Vendors fixing bug that could crash Internet systems

Internet infrastructure vendors are working on patches for a set of security flaws that could help hackers knock servers offline...

October 2nd, 2008 Robert McMillan

One in 310 Canadian Windows PCs have malware

One in 310 Canadian Windows PCs have malware

Canada scored much better than the rest of the world in a Microsoft survey that tracked the average number of...

April 21st, 2008 Shane Schick

Oracle’s patch update offers 41 fixes

Oracle’s patch update offers 41 fixes

Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) released 41 security fixes for its flagship database and several other products Tuesday, including 15 patches for...

April 15th, 2008 Jon Brodkin

Patch Tuesday includes fixes for ActiveX, IE

Patch Tuesday includes fixes for ActiveX, IE

Microsoft released 11 security updates Tuesday as part of its regular release cycle, fixing critical flaws in its products which...

February 12th, 2008 Robert McMillan

nCircle tackles Web application vulnerabilities

nCircle tackles Web application vulnerabilities

A tool that scans for vulnerabilities in Web applications seeks to tackle the unique challenges faced by enterprise IT administrators...

February 6th, 2008 Kathleen Lau

Federal security: Six programs to watch

Federal security: Six programs to watch

The stories that get the most ink on information security issues are usually the ones about massive data breaches and...

December 17th, 2007 Jaikumar Vijayan

Microsoft’s year-end bug patch includes 11 fixes

Microsoft’s year-end bug patch includes 11 fixes

Microsoft Corp. Tuesday released seven security bulletins that patch 11 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player and other...

December 11th, 2007 Gregg Keizer