1. The MIT Curse Strikes Again: Lilliputian Systems Files For Bankruptcy

    By Michael Kanellos, Contributor I'll be up front. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the finest universities in the world. Numerous graduates have made lasting contributions to science. And the closest I could have ever got to being part of the MIT family would have probably been working as a stock boy [...]…Read More

  2. December #SecChat Recap – The Security Impact of Shadow IT

    The numbers don't lie—employees are increasingly circumventing IT, using unapproved Software-as-a-Service applications (SaaS) in their daily tasks. This dangerous habit, practiced by more than 80% of employees (known as Shadow IT), might seem harmless to some, but can, in fact, put sensitive corporate data at risk. Last week, Graham Clarke, the Senior Director of Network Security Product Managem…Read More

  3. Orange Business Services Strengthens Position as a Specialist Global ‘Cyberdefense’ Player with Acquisition of Atheos

    Orange Business Services recently confirmed that it had successfully completed the acquisition of Atheos, thereby further strengthening its market reputation as being a leader in cyberdefense technologies. Atheos has been in existence for over a decade and had made built a strong reputation for being one of the pioneers of IT identity and security management in the French market.…Read More

  4. Hot IT job skills in 2014: Mobile, Web development, and big data

    Expertise in Web development, mobile development, and large-scale data analysis will be much sought-after by IT hiring managers this year. The clients of Doug Schade, principal consultant in the software technology search division at hiring firm WinterWyman, are especially interested in Web developers who know open source languages. In addition to Java skills, Ruby and Python development backgroun…Read More

  5. Android Click Fraud : Just Push Play

    A recent article by Italian IT company, TG Soft brought to light an Android malware that is being served by the official Google Play Store. According to Google Play statistics, the application was installed on 10,000-50,000 devices. The malware presents itself as an application called ‘Real Basketball' in the official Google Play Store. However, it is designed to confuse the user by its appearan…Read More

  6. Debugging The Entire Public And Private Network With ThousandEyes

    Understanding what's wrong with the the network, all the way from enterprise users, across the internet, to a SaaS or internal application is one of the most important new skills CIOs and the data center team must have. As I pointed out in “How To Manage Your New Data Center: The Entire Internet”, as more and more SaaS products are deployed and as more employees are mobile or remote, the publi…Read More

  7. Revenge is a dish best served electronically: 12 cautionary tales

    These scorned IT staffers had their vengeance on their former employers -- but most got their comeuppance in the end Dek: These scorned IT staffers had their vengeance on their former employers -- but most got their comeuppance in the end External Source: ITworld.com Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to: http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/138385…Read More