Two words -- cloud security -- dominated discussion and drove the action this week at RSA Conference 2009.
Stories by Tim Greene
Symantec CEO John Thompson is in the running for U.S. secretary of commerce, according to published reports.
The tech-savvy Obama White House is suffering the inconvenience and embarrassment of an e-mail crash that has lasted several hours Monday afternoon, according to published reports.
Cisco's CTO Padmasree Warrior is one of the top two candidates for the first US CTO, expected to be named any day now, according to published reports.
Shutting down computer attacks could be carried out inexpensively by peer-to-peer software that shares information about anomalous behavior, say researchers at the University of California at Davis.
Nortel is attempting to put the brakes on its financial free fall by seeking bankruptcy protection in the United States, Canada and Europe.
When the city of Madera, California, needed a new voice system, it turned to open-source technology -- not just for the IP telephony but for an entire network-infrastructure overhaul and loads of other functions. All the renovations cost less than half the estimated price of deploying a commercial voice over IP VoIP system alone. This smart, budget-wise use of open source across the network wins the city a 2007 Enterprise All-Star Award.
Despite official urging, telecommuting within US federal agencies is languishing, in part because standards for how to secure mobile endpoints don't exist -- mainly the laptops telecommuters would use when outside the office.
The lifespan of corporate CSOs is increasing, with the average stay about 36 months, up from 24 months just a few years ago, attendees of CSO Bootcamp at Interop Las Vegas were told.
Businesses may unwittingly leave themselves open to application-layer attacks because they don't understand their networks lack defenses to deflect them, according to a study by Forrester Research.