Once upon a time, the only computers people used at work were those paid for, owned and managed by the company and its IT department. One wouldn't even think of lugging in their home PC to use in the office. Why would they?
Even as laptops came into prominence, the few employees that both owned laptops and needed to use them for work purposes had to go through the IT department to have a VPN client and security software installed.
Zed Shaw yesterday unveiled Vulnarb.com, an experimental project to improve the process of responsible security vulnerability disclosure. Today, security researchers have two choices: contact the developers about a vulnerability and wait for them to fix it, or publish the vulnerability for the world to see. Both of these solutions have flaws. Users may be unaware that the products they use have vulnerabilities if it isn't publicly disclosed, but public disclosure could make them even more vulnerable to exploitation.Continue
Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army private who allegedly passed classified documents to the whistle-blowing site Wikileaks, has just been charged with 22 additional counts, according to his attorney, Lieutenant Colonel David Coombs. Among these are "aiding the enemy," a capital offense.Continue
We're starting another day at IBM Pulse and today the discussion moves to how smart technologies are getting integrated into business and the world of smarter cities. We'll look at this by exploring the meaning as it relates to virtualization and cloud computing.
We will look at how these businesses are changing its systems to adjust as infrastructure gets older. How does that relate to the cloud?
Business cards are often overlooked or tucked away for later. But when properly done, a business card is the first thing potential clients will look at after meeting you. It will identify your business, and provide a way to get in touch – which makes your card an essential part of your brand. The design, the message, the ‘feel’ of your card – these are all clear signals to your new clients that will help them work out who you are and what you stand for. A clean, simple design suggests you care about appearance – while a cluttered, over complex card might scare people away.