Enterprise data privacy management

  • September 19, 2007 19 Sep'07

    Electronic medical records at risk of being hacked, report warns

    A 15-month study by health experts and vendors tests electronic health record systems -- and the grade is not good.

  • September 13, 2007 13 Sep'07

    PCI compliance deadlines have retailers scrambling

    Visa's deadlines for PCI data security standard compliance have large retailers scrambling. But experts have little sympathy for those who've waited. The TJX breach should have been incentive enough.

  • August 07, 2007 07 Aug'07

    New monitoring technology helps university find mobile users

    With students and professors so mobile on his campus, a university CIO adopted a new monitoring technology to identify users and better understand network behavior.

  • August 07, 2007 07 Aug'07

    EPA report gives data centers little guidance

    Initial reaction to a new EPA report calling for greater energy efficiency in the nation's data centers ranges from lukewarm to hostile. Some analysts say the Congress-mandated study doesn't go far enough, while others complain that it attacks the ...

  • July 12, 2007 12 Jul'07

    Gartner dumps on Green Grid

    Consultancy Gartner has "strong reservations" about the tangible results The Green Grid will produce and says the consortium is missing an opportunity to tackle broader environmental issues. But members cry foul.

  • July 10, 2007 10 Jul'07

    CIOs overconfident about protecting intellectual property

    New research suggests most IT organizations think they're doing a good job protecting intellectual property. But their answers to questions about how they protect this information say otherwise.

  • April 18, 2007 18 Apr'07

    Business intelligence projects fail without C-level ownership

    The majority of business intelligence deployments lack C-level executive ownership, dooming the project to failure.

  • February 20, 2007 20 Feb'07

    Business intelligence lifts revenue at Ontario ski resort

    A Winter's Tale: Blue Mountain Ski Resort is using a cool business intelligence tool for everything from changing how it pays ski instructors to adjusting room rates and scheduling housekeepers.

  • January 31, 2007 31 Jan'07

    IBM vows solution to identity theft outbreak

    New software developed by IBM promises to put identity management in the hands of the consumer. Will it keep our personal information safe? That depends, analysts say.

  • January 18, 2007 18 Jan'07

    Top IT execs could take heat for TJX breach

    Experts say senior IT executives at TJX are most likely on the hot seat today after the retail giant revealed Wednesday a massive computer security breach.

  • December 20, 2006 20 Dec'06

    You can't pretext an exploding laptop: 2006 winners and losers

    They were the biggest losers -- and the biggest winners. From exploding laptops to a 29-year-old media millionaire, 2006 saw players either rising from the ashes, or falling from grace. Senior writer Linda Tucci picks her favorites of 2006.

  • November 07, 2006 07 Nov'06

    The FAQs on ITIL version 3

    Version 3 of the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is in the works and will be published in late spring 2007. This updated version will focus more on service design, versus process. In his latest column, ITIL expert Brian Johnson answers some FAQs ...

  • October 03, 2006 03 Oct'06

    Low-cost project management software hits midmarket

    Traditional licensed project portfolio management software offers too much iron for the midmarket. Emerging vendors offer a middle ground for companies with fewer requirements.

  • September 27, 2006 27 Sep'06

    ISCSI gets boost from InfiniBand

    The speedy InfiniBand protocol has already gained popularity in some bleeding-edge storage systems; a new spec will now standardize connection to iSCSI storage.

  • September 14, 2006 14 Sep'06

    Lax policies, not bad auditors responsible for stolen data

    Companies take the heat when outside auditors "lose" personal data about customers and employees. Blame it on stupidity, carelessness or just plain bad luck, but don't blame the auditor.