July 06, 2012


Federal appeals court raps U.S. bank over shoddy online security
In a significant twist, a three-judge federal appeals court panel found on Tuesday that Ocean Bank's online security measures were not "commercially reasonable," reversing a lower court ruling from May 2011.

BYOD: 10 reasons it won't work for your business
Letting your staff use their own smartphones, laptops and tablets can make them happier, more productive, cut business costs and even help attract new talent – but there are a potential disadvantages too.

Global summit on Enterprise & IT Architecture in Bangalore, 25-26 July
This premier conference will provide an opportunity to the CIOs, CTOs, Managers, architects etc. to share knowledge of Transformation and Planning, IT Landscape Rationalization, Architecture Governance, Best Green Architecture, Acquisition and Mergers, Business Process Management, etc.

Microsoft to patch under-attack XML bug next week
Microsoft today confirmed that it will patch a vulnerability in Windows next week that has been exploited by an increasing number of attacks.

The Open Source Balance at Banks
While many banks still ponder the benefits of using open source technology for their coding needs, nascent BankSimple has gone full steam ahead

Microsoft Readies Hadoop for Big Business
Yes, Hadoop will run natively on Windows and integrate with PDW. But Microsoft will also make available an ODBC driver for Hive, the data warehousing front-end for Hadoop developed by FaceBook.

Know more about fixing the DNS Changer malware
You’re looking for information on how to clean up or fix malicious software (“malware”) associated with DNS Changer. It’s possible that either your computer or your home router has been modified to use resources once controlled by criminals to redirect your traffic.

How to Inspire and Motivate High Performance Employees
HPO employees want to be inspired by their managers to continuously perform better and achieve extraordinary results. They want to be kept on their toes and be challenged. They continuously want to develop themselves, to achieve the best they can, and because of this, contribute to the success of the organization.

EU Court: Resale of Used Software Licenses is Legal, Even Online
The exclusive right of distribution of a copy of a computer program covered by such a licence is exhausted on its first sale, said the European Court of Justice (ECJ). This applies to downloaded software as well as that bought on CD or DVD.


Quote for the day:

"Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards."
--Vernon Sanders Law