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Latest Posts

Outsourcing: how low can you go?

Outsourcing relationships are under severe strain. META Group sees a storm brewing based on the record numbers of complaints it is receiving from users and vendors involved in infrastructure outsourcing relationships.

August 13, 2004 by Chris Jablonski


Sun's corporate priorities

Not quite haiku or Sun Tzu, but Sun president and blogger Jonathan Schwartz has codified his companies priorities into eleven words, and there's even a T-shirt...

August 13, 2004 by ZDNet


Security expert shows how hackers can bypass Active Directory controls

A badly implemented Active Directory environment can be a prime target for hackers according to Phil Cracknell, a security consultant at NetSecurity. According to an article, Cracknell took the opportunity at the last Defcon conference to show examples of weakened desktop security due to poor configuration of the directory software.

August 12, 2004 by Chris Jablonski


Messaging in the rain

Unstrung reports of a highly unusual wireless application from an academic research group,

August 12, 2004 by Chris Jablonski


SenderID anti-spam scheme picks up steam

As proof that that a decent, open anti-spam scheme needs little more than a good sugar-Daddy to get it off the ground, Microsoft hosted a SenderID summit at its Redmond, WA campus that was attended by the more than 80 members of the E-Mail Service Provider Coalition (ESPC).

August 12, 2004 by David Berlind


Inverted Jenny, eat your heart out

In a move that could throw stamp collectors into a tizzy while delighting direct mail marketers, is testing a design-your-own-stamp service that allows people to put virtually any image on a real postage stamp.

August 12, 2004 by David Berlind