Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.

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Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.

Zack Whittaker

Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.

Latest Posts

Open source about vendor choice?

Speaking at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention, Peter Schay, executive vice president of The Advisory Council, made the case for Linux versus Windows in simplified terms: avoidance of vendor lock-in at all costs, even if on paper or whiteboard TCO a Microsoft deployment is less costly than Linux.

July 28, 2004 by ZDNet


Aussie CIOs delivering on IT value, alignment

Outback Jack may know a thing or two about winning over women, but what do Australian CIOs know about business alignment and delivering the value of IT? Apparently a lot according to new research from META Group.

July 28, 2004 by Chris Jablonski


French MS exec slips with Redmond's anti-virus plans

Although Microsoft officials have routinely denied the company's ambitions to produce an anti-virus product, the technical head for Microsoft's security project in France, Nicolas Mirail, has revealed some of the details of the company's forthcoming anti-virus initiative.

July 28, 2004 by David Berlind


Next up: The -1 Day Attack?

The shrinking time-to-exploit (the amount of time that elapses between when a vulnerabilty is announced and when an exploit that takes advantage of it surfaces on the Net) is one of the hot topics as this week's Black Hat security conference Las Vegas, NV.

July 28, 2004 by David Berlind