Need to tap into company systems a lot while you're out of the office? Do you use remote email a lot?
From both sides
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Karen Friar is news editor for ZDNet in the UK, based in London. She started out in film journalism in San Francisco, before making the switch to tech coverage at ZDNet.com. Next came a move to CNET News.com, where she looked after west coast coverage of business technology, and finally a return to her homeland with ZDNet UK.
Just a quick note to let members know that we've extended the deadline on our competition to win a trip to San Francisco for the RSA Conference 2008 in April or a full pass to RSA Europe 2007 in London next month.To recap, all you have to do is post entries in our Sentry Posts group blog on security management.
Here at ZDNet Towers, we're keen to reward deserving members with a visit to foreign lands — just see our successful Blogger at Large competition. Take part in our latest contest, sponsored by RSA Conference Europe, and you could win a trip to San Francisco for the RSA Conference 2008.
The keen-eyed among you will have spotted a stream of thoughtful blogs on software development in the past few days, posted by Adrian Bridgwater. Take a look at Adrian's profile--you'll find a "Core Techs" badge at the bottom, never seen before.
...research professional James B! He impressed our judges with his contributions to On the Road, the group blog about mobile working.
It's System Administrator Appreciation Day--a reminder to thank the hard-working folks who keep it all going, and who usually only hear from others when things go wrong. To mark it, we're launching a contest gives a nod to what sysadmins deal with: We're looking for the quintessential messy server room.
We've been seeing a wave of activity that doesn't fit with the idea behind this community--that is, with its being a place where you can meet like-minded people and exchange ideas. Some is ad-related stuff covered by our Terms and Conditions, but there's also a lot of instances where people haven't really "got" it yet.
It's an industry, there's a huge annual trade conference, so it's about time they got their own glittering awards. The Pwnies, to be handed out at the Black Hat Briefings in August, will mark the successes and failures of security researchers--known to some as "hackers".
Microsoft says it's planning to release the next update to Windows--known internally as version 7 and formerly code-named Vienna--within three years or so. Current version Vista ran into so many delays and shifts in direction that it took more than five years to arrive.
Just wanted to point out this discussion about building a silent system that's been going on. Masters student mansimran asked for suggestions for a project to build one, and got some useful pointers.