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STIX and TAXII: New weapons in the security battle

STIX and TAXII: New weapons in the security battle

They may sound like a German noble family, but STIX and TAXII are new tools for fighting internet lawlessness. They enable the good guys to beat internet attacks through automated, realtime info sharing, and are supported by many tech heavyweights. Here's what you need to know.

April 13, 2017 by in Security

The best back-to-school laptops

The best back-to-school laptops

With back-to-school shopping in full swing, here's a look at 10 (mostly) affordable notebooks for students returning to the classroom. Most of them are helped by Intel's new fourth-generation Core processors (a.k.a. Haswell), which manage to improve both performance and battery life. That will come in handy for those all-night study sessions -- or YouTube viewing marathons.

August 18, 2013 by in Laptops

Dell Latitude 10 review

Dell Latitude 10 review

The Atom-based Latitude 10 is short on performance, but delivers excellent battery life — especially with the optional 4-cell battery. Although some aspects of the industrial design and build quality could be better, this is a decent business-class Windows 8 tablet.

March 11, 2013 by in Tablets

Dell XPS 12 convertible Ultrabook review

Dell XPS 12 convertible Ultrabook review

The swivel-screen XPS 12 offers clever design, solid build quality and a high-quality (if reflective) screen. Battery life is not great, though, and this system is severely lacking in connectivity — even by ultrabook standards.

March 5, 2013 by in Laptops

Dell PowerEdge R520 review

Dell PowerEdge R520 review

It's not the most powerful or scalable 2U server in Dell's PowerEdge range, but the R520 is still a quick, capable and affordable dual-socket platform that can be configured to handle a variety of both datacentre and distributed office workloads.

September 18, 2012 by in Servers

Dell PowerEdge T620 review

Dell PowerEdge T620 review

The tower equivalent of the rack-mounted R720, Dell's PowerEdge T620 sports the same processor, RAM and management options plus even more flexible storage. It's a powerful and versatile platform that can cope with everything from standard file and print duties through distributed branch office applications to private cloud deployment.

September 7, 2012 by in Servers

Michael Dell brings self-service IT to the enterprise

At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, Dell CEO Michael Dell talks about how his company is delivering a more efficient enterprise with its services. He discusses Dell's plan to automate tasks and provide more visibility, allowing users to consume what they need when they need it.

October 13, 2009 in Dell

Dell: Selling a new backbone for SMBs

ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz talks about the company’s effort to sell its products to the SMB market. He says Dell executives are hoping to gain ground on the competition by retooling offerings to be more customizable.

June 24, 2009 in Dell

Dell M109S projector

There is much to both love and hate about Dell's M109S projector. It has a very low resolution, gets seriously hot, and is only 50 lumens in brightness. At the same time it's tiny, has the longest lamp life we have ever seen, and is mercury free.

November 25, 2008 in Dell

Dell changes gears for a comeback

ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz says Dell's recent product announcements show the company is positioning itself for a comeback, and he believes Dell's entry into new product categories like lightweight laptops and wireless music players is a step in the right direction.

August 15, 2008 in Dell

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