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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Like with most government's misdeeds, we find out way after the fact...

"The little-told story of how the U.S. government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition with deadly consequences."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Microsoft and Eclipsys announced an alliance Feb. 24 that will combine certain Eclipsys health care IT applications with Microsoft's Amalga Unified Intelligence System, which aggregates disparate information for health care organizations. Microsoft's forays into health care IT include not only Amalga, but also its HealthVault, an online depository for patient health care data. Both companies announced that the alliance would more health care organizations’ existing IT infrastructure more efficient in its information storage and retrieval."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"They're cuddly folk at Wal-Mart, and they don't like mucky stuff - they won't even sell CDs with sexually explicit lyrics. So it's no surprise that, right after buying video start-up Vudu, the retailer has shut down its adult section."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

This is the same government service I remember in an earlier career...

"The US Secret Service is reportedly shackled by outdated computer systems and an ancient mainframe dating back to the 1980s."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"A system software upgrade for Palm's recent smartphones will supposedly be released on Thursday, or this weekend at the latest. Among its enhancements will be support for the Adobe Flash player that will be introduced soon, as well as the ability to record video."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"A new study by the Economic Policy Institute claims some companies are using the H-1B visa program to transfer work overseas and to take advantage of cheaper guest worker labor."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Seeking proposals for a system that ensures cyber operations aren't shut down in the event of a cyber war"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Netgear’s Prosecure UTM 5 is a small business security appliance with big business features."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Crime » Electronic gizmo allowed crooks to steal debit and credit card info."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"New botnet infects Linux-based routers and DSL modems"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Is this the future of online banking? US company IronKey has come up with a USB drive that can be used to access accounts virtually without involving the operating system or applications that cause so many of today's security problems."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Not sure this tsunami will be stopped either...your personal information and junk is getting out there!

"Facebook users who carelessly display personal information and respond to every invitation are at risk of cybercrime, AVG says. To stay safe on Facebook, check privacy settings -- you may be sharing more than you intended. Be careful what you post; watch out for phishing attacks. Protect your mobile device and monitor anything suspicious."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Wal-Mart is moving to build direct relationships with customers by buying streaming-video service VUDU. With VUDU embedded in consumer electronics, Wal-Mart has a great opportunity to bring the Internet to the consumer and provide direct services such as product sales. Wal-Mart is gaining an advantage over Netflix, Apple and Blockbuster."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

And, the #1 threat to the enterprise is..........the user behind the mouse!

"More than traditional crime, natural disasters and terrorism, the security threat that enterprise IT departments are most concerned with is cybercrime, according to the results of a study released Monday by Symantec."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"AT&T’s December 2009 proposal to the Federal Communications Commission recommending the phase-out of traditional POTS is very much a “big picture” document that leaves many details to be resolved later."

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