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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) studied hundreds of thousands of adults in the United States concerning their sleep habits during a one-month period. Many of us are not getting enough sleep each night, especially those in the southeastern part of the country."

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"Studies show it's worsening while there are few new drugs in pipeline"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"While an ideal college savings plan would have started years ago, it's not too late to catch up. Here are some moves families can make during the next few months to boost savings in the right accounts and ease the financial-aid process."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"A memo and guidance document written by the Deputy CIO of the Department of Defense outlines the advantages open source software and instructs military personnel to consider those advantages during procurement activities."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Doh? Restoring data from completed backups and verifying its integrity is the only way to know for sure a backup was successful...periodically performing this task can add some assurance to your backup routine.

"Many of us were shocked last week that a company as prominent as Danger, Inc. could make such a rookie mistake by losing the data of T-Mobile's Sidekick customers. As a system administrator, if there is one thing you absolutely have to get right, it's backups. Here are six ways to botch them."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"A new tool aims to fix misbehaving programs without shutting them down."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Fears that the H1N1 flu pandemic could bring down the Internet may be overblown, but it's quite possible that some ISPs could succumb. Internet traffic patterns would be drastically altered if a huge number of people were to start working from home all at once, and there's no easy and obvious way for ISPs to manage those shifting loads."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The FCC is considering many ways to increase the amount of available wireless spectrum to be had for wireless broadband service. According to the FCC and others, the country is already facing a looming shortage of airwaves to support broadband."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"On the heels of one fake Facebook e-mail scam, a researcher warned on Wednesday of another such campaign in which users of the popular social network are being tricked into revealing their passwords and downloading a Trojan that steals financial data."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"As the traditional telephone system becomes integrated with the Internet, new opportunities for fraud abound and attacks on the Asterisk VoIP system are 'endemic'"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The new law frees Internet portals from responsibility for third party content"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Huge opportunities in IT security are coming...

"The worst economic recession in decades has compelled more companies to spend less on outsourced security services and do more in-house, according to the seventh-annual Global Information Security survey, which CSO and CIO magazines conducted with PricewaterhouseCoopers earlier this year."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Consumers who have received a data breach notification letter are four times more likely than others to be the victim of identity theft, according to a survey released this week by Javelin Strategy and Research."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Tubes in space...this cyberwar is heading to infinity and beyond!

"There’ve been satellites orbiting Earth for half a century. But getting information to and from them is still a pain. Which is why Pentagon research arm Darpa is looking to finally hook the orbiting spacecraft up with reliable broadband connections. It’s part of a larger movement to extend terrestrial networks into space, and eventually build an 'Interplanetary Internet.' In the meantime, we might even get less-than-crappy satellite internet service — if the project works out, of course."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Same O'l lessons learned...

"Here's how to keep your house warm without draining your wallet"

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