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A recently conducted ethical phishing (New study details the dynamics of successful phishing) experiment impersonating LinkedIn by mailing invitations coming from Bill Gates, has achieved a 100% success rate in bypassing the anti-spam filters it was tested against. The experiment emphasizes on how small-scale spear phishing...

William I. Dollar recently attended the Gartner Symposium in Orlando. The show was billed as “Learning about cutting edge solutions from the best of breed providers and up-and-comers in an atmosphere where knowledge is the priority” for CIOs and IT Executives. From his vantage...

Why leaders must focus on awareness, readiness and commitment to strengthen behavior and morale. Investors know that past performance is no indication of future returns. Unfortunately, this can also hold true for employees as they rise through the management ranks. When new managers fail to recognize that...

UW- Madison is among research institutions sharing in funding from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health, using $5.4 million of Recovery Act funds to accelerate basic studies of stem cells. ...

President Barack Obama announced Tuesday three Wisconsin electric companies will receive more than $21 million in stimulus grants for the development of safer, modernized electric grids. A White House statement said Wisconsin energy companies Madison Gas and Electric, Alliant Energy subsidiary Wisconsin Power and Light, and...

Philanthropist Michael Cudahy's financial support has vanished and some faculty are skeptical, but the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee remains committed to creating a science research facility and business park in Wauwatosa. The development is a big part of Chancellor Carlos Santiago's campaign to attract research dollars and...

Merge Healthcare Incorporated (NASDAQ: MRGE), a health IT solutions provider, today announced financial results for the third quarter of 2009. “Our focus on the integration of our two acquisitions in the third quarter has driven a financial performance that exceeded our expectations.” said Justin Dearborn CEO....

The marketplace for IT leadership continues to be volatile. The Forbes Global 2000 saw numerous senior-level IT seats change hands or disappear over the first six months of 2009. Information officers are grappling with issues ranging from budget constraints to increased regulatory scrutiny. These and related...