IT

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...

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...

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...

The technology M&A marketplace is set for a rebound, driven by a convergence of higher stock prices and a willingness among buyers to "loosen the purse strings" after months of cash conservation. So says Jeff Bistrong, managing director with the middle-market-focused investment bank Harris Williams...

Foley & Lardner LLP announced that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a $208 million contract to the firm for Intellectual Property services for up to 10 years. Beginning this month, the firm will be responsible for performing contested proceedings work in the areas...

The LA City Council voted unanimously to “Go Google,” approving a $7.25 million contract to outsource the city's e-mail system to Google's cloud and transition some 30,000 city employees to the cloud over the coming year. This approval mark is significant for the city of...