Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Cisco Flaw Raises Concerns, But Attacks Deemed Difficult

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Computerworld Wrap-Up
August 8, 2005
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In this issue:

* Cisco Flaw Raises Concerns, But Attacks Deemed Difficult
http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,103749,00.html?nlid=PM

* SCO Forum 2005: CEO Pledges To Focus On Innovation
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* The Case Of The Stolen Wi-Fi: What You Need To Know
http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,103774,00.html?nlid=PM

* Panel: Open-source Needs More Women Developers
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* German Bank Launches New System To Combat Phishing
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* HP CEO To Headline New Tech Forum
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TODAY'S TOP STORY
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Sarbanes-Oxley Trumps IM at Some Firms

Companies are disabling instant messaging systems over concerns that the
technology's security and archival controls aren't strong enough to comply with
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THIS WEEK'S FRANKLY SPEAKING COLUMN
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Deliver the Goods

Frankly Speaking: Open-source advocates are taking the lead in leveraging
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THIS WEEK'S COMPUTERWORLD EDITORIAL
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Changing of the Guard

Editorial: Obstacles preventing traditional software vendors from offering
on-demand services, combined with the huge cost savings made possible by the
hosted-applications model, may dramatically alter the ISV landscape.

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