New security appliance gives DBAs a leg up on flaws and vulnerabilities lurking in corporate database management systems.
Military information technology folks wondering if their use of Apache, Perl, Linux and other open source software is copacetic with the brass will soon get some answers from the Defense Department's Office of the Chief Information Officer.
A high-performance computing network called the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG) will be formally introduced on Friday as part of an international scientific collaboration investigating particle physics, including "Big Bang"-type calculations.
Mike Gunderloy walks you through the steps and code needed for handling this kind of relationship in the user interface.
Microsoft released on Monday Windows HPC Server 2008, the datacenter-class operating system that promises to broaden the development and implementation of high-performance computing applications on the Windows platform.
One thing you won't find underlying a cloud computing initiative is a relational database. And this is no accident: Relational databases are ill-suited for use within cloud computing environments.
Despite speculation that Microsoft might make an announcement around its Silverlight runtime environment at Zend/PHP Conference and Expo, the company's profile was lower than past events.
Alistair Croll, a principal analyst for consulting coalition BitCurrent, argues that moving to Internet-based Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings, "won't eliminate work [but will] just change the work," for IT administrators.
Security firm Sophos disclosed on Monday that BusinessWeek magazine's Web site had been hacked.
On the first day of VMware's VMworld conference happening in Las Vegas this week, Citrix Systems -- a competitor of VMware that's also at the conference -- announced the release of XenServer 5, the latest version of its server virtualization solution.
The annual VMworld user conference gets underway today in Las Vegas, with the event's host betting big on a new strategy that redefines its market-leading virtualization management products.
Although the overall number of vulnerabilities being discovered in software appears to be leveling off or even dropping, two recent reports on Web security say that the overwhelming majority of Web sites studied still have unpatched vulnerabilities that could expose visitors to malicious code.
Will a paradigm shift rock the mobile application industry if the iTunes App Store strikes a chord with users?
The writing's on the wall, it seems, for purveyors of security point solutions. Gone is the day of the best-of-breed anti-virus, firewall, e-mail security or encryption vendors. These days, it's a security suite play.
Last week, market watcher Gartner Inc. issued a report in which it projected that IT spending should eclipse $3.4 trillion this year. That's a year-over-year growth rate of 8 percent.
One fun thing about the interactive world of Web 2.0 is the online applications you can take advantage of, such as Google Gadgets.
We dodged a bullet last month -- the discovery of a fundamental flaw in the Domain Name System, Dan Kaminsky told a standing-room only (and some sitting on the floor) crowd at the Black Hat Briefings Wednesday.
A cache of stolen data gathered from a botnet that has been quietly sweeping up information for years contained the user names and passwords for 8,485 bank accounts.
AT&T has introduced a new hosted service that offers online storage, processing power and enterprise applications.
The Black Hat Briefings return to Caesars Palace this week with a new batch of hands-on security research for a crowd of 4,000 IT administrators, hackers, industry experts and government officials.