In Brief: OMG to discuss real-time objects, HIPPA checker arrives and more

The OMG has announced a Call for Presentations for its annual workshop on Distributed Object Computing for Real-time and Embedded Systems. The event will be held July 14-17 in Washington, D.C. ... Law firm Duane Morris LLP and software consultant IRM Inc. have developed HICOM risk-assessment technology that enables health and related organizations to accurately assess their mandatory compliance with network security provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). HICOM provides an algorithmic analysis of an organization's information systems that evaluates HIPAA security compliance in regard to administrative processes, physical safeguards, technical security data, technical security access and electronic signatures ... Intuit Inc. has announced several new project management features for its QuickBase for Corporate Workgroups Web-based service suite. The product includes role-based permissions, as well as time and expense tracking and reporting.

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