A newly released maturity model could be the first to shed new light on how enterprises are implementing security initiatives in their internal software development efforts.
Earlier this month, BeyondTrust released a report on security threats to IT shops running Microsoft software.
Exploits for a serious cache-poisoning vulnerability discovered in the DNS last year have begun to appear in the wild, and they have made security researcher Dan Kaminsky a believer in DNS Security Extensions.
Microsoft over the weekend acknowledged it is planning a service that will allow users of its Windows Mobile operating system to synchronize data on their devices with the Web.
Though Microsoft may have gotten ahead of the browser-security curve with RC1 of IE 8, which includes a feature that helps protect against clickjacking attacks, recent developments suggest that other browsers haven't quite caught up yet.
One bright spot in the IT economy appears to be virtualization, with leading provider VMware today announcing that its yearly revenue rose 42 percent in 2008 to $1.9 billion. Fourth quarter revenues were a "solid" $515 million -- up 25 percent over last year.
Amid the current economic uncertainty, some businesses will probably opt to kill existing outsourcing arrangements to cut costs, but some in the industry expect the economic downturn to result in a net gain for outsourcers.
Microsoft will discontinue its PerformancePoint business intelligence product and will merge its function into SharePoint Server, the company said late last week.
With the release candidate of IE 8 now available, Microsoft GM Dean Hachamovitch talks about switching to standards compliance.
Redmond's security team is undergoing a revamp with the announcement that Andrew Cushman, director of Microsoft's Security Response Center, will be stepping down to be replaced by group manager Mike Reavey.
Datacenter managers in both the public and private sectors report being caught between increasing demands for performance and shrinking budgets, according to a Symantec study.
When the going gets tough, it's the jobs that get going -- increasingly overseas.
Microsoft is the key investor in the latest round of funding to N-trig, a supplier of digitizers and software that enable touch-based computing.
New global research forecasts a swift rise in development plans for Software as a Service applications in the next 12 months.
A pair of researchers are claiming to have sussed out how to circumnavigate the security protections in Intel's vPro remote management technology.
Application lifecycle management tools maker Borland Software CEO Tod Nielsen has left the company to join VMware as chief operating officer.
The developers behind Linux have released the latest version of the open source operating system kernel.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has updated its set of recommendations for designing Web pages so they can easily accessed by those with disabilities.
Cisco's 2008 Annual Security Report report highlighted the increasing sophistication of Internet-based attacks, largely because cyber-criminals themselves are becoming increasingly sophisticated.
VMware will expand its strategic relationship with Hewlett-Packard to include the joint development of software that manages datacenter resources.