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  • Cisco: Younger Employees Ignore IT Policies, Don’t Think About Security

    Younger employees tend to have lax attitudes about computer security and are more likely to ignore IT policies, according to a recent Cisco report. About 61 percent of young employees surveyed by Cisco researchers feel corporate IT security isn't their responsibility and should be handled by their employer or the device manufacturer, the researchers wrote in the third installation of Cisco's "Connected World Technology" report released Dec. 14. "Young employees" in this report included 1,400 college ...

    Posted at December 19, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Sony Xperia ZL Smartphone Joins Xperia Z, Xperia Tablet

    In the never-ending battle for smartphone market share, Sony has pulled out all the stops, design-wise, with the launch of its Xperia family of handsets and tablets. Premium materials, ruggedized construction and overall polish are all characteristics of the devices. Nearly all Xperia devices offer advanced cameras, near-field communication (NFC), and varying levels of water and dust resistance. One-touch connections through NFC technology allow the Xperia family to communicate with a range of NFC-enabled devices—such ...

    Posted at March 27, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Koobface Gang Boosts Web Traffic, Profits from Pay-per-Click Scams

    The group behind the Koobface is back, and they are reinventing themselves to take advantage of pay-per-click advertising, according to Trend Micro. The Koobface developers updated their botnet framework with a "sophisticated" traffic-direction system (TDS) that handles traffic referenced to their affiliate sites, Trend Micro researchers reported Dec. 19. They've also added components to help increase the amount of Internet traffic, "which translates to even bigger profit," Jonell Baltazar, senior threat researcher at Trend Micro, wrote on the company's Malware Blog. It appears that ...

    Posted at December 24, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
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  • Online Contingent Work to Double Again in 2012: Elance

    Despite a stagnant employment market in 2011, online hiring has grown at a record pace, up more than 100 percent from 2010. Elance, a platform for online workers and employers, released its "2011 Online Employment Review," which reveals that the future of work will be contingent, global and online. As more companies seek instant access to talent and greater flexibility to run their businesses, individuals are taking control of their future by building careers as independent professionals, the report concluded. Online work ...

    Posted at December 30, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment