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Cisco's big comeback

Just a year ago, Cisco's stock was taking a beating after the sales failed to meet Wall Street expectations.The company wasn't exactly reeling, but CEO John Chambers knew something had to be done to right the ship.  

Written by Ryan Francis22 March 12 01:24

The ultimate tips box

Got problems with insider threats? Need help securing your wireless LAN because of employees bringing their own devices on to your network? Know how to protect your Android device?

Written by Ryan Francis22 Feb. 12 10:42

What to do in the event of a data breach?

Even though it now appears there was no terrorist attack on a pump at an Illinois water utility, the SCADA infiltration scare was a reminder that data breaches can come from any number of angles.

Written by Ryan Francis07 Dec. 11 08:41

Tech arguments: then and now

While standing around the water cooler in the IT department, perhaps you debate with a coworker about whether LinkedIn is better than Facebook. Or you argue with an end user about whether they can use their own device on the corporate network or can only use what is provided by the company.

Written by Ryan Francis30 Nov. 11 05:50

Should social networks be blocked at work?

One of the biggest trends in IT is how consumer products have crept into the enterprise, and the trend extends to Internet services. The ingenious thing about social networks such as Facebook and LinkedIn is that these consumer-oriented sites have become key tools for professionals.

Written by Ryan Francis11 Nov. 11 09:44
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