What did you make of the data protection scandal at HBOS banking group? To send confidential customer data in the post is ridiculous. To send it on an unencrypted CD is unspeakable.
What about green IT? On World Environment Day the Financial Times stated that for UK company execs, “climate change is not a priority”. In the IT department and among IT suppliers it is though racing up the agenda.
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Missing HBOS bank customer data was not encrypted Bank says breach of security 'unrelated' to earlier data loss
Google highlights potential of mash-ups Search giant sets out approach to app development
MPs probe government IT: what is CIO Council for? Commons committee urges strengthening of project management and monitoring
Sun pushes multi-core tools to Linux developers Server giant drives deeper into open source territory
Torex chief executive 'terminated' Bidders continue to circle the company
Royal Bank of Scotland systems crash after hardware problem Cash machines, online banking and phones services hit
Outage at Liffe futures exchange stops trading for four hours Exchange forced to invalidate deals after failure to prevent automatic market opening
Oracle piles on copyright charges to SAP complaint Enterprise software giants step up legal battle
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“Internet Explorer has had a worse (security) history, but Firefox developers could learn from Microsoft's historic weaknesses and do better. I think open source will attract a bunch of sad sickoes who will take as much delight in punching holes in it as some do in taking apart Microsoft products”
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