November 2005

  • November 30, 2005 30 Nov'05

    India floods UK with techies

    Almost 22,000 foreign IT professionals - 85% of them from India - were awarded work permits in the last year.

  • November 30, 2005 30 Nov'05

    'Call to click' cuts costs

    Within two years, voice services will be embedded into more than half of all business IT applications as Voice over Everything (VoE) storms the workplace.

  • November 30, 2005 30 Nov'05

    Red tape and pressure cause bad decisions

    Four out of 10 senior managers say they have made a bad decision in the last six months, according to research from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

  • November 30, 2005 30 Nov'05

    Now Google hits security hurdle

    After Microsoft, Yahoo and Skype, Google has become the latest household name to find its security under question after having to patch its Google Base content-hosting service to prevent attackers stealing sensitive information from users.

  • November 30, 2005 30 Nov'05

    Foreign governments ‘threaten UK’s national infrastructure’

    Foreign governments are the primary threat to the UK's critical national infrastructure because of their hunger for information, according to the government agency responsible for monitoring infrastructure security.

  • November 30, 2005 30 Nov'05

    Scam FBI email carries Sober virus

    A mass email, purportedly from law enforcement agencies such as the FBI and the National Hi-Tech Crime Unit, is circulating, carrying with it an attachment containing the Sober virus.

  • November 30, 2005 30 Nov'05

    Euro MPs limit data retention legislation

    Members of the European Parliament's civil liberties committee have voted to limit to 12 months the maximum period for which telephone companies and ISPs should store call data logs.

  • November 30, 2005 30 Nov'05

    Sans Top 20 spots major security shift

    The Sans Top 20, the annual publication of critical security vulnerabilities, has highlighted a major shift in attacks from web servers and mail systems towards new application-borne threats.

  • November 30, 2005 30 Nov'05

    Managers' ignorance of IT governance wrecks projects

    Despite CIOs spending huge sums on governance and compliance, many companies are finding that their investment is not being utilised fully.

  • November 30, 2005 30 Nov'05

    New Sober threat storms to top of virus table

    The variant of the Sober virus which emerged last week has proved the most virulent threat of the past month, according to anti-virus company Sophos.

  • November 30, 2005 30 Nov'05

    HP unveils utility computing service

    HP has unveiled a range of utility computing services to allow users to address fluctuating processing demand.