New England security group shares threat intelligence, strives to bolster region as cybersecurity mecca
The Advanced Cyber Security Center is a three year old organization with a bold mission to "bring together industry, university, and government organizations to address the most advanced cyber threats" and drive cybersecurity R&D in the New England region. Network World editor in Chief John Dix attended their most recent meeting in Boston and later tracked down ACSC Executive Director Charlie Benway and ACSC Board Chair William Guenther (CEO and Founder of Mass Insight) for a deep dive on the organization's goals.
By John Dix | 17 December, 2014 06:44
The main purpose of recruitment agencies is to match the right potential employer with the right potential employee. In the ideal scenario, all parties emerge as winners. But with some recruiters, the attempt to get the right outcome for candidates and employers is cursory at best.
Google employees love their jobs more so than workers at any other big company in the United States, according to the 2014 Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards rankings.
By Bob Brown | 11 December, 2014 01:23
Google is No. 1 among employees, according to Glassdoor's seventh annual Employees' Choice Awards.
By Ann Bednarz | 11 December, 2014 00:48
Long before the Xbox came the Brown Box, a creation that defense contractor engineer Ralph Baer and colleagues built in the late 1960s that would become known as the first real video game system. The video game industry this week mourns Baer, a German-born American who has passed away at the age of 92.
By Bob Brown | 10 December, 2014 09:09
Apple CEO Tim Cook, who dazzled the industry with new iPhones and iPads and showed strength by becoming the first Fortune 500 CEO to publicly announce he is gay, has made Time magazine's short list for Person of the Year for 2014.
By Bob Brown | 10 December, 2014 08:53
Two Australian tech companies have injected money into the local startup scene.
By Adam Bender | 03 December, 2014 09:58
This year's Startup Weekend, held November 22-23, attracted its largest crowd of Sydney entrepreneurs Sydney yet, according to organiser Thai Huynh.
By Adam Bender | 28 November, 2014 14:57
Melbourne's RMIT University has worked with HP to build virtual networking labs to help students learn about software-defined networking.
By Rohan Pearce | 28 November, 2014 11:42
Atlassian last night kicked off the software developer's first 'pop-up' hiring tour, seeking to give potential employees a chance to learn more about the company.
By Rohan Pearce | 25 November, 2014 14:16
Reffind is a Sydney-based B2B startup that will next year launch a mobile app to help businesses find new employees through referrals.
By Adam Bender | 20 November, 2014 14:08
As Victoria prepares to head to the polls on 29 November, the Australian Computer Society (ACS) has called for the establishment of a 'Digital Ministerial Advisory Council' to promote digital economy initiatives in the state.
By Rohan Pearce | 13 November, 2014 13:04
NEC Australia is set to hire 110 staff to man its corporate office at the University of Wollongong’s (UOW) innovation campus.
By Computerworld Australia staff | 12 November, 2014 14:27
Retired Air Force Major Brian Shul isn't an IT expert, but his story of survival and recovery captivated the IT audience at a national management conference.
By Ann Bednarz | 12 November, 2014 01:29
Nicholas Carr's essay IT Doesn't Matter in the Harvard Business Review in 2003, and the later book, argued that IT is shifting to a service delivery model comparable to electric utilities. It produced debate and defensiveness among IT managers over the possibility that they were sliding to irrelevancy. It's a debate that has yet to be settled. But what is clear is that Carr has a talent for raising timely questions, and he has done so again in his latest work The Glass Cage, Automation and Us (W.W. Norton & Co.)
By Patrick Thibodeau | 11 November, 2014 05:59
Whenever IT hiring picks up, as it did last month, the default explanation from analysts is this: The economy is improving.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 08 November, 2014 08:25
To attract workers in the competitive technology job market, remote connectivity service provider LogMeIn decided that a change of address was needed.
By Fred O'Connor | 07 November, 2014 08:43
The type of company you work for may have a lot to do with whether you're hired as a full-time employee or a contract or contingent worker.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 07 November, 2014 07:16
Australian inaction on startup issues “has potential to turn into a national tragedy,” according to the chief executive of Nitro.
By Adam Bender | 05 November, 2014 08:00
Microsoft has handed out pink slips in a third round of job cuts that "almost" concludes its plan to eliminate 18,000 positions.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 30 October, 2014 07:26
When Canadian food distributor George Weston Limited moved to Microsoft Office 365, it chose F5 Application Delivery Controllers to centrally manage user traffic to its Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) servers.
The days of relying solely on local storage and in-house servers to deliver your data are well behind us. These days, it makes sense to move some (if not all) of your business’s services into the Cloud. From email to document management, much can be achieved with Internet services that can be accessed from anywhere in the world. The main benefit is that a proper Cloud service can make it easier to manage and share information with your workers and help boost productivity. Here, then, are the main reasons to consider a service such as Google Apps.
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