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The Best Free Software of 2010 03.30.10

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http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2361876,00.asp
Get what you DON’T pay for: Here are 196 programs that cost nothing but will make your computing life richer—all while keeping your wallet fat.

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March 31, 2010 at 3:10 PM

Posted in Interesting, IT, SW Projects

Seeding Security into the Cloud

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By: Cameron Sturdevant 2010-03-10 in WEEK

The RSA conference seeks to use lessons from single-tenant data centers to build security into cloud computing infrastructures

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March 12, 2010 at 10:52 PM

Russian Banking Trojan BlackEnergy 2 Unmasked at RSA

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By: Brian Prince 2010-03-04 in EWEEK
SecureWorks researcher Joe Stewart revealed details of his research into a Russian botnet that has taken the unusual step of targeting Russian banks – a change from the typical focus on snaring victims in the West. The botnet also has a plug-in architecture that allows attackers to extend its abilities without writing new source code.

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March 12, 2010 at 10:38 PM

Posted in IT, SecurityNews

Cloud Computing: Top 10 Mistakes Enterprises Can Make When Moving Data into the Cloud

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http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Cloud-Computing/Top-10-Mistakes-Enterprises-Can-Make-When-Moving-Data-into-the-Cloud-811577/?kc=EWKNLEDP03122010B Published by EWEEK on Mar 12, 2010

“It’s true that experience can be the best teacher, but there also can be real-world costs to learning things on the job. If mistakes are made, those costs can be substantial for a company’s bottom line. That has proved harmful to many IT management careers. So when you want to introduce something new to your IT system, such as internal or external cloud infrastructure or services, do your homework to find out how others have fared. Because cloud systems are trendy, a lot of IT managers are looking at how they might work for them. Good advice, gained by front-line experience, is gold.”

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March 12, 2010 at 10:05 PM

The 7 Deadliest Security Risks of Cloud Computing By Brian Prince March 12, 2010

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Extra interesting link: http://cybermap.kaspersky.com/

The Cloud Security Alliance compiled a list of the seven biggest security hurdles for enterprises looking to adopt cloud technologies. Though not quite the seven deadly sins, any of these can send an enterprise to a purgatory of data breaches, notifications and lawsuits. See the list of security challenges and what to do about them.
READ MORE…

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March 12, 2010 at 9:59 PM