Vulnerability disclosures hit a new high after a 27% increase in 2010 compared with 2009 figures, according to IBM's X-Force 2010 Trend and Risk Report, which found that about half of the total 8,562 disclosures were tied to Web applications.
Consumers can get iPads starting Saturday, but a few select tech bloggers have already turned in their reviews. They praised the speed of the processor and the browser, some took issue with the typing capability and they were mixed on it in comparison with e-books and netbooks.
Purchasing large, costly software packages demands thoughtful planning, Patrick Gray writes. Focus on the business case for the purchase, consider all the costs of implementing the software, ask for references and monitor the implementation process to ensure best results, he suggests.