Flight MH370 includes 12 Malaysian Freescale staff, and KL-based IBM executive
(UPDATES) Texas-based Freescale Semiconductor confirms that 20 employees, 12 of them Malaysian nationals, are among 239 passengers and crew on board the vanished craft while the sole adult American started working in Kuala Lumpur for IBM just three months ago.
CIOs say cost of updating mainframes has gone up a third in 18 months
The cost of updating mainframe applications has gone up almost a third (29 percent) in 18 months, according to research among CIOs and IT directors.
Tangled web of apps stifling enterprise: Capgemini
A convoluted web of applications is stunting the digital transformation of the world's biggest international organisations.
Satya Nadella must drag Microsoft into the age of the customer
Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella, must take three actions to make the company relevant in the Age of the Customer.
Survey: IT pros not concerned about NSA spying
The biggest concern by far, though, remains external hackers.
IBM workers in China strike to protest transfer to Lenovo
The server factory has stopped production because of the protest.
CIOs battle worker apathy towards lost or stolen mobile phones
American workers don't get too worked up about lost or stolen mobile phones -- even if those phones contain company data. A large percentage think it's not their problem and don't change their security practices afterwards. Are CIOs partly to blame for not setting stricter and clearer mobile security policies?
CIOs must look to adaptive security systems in face of evolving threats
Microsoft's government security expert warns that there's no such thing as perfect security, so systems must be able to adapt and respond to attacks on unforeseen vulnerabilities.
CA names Kenneth Arredondo as APJ President
Arredondo takes over from Lionel Lim who joined CA in August 2010.
Target CIO resignation puts retail CIOs on alert
As Beth Jacob's resignation from Target shows, retail CIOs are culpable for security breaches even though they might not have the resources in-house to protect the company.
Microsoft chief predicts melding of CRM and ERP into one solution
Microsoft head of business solutions, Kirill Tatarinov, calls for customer focus in new era.
SAP names Adaire Fox-Martin as President of Asia Pacific Japan region
Fox-Martin will oversee SAP's business in the Asia Pacific Region, excluding China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
The new CIO fitout: Wearable tech
How to prepare your organisation for Google Glass and the next ‘bring your own' range
Europol chief warns against sending sensitive data over public wi-fi
Man-in-the-middle attacks present risk.
Most UK CIOs see the cloud as the major game changer for their business
The cloud leads the "disruptive technologies" already being implemented by UK firms, with 60 percent pointing to its effect on their business.
Five things to know about malware before driving it out
Security teams need to be able to differentiate between inconsequential and truly damaging malware so resources aren't diverted towards chasing the wrong threat, says Cyphort's Shel Sharma
Who killed First Meta CEO Autumn Radtke?
Many observers and readers are not able to reconcile to the fact that a pretty and young high-achiever like Radtke could take her own life.
The legacy IT conundrum: Money pit or value-add?
For most IT organisations, cloud computing competes with the weight of legacy for management bandwidth, prioritisation and money. That's a huge problem, says Bernard Golden of Dell.
12 ways to disaster-proof your critical business data
How can you keep critical data safe when disaster strikes? There is no one magic answer, but there are steps your business can and should take to protect important files and applications in the event of a disaster.
The risk of offshoring security
While offshoring IT security frees your in-house IT departments from having to do mundane work, not having direct access to your security management and logging creates a massive vulnerability.
How gamification makes customer service fun
One company is using gamification to change the customer service paradigm from frustrating to fun -- and customers are loving it.
Addressing the woes of 2014’s enterprise tech trends in AP: Dimension Data
Andy Cocks, CTO of Dimension Data AP, shares insights on how to overcome the challenges associated with cloud technology, the Internet of Things, networks, mobility and social media.