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A Firewall is Cheaper Than a Lawyer
eBay's motion for a preliminary injunction to limit Bidder's Edge online auction search engine from linking to their site, may set precedents for future

federal lawsuits filed  set a precedent in Federal District courts for the legality of linking to websites that don't want you to link to them. Positioned for a jury trial, the case will, if all components are considered, ask the question why eBay has not technically taken the measures to protect its own website with the latest firewall technology. If implemented correctly, certain firewalls allow websites to block unwanted links to their site, without all the fuss and expense of instigating a lawsuit. In fact, the lack of

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Antivirus Software: Market Review


Computer viruses are spreading through the Internet at an unprecedented rate and the antivirus market is now a $3 billion (USD) a year industry. This report measures the financial health and product quality of four key industry players: Symantec, McAfee, Computer Associates, and Trend Micro.

federal lawsuits filed  other documents filed in federal and state courts, which make allegations that may or may not be accurate. No reader should, on the basis of information contained herein or referenced by this web site, assume that any of these allegations are truthful. Read More

NAI Will Pay Trend $12.5 Million Resulting from Law Suit


Settling a patent dispute out of court, Network Associates agreed to pay Trend Micro $12.5 million for the cost of licensing Trend's patented technologies. Both companies claim to be the innovator of scanning for viruses in electronic mail.

federal lawsuits filed  in a Northern California Federal District Court against Network Associates for infringing on a patent (Registration No. 5,623,600), seeking an injunction on production, sale, maintenance and support services of the products in violation as well as monetary damages. In response to the lawsuit, Network Associates filed a counter suit alleging unfair competition and wrongful acts. Network Associates claimed that Trend's patent infringed on one of their patents (Patent Registration No. 6,029,256). Market Read More

Rules, Tools, Policies, and Best Practices for Compliance in the United States


A strategic compliance program can help employers in the United States (US) reduce the likelihood of litigation, regulatory investigations, security breaches, privacy violations, and other electronic disasters. Find out what it takes to make a compliance program succeed, and learn the importance of establishing clearly written rules, formal employee education, and effective hosted-services solutions right from the start.

federal lawsuits filed  comply with all relevant federal and state laws and government and industry regulations or face potentially costly consequences including protracted litigation, stiff regulatory fines, reputation-shattering security breaches, malicious intruder attacks, lost productivity, business interrup- tions, and public embarrassment should a workplace lawsuit be filed or the media get wind of a particularly salacious electronic disaster story. In the Electronic Office, Risks Abound: Litigation and Regulations, Read More

Information Security Firewalls Market Report Part Two: Current Market Trends and User Recommendations


Numerous firewall solutions exist in the market. However, decision makers can wade through the thousands of product criteria to find the right solution by properly prioritizing company’s needs, avoiding common pitfalls, and through proper research.

federal lawsuits filed  other documents filed in federal and state courts, which make allegations that may or may not be accurate. No reader should, on the basis of information contained herein or referenced by this web site, assume that any of these allegations are truthful. Read More

E-mail Discovery: Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedures


The rise of electronic records is having a profound effect on business litigation. Electronic records are now so important that the litigation rules in US federal courts have been officially amended to give judges and litigants more guidance on coping with records. IT managers tasked with setting policies for e-mail retention should understand the amended rules before any lawsuit is started or anticipated. Learn more.

federal lawsuits filed  mail Discovery: Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedures The rise of electronic records is having a profound effect on business litigation. Electronic records are now so important that the litigation rules in US federal courts have been officially amended to give judges and litigants more guidance on coping with records. IT managers tasked with setting policies for e-mail retention should understand the amended rules before any lawsuit is started or anticipated. Learn more. Read More

Bringing Metrics and Measurement to Welfare Program Management


In order to meet new performance targets mandated at the federal and state levels, the Department of Human Services in Chemung County, New York (US), deployed Salient Performance Management, a performance management solution from Salient Corporation. This solution helped streamline operations, allowing caseworkers, units, and entire agencies to meet and exceed the targets.

federal lawsuits filed  targets mandated at the federal and state levels, the Department of Human Services in Chemung County, New York (US), deployed Salient Performance Management, a performance management solution from Salient Corporation. This solution helped streamline operations, allowing caseworkers, units, and entire agencies to meet and exceed the targets. Read More

DoubleClick Takes Bath, Throws in Towel


After weeks of being deluged by lawsuits, bad press, federal regulatory investigations and nasty name-calling, DoubleClick backs off on its plans to tie surfing behavior to personally identifiable information.

federal lawsuits filed  lawsuit, and launched a Federal Trade Commission investigation of the uses of consumer information collected over the Internet. Also it is possible that the popular search engine HOTBOT was hacked to protest the DoubleClick action. For at least two days a search for DoubleClick brought up as the first entry the DoubleClick home page with a tag line identifying it as The (in)famous DoubleClick Company. DoubleClick did not answer TEC's queries about this strangely deprecating text. Market Impact Read More

Feds Buckle Down on Customer Information Security


In an effort to improve the state of consumer privacy, Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the Office of Thrift Supervision, on January last year announced that they have put together joint guidelines to safeguard confidential customer information. The guidelines, that took effect last July, implement section 501(b) of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) initiated by the Senate Banking Committee, and passed into law on November 4, 1999. This announcement had significant implications for online banking institutions.

federal lawsuits filed  consumer privacy,       the Federal Reserve Board ,     the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) ,     the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) ,     and the Office of Thrift Supervision ,   on January last year announced that they have put together joint guidelines to safeguard confidential customer information. The guidelines, that took effect last July, implement section 501(b) of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) initiated by the Senate Banking Committee, and Read More

Deltek First Cloud ERP Selected by C3 Systems—Up and Running in 10 Days


C3 Systems—a management consulting and IT firm that supports federal, state, and local government customers in the US—selects Deltek First cloud ERP. Get the details in this post.

federal lawsuits filed  by C3. C3 supports federal, state, and local government customers in the United States by providing management consulting, software and system engineering, and other information technology (IT) services. C3 recognized it had significant challenges with its former time management and QuickBooks accounting systems, which did not meet the needs of its growing business. The firm was unable to integrate the two systems and also experienced significant issues getting a clear picture of the business as the Read More

Big ERP Players Courting Government Agencies


There has been significant activity in the public sector, with all major players winning important new federal contracts for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). This strong government interest in ERP applications means that ERP seems to be getting some infusion from this sector at least.

federal lawsuits filed  for more than 160,000 federal employees. According to Washington Technology online from October 23, Oracle Corp. and SAP Public Sector and Education Inc. have captured important new federal contracts for ERP, signaling continued strong government interest in ERP solutions. Oracle, within the past month, won contracts with the National Institutes of Health and the Small Business Administration. Other recent wins include the departments of Energy and Veterans Affairs. SAP Public Sector and Education of Read More

Enterprise Management Software Vendor Welcomes Additions


Deltek recognizes that most organizations run their enterprises by using a sort of closed-loop, corrective action process. However, most product-based businesses still need solutions to replace manual workarounds, and Deltek has embarked on a mission to garner a one-stop-shopping portfolio.

federal lawsuits filed  indications that many US federal organizations besides DoD (such as the Department of Transportation [DoT] and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA]) have been lowering the project value threshold which mandates the use of EVM reporting (from $50 million [USD] to $5 million [USD]). In 2005, the US Office of Management and Budget stated its intention to enforce EVM in IT projects at federal agencies, including compliance with American National Standards Institute/Electronics Industries Read More

Business Software Firms Sued Over Implementation - Lawsuits Bring ERP Problems to Light


Although glitch-plagued software implementations are nothing new, the growing number of brand-name firms reporting big troubles with their multimillion-dollar projects is starting to look like a Who's Who of the Fortune 500.

federal lawsuits filed  Software Firms Sued Over Implementation - Lawsuits Bring ERP Problems to Light Event Summary This grim list includes Hershey Foods, Whirlpool, Allied Waste Industries, and the maker of Gore-Tex, W.L. Gore & Associates. Other stories of troubled enterprise resource planning (ERP) software implementations are also leaking out from additional companies, colleges and universities across the country. Some companies are even turning to lawsuits, alleging the software doesn't work and pointing a finger Read More

HR Compliance: 4 Things Your Company Can Do to Avoid a Lawsuit


Every so often we hear about companies being sued by their former employees for alleged unfair or illegal HR practices. Whether the claims relate to sexual harassment or inadequate compensation, one thing is for sure: they will cost your company money and may even bring about its demise. TEC analyst Sherry Fox looks at four things your company can do to establish best practices in HR and thus avoid damaging HR lawsuits.

federal lawsuits filed  organization must comply with federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 years or older), disability, or genetic information, as outlined by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and with the safeguards of employee rights established and enforced by the National Labor Relations Board . Companies in noncompliance can be held liable to claims of unfair employment Read More