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U.S. Crypto Laws Relaxed, but Not Enough to Enable Commerce
The revisions the Department of Commerce has announced for U.S. export controls on encryption products will not be enough for U.S. crypto products to gain

who makes federal laws  restrict and track individuals who exploit technology advancements. If approached from a different perspective, U.S. federal agencies could harness the talent and advancements they are hindering, by using appropriate tax dollars to enlist the assistance of expert cryptographers towards a common goal of safety, security, and economic prosperity. It is only after domestic law enforcement agencies learn to work with expert cryptographers, instead of against them, that we will be better able to thwart

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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To Tax and Tax Not


Taxation of Internet commerce will be a football that gets tossed around in the United States long after Superbowl 2000 is just a memory. In Singapore, however, they positively see taxes negatively

who makes federal laws  in which clicks-and-mortar retailers, who are subject to some taxation, did about as well as pure-play Internet retailers. A proposal for a national sales tax on Internet purchases has been submitted by Senator Ernest Fritz Hollings (D-SC) as the Sales Tax Safety Net and Teacher Funding Act. His bill would require the Federal Government to collect sales taxes on transactions that are currently exempt. Monies collected under this bill would be distributed to states for use in funding education. Read More

Employee Web Use and Misuse: Companies, Their Employees, and the Internet


The Internet creates new opportunities for mischief—and new challenges for managers. How do you balance individual access with the overall good of the business? What’s the right balance between monitoring and blocking? Learn about a Web security solution that can allow you to monitor and enforce your Internet usage policies, bringing site monitoring and filtering together with anti-virus and anti-spyware protection.

who makes federal laws  Ninety-six percent of employers who block web access are concerned about employees visting adult sites with sexual content. Companies also use URL blocks to stop users from visiting game sites (61%), social networking sites (50%), entertainment sites (27%) ; sports sites (21%) and external blogs (18%) according to the 2007 Electronic Monitoring & Surveillance Survey from American Management Association and The ePolicy Institute. However, completely blocking internet access may not be the right approach Read More

Managing Transaction Tax Audit Risk: How to Protect Precious Cash Flow by Proactively Addressing Audits


Even in the best economic times, businesses must be vigilant against unnecessary costs and risks. But not just businesses need to be vigilant—states and other tax authorities are feeling the same economic pinch, and are ready to seek out non-compliers with tax reporting. Get tips on how to survive sales and use tax audits, starting with understanding your exposure to audits and how to avoid them right from the start.

who makes federal laws  and determine those taxpayers who are at potential risk for underreporting and/or underpaying sales, use, corporate, and/or withholding taxes.”2 If you know what they are looking for, you can take steps to avoid being audited. But just what are the triggers? According to current and former auditors, here are the top ten issues that, when uncovered, will prompt an audit: Nexus but no registration. Nexus is a confluence of factors that make a business liable for sales and use tax payment and reporting. Read More

The AS/400 Takes You Securely Where You Want to Go


This article on the built-in security features of the AS/400 system originally appeared in the Midrange Computing’s Showcase Magazine, June 2000.

who makes federal laws  user profile. A user who creates an object is its owner by default. Authorization of objects is done through membership to a group. If a particular user is a member of a group, it is possible to specify in the profile that all objects created by the particular user also belong to that group. The owner of an object can grant other users private authority to an object, similar to how a UNIX owner can grant execute privileges, but not read or write privileges, to another user. Each object can be Read More

Realize the Benefits of Design, Operate, Maintain Thinking Today


The key to plant efficiency and profitability is open communication between those who design industrial facilities and those who operate and maintain them. Communication between these entities has long been lacking, however. Companies that use design, operate, and maintain (DOM) concepts can facilitate and standardize their proactive approaches to this open communication—whether collaboration takes place internally, or with outside designers. Learn more now.

who makes federal laws  open communication between those who design industrial facilities and those who operate and maintain them. Communication between these entities has long been lacking, however. Companies that use design, operate, and maintain (DOM) concepts can facilitate and standardize their proactive approaches to this open communication—whether collaboration takes place internally, or with outside designers. Learn more now. Read More

Leveraging IT and Electronic Discovery Technology to Meet the Expected Challenges Posed by Recent Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure


When it comes to electronic discovery, the process of producing digital information as part of a legal matter, ignorance is no longer bliss. An overarching requirement is the need for organizations, especially general counsel, to comprehend what information it has, and where. This insight can prove invaluable as parties negotiate conditions of discovery and prepare strategies in support of litigation.

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Federal Contract Management and Vendors' Readiness Part Three: Meeting Federal Requirements


Companies that are not already offering the capabilities of meeting the exacting, stringent requirements of federal agencies will likely not be able to tap the recent surge in the federal and defense markets. Conversely, those vendors and their users--government contractors--who can deliver comprehensive solutions that satisfy the requirements of federal agencies are in the driver's seat to capture that market segment.

who makes federal laws  Microsoft -centric technologies and who might not be too excited about a seemingly more complex J2EE environment. At the same time, the need to technologically modernize the product and concurrently provide smooth migrations to existing customers, while investing lots of research and development (R&D) funds in functional enhancements as to be ahead (or at least abreast) of the pack will be a significant challenge for a smaller vendor. Further, the broader enterprise asset management (EAM) and Read More

Who Else is Using Your Wireless Network?


Information technology (IT) security industry experts continue to warn us that wireless networks have significant vulnerabilities. Taking precautions is a smart way to mitigate risks. Relevant Technologies tested Wireless Watch Home 2.0 (WWH) to evaluate its claim as an effective and affordable intrusion detection system (IDS) for home wireless networks.

who makes federal laws  to do. Most people who use computers at home, whether the computer is their own personal system, or a laptop owned by their company, don't go through the trouble to enable wireless security protocols. Many people using wireless networks don't even have a personal firewall installed on it. Using wireless networks without configuring security controls is risky and means your systems and data are susceptible to compromise by unauthorized users. Record Network Friends and Foes Relevant Technologies took Read More

What Makes a Good White Paper Good… (Part 4)


Here's the final point in a series of four aimed at identifying a "good" IT white paper (and providing helpful hints, should you need to write one). The previous points addressed the importance of the white paper's introduction, of writing to a specific audience, and of proposing a viable solution. The final point, appropriately enough, considers key features of an effective conclusion. 4. All

who makes federal laws  Makes a Good White Paper Good… (Part 4) Here's the final point in a series of four aimed at identifying a good IT white paper (and providing helpful hints, should you need to write one). The previous points addressed the importance of the white paper's introduction, of writing to a specific audience, and of proposing a viable solution. The final point, appropriately enough, considers key features of an effective conclusion. 4. All’s Well that Ends Well… The first paragraph of the white paper Read More

Ten Reasons Why Application Hosting Makes Sense for Your Organization


This document explains Ultimate Software’s Intersourcing application and how it will benefit the company using it. Intersourcing is a hosting solution; this means the application is managed, supported and upgraded by an application service provider (ASP). Learn why application hosting makes sense for your organization.

who makes federal laws  Reasons Why Application Hosting Makes Sense for Your Organization This document explains Ultimate Software’s Intersourcing application and how it will benefit the company using it. Intersourcing is a hosting solution; this means the application is managed, supported and upgraded by an application service provider (ASP). Learn why application hosting makes sense for your organization. Read More

Business Intelligence Standardization


Business intelligence (BI) is often an area of friction between information technology (IT) (who provide information) and the business users (who need it to do their jobs). By allowing you to connect goals, metrics, and people across the enterprise, an enterprise BI standard helps organizations manage and optimize information flows like other business processes, leading to improved alignment and transparency.

who makes federal laws  inconsistencies Frustrated end users who cannot get timely answers to their business questions Reducing the number of BI standards in your organization can result in significant cost savings, greater control over information, and better alignment with your business users. This all leads to increased competitive advantage by fully exploiting the benefits of enterprise BI. Starting an active program to standardize on BI tools in your company is critical, if you are to achieve strategic deployment and assoc Read More

Data Breach Notification Laws: The Need for Spyware Detection Capability


Security measures that repel spyware attacks are critical to any comprehensive security plan, thanks to laws requiring companies to notify their customers if they experience a data security breach. But it’s not enough to have a plan for complying with breach notification laws. Every company’s goal should be to avoid having to give such a notification in the first place.

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Who to Blame for Project Failure? Look Up-Not Down, Not Left, Not Right


Project failure is not a nice topic. None of us wants to be involved in a failure. But when a failure occurs, we feel compelled to assign blame. But who really is to blame, and how can a company avoid the same problems in the future?

who makes federal laws  to assign blame. But who to blame and how to avoid the same problems in the future? For most enterprises, even admitting they have a failure is difficult. But what is a failure? Failure is not that easy to define. Is it when we fail to meet the original project business objectives? Is it when the project is late or over budget? Is it when the software works but does not produce the benefits sought? The answer to all these questions is, maybe. Failure can be many things, and the definition is what the peop Read More

Why Business Intelligence Makes Sense for Midsize Companies


Business intelligence—or decision support—allows you to better understand, analyze, and predict what’s occurring within your company. BI turns data from financial, manufacturing, and sales systems into useful and meaningful information and then distributes it to people who need it. Midsize organizations have limited resources, so a BI solution should deliver low cost of ownership through off-the-shelf integration.

who makes federal laws  distributes it to people who need it. Midsize organizations have limited resources, so a BI solution should deliver low cost of ownership through off-the-shelf integration. Read More