Articles By Tim Greene

Domino’s ‘loses’ $77,000 in free pizza after promo code hacked

Domino's Pizza lost about $77,000 in free pizza due to a weak password on an online promotion that wasn't supposed to go live -- a type of security problem that is all too

Published on: July 29th, 2009 Tim Greene

Hackers can use electrical outlets to steal computer data

If attackers intent on data theft can tap into an electrical socket near a computer or if they can draw a bead on the machine with a laser, they can steal whatever is

Published on: July 13th, 2009 Tim Greene

Morphing Web sites can help you make more money

Web sites that automatically customize themselves for each visitor so they come across as more appealing or simply less annoying can boost sales for online businesses by close to 20 per cent, an

Published on: May 26th, 2008 Tim Greene

Financial group uses next-generation firewall as data security vault

Western & Southern Financial Group had what it considered defense in depth for its IP network but recognized that there were still ways that sensitive data might leave the network undetected, so it

Published on: May 9th, 2008 Tim Greene

NAP shot – Why Microsoft’s access control feature in Vista has many execs excited

Microsoft's network access control client in Vista and now in Windows X has a lot of IT executives excited, according to an informal poll of about 250 attendees of an Interop Las Vegas

Published on: April 30th, 2008 Tim Greene

Top 10 security threats to your business network

There are lots of ways business networks can be compromised, and more are developing all the time.They range from technology exploits to social engineering attacks, and all can compromise corporate data, reputation and

Published on: April 10th, 2008 Tim Greene

Save money by upgrading rather than replacing video conferencing gear

Businesses can reap 80 per cent to 90 per cent of the benefits of telepresence via upgrades to existing video conference gear at a fraction of what they'd spend on brand-new telepresence systems,

Published on: March 7th, 2008 Tim Greene

3Com adds three IP PBXs for SMBs

3Com is broadening its IP PBX offerings with the introduction of three new products geared for businesses with as few as five phones.The company is shipping two versions of its VCX Connect devices.

Published on: October 3rd, 2007 Tim Greene