John Paczkowski

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In Other News, 88 Percent of IT Admins Like to Think of Themselves as Badasses

If they were to be sacked tomorrow, a staggering 88 percent of IT administrators would steal sensitive company information. This according to a new survey from Cyber-Ark, which found that IT security professionals aren’t above indulging in a bit of vindictive corporate espionage, given the right circumstances.

Or at least they’d like to give that impression.

Said Udi Mokady, co-founder and CEO of Cyber-Ark: “You can install the best security systems in the world, but if your staff do not respect the information they are entrusted with, then the information will definitely go astray–just as the findings of this survey have illustrated.”

Seems there’s a little bit of BOFH (Bastard Operator From Hell) in all system administrators …

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work