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PayPal ropes in the Bounty Hunter

PayPal lures the masses to locate chinks in its armor after a recent cross-site scripting bug exposed a critical vulnerability in its website.  

PayPal steps it up with OpenStack

Payment pro PayPal recently migrated from VMware to OpenStack. Sri Shivananda, the man who spearheaded the migration talks about the rationale behind the move, and shares his two cents' worth for CIOs contemplating a cloud switch.

Why you need DRM for your documents

From protecting merger discussions to everyday document management, enterprise DRM is a mature, mainstream enterprise technology. So why aren’t more companies using it?

Indian IT leaders revamp their infra for better app performance: Nagendra Venkaswamy, Riverbed

According to Riverbed Global Application Performance Survey 2015, 98 percent of executives agreed that optimal enterprise application performance is essential for achieving optimal business performance, and can drive increased productivity, cost savings, and improved customer satisfaction. Nagendra Venkaswamy, Vice President, Riverbed India and SAARC shares his views and insights on the same.

Security is the first mantra: Parag Arora, Citrix

We build a platform that is secure by design and we believe that, if you are building a fundamental block in a secure manner, then eventually how you access services is irrelevant because the basic building block is secure, says Parag Arora, area vice president - India, Citrix.

The post-acquisition blues

The company calls in our manager to take a look around at a small software company it’s acquiring — after the deal has been signed

When Locky strikes

A friend’s company is hit with aggressive ransomware and calls our manager for advice

Let's not make secure encryption illegal

Restrictions are abhorrent and a draft bill in the Senate is overly broad and ambiguous. But if Congress insists on restrictions, let's add some critical limits.

40 years of Apple: The good, bad and ugly

On April 1, 1976, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne founded Apple Computer Inc. to sell a personal computer kit. 40 years later, the company, now called Apple, is the largest IT company by revenue in the world. How did it happen?