Dec 31, 2009 (03:12 AM EST)
Adobe To Surpass Microsoft As Hacker Target

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TOP STORY: Adobe To Surpass Microsoft As Hacker Target
MORE NEWS: Nokia: Most Apple Products Violate Patents
ANALYTIC REPORT: Outlook 2010

WHITEPAPER: BI with Predictive Analytics = Happy Customers
BLOG: Salesforce.com's Wizard Was Parker Harris And Team
WEBCAST: Vendor Webcast: Email Risks: Why What You Don't Know Can Cost You
RESOURCES: Be Part Of The InformationWeek Analytics 2010 U.S. IT Salary Survey


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 Thursday, December 31, 2009 

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TODAY'S TOP STORY
Adobe To Surpass Microsoft As Hacker Target
McAfee says Adobe Reader and Flash will top Microsoft Office as the favorite target of cybercriminals in 2010.

RELATED INSIGHTS
Adobe, Salesforce Put Flash In Cloud
Application Security Is National Security
Adobe Flash Security Model Permits Malware

ALSO SEE

Nokia: Most Apple Products Violate Patents
An International Trade Association complaint claims all of Apple's iPhones, iPods, and Macs infringe Nokia patents.

Nuance Buys SpinVox For $102.5 Million
The combined company will produce carrier-grade voice-to-text services capable of handling millions of voice mail messages per day.

Google Nexus One Said To Cost $530 Unlocked
The HTC handset, expected to be unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show next week, may represent a unified platform for the Google Android smartphone.

Ethernet Services Surge In Verticals
A Heavy Reading report says high growth rates for carrier Ethernet appear secure as the technology is adopted across finance, healthcare, government, and other sectors.

London iPhone Problems Spotlight Network Issues
O2, the United Kingdom's exclusive iPhone provider, has apologized to users for dropped calls and poor reception.

Apple Stock Falls Following Record High
Investors are bullish on the products they expect Apple to intro in January, particularly the long-awaited Mac tablet.

Online Retailers Boost Customer Satisfaction

Amazon, Macy's and other e-retailers achieved record-high levels of consumer satisfaction over the holiday shopping season.

WSO2 Launches Business Activity Monitor
The open source monitor provides visibility into services oriented architectures through the customizable WSO2 Gadget Server dashboard.

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ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS
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Outlook 2010
Don't break out the party hats just yet, but there are signs of optimism among the business technology pros we surveyed.
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Chief Of The Year: Federal CIO Vivek Kundra

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TODAY AT THE BLOG

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Featured Blogger Salesforce.com's Wizard Was Parker Harris And Team
Posted By Charles Babcock
Much has been recorded about the rise of Salesforce.com and how Marc Benioff's clever marketing brought the company to the forefront. Today, with its stock reaching new highs, I wanted to pay tribute to a giant of cloud computing, Parker Harris, the technology magician behind the marketing who made Benioff's story possible.

ALSO SEE
Windows 7 Year In Review
Posted by Alexander Wolfe
The operating-system buzz in 2009 may have been split 60/40 between Windows 7 and Google Chrome OS, but only the former is here today. As to whether a Web-centric OS like Chrome can ultimately edge out the most polished traditional desktop version ever, that's yet to be determined. During 2010, though, I expect that Windows 7 will increase its footprint, as enterprises initially wary of adoption begin to fold Win7 boxes into heterogeneous environments.

AT&T Resumes Online iPhone Sales
Posted By Ed Hansberry
AT&T has resumed sales if the iPhone in New York city via their website. I tested a few zip codes in the area and both the 3G and 3GS models are available, as well as refurbished phones. For whatever reason AT&T pulled them over the weekend from the website, they have apparently reversed course.

Mobile Botnets: A New Frontline
Posted By George Hulme

There has been a recent rash of worms and malware targeting (jailbroken) iPhones. A group of researchers from SRI International published a study of an Apple iPhone bot client, captured just before Thanksgiving.

2010 And Cloud Storage
Posted By George Crump
In 2010 cloud storage will continue to grow in use but like my other 2010entries, next year won't be the 'year' of cloud storage. As we discussed in our article 'What is Cloud Storage', people and organizations will use cloud storage differently. What is important is that they will use the architectures they are developing from cloud storage requirements more so than they had previously.

WEBCASTS

Vendor Webcast: Email Risks: Why What You Don't Know Can Cost You
(Sponsored by Google) Please join Rebecca Wettemann, Vice President, Research from Nucleus Research and industry expert on the financial analysis of technology, and Google Security & Compliance Product Marketing Manager, Mark Campbell, to learn about some of the risks and costs of email mismanagement and what to do about it. More Information & Registration

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- Maximize Productivity with 'Efficient Connectivity
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- 5 Real World Tactics for Avoiding 'the Mobile Blind Spot
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