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TechTarget News Roundup -- February 21, 2006
Aging iSeries workforce reopens to newbies,289202,sid3_gci1167841,00.html
According to Nate Viall, iSeries recruiter, the job market looks good for 2006 and iSeries shops may start hiring entry-level workers. But where will they come from?
Free tool helps find SQL injection vulnerabilities,289142,sid92_gci1167589,00.html
A new tool was released last week that helps penetration testers find SQL injection vulnerabilities on a Web page.

Want secure software? Think like an attacker,289142,sid92_gci1167677,00.html
Automated tools have their role in securing applications, but you can't rely on them totally. You also need skilled people to help identify vulnerabilities throughout the development lifecycle.
A CIO Conversation: Virgin Entertainment's Robert Fort,289202,sid19_gci1167866,00.html
Robert Fort keeps IT rocking at Virgin Entertainment Group Inc., the $200 million North American subsidiary for the U.K. conglomerate.
Should Siebel customers expect a hike in CRM support costs?,289142,sid11_gci1167900,00.html
Oracle boasts PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards customers are happier with maintenance and support since it acquired them, but does their satisfaction have a hefty price tag? Siebel customers could soon find out.
IBM races for clock speed,289142,sid80_gci1167941,00.html
IBM offered a sneak peak of its server Power6 chips, slated for release in 2007. IBM is touting gains in clock speed, but experts and competitors question whether clock speed matters.
Column: Why open source databases are ripe for acquisition in 2006,289142,sid39_gci1167888,00.html
Will the clout of open source databases lead to their demise by acquisition? One columnist ponders the meaning of Oracle's recent acquisition and MySQL's anti-acquisition stance.
Expensive data warehouses not always necessary for BI,289142,sid41_gci1167883,00.html
Attendees at this week's TDWI conference and other data experts explain why some companies may want to rethink their approach to data warehousing and business intelligence.
Critical flaw found in Mac OS X,289142,sid14_gci1167872,00.html
A serious problem with the way Apple's OS processes specially crafted resource forks and HFS metadata comes just days after it became the target of malicious code for the first time.

RSA Notebook: Time to outlaw rootkits?,289142,sid14_gci1167676,00.html
A Homeland Security official says rootkits need to go; how your best employees are leaking confidential data; and the end of perimeter security, for better or worse.
Cisco sheds light on WAFS plans,289142,sid5_gci1167877,00.html
George Kurian, VP and GM of Cisco's Application Delivery Business Unit, talks with about the company's WAFS and WAN optimization product strategy.
Microsoft issues dual SMS betas,289142,sid1_gci1167829,00.html
Microsoft discussed plans for a midterm release of its desktop management software, which will come out in May. Betas for both SMS 2003 R2 and its next major update, SMS 4.0, came out this week.


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