Thor Olavsrud

Thor Olavsrund is a journalist covering data analytics, security, infrastructure, and networking for CIO.com. He's especially interested in companies that use data to transform their business to tackle problems in innovative ways. As senior writer, his articles focus on practical insights, analysis, and business use cases that can help CIOs and other IT leaders navigate the shifting IT landscape.
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Open Source Disaster Recovery and Backup for SMBs

Protecting data from theft or compromise is one major priority for businesses, but?without...

CIOs Still Concerned by Wireless Standards, Security

NEW YORK -- Enterprise buying decisions on wireless technologies are still hampered by...

SCO Looks for Linux Community Link in DoS Attack

SCO Group Tuesday confirmed that it was the victim of a denial of...

Liberty Alliance Details Identity Architecture

Moving to put its stamp on a standards-based method for federated network identity, the...

FBI, DOJ Crack Satellite Piracy Ring

Five people were taken into custody by the FBI Tuesday morning as part...

Could Attack on DALnet Spell End for IRC?

For at least a month, distributed denial of service , or DDOS, attacks have...

Bush Administration to Call for Privacy Czar

The Bush administration is expected to recommend the appointment of a federal "privacy...

New Internet Explorer Security Flaw Found

A group of Russian researchers from SECURITY.NNOV has uncovered a new flaw in...

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