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Issue 6 • Date Nov.-Dec. 2001

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  • The IEEE 802.11b security problem. 1

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 96, 91 - 95
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    It is important to be aware of the security issues a wireless LAN can pose, and take steps to use its built-in security features. IEEE 802.11b-related security issues range from security management to inherent weaknesses of the underlying technologies. In addition, WLANs are subject to the same attacks that target traditional LANs. View full abstract»

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  • Fighting fear with improved IT

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 8 - 9
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  • Subject index

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 74 - 77
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  • Author index

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 78 - 79
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  • Outsourcing from the inside out [Book review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 81
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  • Building a business with outside help [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 81
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  • Know thine enemy [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 82
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  • Tools to catch the crackers [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 82
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  • Learning tricks from the bad guys [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 83
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  • Hacker profiles [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 83
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  • When QoS counts [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 84
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  • How to keep your intranet watertight [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 84
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  • Tailor-made intranets [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 85
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  • Mastering client-server architecture [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 85
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  • Network design from the top [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 86
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  • Keeping a sharp eye on the network [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 86
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  • How to fix it before it's broke [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 87
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  • How to be a good system sleuth [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 87
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  • Making the most out of an ASP relationship

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 63 - 67
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    Our research indicates that to ensure mutual success, companies and ASPs will need to explore sophisticated methods of pricing ASP contracts rather than using a simple fixed-price monthly rental form. Also, companies must understand the legal implications of outsourcing to an ASP and realize the necessity of specific contractual clauses. We expect that as companies outsourcing complex products to ... View full abstract»

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  • Steady job market for IT professionals

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 16 - 19
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    Despite the instability in the world economy, are the ever-changing technology demands placed on businesses enough to maintain IT employment levels in the near term? What jobs are hot, and what technology specialties are waning in demand? Overall, the news is good for IT professionals. Businesses continue to need experienced employees well versed in various disciplines, especially networking and s... View full abstract»

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  • The ABCs of IEEE 802.77

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 49 - 52
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    Wireless LAN technology is a swiftly moving target. Knowing the basics can help you deploy it safely in your organization. WLAN is actually a series of standards and not just one. The initial IEEE 802.11 standard supported three transmission methods-infrared, direct sequence spread spectrum, and frequency hopping spread spectrum-although a single product would use only one method. All three transm... View full abstract»

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  • Enterprise architecture: agile transition and implementation

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 30 - 37
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    In our previous articles, we made the case for having an enterprise architecture and discussed the first phases of an architecture development process. The second article concentrated on describing the baseline architecture and defining the target architecture. We complete our discussion of the methodology by focusing on transition and implementation planning. Transition planning focuses on derivi... View full abstract»

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  • Understanding Web services

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 69 - 73
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    Web services are a new breed of Web applications. These independent application components are published on to the Web in such a way that other Web applications can find and use them. They take the Web to its next stage of evolution, in which software components can discover other software components and conduct business transactions. Examples of Web services include a credit card service that pro... View full abstract»

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  • A new paradigm for IP-based cellular networks

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 20 - 29
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    Flash-OFDM is an air interface technology that is greater than the sum of its parts. It enables the Internet's seamless, affordable extension to the wide-area mobile environment in an IP-transparent fashion and without modification to existing applications. It also adapts wireless to the Internet-not vice versa-so that the mobile and fixed Internet realms remain essentially the same. The pure IP-b... View full abstract»

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  • Building an infrastructure for a powerful web presence

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 54 - 60
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    When discussing a Web presence, people often mention fancy graphics and enticing layouts. But effective administration of an enterprise's Web site requires more than creativity and a good set of Web authoring tools. It requires a Web site infrastructure that is based on technology that addresses how people use the site and that appropriately supports such usage. Determining an ideal infrastructure... View full abstract»

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