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  • The last few years have seen an explosive growth of diversified peer-to-peer (P2P) systems over the internet, such as Gnutella, Chord, Freenet, and KaZaA.
  • Rob Nash, director of eBusiness at Unipalm, looks at the challenges facing IT managers with the growing use of instant messaging in the workplace.
  • No banks or shops would stop 6 million potential customers coming through their doors but that is what most organizations do through website design that excludes disabled visitors.
  • This article takes a look at the evolution of wireless networks and what is available to wireless users in helping them to secure their networks both historically and today.
  • Instant Messaging (IM) and technologies providing 'presence' enable those who need to reach you are aware of your availability and able to engage you instantly.
  • The Freedom of information Act (FOIA) was passed on 30 November 2000 and fully implemented on 1 January 2005. The Act regulates information held by public bodies and designated non-government organizations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  • Recent investigations indicate that large numbers of wireless networks in major cities both broadcast who they are and operate without any encryption, which leaves them open to being used by unauthorised personnel as host sites for paedophile material.
  • Voice over IP – or VoIP – is the buzzword of the industry: everybody is doing it, or at least thinking about doing it, says Steve Kennedy.
  • Data loss recovery measures are an essential IT function but can be costly to implement at the highest performance level. Steve Mackey, director of product marketing at ADIC, looks at the advantages of using storage area networks (SANs) to do the job.
  • Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags have been around for years. The idea is simple: a microchip radio transmitter (which can hold 64–512kbits) and an antenna are laminated onto a plastic patch or encapsulated in resin.