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  • Human-computer interaction is an increasingly important part of our technological world. Dr Beran Necat from Girne American University looks at how this hugely significant interactive junction has evolved over time and suggests ways in which it might be improved.
  • In our age where many businesses rely on technology, what do you do when the services we depend are put under extreme pressure? Adele-Louise Carter summarises what would happen to the internet and businesses in the event of a flu pandemic.
  • Keeping the bad guys at bay is the biggest headache for any IT network manager as a security event from a single source can spread exponentially throughout the highly interconnected environment.
  • Telecoms are the backbone of many a business, so dealing with those times when your system goes down is something we all need to plan for. Piers Daniell, director of Fluidata, says you need to have a contingency in place.
  • MPLS networks are ideal for converged network services, offering different classes of service over a network hosted IP VPN. But the technology has limitations when it comes to true traffic management, explains Antoine Guy, marketing director, EMEA, Allot Communications.
  • The future web will become the universal application integration platform on which all kinds of objects run performing all kinds of complex networked transactions. Dr Beran Necat, senior ICT lecturer, Havering College of F&HE, looks at how the web originated and how it might evolve in the future.
  • Justin Richards reports back from Edinburgh, which played host to this year's World Wide Web conference.
  • Paul Crichton MBCS, a member of the BCS Disability Group Committee, looks at PAS 78 and its implications for web design and social inclusion.
  • At the recent World Wide Web Conference in Edinburgh David Thomas, deputy assistant director, FBI Cyberdivision, highlighted a number of trends and problems affecting businesses and individuals worldwide. Justin Richards reports.
  • Jeff Aaron, director, product marketing at Silver Peak looks at an increasingly important enabler of strategic IT initiatives, including branch office server and storage centralization, wide area file sharing and business continuity planning.