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Are benefits for IT workers shrinking?

While tech salaries have increased, many organisations are eliminating benefits like tuition reimbursement, awards and telecommuting. What does this mean for IT workers?

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

CAREERS

Are benefits for IT workers shrinking?

While tech salaries have increased, many organisations are eliminating benefits like tuition reimbursement, awards and telecommuting. What does this mean for IT workers?

IT GOVERNANCE

Leak of ZeusVM malware building tool might cause botnet surge

The Internet could see a new wave of botnets based on the ZeusVM banking Trojan after the tools needed to build and customize the malware program were published online for free.

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

Microsoft offers researchers US$500K to work on HoloLens

Microsoft is offering academic researchers in the U.S. a chance to get their hands on its HoloLens augmented reality headgear later this year with a new program that will award funding and hardware to a handful of projects that will put the new gear to use.

LEGAL

Privacy group files FTC complaint to push Google to extend right to be forgotten to US

Google's refusal to implement the EU's controversial right to be forgotten rules in the U.S. amounts to an unfair and deceptive business practice, a frequent critic of the search engine giant said.

OUTSOURCING

Exclusive: Proposed UK immigration policies will hurt tech sector

The Migration Advisory Committee is conducting a review into the minimum salary thresholds for the Tier 2 visa route - something which is likely to deprive the UK's tech-driven organisations of vital talent at a time when homegrown training initiatives are falling short.

PROJECT MGMT

Bluechip Infotech acquires MPA Systems' Cyberoam business

Distributor, Bluechip Infotech has acquired the Cyberoam operation from within MPA Systems, including two Cyberoam focused staff, Matt Goodman and Philip Ashford.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

Hacking Team hack reveals why you shouldn't jailbreak your iPhone

A massive breach in the private data of a firm that sells software to governments to spy on communications shows that jailbroken iPhones are vulnerable.

CLOUD COMPUTING

Take a holistic approach towards enterprise mobility: Akamai interview

Akamai Asia Pacific & Japan's Jason Hatch talks with Computerworld on how organisations can optimise user experience in a global, cloud-driven age of BDA and the IoT.

DATA CENTER

Bluechip Infotech acquires MPA Systems' Cyberoam business

Distributor, Bluechip Infotech has acquired the Cyberoam operation from within MPA Systems, including two Cyberoam focused staff, Matt Goodman and Philip Ashford.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

GoPro Hero4 Session: half the size and waterproof to 10 metres

Weight is down 40 percent and the size is down by 50 percent when it is compared to the flagship Hero4 Black. Nor are its discounts thwarted by cumbersome housing because the Session's naked body is waterproof to 10 metres.

INDUSTRIES

VMob readies itself for global domination with Ikea win

Growing Kiwi mobile company, VMob, has signed a commercial agreement with IKEA to utilise the company’s “intelligent personalisation platform.”

INTERNET

Singapore one of top three countries leading in mCommerce in SEA

mCommerce accounted for 27 percent of all eCommerce transactions in Southeast Asia, with Indonesia at 34 percent, Taiwan at 31 percent and Singapore at 29 percent.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Why compatibility isn't just a computer problem anymore

Some people I know who dearly love their Sonos speaker systems were feeling nervous this week as Apple launched Apple Music. Would Sonos support Apple Music, and vice versa? Some tweets from Sonos and Apple made it clear that it would, and those Sonos-using friends gave a sigh of relief.

NETWORKING

Schneider Electric and Cisco ink partnership for resilient control system networks

Energy management and automation company, Schneider Electric, has teamed up with networking vendor, Cisco, to bring advanced networking and control system technologies to its customers.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

The Takeaway: Microsoft preps RTM milestone of Windows 10

Microsoft is about to hit an important milestone in the run-up to the release of Windows 10 at the end of the month.

SECURITY

The future of cybersecurity hinges on boardroom engagement today

It is time for organisations' top leaders to be actively engaged in enterprise defence.

STORAGE

Samsung releases world's first 2TB consumer SSDs

Samsung touts a whopping 10-year warranty on the new drives.

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BLOGS

A trusted partner

The primary focus for SAS is to build strong and long-lasting relationships with its customers; and its key strategy is proactive and consistent engagement across all customer touch points.

What ICT professionals want

When asking ICT professionals what they’re looking for in their next role, the answer may just surprise.

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