Posts By Peg Hosky

[email protected]: Information Security: Why Cybercriminals are Smiling

Hardly a week goes by without some new internet security snafu being reported. And with web usage exploding, expect to hear about a lot more. According to a new analysis from Forrester Research, the number of Internet users is forecast to grow 45% globally over the next four years, reaching 2.2 billion by 2013. MoreRead… Read more »

Fortune’s #1 Fastest Growing Company is: Not Apple, Not Google… How About RIM?

Fortune magazine reported the… 100 Fastest-Growing Companies http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortunefastestgrowing/2009/full_list/ My guess is that most people would make two types of guesses. Some people would guess firms associated with familiar and popular brands. This is usually an incorrect guess for a list of this kind because the second type of guess is usually the correct one: SmallRead… Read more »

David McClure: Longtime IT analyst and investigator to lead GSA citizen services unit by Gatham Nagesh, NextGov

A veteran information technology analyst and former Government Accountability Office official has been appointed to lead the General Services Administration office in charge of interacting with the American public, the agency announced on Tuesday. David McClure will take over as associate administrator of GSA’s Office of Citizen Services and Communications on Aug. 24. The officeRead… Read more »

Direct Mail May Fall 10% This Year

NEW YORK Add direct mail to the list of analog media being crushed by the Great Recession. – Todd Wasserman The Direct Marketing Association originally predicted that direct mail volume would only fall 1 percent this year, but the organization has revised that to as much as 10 percent. “This was mainly driven by theRead… Read more »