standards

ITU launches bid to standardise the cloud

ITU launches bid to standardise the cloud

Focus group will coordinate efforts globally.
May 16 2010 11:09PM
PCI Standards Council updates PIN transaction security requirements

PCI Standards Council updates PIN transaction security requirements

Aims to simplify process.
May 14 2010 2:50PM
Google criticises data centre energy standards

Google criticises data centre energy standards

Shouldn't dictate how efficiency is achieved.
Apr 14 2010 6:20AM
ISF criticises 'privacy puzzle' over data

ISF criticises 'privacy puzzle' over data

Conflicting standards lead to confusion.
Mar 24 2010 12:45PM
Telstra, Commonwealth Bank join cloud standards group

Telstra, Commonwealth Bank join cloud standards group

Cloud computing buyers seek open standards.
Dec 15 2009 12:17PM
PCI clarifies procedures to secure Wi-Fi

PCI clarifies procedures to secure Wi-Fi

The group charged with administering the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) has begun issuing guidance documents that merchants can use to help them better understand and adhere to payment security standards.
Jul 20 2009 12:21PM
PCI DSS standards to face open comment

PCI DSS standards to face open comment

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) is looking for feedback on its payment industry guidelines and plans to roll out an online tool to make providing input easier.
Jun 25 2009 11:09AM
PCI appoints new board of advisors

PCI appoints new board of advisors

A roster of new organisations will make up the second Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) board of advisors, including Bank of America, Wal-Mart and PayPal.
May 19 2009 10:33AM
IEEE to set up patent pools

IEEE to set up patent pools

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Standards Association is to set up patent pools, whereby companies agree to cross-license patents with licensing administrator Via Licensing.
Dec 9 2008 6:51AM
Lack of IT standards hampering UK war effort

Lack of IT standards hampering UK war effort

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has warned that differing US suppliers' proprietary software standards are hampering the ability of British forces in Afghanistan to make full use of data from unmanned air-reconnaissance vehicles (UAVs).
Nov 8 2008 7:22AM
SAP helps Australian companies meet environmental standards

SAP helps Australian companies meet environmental standards

SAP is launching its Environmental Compliance software platform for Australian and New Zealand corporations in correspondence with the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007.
May 9 2008 7:49AM
Salesforce claims security standards boost

Salesforce claims security standards boost

Salesforce.com claims to be the first publicly traded software-as-a-service (SaaS) vendor to receive the ISO/IEC 27001:2005 security certification..
May 8 2008 7:18AM
UK Unix users sue British Standards body over OOXML

UK Unix users sue British Standards body over OOXML

A band of British Unix users has issued a High Court challenge over the national approval of Microsoft's OOXML document standard.
May 2 2008 3:36PM
Open source the biggest potential game changer for government: Senator Lundy

Open source the biggest potential game changer for government: Senator Lundy

Senator Kate Lundy hosted a pre-2020 Summit event in Canberra last week to generate ideas on how open source technology, open standards and open access to information might transform the way government departments and the business world operate.
Apr 7 2008 7:58AM
Yahoo embraces semantic web standards

Yahoo embraces semantic web standards

Yahoo is hoping to leap ahead of arch rival Google by adopting so-called semantic web standards, widely regarded as the de facto next generation technology for the world wide web..
Mar 19 2008 2:36PM
Sony starts another standards war

Sony starts another standards war

Sony has kick-started another standards war, this time over wireless USB..
Jan 14 2008 6:55AM
Public comment sort for VDSL2 Standards

Public comment sort for VDSL2 Standards

Independent telecommunications body, the Communications Alliance, has unveiled draft standards on customer equipment needed for Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line 2 (VDSL2) - the next generation of broadband technology.
Dec 17 2007 10:51AM
Open standards 'more important' than open source

Open standards 'more important' than open source

The recent Westminster eForum witnessed considerable debate around the adoption and use of open source software by governments, organisations and individuals.
Sep 14 2007 7:40AM
US standards board votes against OpenXML

US standards board votes against OpenXML

Microsoft's campaign to standardise its Office OpenXML file format took a hit today when a US committee voted against approving the format and supporting it for approval by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
Aug 15 2007 2:37PM
Using international standards in your compliance program

Using international standards in your compliance program

In a world of ever-increasing information, security requirements and regulations, companies must manage a complex compliance environment that has resulted in a multitude of linked processes.
Aug 7 2007 4:02PM

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