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Government

Submission + - How A US Debt Default Will Affect IT (itworld.com)

jfruhlinger writes: "As the US Congress plays a game of chicken, American IT needs to start planning for scenarios where the debt ceiling isn't raised. Once the limit has been reached, techies will quickly confront a number of consequences, some immediate (like not getting paid) and some tied to the ripple effects that will roil the economy in case of a default. Sadly, with two economic disasters in the past decade, we've become familiar with economic fallout."
Operating Systems

Submission + - OS X Lion Improves Security (theregister.co.uk)

dogmatixpsych writes: Early reports say that Apple's new Lion OS "has definitively leapfrogged its rivals by offering an operating system with state-of-the-art security protections that make it more resistant to malware exploits and other hack attacks." Some of the enhancements include: full ASLR, tightened web processes, full disk encryption, and built in virtualization.

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