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  • Security Blog Wire: Plenty of opinions on WMF patching

    Though Microsoft decided to release its WMF patch early, debate raged this week among bloggers over whether the danger warranted the use of third-party fixes. 

  • Geeks weigh in on the best movies of 2005

    From the historic dawn of Darth Vader to a much-hyped movie that ultimately spelled box-office Doom, IT geeks say 2005 was a mixed bag when it came to the types of far-out films they like best. 

  • 2006 outlook: Open source, offshoring, Web 2.0

    Former TechTarget editor-in-chief Paul Gillin predicts the top 10 technology trends for 2006, including open source, Web 2.0, blogging, offshoring and convergence. 

  • 2005 -- The year of the IT blockbuster

    Get your popcorn, grab a seat and check out our comical review of IT sagas you'll never see on the big screen. 

  • Geek giggles: The top 10 Missing Links of 2005

    So we're only half-telling the truth. We like to think these wacky tech-related stories kept our readers smiling longer than it takes to hit the delete button. 

  • 2005's IT winners and losers

    There were plenty of candidates in both categories this year, but TechTarget editors painstakingly separated the best from the worst. 

  • Sony struggles to regain trust

    The company is trying to mend a reputation bruised over its antipiracy practices. One advocate for online civil liberties explains why redemption is a long way off. 

  • Microsoft pads security partner competency

    The software giant is adding a pair of specialties to its Security Solutions Competency, and integrating certifications from ISC² and ISACA. 

  • Check Point to buy Sourcefire for about $225m

    The intrusion detection provider announced a deal to acquire the privately held company, whose founder also created Snort. 

  • Symantec buys Bindview for $209 million

    The enterprise security giant hopes to gain more offerings in policy compliance and vulnerability management with this latest acquisition.