Profile of Johanna AmbrosioTech Journalist
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Johanna Ambrosio is an award-winning freelance writer specializing in business and technology. She has been a reporter and an editor in the computer industry for over 25 years, covering virtually every technology topic, starting with 'office automation' in the 1980s, as well as management issues including ROI and how to attract and retain talent. Her work has appeared online and in print, in publications including Application Development Trends, Government Computer News, Crain's New York Business, Investor's Business Daily, InformationWEEK, and the Metrowest Daily News. She formerly worked at Computerworld, for which she held various positions, including online director. She holds a B.S. in technical writing from Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, N.Y., now the Tandon School of Engineering of New York University. She lives with her husband in a Boston suburb. Johanna's samples of her work are at https://www.clippings.me/jambrosio.
Articles by Johanna Ambrosio
posted in January 2006
Low federal turnover rates, coupled with little demand for IT jobs at the federal level, means there aren't a lot of options for would-be job-hoppers.
The Linux camp objects to the method used by the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team to count Linux vulnerabilities.
Although most business customers don't officially use "raw" Linux products and so aren't in imminent danger, security experts say the situation makes it worth double-checking your software version levels and making sure the techies aren't bringing unpatched Linux products onto the network.
Two transportation-security projects have yielded vastly different results thus far. One big difference is an outside contractor's level of involvement.
It's doubtful that, in the wake of Massachusetts' open-source missteps, anyone in a state IT organization will have the courage to suggest state-wide adoption of open-source software for quite some time.