Bob BrownExecutive Editor, News, NetworkWorld Follow me on Google+

I work with Network World's writers and editors to identify and publish the best informational and news stories for enterprise IT and networking professionals. Also, I blog about network research from university and vendor research labs, plus work closely with our wireless reporting team on assignments and projects. Best to reach me by email. If you don't hear back from me, it's probably because I forwarded your pitch to a more appropriate contact here.

Supersmart algorithm picks winner of NCAA basketball tourney

Georgia Tech's LRMC computerized ranking system has correctly picked the winner three times in the last six years. So who is it this year?

Top tech crimes of 2013

Prisons around the world this year made way for techie criminals alongside the more garden variety murderers, thieves, and schemers.

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Researchers propose stories for password retention

Carnegie Mellon researchers have developed a way to use stories and pictures to help users easily create and remember passwords.

FBI warns: 'tis the season for online shopping scams

The FBI this week issued a series of reminders to online shoppers to beware of scams and to use their common sense.

Deals revealed for Surface, Windows 8 laptop holiday sales

Microsoft is whacking prices on Black Friday for its first generation Surface Windows RT tablets as well as for Windows 8 laptops and Xbox consoles.