Feeds

RIM workforce decimated: 2,000 jobs slashed

'These redundancies will eliminate redundancies'

SANS - Survey on application security programs

RIM is to cut more than 2,000 jobs around the world as part of the cost-reduction strategy it announced last month. The layoffs will leave around 17,000 employed by the company.

RIM explains the process is about "eliminating redundancies and reallocating resources" which requires "workforce reduction" to the tune of 2,000 people. The company explains that this follows huge expansion over the last four years, which saw the number of staff multiply almost four times.

People in North America facing the chop will be notified this week, while employees in the rest of the world will have to wait while their local offices check out laws on notification and severance pay.

The cost of all that severance pay will come out in the next quarter results, scheduled for September. ®

Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction

Whitepapers

Securing web applications made simple and scalable
In this whitepaper learn how automated security testing can provide a simple and scalable way to protect your web applications.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Mainstay ROI - Does application security pay?
In this whitepaper learn how you and your enterprise might benefit from better software security.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.