Tag: report

Security firm Finjan reveals more cybercrime with PDFs

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Security firm Finjan has released its ‘Web Security Trends Report Q4 2008’ (N.B.: the report requires registration), findings from its Malicious Code Research Center, identifying and analyzing the latest trends in cybercrime.

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REVIEW: Monarch V8 Professional

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This feature is a review of Windows-based business intelligence and reporting tool, Monarch V8 Professional. The product is designed to easily ‘mine’ data from existing text-based or PDF reports — an information source often overlooked by other BI tools. As a commercial user of the software, IPS-Sendero consultant Lee Ann Bond’s review is based on firsthand experience. Read more in this review.

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Editorial cartoonist links PDF to U.S.-Muslim misunderstandings

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A liberal editorial cartoonist singled out the Portable
Document Format (PDF) and the free Adobe Reader in a recent
comic strip that referenced newspaper coverage of a recent
government report suggesting the U.S. has failed to
adequately explain its policies to the Muslim world.

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9/11 Report ‘best seller’ lacks PDF navigation

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The recently published ‘9/11 Report’ is a 585-page document detailing the investigation of the 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States. Being sold at major book stores, it’s also freely available online in PDF. However, the downloadable version fails to take advantage of the format’s navigational capabilities — i.e. bookmarks, interactive index, etc. — that could have made the PDF version much easier to read or browse. We’ve created and posted an improved version.

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