[QQ]SECURE APPLICATION MESSAGING[QQ]essages? Burying your head in the sand as the millennium looms? Dom Pancucci and Eric Doyle offer reassurance on these vital issues. Businesses are increasingly dependent on sending information electronically.[QQ] But how can they be absolutely sure that all their messages are arriving on time and that they haven't been tampered with? Dom Pancucci finds out how three companies are tackling the problem.[QQ] [QQ] CASE STUDIES[QQ] 1 Bank of Ireland: banking, p38[QQ] 2 Stora: paper and pulp producer, p40[QQ] 3 Delta Air Lines: international airline, p40[QQ] [QQ] YEAR 2000 PREPARATION[QQ] The millennium is fast approaching, and the threat of computer and electronic meltdown is looming along with it. Eric Doyle talks to three companies about the steps they have taken to help prevent Year 2000 disaster and recounts the lessons they have learnt in the process.[QQ] [QQ] CASE STUDIES[QQ] 1 Royal Sun Alliance: insurance, p44[QQ] 2 Unisys: information management, p44[QQ] 3 Barclays Bank: banking and finance, p46.
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