April 27, 2007 By Government Technology
is moving toward a standard of 20 percent by 2020, while New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch challenged lawmakers to adopt a 25 percent requirement by 2025. - Businessportal24.com
70 percent of businesses' or noncommercial entities' Web sites are at a serious and immediate risk of being hacked, according to Acunetix.
Electronic medical record (EMR) use is growing in public health-care facilities, according to a study by Citrix. When state health executives were asked if they currently use EMRs, the responses were as follows.
In the planning phase 71 percent
Using EMRs 19 percent
Not using/not planning 10 percent
Those in the planning phase were asked how long to deployment:
Two years or more 80 percent
Less than two years 20 percent
Business people who visited Business.gov, the new one-stop federal compliance Web site for businesses, confirmed the site saves them time and money. Of businesses surveyed, 72 percent said they saved up to 25 hours. Almost half of surveyed businesses reported saving money.
Though children ages 6 to 11 - also known as "tweens" - tend to play video games during the majority of their time online, doing homework and research is still in the top three activities, according to a survey of U.S. children's online activities in fall 2006.
Played online games 48 percent
Visited favorite Web sites 25 percent
Research/homework 21 percent
Listened to music 19 percent
E-mail 14 percent
Downloaded music 9.7 percent
Instant messaging 9 percent
Blogs (reading/writing) 5.6 percent
Downloaded software 4.3 percent
Other activities 18 percent
None of these 16 percent
Source: Experian Simmons, Feb. 2007
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