Launches Four Targeted e-Newsletters Reaching IT Professionals Worldwide

BOSTON, MA – FEBRUARY 1, 2002 – International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading technology media company, announced today that (, the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world is launching four targeted e-newsletters reaching more than 60,000 weekly subscribers worldwide. The e-newsletters provide comprehensive, hands-on information about IT news and trends in the financial, legal, and telecommunications sectors as well as advice and tips on IT careers and web security.


"Consistent with's strategy to deliver efficient and highly focused information to distinct groups of readers, these e-newsletters will now bring IT professionals up-to-the-minute information they need to make timely business decisions," said Jeff Julian, president and publisher of

Assembled by an award-winning editorial team and powered by the IDG News Service, the only true international technology wire service, the newsletters feature topics such as electronic crime and legislation, consumer privacy, and network security. In addition, the e-newsletters provide information on new technology products – reaching high-level decision-makers needing the latest product news and reviews to make educated buying decisions. The e-newsletters are accessible through

The four e-newsletters include:

"Security Update" – targets IT managers and covers security issues such as worms and viruses, consumer privacy, encryption, firewalls and network security.

"Mobile & Wireless Update" – provides the mobile and wireless community with up-to-the-minute news and product reviews on PDA's and wireless phones.

"High-Tech Financial & Legal News" – focuses on subjects from court cases and electronic crime and legislation, to technology companies' earnings and regulations.

"IT Careers Report" – is a virtual career toolbox for IT professionals offering career advice, and news about new hires and IT training programs.

About (, IDG's Technology Search Engine, covers the world's largest network of technology specific web sites – comprised of more than 330 IDG sites in 85 countries worldwide, including Computerworld/Infoworld, Network World, CIO and PC World. serves the needs of global technology decision-makers by providing access to localized content as well as comprehensive search capabilities, product information, and up-to-the-minute technology news and analysis. also offers 24 e-newsletters as well as access to theme-and profile-driven networks featuring research, product reviews and news articles on industry topics such as security, web development and e-business.


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