Items Tagged with "Security"
July 29, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano
You may have read my last post where I talked about “Clean the Clutter” out of your life and sell all the stuff you don’t absolutely need. Prior to selling my electronics I wiped all the data off of each device. Cleaning all the data off your salable electronics is absolutely essential...
July 29, 2011 Added by:Headlines
While we enjoy the opportunity to go home from the office at the end of the work day, SysAdmins are still on the job fighting off unauthorized access attempts, protecting our sensitive data, and working hard to improve network performance...
July 29, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"Now, more than ever, it is important that all Americans — adults and children alike — learn to protect themselves online and do their part to ensure that cyberspace is a safe and secure environment for all Internet users..."
July 27, 2011 Added by:Rahul Neel Mani
ArcSight which was acquired by HP last year was started when the Dot Com bubble had burst. CTO Forum talks to Hugh Njemanze, ArcSight Founder and VP & CTO, HP Security Solutions about the company’s journey so far and how the company has been able to sustain a robust growth...
July 26, 2011 Added by:Headlines
Call it laziness, or perhaps an unjustified feeling of immunity - the "that will never happen to me" syndrome. Ether way, all the efforts of security experts and vendors are regularly being undone by the risky actions of end-users, and the cyber crooks are capitalizing on this fact...
July 20, 2011 Added by:Ben Rothke
Far too many books on privacy and surveillance are filled with hysteria and hyperbole and the threat of an Orwellian society. This book sticks to the raw facts and details the current state, that of insecure and porous networks around a surveillance society...
July 19, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"Don't use Internet Explorer or, for that matter, Safari... neither is as secure as Chrome, Firefox or Opera. IE 10 is certainly safer to use than previous versions, but significant security flaws that could expose your Windows system to malicious code online tend to crop up with it..."
July 17, 2011 Added by:Bozidar Spirovski
More institutions are providing programs and degrees focused on the security aspect of information technology than ever before. Part of the reason for this is the significant projected increase in the number of jobs available in the field...
July 12, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The operation lures Facebook users into distributing a link that professes to show an exclusive video of recently acquitted suspect Casey Anthony confessing her guilt in the mysterious death of her young daughter...
June 29, 2011 Added by:Headlines
Members of Congress will now be allowed to use Skype video conferencing on government networks. The announcement comes on the heels of revelations that Microsoft had filed a application in 2009 seeking to patent technology that allows for surreptitious recording of Skype transmissions...
June 22, 2011 Added by:Robb Reck
We bring in these third party vendors because we trust that they have all the experience and knowledge with a given security product. But they are missing a critical piece: Experience with our systems. No technology solution is complete and ideal for every environment out of the box...
June 17, 2011 Added by:Javvad Malik
Auditors are always trying to pin something on security departments. They’ll doggedly pursue every lead, using their statement of work as an all-access pass to the security procedures. Worse, the cynic can even find himself becoming a chief suspect in his own investigation...
June 12, 2011 Added by:J. Oquendo
With so much being spent on security - Firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems, Intrusion 'Prevention' Systems, Intrusion 'Tolerance' Systems, Data Loss Prevention, Certified Security Professionals, Standards, Guidelines, and the list goes on, why are these companies failing?
June 08, 2011 Added by:Headlines
What is truly annoying about Facebook's setup from a privacy perspective is that users have very little control over what other members post about them, particularly when it comes to photos and tagging, and the facial recognition feature further aggravates the situation...
June 05, 2011 Added by:Lee Munson
When it comes to the home router while the device is very useful, it is also riddled with many security problems. This is a real weakness in the home network. Most people do not know how the router works, so they also have no idea that they must make security adjustments to the device...
June 02, 2011 Added by:Kelly Colgan
We often use words like “robust,” “comprehensive,” and “strong” to describe security programs. Nice as that may sound, security isn’t only the strength of a system, but about the mindset of the people working it. Have they asked all the questions? Have they covered all their bases?