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Infographic: Finding the right security solution for the data center

By Evelyn de Souza, Security Technology Group at Cisco Today’s smart infotech expert desires protection. devices as well as comprehends that safeguarding your company is something. that opens up doors, as opposed to shuts them. The appropriate protection service. could relocate organisations. past buzzword bingo to an area where they could in fact attain these. hoped-for performances. Often times as ... Read More »

Data security laws and penalties: Pay IT now or pay out later

By Thomas Zeno and Lindsay Holmes AvMed recently paid $3.5 million to settle a data breach lawsuit in which class members could not prove actual damage. Will your organization be next? ¬†Plaintiffs’ lawyers, as well as federal and state governments, are likely to file “unjust enrichment” claims against organizations that do not ensure safe transmission and storage of personal data. ... Read More »

Resources for aspiring IT security pros

IT protection is an increasing number of specific domain name in the infotech area. It made use of to be that system managers satisfied the duty, despite whether they had particular training in protection, now progressively, companies desire devoted IT protection team to look after keeping safety and security plans, invasion discovery systems, firewall softwares, infiltration screening, and so forth. ... Read More »

Champion security best practices as a community service

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Why security metrics aren’t helping prevent data loss

Reported information loss as a result of safety and security violations is not reducing in the least little bit, as the chart listed below (thanks to DataLossDB.org). clearly explains. Just what’s even more, these stats just consist of. openly reported violations. One could just envision the amount of protection. violations are unreported by companies wishing to prevent public. analysis. And ... Read More »

Worst IT fail ever? US agency spends millions in useless security

Hackers as well as malware are all over, awaiting you around every edge of the Internet. It’s terrific to be paranoid as long as you recognize exactly what you’re doing, yet a person with only standard expertise of IT that checks out the continuous safety notices, safety newsletter, as well as their very own system logs might be bewildered rapidly. ... Read More »

RiskRater: An IT-security test that no one fails

Ask yourself: how sure am I that fellow employees and family members can fend off phishing or social engineering attacks; how sure am I that their computers are correctly prepared to keep them safe while traversing the internet; or, how sure am I those “can’t live without” smartphones they own are okay attaching to public or company Wi-Fi networks? If ... Read More »

A bridge too far: Assessing the current state of application security

There are some things in life that come as no surprise-New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez being a cheater, Katy Perry breakups, and application security remaining in a dismal state. Recently, This year’s primary finding is that a much higher percentage of executive respondents believe their organizations are adhering to security procedures throughout the application development lifecycle than do the security ... Read More »

COBIT 5 for information security: The underlying principles

COBIT’s presence in the enterprise. Prior to SOX, publicly traded organizations saw very little audit oversight of electronic data resource utilization and security. Security professionals instead relied heavily on standards of best practice, such as ITIL to safeguard resources. However, auditors chose to use the limited guidelines of COBIT 4 to govern SOX compliance. While COBIT 4 provided some guidance ... Read More »

Apple Touch ID: Do security advantages outweigh risks?

Fingerprint scanning is a popular form of biometrics. It’s easy to implement and inexpensive compared to other forms of body feature scanning, and it is far better than voice recognition (Olzak, 2010). By itself, however, it is not a cure for weak passwords when protecting highly sensitive information. This is why Apple’s introduction of Touch ID with the iPhone 5s ... Read More »