IT Security


Five Considerations When Evaluating Cloud Computing Architectures

An excellent starting point for an organization looking at cloud computing platforms is to examine its IT architecture. Only by aligning the architecture – compute, network, data center, power and storage resources – with applications can a company be on the path to achieve the reliability and performance it requires within a cloud environment.

Datapipe Joins the Cloud Security Alliance

The company will work with the CSA to promote thought leadership and best practices for secure cloud computing.

Survey: Employee Use of Social Media Heightens Security Concerns

The eighth annual "What Keeps Network Administrators Up At Night" indicates unease about network security breaches and users respectively are at an all-time high in survey's history.

Aaron's Inc. Sued Over Computer Spyware Allegations

According to the complaint, "It has been the practice and policy of the Aaron's Defendants to conceal from their customers their ability to remotely access, intercept and monitor customers' private, personal electronic communications, information, screen shots, keystrokes or images captured on webcams and to further disclose to consumers exactly the kinds of private information and images that can be and were routinely collected, transmitted and stored."

Americans' Security Concerns Jump on Internet and National Security Worries

U.S. Unisys Security Index finds concern rises to highest levels ever following WikiLeaks incident, new unrest in the Middle East and national and financial security threats.

Buyer Be ‘Diallerware’

It probably goes without saying that being a smart person is not a prerequisite for owning a smartphone. Just take a look around you.

WDDinc Launches New Company, 403 Web Security

New company helps businesses examine, repair and develop secure websites.

Security Standoff In The Cloud?

CA Technologies and the Ponemon Institute, an independent research firm specializing in privacy, data protection and information security policy, recently released a study that shows cloud providers and cloud consumers are not aligned on cloud security. Their conflicting views on focus, priority and responsibility suggest a pending security standoff between cloud providers and cloud users.



Restaurant Group Provides Secure Wi-Fi With SonicWALL Technology

SonicWALL Inc., provider of intelligent network security and data protection solutions, today announced that BRAVO BRIO Restaurant Group Inc., has selected the SonicWALL Clean Wireless solution to provide network security and data protection solutions for its 85 high-volume, full-service restaurants in the U.S., including the upscale affordable BRAVO! Cucina Italiana and Brio Tuscan Grille.

Report: Advanced Persistent Threats Increase In April

Symantec Corp. recently announced the publication of its April 2011 MessageLabs Intelligence Report. This month analysis reveals that targeted attacks intercepted by Symantec.cloud rose to 85 per day, the highest figure since March 2009 when the figure was 107 per day in the run-up to the G20 Summit held in London that year.

Report Reveals Dramatic Increase In Cyberattacks, Sabotage On Critical Infrastructure

McAfee and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) recently revealed the findings from a report that reflects the cost and impact of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure such as power grids, oil, gas and water.

Android, Facebook Seeing Increased Cyberattacks

AVG Technologies, a provider of internet and mobile security, today launched its “AVG Community Powered Threat Report -- Q1 2011,” providing insight and background on the trends and developments in the world of online threats.

Survey: Regulatory Compliance Top Concern Of IT In 2011

Regulatory compliance will be the top business issue affecting enterprise information technology (IT) in the next 12 months, according to Top Business/Technology Issues Survey Results, a new survey of more than 2,400 ISACA members from 126 countries.

Who Gets Phished And Why

Communication researchers at four major universities have found that if you receive a lot of email, habitually respond to a good portion of it, maintain a lot of online relationships and conduct a large number of transactions online, you are more susceptible to email phishing expeditions than those who limit their online activity.

SafeNet Announces New Trusted Authentication Migration Offerings

SafeNet’s trusted authentication solutions allow organizations to create and protect sensitive information in a secured environment, leveraging SafeNet’s programmable tokens and hardware security modules for comprehensive protection.

Unisys Stealth Solution for Networks Certified by NSA to Protect Classified Government Data

This qualifies Stealth to protect U.S. Defense Department data classified up to the "secret" level.

GigaTrust Brings Enterprise Rights Management to iPhone and iPad

The product consists of a client and "mobility server" component that enables persistent content protection for the iPhone and iPad equivalent to that provided by GigaTrust for the BlackBerry smartphone and Windows Desktop.

Duane DeCouteau Joins Jericho Systems as Software Managing Director

He will lead product development for Jericho’s EnterSpace Decisioning Service and will ensure that it continues to align with both industry standards and the needs of Jericho’s major clients such as the Department of Veteran’s Affairs and the Department of Defense.

KineticD Acquires ROBOBAK Provider of HybridCloud Backup Software

KineticD has completed its acquisition of ROBOBAK, which provides hybrid-cloud backup software for MSPs and the remote offices/branch offices (ROBO) of small enterprises.

The Sweet Smell of Security

Teleflora, the nation’s largest floral delivery network service, has chosen a 2X virtual computing solution to meet its call centers’ computing needs. The company chose to deploy the 2X ApplicationServer with load balancer along with the 2X ThinClientServer Enterprise Edition to optimize employees’ remote access to critical desktop applications.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2019

    May/June 2019

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    • One Step Ahead
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