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The Seven Deadly Sins of Data Security

Robert E. Braun and Michael A. Gold

There is no shortage of advice on how to secure information. While much of this advice is good and would result in a more secure environment, there are lots of other things that go into an effective security program. Robert E. Braun and Michael A. Gold identify seven chief destroyers

2014 will be “The Year of Encryption”

Security experts at Unisys Corp. predict that 2014 will usher in broad-based adoption of encryption as enterprises respond to recent disclosures that unencrypted data traffic inside enterprises is vulnerable to detection from outsiders. More>>

The 8 hottest security stories of 2013

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Data loss, privacy violations, stolen source code, malware development, and more. In hindsight, 2013 was busy year for security professionals, as well as a costly one for the organizations and individuals targeted by criminals. More>>

Computer Security Day: why you should care

Every year since 1988, Computer Security Day has asked us to take a look at how we protect our data online. But messing with other people’s information goes back a long way before that—a long way before computers, in fact. What’s regarded as the first hack actually happened 110 years

Security 2014 trends to watch

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According to Ovum's latest Security 2014 Trends to Watch report, enterprise organizations will need to gain positive advantages from security intelligence, big data analytics. More>>

Top 5 security tips to protect your small business


As a small business owner, it is easy to fall into the mindset that cyber criminals target large, wealthy organizations. These tips can ensure your data is as safe as possible and you don’t become a victim of a security attack. More>>

Information Security: Do Businesses Even Truly Care?

As information security breaches continue to make headlines and remind everyone of the dangers of an unprotected network, one might think that IT security is a top priority for business executives across the board. Not so, according to one security expert who believes that existing security measures are woefully outdated.

Top management more aware of cyber risks: survey

Thirty-one per cent of respondents in Ernst & Young's (EY) 16th annual 2013 global information security survey say that the number of security incidents within their organisation has increased by at least 5 per cent over the past 12 months. More>>