Archive for April, 2011
Hi, my name is Barney, I’m an IT Director at a multi-national telecommunications company and it’s been 2 years, 4 months, 1 week, 3 days and 11 hours since my last failed audit. (All together now) HI BARNEY!
Vulnerability assessment scanning through a network or host-based firewall can create an unknown level of complexity, uncertainty into the quality of scan results, and a change control process that essentially decreases the security posture of the network and / or host in order to perform a vulnerability assessment scan.
A report came out recently highlighting vulnerabilities in NASA’s IT that could have impaired critical space missions or leaked sensitive information.
Hi, my name is Betty, I’m an IT Director at a large utility company and it’s been 1 week since my VP of Software Development complained that security was locked down too tight to get anything done. (All together now) HI BETTY!
According to a recent Symantec sponsored survey, system failure has replaced negligence as the single biggest source of data breach involving UK firms, for the third successive year. However, that depends on how you interpret the data.
Hi, my name is Bob, I’m an IT Director at a mid-sized financial company and it’s been 11 months since my last insider attack…that I know of. (All together now) HI BOB!
Every organization wants to know where they are going and where they have been. Performing an analysis on the here and now only gives a snapshot that gives little perspective into how things have progressed or patterns for the future. For vulnerability assessment, many clients rely on delta reports to compare scan jobs and data…
As a longtime Blackberry user I have been looking forward to the release of the Blackberry Playbook. With many of my colleagues using tablets, particularly iPads, I have been getting a little jealous of what they could do. So in addition to the excitement about RIM setting a release date I also noted the excitement about the announcement that the Playbook will support Android Apps.