Issue OverviewInformation Security magazine - March 2011
This month’s Information Security magazine explores the need for sound security and risk management strategies around virtualization technology. You'll also get expert advice and learn about the latest best practices for securing virtual machines. We'll help you understand how to manage client-side security with timely and effective patch management procedures. In our columns, learn about why consumerization in IT – one of the hottest topics today – needs a new security model, and how security managers are taking advantage of this trend. Finally, learn about four things you need to do to achieve information security career success. Access >>>
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Choosing the right information security risk assessment framework
There are a lot of risk assessment frameworks out there. Here's what you need to know in order to pick the right one.
Managing client-side security with patch management best practices
Attacks on applications like Adobe Reader and Java require effective and timely patching of user systems.
- Choosing the right information security risk assessment framework
Virtualization 101: Best practices for securing virtual machines
by Dave Shackleford
VMs introduce a new security dynamic, one that emphasizes asset discovery, change management and tweaks to existing security technology.
- Virtualization 101: Best practices for securing virtual machines by Dave Shackleford
Consumerization of IT requires new security model
by Chenxi Wang, Contributor
Security managers should take advantage of the consumerization of IT trend to reinvent themselves.
Cloud computing technologies: transformation time
Cloud computing is forcing an evolution of information security practices and technology.
New cybersecurity training program targets high schoolers
A new competition tries to foster interest in cybersecurity early on.
A framework for information security career success
by Lee Kushner and Mike Murray
Here are four things you need to do in order to execute on your long-term career plan.
- Consumerization of IT requires new security model by Chenxi Wang, Contributor
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