Issue OverviewInformation Security magazine - April 2004
How do you prepare for a doomsday worm when you don't know what it will look like or when (or even if) it will come? How do you balance efforts to head off the "big one" with the need to address hundreds of less-emergent but more quantifiable threats? Companies that fear the worst are diversifying their security spending. Access >>>
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IT security spending 2004: Firms diversify as security budgets tighten
by Andrew Briney
Fearing the worst on IT security spending, companies are diversifying their security spending.
Audit failure: How one lab raised IT security awareness and its audit grade
by Anne Saita
Learn how Argonne National Lab raised IT security awareness and its audit grade from 'F' to 'A'.
- IT security spending 2004: Firms diversify as security budgets tighten by Andrew Briney
The future of software security vulnerabilities
by Gary McGraw & Greg Hoglund
The evolution of software security vulnerabilities opens new vistas for business... and the bad guys.
Ensure audit success with sound security audit procedures
by George Wrenn
A security review doesn't have to be a sink-or-swim proposition.
- The future of software security vulnerabilities by Gary McGraw & Greg Hoglund
Using tax depreciation to increase security budgets
by Lawrence Walsh
The depreciation of capital assets, such as security hardware and software, is a tax benefit that every infosec manager should take into consideration.
Cyberwar myths: Are cyberwarfare and cyberterrorism overblown?
by Marcus J. Ranum, Contributor
Marcus Ranum explains why the whole notion of cyberwarfare is a scam.
A little betrayal: Windows purists using Linux security features
by Jay Beale
Jay Beale explains how Windows purists can leverage Linux security features without compromising their allegiance to Redmond.
Database security tools for preventing SQL injection attacks
by Pete Lindstrom, Contributor
An emerging breed of database security tools is helping security teams spot attackers' favorite techniques, like SQL injection.
In enterprises, proactive information security finally taking hold
by Andrew Briney
Editorial director Andrew Briney says frustration with failure is driving proactive information security spending on new technologies.
- Using tax depreciation to increase security budgets by Lawrence Walsh
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