Issue OverviewInformation Security magazine - December 2009
This issue of Information Security magazine provides a step-by-step guide to securing database systems, explores the important factors in selecting a SaaS provider, presents a whole new approach to security management that has nothing to do with structure-driven policy architecture, and more. Access >>>
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Is New Google Chromium OS a Security Game-Changer?
Google says Chromium's process isolation and sandbox security features harden the OS from attack.
Carefully evaluate providers' SaaS security model
Enterprises need to make sure a SaaS provider has the proper security controls to protect sensitive data before a contract is signed
- Is New Google Chromium OS a Security Game-Changer?
Basic Database Security: Step by Step
by Adrian Lane, Contributor
Use this checklist to ensure you're following the basics for securing database systems.
Writing security policies using a taxonomy-based approach
by Ravila Helen White
Forget structure-driven policy architecture; we'll show you how to build information security policy artifacts using a taxonomy approach that will help you build global policies in a snap.
- Basic Database Security: Step by Step by Adrian Lane, Contributor
Is HITECH Destined to be a Cybercrime Stimulus Act?
The HITECH Act, part of the economic stimulus bill, is intended to foster electronic medical records systems adoption, but will also introduce security and privacy risks to patient medical and billing data.
Editor's Desk: Apathy and the Cybersecurity Coordinator
Six months since President Obama announced he would appoint a cybersecurity coordinator, the position sits vacant. Do you care?
- Is HITECH Destined to be a Cybercrime Stimulus Act?
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