Data security strategies and governance
- January 04, 2007
Cisco's Clean Access software and Clean Access Manager are at risk to attack. A malicious user can access a database snapshot and download it without authentication.
- December 05, 2006
IBM plans to acquire Consul Risk Management Inc., a Delft, Netherlands-based firm whose software tracks non-compliant behavior of employees.
- September 14, 2006
DHS is trying to convince private companies that any information submitted to the National Asset Database will be protected. It remains to be seen if the agency is succeeding.
- August 18, 2006
Attackers could exploit a security flaw in Apple's Xsan file system to launch malicious code and crash vulnerable machines, but a fix is available.
- August 17, 2006
Meanwhile: Two MySQL database flaws are fixed, a study finds that many companies have lost laptops and the VA upgrades computer encryption after recent security breaches.
- August 11, 2006
Attackers could exploit flaws in Symantec Backup Exec 9.1 and 9.2 for NetWare Servers to cause a denial of service, launch malicious code and gain access to vulnerable machines.
- August 07, 2006
Update: The incident marks the second time in less than three months that a VA device with sensitive information has been compromised. One expert blames the systematic problem of too much internal trust.
- August 03, 2006
Black Hat: Like hip-huggers and tweed, once-popular attack methods like ciphertext manipulation are finding new life as hackers look to cut through well-worn Web applications.
- August 01, 2006
There's really no one technology answer for regulatory compliance. That's why experts suggest that a variety of tools are needed to meet the requirements of regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley.
- July 13, 2006
The Department of Homeland Security has issued the final version of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan, but some say it falls short of being a comprehensive risk management framework for the nation's infrastructure.
- July 07, 2006
Product review: Though some features need work, Mobile Guardian Enterprise Edition 5.1 achieves its main mission of protecting confidential data on portable devices.
- June 06, 2006
Analysts at this year's Gartner IT Security Summit explain how thieves are becoming data theft mavens by using freely available tools to hijack sensitive data from stolen PC.
- May 24, 2006
An expert at the Storage Decisions conference weighs in on whether it makes sense to keep data forever or if reducing data also reduces risk. Plus dirt on conniving lawyers and dodgy tape practices.
- May 12, 2006
This week, lawmakers miss the middle ground when it comes to how long electronic data should be stored. Meanwhile, a hacker defaces electronic subway signs to suggest prime minister is a monster.
- May 04, 2006
A number of enterprises are using asset disposal firms to ensure sensitive corporate data is destroyed, but the process is hardly foolproof. In fact, a convicted felon could have his hands on your data right now.