Information Security Policies Procedures and Guidelines

  • April 21, 2009 21 Apr'09

    Symantec CEO preaches new security model

    In his first RSA Conference keynote as Symantec Corp.'s CEO, Enrique Salem made the case for an integrated approach to information security that automates manual processes and provides a better view of security across the enterprise environment.

  • March 26, 2009 26 Mar'09

    Security policies need simplifying, expert says

    Companies need to spend more time refining security policies to align them with business objectives.

  • February 26, 2009 26 Feb'09

    Data walks out the door, but what do you really care about?

    There were only two of us on the graveyard shift. “If it’s not locked up,” a colleague at my first newspaper declared as he snatched a folder of papers from our boss’ desk and strode towards the ...

  • February 03, 2009 03 Feb'09

    Security-Bytes blog added to IT Knowledge Exchange

    The editorial team will continue to post regularly on some of the latest information security issues. Our aim has been to provide news analysis as events unfold. We’ve moved to ...

  • January 15, 2009 15 Jan'09

    Should states lead the charge for secure application development?

    I'm not a big fan of states' rights, which made a lot more sense in 1791 than they do today (Why should one state's misdemeanor be another state's felony? Why is a gay couple married in one state ...

  • January 02, 2009 02 Jan'09

    Fear and loathing in the Intertubes

    One of the peculiar properties of the security research community is the reflexive reactions of some of its members to new work by other researchers. In most cases, researchers tend to compliment ...

  • December 22, 2008 22 Dec'08

    Nokia to sell security business to Check Point

    In a move that has been anticipated for some time, Nokia on Monday said it has an agreement in place to sell its security business. What did come as a surprise was the identity of the buyer: Check ...

  • December 10, 2008 10 Dec'08

    Security chief Window Snyder leaving Mozilla

    Window Snyder, the head of security at Mozilla, is leaving the company to help found a start-up venture unrelated to security. Snyder has been at Mozilla for more than two years and has been the ...

  • December 09, 2008 09 Dec'08

    Google asks for help on Native Client security

    Google has been working on a new technology that is designed to help developers create more secure and interesting Web applications that can run on any platform. Known as Native Client, the ...

  • December 01, 2008 01 Dec'08

    ICANN transfers EstDomains customers to Directi

    After a few delays, ICANN has officially transferred all of the domains that formerly belonged to registrar EstDomains to another registrar in response to EstDomain's president being convicted of ...

  • November 21, 2008 21 Nov'08

    Antivirus is dead; long live antivirus

    Microsoft's decision this week to kill its Windows Live OneCare consumer antimalware suite has led to plenty of ruminations on the future of antivirus software and whether it is finally in its ...

  • November 19, 2008 19 Nov'08

    Microsoft kills OneCare security suite

    Microsoft's experiment with a paid antimalware offering is over. The company announced on Tuesday that it is killing its Windows Live OneCare offering in June 2009 in favor of a free security suite ...

  • November 18, 2008 18 Nov'08

    Speculation about John Thompson joining Obama administration running rampant

    Within an hour of the announcement yesterday that John Thompson plans to retire as Symantec CEO next April, speculation on Thompson's next move began in earnest. After 10 years at the reins of ...

  • November 17, 2008 17 Nov'08

    John Thompson to step down as Symantec CEO

    John Thompson is leaving Symantec in the spring, after 10 years as the CEO of the security company. Enrique Salem, currently the COO, will take over as CEO in April 2009 when Thompson steps down. ...

  • November 17, 2008 17 Nov'08

    Free love: NetWitness Investigator and Mandiant’s Memoryze

    In today's economic climate, security teams, just like the rest of the population, are looking for every way they can find to save money and make their budgets go farther. And that can often mean ...