• November 22, 2006 22 Nov'06

    Police PDAs to have national connectivity

    Airwave O2 has signed a contract with Motorola to provide personal digital assistants (PDAs) that can work on the UK police forces' national TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) network.  Continue Reading

  • November 22, 2006 22 Nov'06

    So what's your survival plan for IT?

    IT chiefs face a choice in defining the long-term role of IT: create and manage business processes or focus on the sourcing and execution of IT services  Continue Reading

  • November 22, 2006 22 Nov'06

    Bloggers dissect Vista technology

    The imminent arrival of Windows Vista has stirred users to write blog entries on all aspects of Micro­soft's desktop operating system, including interface and security enhancements. But users still seem undecided on when to upgrade.  Continue Reading

  • November 22, 2006 22 Nov'06

    Wireless connections with ad hoc networks

    Ad hoc wireless networking in Windows Vista with the IPv6 protocol has its risks, but it also has several built-in security mechanisms. In this tip, Brien Posey explains how these security features help counteract some risks of wireless networks.  Continue Reading

  • November 22, 2006 22 Nov'06

    What the SANS Top 20 really tells us

    Last week’s publication of the SANS Top 20 confirms a surge in sophisticated zero-day attacks on users and web applications. It should be seen as a wake-up call for those organisations who think ...  Continue Reading

  • November 22, 2006 22 Nov'06

    Application Firewalls

    I was re-reading the VISA CISP data security standards documentation and reminding myself firstly, of what an enjoyable read this is, and secondly of some of the recent new clauses put in to ...  Continue Reading

  • November 22, 2006 22 Nov'06

    Experts criticise government child database plans

    Government proposals for a £224m database containing details of every child in the UK will divert scarce resources away from children and create a surveillance culture, according to a report published today by the information commissioner.  Continue Reading