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David Laceys IT Security Blog

Information security expert David Lacey discussed the latest ideas, best practices, and business issues associated with managing security.

August 2010

  • Jumping to conclusions

    David Lacey 27 Aug 2010
  • I've written before about the continuous growth in spin, FUD and disinformation that we can expect to experience in the Information Age. It's a natural and inevitable consequence of networks. ...

  • Hardware security hits the road

    David Lacey 25 Aug 2010
  • However smart or daft you think Intel might be to pay a hefty premium of 60% to buy McAfee, there's no doubt that this $7.7 billion acquisition represents a major event in the security solution ...

  • Trends in threats

    David Lacey 24 Aug 2010
  • The latest Kaspersky Labs analysis of Information Security Threats in the Second Quarter of 2010 is essential reading. It's by far the best of the vendor research summaries of malware trends.This ...

  • Trends in education

    David Lacey 22 Aug 2010
  • The bad news about UK education is that computing is going out of favour. The good news is that psychology is booming. Tomorrow's employees might have less ability to program a computer, but ...

  • Security awareness in different cultures

    David Lacey 18 Aug 2010
  • I've been off the air for several weeks, enjoying a seasonal break, and also working in the excellent Sultanate of Oman. (I have to admit that Muscat is one of my favourite locations, whether for ...