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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.

April 2011

  • The Three Faces of Information Security

    David Lacey 25 Apr 2011
  • Last week's sessions at Infosecurity Europe reminded me of the difference between compliance and real security. They are quite distinct objectives.They are in fact two of the three faces of ...

  • Reflections on Infosecurity Europe 2011

    David Lacey 24 Apr 2011
  • This week's Infosecurity Europe seemed quieter than usual. It was no surprise of course as it bordered on the Easter holiday. But it was a good event, made enjoyable and interesting by a ...

  • What keeps you awake at night?

    David Lacey 14 Apr 2011
  • I had an email from Charles Pask yesterday, asking me for my opinion on "What keeps CISOs awake at night?" It's a good question. I thought for a bit and decided that "advanced persistent threat" ...






  • How do I size a UPS unit?

    Your data center UPS sizing needs are dependent on a variety of factors. Develop configurations and determine the estimated UPS ...

  • How to enhance FTP server security

    If you still use FTP servers in your organization, use IP address whitelists, login restrictions and data encryption -- and just ...

  • 3 ways to approach cloud bursting

    With different cloud bursting techniques and tools from Amazon, Zerto, VMware and Oracle, admins can bolster cloud connections ...