Application security and coding requirements

  • September 15, 2009 15 Sep'09

    Hosted office apps "the worst consumer IT threat" - Gartner

    Hosted productivity applications are more dangerous to the enterprise than smartphones, says Gartner's John Pescatore, who warns that social networks can be used to deduce important information about an organisation.

  • September 13, 2009 13 Sep'09

    Recent breaches show data theft prevention basics lacking

    Two recent cases of data theft once again demonstrate the importance of basic security measures, including encryption and employee-awareness training.

  • September 03, 2009 03 Sep'09

    The challenge of the patch management process

    Patch management is no longer a little administrative chore that you fit in around more important work; it has become one of the most pressing and difficult challenges facing security professionals, thanks to an increasing number of enterprise ...

  • August 21, 2009 21 Aug'09

    NCC raises doubts about thin client security

    According to new research, there are a surprising number of weaknesses in thin clients that could lead to 'mass denial of service' attacks.

  • August 19, 2009 19 Aug'09

    User security in the office of the future

    The days of the permanent office cubicle are almost over: users are exploding outwards into the world and taking their data with them. But how do you secure user access in a distributed world, one in which foreign governments are said to be hacking ...

  • July 22, 2009 22 Jul'09

    Office 2010 security : More of the same

    Microsoft has detailed its security plans for Office 2010, but some of the plans it mentions seem to represent a revamp of existing security features rather than new initiatives.