Strengths, information security, collaboration, quality and more… Hello World!

Hello world! Welcome to my first IT World blog post. So you have an idea of what to expect, the type of sharing being planned for coming posts is to showcase experts and

Published on: September 4th, 2013 Ron Richard

New skills needed for cloud computing: Survey

Contract negotiation skills are one of the top three required abilities for information security professionals dealing with cloud computing, according to new research.This is one finding highlighted in early survey results from the

Published on: January 17th, 2011 Ross O. Storey

Canadian CIOs admit lack of security awareness

Have hackers, bonets or rogue ex-employees managed to steal mission-critical data from the enterprise? Don’t ask the CIO. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, which worked with our U.S. CIO magazine on an annual survey of

Published on: April 15th, 2010 Shane Schick

A painful lack of IT security jobs

We can blame it all on this dastardly economy, but even in good periods, qualified individuals find it difficult to land a job as an executive.Just recently, I applied for a job as

Published on: October 16th, 2009 Anonymous

Malaysia Airlines strengthens security

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's national carrier, Malaysia Airlines System (MAS), said that by using Symantec security solutions it has improved IT compliance by 15 per cent within three months. Malaysia Airlines group IT

Published on: January 13th, 2009 Avanti Kumar

Hong Kong earmarks funds for patient data security

HONG KONG - The Hospital Authority here has earmarked HK$35 million (US$4.4 million) to improve patient data security and privacy based on recommendations by the privacy commissioner and authority's own taskforce. The HA

Published on: September 10th, 2008 Computerworld Hong Kong staff

Learn when to back off

When risk is present it calls for treatment, and security is a never-ending process, right? Yes, but as a security professional, it’s easy to become focused on the hard problems of security and

Published on: July 31st, 2008 Jon Espenschied

Focus on the human factor, security panel says

During a recent panel discussion that drew about 80 information systems professionals, three attendees were found to have unsecured BlackBerries that could be touched via Bluetooth. “These are security experts, mind you,” noted

Published on: July 28th, 2008 Kathleen Lau

TJX fires staffer for talking about security

A low-level TJX employee has lost his job for speaking in public about information security problems he uncovered while working for the company.The employee, Nick Benson, is a University of Kansas student who

Published on: May 25th, 2008 Robert McMillan