EMC unveils new hosted network security monitoring

A new managed security monitoring service from EMC Corp. addresses the mounting risks to enterprises as cybercriminals are increasingly designing ways to use the corporate data they come across during consumer-oriented attacks, said

Published on: April 22nd, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Symantec CEO meets with Canadian government

OTTAWA – Symantec’s new CEO, Enrique Salem, used his first official Canadian appearance to urge public sector IT professionals to “operationalize” security and ensure that protecting information helps achieve organizational objectives, rather than

Published on: December 1st, 2009 Shane Schick

Sizing up security in Star Trek

In my movie reviews, I will analyze the realism of the technology and scenarios depicted. I am frequently asked to comment on how realistic movies like Untraceable, War Games, Die Hard 4 and

Published on: May 10th, 2009 Computerworld Staff

‘Hackers wanted’ ad fed security misconception

I should never be surprised at things related to government security efforts, but I did think the concept of hiring hackers was pretty much dead in government circles. Then comes the recent headline,

Published on: May 4th, 2009 Ira Winkler

How security must drive business resiliency

Business continuity (BC), IT disaster recovery (DR), and information security are essential elements of business resiliency, with the common objective of managing the risks of business disruption. While all have traditionally operated as

Published on: November 24th, 2008 Stephanie Balaouras

Canadian IT pros see few security best practices

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) has identified a lack of IT security best practices as one of the top challenges faced by IT security professionals, according to a new report. More in

Published on: February 11th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

Security 3.0: Chess, not Whac-A-Mole

Companies that want to spend less of their IT budget on security and improve its effectiveness must “bake in” security across their operations so it becomes a part of the business process, not

Published on: June 7th, 2007 Cara Garretson

Survey: Raises for security pros decline

Salary increases for security professionals have dropped over the past 18 months, despite the renewed focus on security since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, according to a survey released yesterday by the SANS

Published on: July 3rd, 2002 Linda Rosencrance

Security pros being rewarded

Although these are hard times for many in the IT industry, the status of information security professionals is on the rise - at least based on how much they're getting paid.A survey conducted

Published on: July 1st, 2002 Ellen Messmer