New skills needed for cloud computing: Survey

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...

January 17th, 2011 Ross O. Storey

EMC unveils new hosted network security monitoring

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...

April 22nd, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Symantec CEO meets with Canadian government

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...

December 1st, 2009 Shane Schick

Sizing up security in Star Trek

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...

May 10th, 2009 Computerworld Staff

‘Hackers wanted’ ad fed security misconception

‘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...

May 4th, 2009 Ira Winkler

How security must drive business resiliency

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...

November 24th, 2008 Stephanie Balaouras

Canadian IT pros see few security best practices

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...

February 11th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

Security 3.0: Chess, not Whac-A-Mole

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...

June 7th, 2007 Cara Garretson

Survey: Raises for security pros decline

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...

July 3rd, 2002 Linda Rosencrance