Articles By Bill Brenner

What it’s like to make the wrong job switch

What it’s like to make the wrong job switch

Some of you know the drill: You've been in the same job a long time and you start to feel...

January 5th, 2011 Bill Brenner
Old school flaws still haunt mobile Web apps

Old school flaws still haunt mobile Web apps

When using a BlackBerry, Android, iPhone or other smartphone, we tend to assume all the nifty Web apps on these...

October 28th, 2010 Bill Brenner
iPhones, iPads in the enterprise: 5 security views

iPhones, iPads in the enterprise: 5 security views

When it comes to mobile devices, IT security practitioners prefer employees use a BlackBerry because it's easier to control the...

June 23rd, 2010 Bill Brenner
Code Security: Report highlights best practices

Code Security: Report highlights best practices

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- A new report from the Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode) sheds new light on how...

June 15th, 2010 Bill Brenner
Security, SaaS and the Cloud is about the contract

Security, SaaS and the Cloud is about the contract

The term Software as a Service (SaaS) has been around a long time. The term cloud is still relatively new...

April 7th, 2010 Bill Brenner
Four over-rated security technologies

Four over-rated security technologies

The security community has grown to depend on some basic technologies in the fight against cyber thieves, such as antivirus...

March 10th, 2010 Bill Brenner
Perfect authentication remains elusive

Perfect authentication remains elusive

For years, leaders of the security industry have warned that passwords have outlived their usefulness. Users pick easy-to-crack passwords like...

March 3rd, 2010 Bill Brenner
Six ways we surrender privacy

Six ways we surrender privacy

Privacy has long been seen as a basic, sacred right. But in the Web 2.0 world, where the average user...

October 14th, 2009 Bill Brenner
Is it time to ditch the antivirus?

Is it time to ditch the antivirus?

To the average IT security practitioner, the idea of disabling antivirus on new machines might seem blasphemous. After all, weren't...

June 24th, 2009 Bill Brenner
Survival strategies for the security company

Survival strategies for the security company

Everyone is focused on clinging to a job or finding a new one in these dark economic times. In doing...

March 15th, 2009 Bill Brenner