Articles By Joan Goodchild

10 swine flu planning questions

10 swine flu planning questions

As news of the swine flu continues to dominate headlines, businesses are evaluating the potential impact on operations should the...

April 30th, 2009 Joan Goodchild
10 sure shot pointers for acing an IT security job interview

10 sure shot pointers for acing an IT security job interview

The pickings are slim in the job market and the time line of interviewing and then hiring new people is...

April 27th, 2009 Joan Goodchild
Mistakes, not insiders, to blame for most breaches

Mistakes, not insiders, to blame for most breaches

2008 was a banner year for security breaches, according to new research from Verizon. And while many security vendors have...

April 15th, 2009 Joan Goodchild
Four telecommuting blunders

Four telecommuting blunders

According to figures released recently by the Nemertes Research Group, an Illinois-based research advisory firm, as many as 71 per...

March 24th, 2009 Joan Goodchild
Six everyday desk security mistakes

Six everyday desk security mistakes

You've checked all of the entry ways in your office building, you have surveillance technology in place and IT assures...

January 22nd, 2009 Joan Goodchild
Eight favourite social engineering tactics

Eight favourite social engineering tactics

Famous hacker Kevin Mitnick helped popularize the term 'social engineering' in the '90s, but the simple idea itself (tricking someone...

November 9th, 2008 Joan Goodchild
Malicious spam spikes in enterprise

Malicious spam spikes in enterprise

Cyber criminals are increasingly turning to spam as a means of infecting computers, according to a new report from IT...

October 27th, 2008 Joan Goodchild
Opinion: Port and cargo security. How is the U.S.A. doing now?

Opinion: Port and cargo security. How is the U.S.A. doing now?

In a 2006 interview, you gave the country a D+ grade when it comes to the current state of port...

September 16th, 2008 Joan Goodchild