Articles By Winn Schwartau

5 mantras for the security solution shopper

5 mantras for the security solution shopper

Security vendors have long been criticized for making grandiose claims about the efficacy of their wares. They have taken to...

October 20th, 2008 Winn Schwartau
Beware of teratheft

Beware of teratheft

Remember 360K floppies?I performed a security audit on a company in the mid ‘90s. I cheated. The bad guys cheat...

June 21st, 2007 Winn Schwartau
Defending against global information

Defending against global information

The recent attack on the Internet’s root servers was more than just a few hackers having fits and giggles with...

March 15th, 2007 Winn Schwartau
We

We

What if they wrote an operating system and nobody logged on? In May 2005, I wrote a column called “Mad...

November 9th, 2006 Winn Schwartau
Big bank goes phishing

Big bank goes phishing

The thing about security is, well, security happens, and sometimes it doesn’t happen, and then sometimes it’s over the edge...

May 25th, 2006 Winn Schwartau
Would you hire Dubai to run your infrastructure?

Would you hire Dubai to run your infrastructure?

The issue was not political, at least not in my mind. It was all about security. In the national hoopla...

March 30th, 2006 Winn Schwartau
Put your politics aside and protect your network

Put your politics aside and protect your network

The issue was not political, at least not in my mind. It was all about security. In the national hoopla...

March 30th, 2006 Winn Schwartau
With VoIP, it

With VoIP, it

If your company is planning to exploit the incredible power, flexibility and cost savings offered by VoIP, there are two...

November 24th, 2005 Winn Schwartau
Enterprises should not rely on security by denial

Enterprises should not rely on security by denial

Large consultancies are paid a lot of money to provide companies with information to help them run their businesses. But...

January 22nd, 2004 Winn Schwartau
Distance yourself from vendors

Distance yourself from vendors

I sat in the front seat of a Mustang convertible, next to the driver. In the back seat sat The...

October 18th, 2001 Winn Schwartau