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  • Security-vendor snake oil: 7 promises that don't deliver

    Beware bold promises from a multibillion-dollar industry that can't prevent your IT systems from being routinely hacked

  • Is rapid detection the new prevention?

    There's a trend underway in the information security field to shift from a prevention mentality--in which organisations try to make the perimeter impenetrable and avoid breaches--to a focus on rapid detection, where they can quickly identify and mitigate threats.

  • The promise of software defined networking

    If you aren't intimately familiar with software defined networking, don't fret. Only 10% of 450 IT practitioners at a recent Network World event raised their hands when asked if they understand SDN. But if the emerging technology lives up to its promise to redefine networking as we know it, there is no time like the present to dig in and learn more.

  • Cloud business benefits seen in engineering, retail, media and logistics

    The business benefits of sourcing platforms, infrastructure or applications via internet-based public services or private enterprise services have been much hyped over recent years. Dubbed cloud computing public and private cloud computing is a major topic in enterprise technology at present. However, there can be no doubt adoption of both types of cloud services has reached the corporate mainstream.

  • Virtualisation - Don't let security lag behind technology maturity

    Virtualisation is mainstream, with virtualised servers, storage, networking and software featuring in most enterprise IT departments. Applications and workloads are assigned to virtual machines (VMs) and moved from machine to machine as a matter of course, and as a result, deploying physical servers is now the exception rather than the rule.

  • Why small business is a prime target for hackers

    If you run a small business, and think that none of your data was of interest to a hacker, consider this: what if a hacker could take stolen bank account or credit card information from your computer and package it with the same information from a hundred or a thousand other small businesses? Would it be worth something then?

  • Security in the cloud - Encryption for the enterprise

    Many experts are touting encryption technology as the solution ? offering robust protection against the rising cybercrime threat, giving only authenticated users access to enterprise data, and securing data to satisfy compliance requirements.

  • Six security companies you should watch

    Here are brief descriptions of a half-dozen security companies to watch, what they can do for enterprises and why they are worth keeping an eye on.

  • Why law enforcement can't stop hackers

    On July 19, 2011, FBI agents in nine states rounded up 14 men and two women ranging in age from 21 to 36 for their alleged involvement with the international hacking group Anonymous. Fourteen of these individuals were arrested for allegedly plotting and executing a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in December 2010 that took down the PayPal website.

  • The six biggest problems with Mac OS X Lion

    There's a lot to like about the latest Apple OS, but not everything is as great as Mac fans might believe.

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