Thanks to the ubiquity of firewalls, security administrators have no shortage of options and solutions. We examine the state of firewall management in today's data center.
No single technology can enable a fully secure network. The three-layer model we present can guide your organization in making key improvements to your network security.
Big data and cloud computing are two top-of-mind technologies. What benefits can IT enjoy by bringing them together?
As critical unstructured data grows exponentially amid a variety of data privacy laws, organizations are turning to data governance automation.
Just because you can't name the last IBM i-specific security issue doesn't mean your IBM i platform is secure.
A recent breach in Utah once again raises the need for IT to implement IT risk and security management on servers. What's holding IT back?
When considering moving to the cloud, most IT shops have concerns about security. We tackle several of the most common questions.
Conficker worm will continue to trouble IT despite lack of new variants in two years.
Malware, as Microsoft could have told Apple, comes with the territory. Last year saw a surge in Mac-related malware; 2012 has sustained that trend in a big way.
Innovative, multi-level authentication measures are critical. Companies that use inventive ways to incorporate current technology to safeguard their information will ultimately come out on top.
Organizations will have to accept that their gates will be breached and begin preparing their second line of defense -- data platforms -- to mitigate the damage caused by attacks that get through.
IPsec is a secure, robust, and transparent network widely available to businesses with smaller overhead than you might think.
As Microsoft's response to a recent critical vulnerability demonstrates, Windows security has come a long way -- for the better -- since the days of Code Red.
We explore the benefits of interconnecting physical and cyber security.
New targeted attacks masquerade as legitimate correspondence from the Better Business Bureau. It's fiendishly clever, which is exactly the point.
Just how much of a problem is the RSA key kerfuffle? Two research teams weigh in about encryption schemes.
A best-practices approach and advice for securing your Windows 7 environment.
Mobile devices are just one of a number of assets that must be managed. Fortunately, the cloud can help.
Changing identity and access management needs are pressuring IT to revise its security strategies. Why is the federal government involved?
These four best practices will help government and political organizations mitigate the effects of DDoS attacks.