The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the U.K.’s data protection and privacy watchdog, recently announced that it has fined the Powys County Council more than $200,000 for violating the country’s Data Protection Act.Read More
Check out this awesome video from dyn.com. It pretty much says it all. No one wants a dedicated hardware appliance unless they have to, and that goes double for cloud providers. The virtual appliance writing has been on the wall for some time now. It’s why I left my position running Strategic Planning for the…Read More
Learn from a panel of industry peers the solutions and the best practices that have turned consumer mobile technology into a competitive advantage for their companies. This post is based on the recording of the panel that I moderated at the IDC mobileNext Forum in December 2011 in San Francisco. Eric Erickson VP Information Systems…Read More
Recent headlines focus on how a convicted murderer got a retrial because a computer virus destroyed the transcripts of his trial. Normally, court stenographers document a trial using both electronic media and paper media. In this case, the stenographer ran out of paper and then moved records from her stenograph to her PC, which was…Read More
Some interesting ambient cloud news came out on January 1. Internet Explorer is continuing its decline and Google Chrome is benefiting. (And my old, formerly trusted Firefox is declining too – maybe I’ll switch back if they ever fix that memory fragmentation problem…) At 1st blush, it’s hard to see how this has much to…Read More
Information security researcher Trevor Eckhart recently caught the attention of millions of smartphone owners by suggesting that several U.S. mobile device manufacturers have secretly partnered with a software firm specializing in data logging.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation realizes that cybercrime has touched all corners of the world, with hackers working from Eastern Europe, Asia, the United States and elsewhere.
Having an advanced knowledge of threats to enterprise information is a good starting point for companies looking to secure and protect their data. However, a false sense of security may lead many small businesses to overlook this critical step.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has collaborated with Filipino authorities to apprehend a group of hackers with possible ties to a Saudi Arabian terrorist group.
Information security is at a premium and the IT Pro Portal report stated that organizations must find the time to deploy and maintain effective measures.