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The week in security: Security fatigue bites users, CISOs as IoT exploits soar

There were concerns that enterprises were focusing too much on protecting themselves from sophisticated attacks and leaving themselves open to attackers utilising common techniques, while some analysts were warning that the incessant focus on security was causing password and security fatigue for users and CISOs alike. Little wonder many companies are keen to phase out passwords completely.

David Braue | 17 Oct | Read more

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The security suite guide 2010

Just a few short years ago, all a PC needed for protection was a basic antivirus program to guard against any malware that arrived via an e-mail attachment, embedded in a shareware application or piggy-backed on a floppy disk.

Frank J. Ohlhorst | 18 Aug | Read more

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AISA National Conference: In pictures

- Amazon, Apple and Google know more about you than your doctor or lawyer - and Commbank is jealous as hell. - Don’t trust an organisation that doesn’t have a face - because then you can’t punch it in when they screw up, said Marcus Ranum. - 78 percent of the world’s population doesn’t have access to a computer or the internet and therefore avoid all IT security problems.

Zennith Geisler | 11 Nov | Read more

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