IT Security - News, Features, and Slideshows
- Security industry co-operation gains primacy as Palo Alto goes to Aruba
- Adelaide security researcher nurturing students' love of a good hack
- Aussie CSOs questioning tech value, rarely talk security with executives: Ponemon
A group of nearly 100 University of Adelaide computer science students is beginning their third day in a computer-security intensive program that was co-ordinated by a School of Computer Science security researcher and PhD candidate.
A Palo Alto Networks and Aruba Networks partnership to integrate security products reflects a growing trend towards security industry co-operation and threat information sharing, the firms' local heads have confirmed.
Fully one-third of Australian cyber-security teams never speak with their company's executive team about security threats and a further 22 percent only meet once a year to discuss security, according to a new Ponemon Institute survey that has found fully a third of respondents would completely overhaul their IT security infrastructure if they could.
Veelasha Moonsamy wasn't sure she wanted to build her career in information security as a student, but by the time she moved from Mauritius to Melbourne to attend Deakin University it had become clear that the field offered growing opportunities and welcome challenges.
Companies in the Asia-Pacific region are well ahead of their global peers in terms of forecast spend on IT security, but many still aren't confident that their information security activities are effective, an extensive global survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers has revealed.
How do you know your employees retain what you teach them in company-required security awareness training? You don't -- unless you regularly test their security savvy and effectively address their mistakes during post-test follow-up sessions.
A recent threat intelligence study reports widespread security vulnerabilities in healthcare organizations, many of which went unnoticed for months. In December, a developer pulled unencrypted data from a 'certified' mobile health app in less than a minute. Why is it so hard for healthcare to get security right?
As 2012 comes to a close, it's time to reflect on the security trends of the year with this look at the hottest security slideshows of 2012.
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I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.