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John Walker
Professor John Walker is the owner and MD of Secure-Bastion Ltd, a specialist Contracting/Consultancy in the arena of IT Security Research, Forensics, and Security Analytics. READ MORE >>


YORGEN EDHOLM
Yorgen Edholm is President and CEO of Accellion, a pioneer and leading provider of secure file transfer and collaboration solutions. READ MORE >>



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Paul Steiner
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Steve Durbin is Global Vice President of the Information Security Forum (ISF). He has served as an ...
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David Gibson

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Jane Grafton

Jane Grafton has more than twenty years experience in domestic and international sales, marketing and business development.

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Christos K. Dimitriadis, CISA, CISM, is the chief information security officer of INTRALOT S.A, a multinational supplier of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems based in Greece, ...

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Philip Lieberman

Philip Lieberman, the founder and president of Lieberman Software, has more than 30 years of experience in the software industry.

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The number of annual security incidents caused by insider threats continues to increase.  In The CERT Guide to Insider Threats, Capelli et al writes, “Insider threats are an intriguing and complex problem. Some assert that they are the most significant threat faced by organizations today.” Disgruntled system administrators damage data and systems, skilled professionals steal intellectual property, and inferior employees use information to achieve political or financial objectives for their self-gain.  Any of these can constitute a critical national defense breach or breach of public trust.

In a number of cases, Internet-attached private systems are not always maintained in an up-to-date state and, as such, are vulnerable to exploitation by mischief-makers and, of course, their cybercriminal peers.

With summer in full swing, employees across the country are heading out on vacation; likely topping their list of items to pack, mobile devices such as iPads, iPhones, Androids and BlackBerries.

Varonis looks at the implications for organisations that get it wrongand gives advice on how to protect your information in a digital world.

What Happened?

On Sunday July 10th, 2011 the News of the World published it last edition.  This paper had been publishing for 168 years and was the top selling Sunday newspaper in the UK. The closure came following revelations of how the newspaper had allegedly obtained personal information using illegal methods such as phone hacking.  What does this teach us about privacy and information governance?

In this media alert, Mickey Boodaei, Trusteer's CEO on Trusteer  1 in 20 predicting Android mobiles and iPhones will be infected by financial malware and Trojans within the next 12 months and Androids security architecture is not currently up to the challenge.  The Alert covers Problems with Android phones and also iPhones/iPads:

Intro: In today's fast-changing world of security threats, the need to raise the security bar - by enhancing an IT platform's ability to detect and prevent malicious code from `breaking through' the network perimeter - has never been greater.

But how do you tackle the process in a modern IT department? Idappcom's CEO Ray Bryant provides some thoughts ….

Andy Cordial, managing director of secure storage systems specialist Origin Storage, explains why mobile computing users need to raise their security game if we are to avoid a series of smartphone and tablet computer driven data breaches hitting the headlines...

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