Posts Tagged ‘Regulations’

Hackers 'can attack through staff password'

Companies are concerned that their employees are jeopardising their network security by not being careful about their passwords. That’s according to Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos, who observed that many people use the same password for all sites they visit. This could result in an increased risk of phishing and viruses being spread, [...]

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New initiative for open cloud computing management standards

The Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) has launched the “Open Cloud Standards Incubator”. The goal of the initiative is to develop specifications that define how companies transfer applications and data between cloud environments – whether the clouds are located at one of the company’s data centres or not. In cloud computing, the main focus for [...]

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Research Reveals Significant Savings Potential for Information Security and Audit

The IT Policy Compliance Group (IT PCG) today announced the availability of its latest benchmark research report titled, “Managing Spend on Information Security and Audit to Improve Results.”Based on research conducted with more than 2,600 firms, the study reveals that 68 percent of firms are under-spending on information security relative to the financial risks and [...]

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