Privacy, security & risk

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Application Security Testing

Quality assurance testers are an important part of the software development process. But they mostly test for functionality — does it work with the data…

January 8, 2007 | Forrester

IE Unsafe report

Interesting report from Brian Krebs over at the Washington Post. He compiled statistics on how long it took some of the major software…

January 4, 2007 | Forrester

New year brings new identity laws

New ID theft laws are now taking effect in Pennsylvania and Hawaii to join the over 30 other states that have already enacted…

January 4, 2007 | Forrester

REAL ID == real bad plan

CNET news wrote about U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff discussing the mandated REAL ID cards identity cards. The plans are…

December 15, 2006 | Forrester

Perform background checks on your admins

Interesting article from InformationWeek called Are Background Checks Necessary For IT Workers? about the UBS PaineWebber administrator severely disrupting their computers. My answer is…

December 8, 2006 | Forrester

You’ve got policies… now what?

One common problem we’re finding across enterprises is that they have lots of great policies for how their security is supposed to work. But…

December 7, 2006 | Forrester

Participate in Forrester Research!

Forrester Research is conducting a study about IT security, and we’d like to get your input! We’re looking for information…

November 29, 2006 | Forrester

Privacy and Third Parties

After their privacy snafu earlier this year, the Veterans Affair department is now imposing new requirements on how their contractors secure data. This…

November 22, 2006 | Forrester

SANS Top 20

The SANS Top-20 Internet Security Attack Targets has been released for 2006. I think this is an excellent example of providing practical useful information…

November 16, 2006 | Forrester

Corporate Monitoring and Privacy

I came accross a very interesting article examining two court cases about corporate and military rights to access personal e-mail on company property. Despite the…

November 15, 2006 | Forrester