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Computerworld on Vista

I read this article from Computerworld by Scot Finnie this morning about Vista. It’s an interesting discussion of his belief of Microsoft’s priorities with…

February 2, 2007 | Forrester

Google on preventing phishing

Google had a security incident earlier this month whereby information they collected to aid in their anti-phishing techniques was revealed on the web site…

January 26, 2007 | Forrester

Will RFID adoption be driven by vanity?

I saw this article on Slashdot about MINI giving out RFID fobs to drivers so that when they pass by a particular billboard it…

January 11, 2007 | Forrester

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