Posts tagged “ClearPath”

The 2014 RSA Conference From A to Z

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Over its 23-year history, the RSA conference in the USA has grown to become the largest gathering of security professionals in the world. In the spirit of sharing, learning, and securing, I offer here a few of the thought-provoking ideas from the conference.

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Improving Application Quality

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Too many applications on which we as societies depend are not good enough: difficult to use, poor performance, insufficiently secure.What can be done to improve the quality of IT applications that form an increasingly important part of our lives? What research would be useful in pursuit of that goal?

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Word of the Day: Bollard

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

What is a bollard and why are we discussing salad greens in a security blog? Bollards are part of the physical security landscape, and although we focus on technical security, physical security is indispensable in the total security picture for a data center.

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The best laid plans…

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Why do businesses struggle to execute their plans? The major reason is that obstacles to success are not reported and removed, and therefore impede progress and implementation. Part of the responsibility lies in a human reluctance to give management bad news.

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Whatever Happened to B1?

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

The answer to the question, “Whatever happened to B1?,” is that B1 is alive and well in OS 2200 and provides the foundation for today’s OS 2200 security.

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Say It Clearly!

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

IT is a global business: the need to communicate clearly has never been more important.

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News from the North …

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Christmas is nearly here again so it’s time to catch up with what’s going on at SantaPrise and its IT division, SantaSystems. I met the CIO Elf Tietokone recently and, after a sauna and a glass or two of glögg, he told me what has been going on during the year – and a very busy time it has been.

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Flash Drives Considered Harmful

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Flash drives, so convenient for carrying data from one computer to another, pose a security risk as soon as you insert one into a USB port.

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Beware the Unexpected Cost!

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Hardly a week goes by without a report of some security breach. These are increasingly sophisticated attacks organised by criminals and even governments. It’s not surprising that security has risen high up the list of concerns of CIOs and other senior management.

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Trick or Treat

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Halloween is a few weeks away, and it’s time to start working on costumes for the kids. Be careful! The scariest creatures aren’t ringing your doorbell and calling “trick or treat” – they’re sitting at computer terminals and living off your credit cards!

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