Dealing With Your Organization’s Near-Certain Malware Problem
Dealing With Your Organization’s Near-Certain Malware Problem
/ Apr 16, 2013 0 COMMENTS

The networks of Europe’s organizations — and by extrapolation, those elsewhere — are riddled with malware, and the majority have been the victims of a targeted attack at some point in the recent past. That is the startling conclusion of a recent Quocirca research report titled “The trouble heading for your business.” As grim as…

Us or Them? How Should Data Stored in the Cloud be Encrypted?
Us or Them? How Should Data Stored in the Cloud be Encrypted?
/ Jan 22, 2013 0 COMMENTS

There are plenty of good reasons for storing data in the cloud: the seemingly limitless availability of new capacity, access to enterprise class facilities, the ease of retrieving data from multiple devices, and so on. However, there is always that niggling doubt, especially when it comes to sensitive business data, about how safe cloud storage…

The Future of Careers in IT
The Future of Careers in IT
/ Jan 14, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Call it ‘cloud’ if you like, but looked at from the high level, more and more of the IT infrastructure that businesses rely on is being managed by third parties. This ranges from the use of co-location data centers to house private infrastructure, through to full blown software-as-a-service where the users provide nothing but the…

Avoiding a High Speed Data Breach
Avoiding a High Speed Data Breach
/ Nov 27, 2012 0 COMMENTS

It’s all well and good souping-up networks so that data can be whizzed around the globe, but what if it gets whizzed to places it shouldn’t be? How do you avoid whizzing into trouble? As The Economist pointed out in its recent special report, “Technology and geography”, the internet is not nearly as virtual as…