Information security

Striking a balance between usability and security

There is a fundamental paradox relating to information security in that as security increases, the usability of the secured system decreases, says Simon Campbell-Young, CEO of Phoenix Distribution.


Cleaning your digital footprints

The trails we unconsciously leave behind can be hard to erase, says Simon Campbell-Young, CEO of Phoenix Distribution.


Imperva CEO reveals thoughts on infosec

Businesses need protection against the new threat environment emanating from external threat vectors, says Shlomo Kramer, CEO and chairman of Imperva.


'Infosec a business problem'

Information security is perceived as so coincidental to business as to not matter, and this mindset needs to change, says Anthony Olivier, MD of Performanta Consulting.


Infosec needs an injection of honesty

Fresh approaches are urgently needed in the IT security space, says Haroon Meer, founder of Thinkst.


Valuable information

Is a company's most important data also its most protected?


Internal info security breaches increase

The only solution is to build information security into the DNA of the organisation and its employees, says John Mc Loughlin, MD of J2 Software.


Strictly confidential

Attempts by governments to control the flow of information is a worrying omen for future access freedoms.


Protection framework secures business

Corporations must consolidate their security silos under one central, strategic protection framework, says Amir Lubashevsky, executive director of Magix Integration.


Intrusion prevention under the spotlight

Karel Rode, a security specialist at Computer Associates, examines the roles of intrusion detection and prevention companies.


Battening down the hatches

Information security is inherently complex, but is fast becoming a business distinguisher and even a matter of basic survival. Achieving security goals is possible even without big budgets.

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