Information security budgets will get a boost at many organizations in 2010, according to a study released Tuesday by IT research company TheInfoPro. The study, based on interviews of 259 security decision makers at Fortune 1000 and mid-size organizations, found that 40 percent of enterprises are planning to increase their 2010 security budgets. Data leakage prevention topped the list of projects planned for 2010, followed by identity management and compliance initiatives. — AM
How do you explain your job in simple terms? I currently work on identity management, which doesn’t help explain things at all to non-technical people. They generally understand that a human resources system exists and they can conceptualize a student information system. So, I say that I take your information from those systems, twist it…
Yahoo is resetting passwords for an undisclosed number of Yahoo Mail users after a mass attempt to gain access to the email accounts was made using a list of credentials likely stolen in a separate attack.
The cloud security market is expected to grow to $1.5 billion by 2015, with nearly five percent of IT security technology spending allocated for those services, according to a report released Wednesday by research firm Forrester.