Steve Marsh, director of the U.K. government’s Central Sponsor for Information Assurance (CSIA), has announced that IBM, and its partners Tresys Technology and Belmin Group, are working with the U.K. Cabinet Office to demonstrate one of the first mainstream mandatory access control (MAC) environments. The design is based upon Security Enhanced Linux and IBM WebSphere.
The MessageLabs Anti-Virus Service was awarded the Central Sponsor for Information Assurance (CSIA) Claims Tested (CCT) mark – a U.K. government quality award initiative for information security products and services.
Internet users who think websites with clean, appealing graphics and national advertisers on their home pages are safe need to think again, as such seemingly respectable sites often harbor malware, according to a pop quiz on spyware.
CESG – the information assurance arm of the U.K. government communication headquarters (GCHQ) yesterday granted approval for government employees to use BlackBerry devices from Canadian vendor Research In Motion (RIM) to handle restricted data.