The insider threat is the main security risk enterprises face -- insider incidents from using system administrator or privileged account access are responsible for nine out of 10 breaches in data security.
What is today's biggest IT security threat? IT itself, according to recent reports from IDC and Carnegie Mellon/US Department of Defense. To begin with, IDC research finds that enterprise companies rank insider sources as their top security threat (Source: "Privileged Password Management," Sally Hudson, IDC).
One of today's biggest IT headaches is managing privileged passwords, the super-powerful codes such as administrator on a Windows server, Root on a UNIX server, Cisco Enable on a Cisco device, as well as embedded passwords found in applications and scripts.
The World Cup is upon us and so for the next four weeks life comes to a standstill. Already meetings are being planned for the week after the final as everyone assumes that his or her team will feature on July the 10th.
A few years ago I took the decision to turn my tax affairs over to an accountant. Not that I earn that much, but I simply can’t figure out all the boxes, and it means having to read the manual which has never been a particularly strong point.
The problem with much of what you read is that you no longer know just what to believe. If, like me, you occasionally visit the website which happens to be offering the latest and greatest gadget to improve your life, you understand the problem.