December 2006 Issue of SCMagazine

Editorial

It's time to reboot all our systems

In this our end-of-the-year issue we decided to move beyond our top five listing of thought leaders who helped to drive various areas of IT ...

Update

Company news

»ControlPath, provider of automated compliance management solutions, has named Christopher Poelma as its new CEO. The 20-year technology veteran previously served as president, chairman and ...

Debate

Is implementing network access control enough to secure a LAN?

News briefs

E-voting worries In a recent poll, 13 of 17 security execs said they do not trust the integrity of e-voting systems. The concern rests on technology ...

2 minutes on

2 minutes on...New focus on e-discovery

The new amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which took effect Dec. 1, govern the role of electronic discovery in cases of civil ...

Me and my job

Me and My Job

Of what are you most proud in your job? The greatest pride comes from helping people advance their knowledge, skills and abilities; as well as trying ...

Opinion

Hail and a hearty farewell

Welcome to the last installment of this column! For the past several years, you and I have met here each month to chew on the ...

Social networking threats

As users have flocked to social networking sites, it was only a matter of time before the interest of the hacker community was piqued. Sites ...

CSO's desk

Review your information security program

The following thoughts are offered as a mental checklist, as we too often get buried in goals, objectives and processes that are narrowly scoped. And ...

Features

SC Awards 2007 - Time to be counted

It's that time again to pay homage to the IT security pros, companies and products that help safeguard the corporate world from growingly sophisticated internet ...

Roundup 2006: Do CISOs matter?

Those of us who follow the security industry understand that enterprise security has evolved over the past few years from a minor border skirmish to ...

Roundup 2006: A healthy approach

Now that healthcare organizations are several years past Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) compliance deadlines, information security experts in the sector ...

Roundup 2006: Doing their homework

For college students these days, instant messaging is as much a part of their daily routine as microwaving ramen noodles, playing Frisbee on the quad ...

Roundup 2006: Get smart

If lapses in U.S. government security controls don't scare you, perhaps this will: The federal government is in the throes of deploying one of the ...

IT security reboot 2006: Top 5 influential security thinkers

In SC Magazine's annual year-end roundup, the U.S. editorial team - with insight from our Editorial Advisory Board members - revisits the marketplace's most inspiring ...

IT security reboot 2006: The year's top news

As part of SC Magazine's year-end roundup, the U.S. editorial team compiled lists of the most memorable - and sometimes most outrageous - news to ...

Product Section Best of 2006: New wine, new bottles

I think you're really going to like the changes you will see in this section of the magazine beginning next month. Readers will see star ...

Roundup 2006: Taking it to the bank

Banks usually tout putting money away for rainy days. They may encourage savvy budgeting so that times ahead can be comfortable. Insurance companies promote planning ...

Last Word

Preempting today's cyberattacks

Despite the efforts of many technology companies to make networks and products more secure, the number of vulnerabilities found on computer systems has proliferated in ...