July 2006 Issue of SCMagazine

Editorial

Preventing multiple PII disorder

I used to think I was the one and only Illena Armstrong. The sobering truth, though, is that there are likely quite a few more ...

Update

Company news

VASCO, a leading authentication provider for the financial sector, has acquired Logico Smart Card Solutions for approximately $1.5 million in cash. The purchase of the ...

Debate

Is innovation still happening in the information security space?

News briefs

A laptop that had stored on it the personal information of more than 26.5 million veterans was reportedly stolen in May from the home of ...

2 minutes on

New cybersecurity standards

The 9/11 attacks may have left the nation's power grid unaffected in 2001, but the August 2003 blackout knocked out power to some 400 million ...

Opinion

Workable risk management

Information security has evolved from safeguarding systems to protecting business services and brands against risk. Senior security executives must closely understand and monitor the level ...

Is employee blogging a risk?

Risk issues around corporate email monitoring have received a lot of attention in recent years, but as blogging continues to gain in corporate adoption, more ...

CSO's desk

Access in a compliance world

Regulatory pressures continue to shape the demand for "more security" in IT operations. Sarbanes-Oxley is being implemented with a fair bit of grumbling, but it ...

Features

Fun in the sun

Nearly 50 security practitioners met in May in Hilton Head Island, S.C. for another successful SC Forum event — the first of two forums this ...

The money trail

To the law-abiding internet user, online payment systems offer immediacy, convenience, safety and a global reach, while keeping transaction costs to a minimum. To the ...

Traffic control

How do you spell trust? Not I-P-S — at least, not if you're an enterprise security manager deploying an intrusion prevention system (IPS) for the ...

Industry evolution

There is no denying the IT security market is alive and well. Depending on who you ask, between 400 and 1,500 security companies are in ...

Cover Story: Working for Gold

For all of the change that occurs in the industry, there remains one immutable consideration that every IT security manager must deal with: the justification ...

Last Word

What pill can I take for cyber insecurity?

Ahhhhh, the internet. We are hooked, and we better be prepared for the consequences. Real dollars are being lost, identities are being stolen, botnets are ...

Letters

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