Enterprise information security management

  • August 02, 2006 02 Aug'06

    CIOs take heat for security snafus

    Are CIOs being used as scapegoats when companies experience a major security breach, and fighting an uphill battle when it comes to authority and control?

  • August 01, 2006 01 Aug'06

    'No wireless' mandate enforced at Blue Cross

    Blue Cross of Idaho had a "no wireless" policy on paper but never really enforced it -- until a team of auditors said the company had better do something.

  • July 26, 2006 26 Jul'06

    Microsoft readies management bundle for midsized users

    System Center Essentials 2007 is a Windows manageability package set for public beta this fall. The features are targeted at midsized companies, but how about the price?

  • July 25, 2006 25 Jul'06

    Data centers get a handle on e-waste

    Data center managers must find a way to dump leftover electronic waste or e-waste, and many are turning to third-party waste management firms to do the dirty work for them.

  • July 19, 2006 19 Jul'06

    Web applications caught in a storm of attacks, study finds

    A new survey shows not only how attackers are pummeling Web applications using bots, Google and other tools, but also why targeted attacks are getting tougher to trace.

  • July 18, 2006 18 Jul'06

    Offshore application development becoming popular option

    A new study finds an increase in offshoring the development of commoditized applications as companies hone in on mission-critical development.

  • July 11, 2006 11 Jul'06

    CIOs wary over data security bill

    Experts say any attempt by Congress to pass a data security bill would be a disaster. But a standard for the disclosure of data breaches is sorely needed.

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    Integration and business processes meet in BizTalk roadmap

    At last month's TechEd conference, Microsoft disclosed further details on its roadmap for BizTalk Server, its business process management (BPM) server. The system is expected to evolve to include the core foundational technology of Windows Workflow ...

  • July 06, 2006 06 Jul'06

    Seven master data management best practices

    Master data management's early adopters share best practices and potential pitfalls.

  • July 05, 2006 05 Jul'06

    Law firm thwarts spam with multilayered shield

    A medium-sized law firm blends internal and hosted technology to choke the flow of spam and emailed viruses.

  • June 29, 2006 29 Jun'06

    Firm eases pain of patch management for mobile workforce

    Patch management can be costly and timely, especially if you've got a number of remote workers. But one IT manager found a way to streamline the process with an online tool that he says gives a better view of the patch management operation.

  • June 28, 2006 28 Jun'06

    Spending snapshot: Security

    A new survey points to double-digit increases in security spending for the foreseeable future, as small and medium-sized businesses grow increasingly reliant on IT.

  • June 27, 2006 27 Jun'06

    ITIL: A data warehouse for enterprise IT resources

    Too many companies today don't have an accurate count of their assets, and therefore are underutilizing systems and being unproductive. A CMDB framework, used in support with an ITIL project, can provide databases and analysis tools to help IT ...

  • June 21, 2006 21 Jun'06

    Social bookmarking tools pushing collaboration to the edge

    The practice of bookmarking favorite sites and putting them into a shared website is making its way from consumer to commercial use. Ultimately, it will bring a nimble new dimension to collaboration and innovation.

  • June 15, 2006 15 Jun'06

    Improved Windows virtualization -- is it worth the wait?

    Windows admins at TechEd say they might wait for the software giant to catch up with VMware before testing large-scale virtualization projects.