Embracing Social Media in the Workplace: Risk or Reward?

Social networking is more than just websites like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ -- it’s also the devices and users that access these sites. Today’s digitally-aware generation of employees are bringing their smart phones and tablets right into the workplace. Not because this digitally-native generation prefers texting to phone calls, and status updates over emails. Mobile technology is not a convenience for them - it’s how they live, and increasingly, how they work. Some organizations view [...]

By | October 25th, 2011
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What Are the Odds of a Security Breach at Your Institution?

If your home has ever been burglarized, you know the unnerving feeling of being violated and how the experience can haunt you for a long time. Obviously, locks and bolts are only as strong as the door and the frame they’re fitted to. This is also true of the security posture of financial institutions. Outdated software applications, misconfigured devices, and ineffective security policies are much like the weak or rotten woodwork framing the door of your home ...

By | March 31st, 2009
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How Does Your Security Strategy Rate?

Much to the chagrin of IT professionals who face the constant onslaught of threats and problems, security tests can never prove that you are secure. That’s because security is a process, not a final destination. As such, security testing should be applied with a well thought-out strategy...

By | March 31st, 2009
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