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Netpliance Responds Quickly to Hardware Hack
Off to a rough and tumble start, Netpliance's stock fell 18% by its third day of trading due to a security exploit. However, don't expect the rough start to

prevent hackers  found a way to prevent the hardware hack, and further, required all buyer's to sign-up for the i-Opener service. As long as they are getting users to sign-up for the service, they will do well, even if some people do figure out away around the hack fix. Findings and Recommendations It has become quite clear that security compromises can affect a corporation's market cap. Whether they OEM hardware, software, or services, Information Technology companies need to exercise due diligence when it comes to Read More...
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Brave New World-Biometrics in HR
Human resources (HR) professionals often have to deal with errors in recording employees’ effectiveness while accomplishing their jobs. My colleague Ted Rohm

prevent hackers  governments are trying to prevent by applying harsh punishments to the criminals involved and by increasing security measures for institutions who handle private information. Many people change jobs several times over their lifetimes, and having people’s biometric data duplicated on the servers of many employers could open the door for hackers to take ahold of that information and use it for criminal purposes, as some biometric information, such as a fingerprints,  can be faked  by biometric Read More...
Information Security 101: an Introduction to Being Compliant and Protecting Your Assets
E-mail, Internet access, and collaborative tools (whether a phone system’s conferencing capabilities, or document-sharing applications) are “must-haves” for

prevent hackers  but security features that prevent the download of unauthorized programs or applications, this breach could have been prevented. Pfizer is probably thanking its lucky stars the damage wasn’t more costly, and that customer information was not part of the breach. What an Information Security System Can Do to Tackle These Risks: Strengthen encryption methods, so that even remotely hosted private or confidential data cannot be (so easily) cracked Make sure that your information security solution can Read More...
Protecting Your Network Against the Growing Danger of Web Attacks
Web-borne malware is now more common than malware entering a company through e-mail. The number of Web sites carrying malware increased by 400 percent in 2008

prevent hackers  are enforced ' cannot prevent most malware from entering a corporate network. ESTABLISH WEB ANTI-VIRUS AND ANTI-SPYWARE PROTECTION However, policies for appropriate use of the Web ' no matter how specific they are, how well they are followed or how well they are enforced ' cannot prevent most malware from entering a corporate network. As noted earlier, even legitimate, business-oriented Web sites have been subject to SQL injection attacks and other forms of infection, and so antivirus and anti-spyware Read More...
Web Application Security: The Truth about White Box Testing versus Black Box Testing
Information security managers, quality assurance staff, and developers are faced with the enormous responsibility of keeping Web applications secure from the

prevent hackers  to the deployment stage. Prevent the gathering of additional hacking information. Black box testing implements many of its detection techniques by looking at results from unexpected input. By looking at the error messages displayed for abnormal data or watching how the Web application interacts, hackers can gain information about how the application is deployed. This in turn aids their ability to effectively hack the application. Black box testing can effectively prevent this from happening. In the Read More...
Test Effort Estimation
Software testing is carried out primarily to unearth system defects, and to prevent defective products from reaching customers. It’s also carried out to

prevent hackers  system defects, and to prevent defective products from reaching customers. It’s also carried out to convince customers that a product conforms to and fulfils the agreed-upon specifications and functionality. However, in order to evaluate potential approaches to estimating test efforts, it’s vital to understand what the activity of testing actually consists of. Read More...
Microsoft Dynamics GP: Planning for Security
Keeping up-to-date on security features is challenging for any size business. Making your computer system secure without sacrificing usability isn’t easy. In

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How to Reduce Business Risk through Secure User Access for SAP
Unencrypted communication between users’ workstations and the backend SAP servers is a significant vulnerability to your SAP environment. This can put the

prevent hackers  the vulnerability or to prevent any use of it, potential attackers are likely to move on to a new approach for their attacks, looking for vulnerabilities which are less protected. Consequently, IT security measures need to adapt too. With network security, e-mail security, and basic user & role management being covered more thoroughly by many companies, attacks shift to other levels of the IT infrastructure. For example to the business application level, with targets like the SAP environment. The fact Read More...
Unicorn HRO Provides Employers LifeLock Identity Theft Protection
Unicorn HRO unveiled that it will be providing businesses with the capability to prevent employee identity theft. The service is now available thanks to the

prevent hackers  with the capability to prevent employee identity theft . The service is now available thanks to the collaboration between Unicorn HRO and LifeLock Inc. Unicorn HRO is well known for its HR/Payroll and Benefits solution, while LifeLock is a company that specializes in identity theft protection. 0 Read More...
Kronos Workforce Central Going Social
At KronosWorks 2013 Kronos unveiled the Kronos Workforce Central 7.0.2 suite, slated for release at the end of 2013. It will give employees and managers a forum

prevent hackers  images, and videos), and prevent potentially costly disruptions to operations. By integrating popular enterprise social networking (ESN) and collaboration capabilities with its flagship workforce management offering, Kronos wants to provide another innovative option to help reduce employee turnover and cost, improve productivity, deliver a better customer experience, and recognize employees for their impact on business performance. According to Aon Hewitt, employee engagement is the leading indicator of Read More...
InsideOut Firewall Reporter Unravels the Mysteries of Your Firewall Logs
The most important piece of hardware that protects your network from intruders, hackers, and outside traffic is your firewall. Firewalls process an enormous

prevent hackers  Firewall Reporter Unravels the Mysteries of Your Firewall Logs Executive Summary The most important piece of hardware that protects your network from intruders, hackers, and outside traffic is your firewall. Firewalls process an enormous amount of data, that when converted to useful information, can tell you many things about the packets traveling in and out of your network. Recently we took a look at InsideOut Firewall Reporter (IFR), created by Stonylake Solutions to find out how it interprets Read More...
Social Engineering Can Thwart the Best Laid Security Plans
There are a lot of different social engineering techniques, but they all have the same basic idea. The trick behind social engineering is to get the user to

prevent hackers  Engineering Can Thwart the Best Laid Security Plans Introduction    It's been my experience that a lot of IT professionals don't like to talk about social engineering. Perhaps they don't view it as a credible threat, or maybe they have a hard time accepting the idea that all of their hard work and countless hours spent securing the network could be so easily undone by the act of an end user answering an innocent question. What ever the reason, social engineering is a very real threat that needs Read More...
Securing Mobile Apps in a BYOD World
The next wave of exploiting the power of mobile devices involves the apps that run on them. Increasingly, enterprise IT organizations will be under pressure to

prevent hackers  mobile security expertise can prevent an adequate IT response to this challenge. Read this white paper to learn more about mobile security solutions and how to meet today's mobile app demands and challenges. Read More...
Is Your Financial Transaction Secure?
The FDIC imposes IT integrity ratings on financial institutions. These ratings are known as URSIT ratings and are not disclosed to the public. There is no easy

prevent hackers  Your Financial Transaction Secure? Event Summary You want to start doing on-line banking but you keep hearing about information security incidents that make you skeptical of the process. How do you know if your financial institution has done due diligence to protect your assets from wily hackers, cavalier administrators, and other information technology sepulchers? If a large sum of money disappeared from your account, and banking records indicated that you made the withdrawal, but you know you didn't, Read More...
E&Y Spins-Off eSecurity Online and Unveils Security Vulnerability Assessment Services
In an effort to assist corporations in preventing security related losses, Ernst & Young announced that it is spinning off a new online security venture. The

prevent hackers  taken due diligence to prevent security intrusions. An SVA assessment does not guarantee that your network or website will not be broken into. However, it does educate you about what holes currently exist and what can be done to close them. Once your company gets broken into, it looks a lot better to say, At least we tried to prevent it, then to say, Oops. We have never had a security vulnerability assessment done. For Internet companies, having an SVA done should be like going to the dentist - you Read More...

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