11/06/2007 - If your organization has a wireless network, it must be regularly assessed to ensure that it remains secure from malicious outsiders. The tools, both free and commercial, that are available to perform these assessments are discussed in a paper available from The Center for Internet Security (CIS), a nonprofit group that publishes best-practices benchmarks for a range of common IT hardware and software. The paper, Assessing the Security of a Wireless Environment, is one of seven free publications on wireless security @ Get this and other CIS papers via SM Online
10/29/2007 - Businesses need defense-in-depth strategies for protecting their sensitive data. They should start at the network perimeter and go from there to the operating system and applications and finally to the data itself.