09/20/2007 - Threats to your computer can range from gnatlike annoyances such as pop-up ads to the pointed hooks The Forsythe survey notes that 28 percent of the respondents had little or no confidence that they had detected all significant security breaches in the past year; even more alarming was that a similar number rated their current IT environment as more vulnerable than a year before. That, says John Kiser, CEO of Gray Hat Research Corporation, may be a sign that time or money spent by IT professionals on ensuring compliance to top management are resources taken away from other crucial security tasks.
09/19/2007 - This is the first in a series of four pieces that will highlight resources available from Microsoft. ASIS International is partnering with Microsoft to help raise IT awareness among its security professional membership.
09/19/2007 - The Essential Computer Security: Everyone’s Guide to Email, Internet, and Wireless Security can serve as the owner’s manual for anyone serious about ensuring the security of their computer and the data contained therein.
09/19/2007 - Protect Your Computers from Malicious Internet Invaders, a new book from Preston Gralla, shows how to trap these invaders in a protective web that keeps your computer running smoothly and your personal information safe.
09/19/2007 - Cole and his team wanted to examine the changing nature of hackers and malicious-code writers, and the communities in which they work. As a basis for their research, the Symantec team looked specifically at an increasingly widespread Trojan horse program called Bancos that targets customers of some Latin American banks and tries to steal their account passwords.