How to restrict developers' admin rights

June 19, 2012
Security must dial down the number of people with system administrator rights -- including developers, even if their productivity suffers
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16 security problems bigger than Flame

June 12, 2012
Flame has proven a complex piece of malware, but if it were to disappear today, the Internet would just as insecure
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Why I can't get inflamed over Flame

June 05, 2012
The latest malware doesn't deserve its celebrity status, but the media-vendor echo chamber will continue to raise the alarm
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The one company that wasn't hacked

May 29, 2012
How did this solitary firm do it? Not with fancy technology -- but with commonsense controls anyone can enforce
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Event log management made easy

May 22, 2012
Most companies' log files carry too much noise. For a better log management system, turn the normal model on its head
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The firestorm over firewalls

May 17, 2012
Two days ago I declared that it was time to deep-six the firewall; the rebuttals were fast and furious. Here's my response
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Why you don't need a firewall

May 15, 2012
Once, firewalls were useful for certain types of attacks. Now they're more trouble than they're worth -- and create a false sense of security into the bargain
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Why you can't dump Java (even though you want to)

May 08, 2012
So many recent exploits have used Java as their attack vector, you might conclude Java should be shown the exit
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Pick your strategy for BYOD

May 01, 2012
You can't control everything -- nor should you try. To reduce the risk posed by mobile devices, focus on securing data
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Cyber crime not a big deal? Get real

April 24, 2012
InfoWorld's Bill Snyder interprets a recent Microsoft report to mean that cyber crime stats are wildly inflated. If anything, those stats underestimate the problem
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