Posts Tagged ‘Information Technology’

New Tools for IT and Security professionals

IT Governance continually striving to create, source and deliver products that can help IT and Information Security professionals in the real world. Check out their latest on Business Continuity, ITIL & ITSM and Information Security products below to help you in your current and future projects. This is a perfect time of the year to start […]

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California computer glitch releases violent criminals

RT.com Gang members, sex and drug convicts, and more were accidentally released from California state prisons after computer software designed to reduce prison numbers encountered a glitch. Around 450 dangerous inmates were let go unsupervised onto the streets of California, the state’s inspector general confirmed. A glitch in software lead to prison officials accidentally releasing […]

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Cloud Computing: A Treasure Trove for Hackers

Image by Ivan Walsh via Flickr Above the Clouds: Managing Risk in the World of Cloud Computing By Dick Weisinger Security usually tops the lists of concerns that people have about the cloud. And now it seems like there is good reason. On a recent survey of 100 “elite” hackers at the 2010 Defcon conferenece, […]

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What is a risk assessment framework

Image by Adam Melancon via Flickr The Security Risk Assessment Handbook: A Complete Guide for Performing Security Risk Assessments Definition – A risk assessment framework (RAF) is a strategy for prioritizing and sharing information about the security risks to an information technology (IT) infrastructure. A good RAF organizes and presents information in a way that […]

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Healthcare Organizations May Not Be Prepared for HITECH and Other Security Challenges

Healthcare Organizations May Not Be Prepared for HITECH and Other Security Challenges HIMSS News The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society releases its 2nd Annual Security Survey, sponsored by Symantec CHICAGO (November 3, 2009) – With the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act underway, healthcare organizations face new challenges to maintain privacy and security of patient […]

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