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Shadow IT in Stores and Branches: How to Stay Compliant

Shadow IT in Stores and Branches: How to Stay Compliant

Branches are where the rubber still hits the road for many organisations; where retailers still do most of their selling, where much banking is still carried out and where health care is often dispensed. However, for IT managers, branches are outliers, where rogue activity is hard to curb; this means branches can become security and compliance black spots.

Setting a Dangerous Precedent: It's Foreign

Setting a Dangerous Precedent: It's Foreign

We're seeing a dangerous precedent being set by US and UK governments because law enforcement and legislators believe information held in foreign servers should be subject to a different set of standards than that held on their own soil.

(ISC)2 Congress 2014: Why Information Security Needs to Exchange ‘Jack of all Trades’ for Specialists

(ISC)2 Congress 2014: Why Information Security Needs to Exchange ‘Jack of all Trades’ for Specialists

Today, at the (ISC)2 Congress in Atlanta, I sat down with Richard Nealon, and put the (infosec) world to rights, discussing the transformation of the information security professional, the future of the CISO role, and how information security needs to get more value from its pound (or dollar, or euro).

Don't track my children

Don't track my children

Increasingly we see tracking of students in schools, both their location and their activity. This data is being captured and retained in the hope of providing better security and better education to our children. But what is the price we pay for these promises and are they even being delivered upon?

Thoughts on Privacy, Information Sharing and Skills from Black Hat and B-Sides

Thoughts on Privacy, Information Sharing and Skills from Black Hat and B-Sides

It’s now over a month since I boarded a flight back to London from Las Vegas, following four roller coaster days of meetings, presentations, parties and, unfortunately, for the first time in my life, jet-lag.

White Hat Golf Day: You're Invited

White Hat Golf Day: You're Invited

The White Hat Events team are organising a charity golf day on Wednesday the 17th September at The Royal Ashdown Forest in West Sussex in aid of ChildLine.

Infosecurity Group Tour the UK: Coming to a Town Near You

Infosecurity Group Tour the UK: Coming to a Town Near You

On the 10th September, Infosecurity Group (including Infosecurity Magazine and Infosecurity Europe) will kick off a UK roadshow, visiting various areas across the UK where there are established hubs of information security companies.

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