GFI Software verstärkt Schutz von Endgeräten zur Absicherung vertraulicher Daten

  GFI EndPointSecurity 2013 mit leistungsstarken Tools zur Risikoanalyse, Erkennung vertraulicher Informationen und zum Schutz vor Datenverlust                                                                                                 

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NATO legt Richtlinien für die Cyber-Kriegsführung vor – Warnung vor Angriffen auf kritische Infrastruktur

In einem neuen Handbuch der NATO wurde nun ein Verhaltenskodex für die Kriegsführung im Cyberspace festgehalten. In dem Dokument wird unter anderem vor Cyber-Angriffen auf kritische Infrastruktureinrichtungen wie Krankenhäuser oder AKWs gewarnt, die zwar als militärische Ziele festgelegt sein können, bei deren Abschaltung, Beschädigung oder Zerstörung aber mit hohen Opferzahlen zu rechnen ist.

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HP Converged Infrastructure enables new levels of performance and collaboration

HP has been selected by DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) to deliver the technology behind “The Croods,” pushing the boundaries of modern imagery for this prehistoric animated adventure that is anything but primitive.

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GFI Software gründet neue unabhängige Firma mit Fokus auf innovativen Sicherheitslösungen

GFI Software plant die Ausgliederung des Security-Technologie-Geschäftsbereichs mit seiner VIPRE Familie von Antivirus-Produkten und seinen Anti-Malware-Lösungen SandBox und ThreatTrack und gründet ThreatTrack Security Inc. 

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Schritt in die richtige Richtung: Neuer Referentenentwurf zur Erhöhung der Sicherheit von IT-Systemen

Dem Bundeskabinett soll demnächst ein Referentenentwurf vom Bundesinnenministerium zugehen mit dem Anliegen, die Sicherheit von IT-Systemen in der Bundesrepublik zu verbessern

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ISACA issues governance and assurance guidance for Big Data

Big data can save big money. A recent McKinsey report found that value gained from data in the US health care sector alone could be more than US $300 billion every year. But traditional tools aren’t enough to manage these extremely large amounts of fast-changing information. To help enterprises use big data effectively, global nonprofit IT association ISACA issued guidance today on how to manage the chaos and address the business benefits and challenges.

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IT services market endured a dismal end to 2012

Last year was the worst for IT services contract activity since 2002, according to research from Ovum. Performance in the three months to the end of December 2012 fell well below the levels seen in the same period of 2011, ensuring that annual IT services contract activity fell to its lowest level for 10 years, both in terms of total contract value (TCV) and deal volume.

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Hadoop security comes under scrutiny

Dataguise has announced the results of a recent survey on the importance of securing sensitive data in Apache Hadoop environments. The study was conducted at the O’reilly Strata Conference and the RSA Conference where survey participants highlighted the need to secure sensitive information in Hadoop deployments, reducing the risk for non-compliance.

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Number of data leaks in government sector continues to rise

InfoWatch Research Center has released its latest annual report on worldwide data leaks reported by the press during 2012. According to InfoWatch analysts, more than 1.8 billion records were compromised in 2012, including those containing financial and personal data. The press reported 934 confidential information leaks, a 16% increase compared with last year. Direct losses – those that were published in open sources – alone amounted to more than 37.8 million dollars.

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Latest Claranet research highlights Bring Your Own Dilemma

96 per cent say mobile working benefits their organisation, but three quarters think BYOD increases security risk.

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Ovum predicts radical change for the enterprise landscape by 2020

Citrix, Google, VMware and Yammer identified as disruptive players driving this transformation.

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Huge savings from mobile working could cost businesses a fortune if they ignore off-site security

A report on remote and home working released today has found that British businesses could be saving £34 billion just in freeing up overheads. But Fasthost’s Simon Yeoman has suggested that whilst working outside of the office has essentially become the norm for an increasing number of firms, decision makers must have the foresight to prevent hidden costs associated with taking business critical data off-site.

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Business leaders ignore responsibility for data in the cloud

Nine in 10 firms believe cloud service providers have accountability for data security.

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Shadow IT lurks uncomfortably, for IT departments

The growth in ‘Shadow IT’ is leaving IT departments caught between a rock and a hard place, according to Simon Bain, CTO of search specialists, Simplexo, who suggests that the concerns existing around managing unsupported devices are equally matched by the need to bring IT expenditure in on budget.

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Videos

Coeus Consulting, an independent IT advisory focused on delivering strategic change, recently published the findings of its report: ‘The critical role of technology leaders in delivering on sustainability targets’. Graeme Trevayne, Associate Director at Coeus Consulting, talks through the survey results, highlighting the progress which has already been made, whilst suggesting that there is much more that can be done, not least when it comes to the need for some commonly agreed, IT sustainability objectives and the accompanying metrics.
Nick Smith, Business Development Manager at Genetec, discusses the changing role of physical security as it impacts IT infrastructure, identifying some key trends. He also details the company’s recent Streamvault Edge launch and highlights the particular physical security challenges faced by the data centre sector.
Conference Chair Ian Luckett outlines the content of the second virtual SDC Channel Summit event, taking place 10-11 May. A mixture of keynote presentations, roundtables and panel discussions promise to produce plenty of valuable insights for Channel companies dealing with the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation.
The coming together of Arcserve and StorageCraft means an expanded solutions portfolio, offering both simplification and agility to Channel partners, designed to provide end users with a comprehensive approach to the backup and recovery challenges of the digital world. SDC Channel talks to Arcserve’s Vice President Sales, EMEA, Richard Massey and Acting Chief Marketing Officer, Florian Malecki.

Expert Opinions

Simon Spring, Operations Director of EMEA at WhereScape, discusses some of the common misconceptions surrounding data warehouses, data lakes, and data hubs, and why a proper understanding of each is key to building effective data infrastructure.
By Daniel Spicer, Chief Security Officer at Ivanti.