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Guy Bunker's Blog In the last couple of weeks of 2008, IT departments and CIOs need to think carefully about the cloud and how it can be used within their organizations - ahead of the business units. Develop, distribute and educate staff on policies around Information Protection and data loss prevention. Put a process together to rapidly respond to requests for new services which live in the cloud. We live in uncertain economic times where money is tough… but the cloud and more importantly, services within the cloud appears to offer value for money. You pay for what you use and so on. But… will this lead to chaos? A decade or so ago the likes of PC World started to make a big impact on business computing. You could nip down there in the lunch break and buy a wireless router or a printer, pop back to the office and have it all connected up to the corporate network. Hu... (more)

Beware The Browser…

Symantec's latest Internet Security Threat Report came out today and one of the trends highlighted is the Internet browser. It's not just the browser that has vulnerabilities it is also the plug-ins. The average time to fix a problem in the browser is around a week, but some of the ... ... (more)

See You In Prague…

Just a quick reminder that it's the Cloud Computing Expo next week in Prague and my session is on The Darker Sides of Cloud Computing: Security and Availability. Cloud computing is definitely the buzzword for 2009 and so it will be great to hear other peoples' opinions along with some ... ... (more)

Web Browsers Attacked Again

Symantec Security Response has identified yet another two web browser attacks, one on Microsoft Internet Explorer and the other on Firefox. Two weeks ago we reported the Microsoft Video Streaming Active X control vulnerability, which can be exploited mostly through the older but still widely used versions of Internet Explorer ... ... (more)

Wikipedia - A Sign of the Times...

... Or something more disturbing? So, Wikipedia is finally closing its doors to unrestricted editing, why? Well because it was being abused - and the reputation of the site was falling. When the Internet first came on the scene, the data was 'good', because the people who used it, wanted ... ... (more)