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From televisions to passenger planes, even the most unassuming device can, if accessed by the wrong people, be turned into something more sinister.
Enterprises are now clamoring for the corporate security gateway to give way to the new Cloud application security gateway.
Life could become more difficult for fraudsters on Skype thanks to research by Microsoft boffins that promises to cut down on fake accounts across the platform.
Christopher Kelly has been named Chief Privacy Officer and General Counsel at Spoke Software Inc., which makes business relationship management applications. Kelly most recently worked with clients on intellectual property, privacy and Internet security issues at law firm Baker & McKenzie; prior to that he was CPO at broadband Internet provider Excite@Home. Kelly holds a JD degree from Harvard.
John Hedley has been named Head of Group Security for Nestle SA, based at the company's world headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland. Hedley was previously security manager at Tri-Mex International, a London-based company specializing in satellite tracking of high-value cargo.
John Pontrelli, VP and CSO of TriWest Healthcare Alliance Corp., answers readers' questions about security governance and the realities of infosec and physical security convergence
Cmdr. Louis Renault*, an assistant to the Commandant.
1. Manage intrusion detection devices
The predicted growth in Internet-enabled devices raises many security concerns. Which worries you most?
Dan Lohrmann, CISO of Michigan, answers readers' questions about cybersecurity.
FRAMINGHAM (03/15/2004) - Theresa Grant, director of information security for The Dow Chemical Co., answers readers' outsourcing questions.
FRAMINGHAM (02/13/2004) - The U.S. Department of the Treasury has named Tim Hurr to the newly created position of Chief Information Security Officer. Hurr previously worked for AT&T Business Services and Labs. He holds degrees in finance and information systems as well as CISSP certification.
FRAMINGHAM (02/13/2004) - Lt. General Patrick Hughes has been named assistant secretary for information analysis in the Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection Directorate (IAIP) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Hughes is a former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and has worked as a consultant in the private sector since 1999.
FRAMINGHAM (02/13/2004) - Michelle Finneran Dennedy is the first Chief Privacy Officer for IT vendor Sun Microsystems Inc. Dennedy joined the company in 2000 and has worked on issues pertaining to privacy, intellectual property, and e-commerce. As CPO, she will lead the development of policies and practices to ensure the protection of customer and employee data.