Stories by Bert Latamore

Six things to know about developing mobile apps

Mobile devices are becoming intelligent front-ends for corporate applications, capable of capturing and storing information locally, and then exchanging that information with the company when connectivity is available.

How SOA increases your application security risk

Service-oriented architecture changes the security equation by introducing a greater reliance on third parties for application development and operation. But according to Ray Wagner, managing vice president of information security and privacy at Gartner, this is a matter of degree rather than an introduction of a totally new security exposure.

SOA adoption slow but steady

Since about 2003, service-oriented architecture (SOA) has been touted as the network-based, next-generation computing environment, replacing the client-server architecture of the 1990s.

Promoting pragmatic protection

In the increasingly federated, network-based IT environment, perimeter security is important, but not sufficient by itself to protect a company’s secrets, says Mike Rothman, president and principal analyst of Security Incite and a former Meta Group security analyst.