Stories by Mandy Andress

P2P file-sharing warnings

Peer-to-peer file swapping networks have been growing in popularity ever since Napster emerged, with Morpheus, Gnutella, and Kazaa being the more popular options in use today. In addition to the copyright issues and bandwidth problems these programs often cause, they can introduce numerous security risks into your organisation.

Wireless woes not hype

An article I read recently, attributed Simon Perry, vice president of Computer Associates' security division, as saying 802.11x security issues are all vendor hype.