Stories by Curtis Franklin Jr.

System security's hit parade

SAN FRANCISCO (01/12/2004) - Malicious hacking attempts get most of the press coverage, but they are only one of the dangers for security administrators to be aware of. If you're looking for an excuse to have a sleepless night, consider the following range of popular threats.

Get security right the first time

SAN FRANCISCO (01/12/2004) - The first thing to understand about IT security is that technology alone can't save you. It's tempting to think that a fabulous new product, whether hardware or software, will come to the rescue, solving security problems while leaving users happy and productive.