Stories by Denise Dubie

Young workers, Web 2.0 technologies pose security challenges

Young workers tap into Web 2.0 technologies and personal computing devices more frequently at work than their older counterparts, and while being savvy with such tools offers some benefit, the work habits of Millennials could force IT to revamp corporate security policies or remain vulnerable to data loss, security breach and legal woes.

Denise Dubie | 25 Mar | Read more

IBM executive targets online criminals

At IBM Internet Security System's, the company's primary security research organization is called X-Force. Kris Lamb, director of X-Force, says his group is charged with knowing where potential threats will arise and deliver product, services and education to customers about how to stay ahead of the risk. Recently Lamb discussed with Network World Senior Editor Denise Dubie what he sees as the most critical challenges and opportunities facing enterprise IT security managers today.

Denise Dubie | 05 Jul | Read more

Cisco, Microsoft talk about NAC for security

Cisco and Microsoft recently revealed how they are working toward interoperability between Cisco's Network Access Control and Microsoft's Network Access Protection technologies. Denise Dubie caught up with Bob Gleichauf, CTO of Cisco's Security Technology Group, and Mark Ashida, general manager of Windows Networking at Microsoft, to learn more about why the companies joined forces on security and what's in store for future collaborations.

Denise Dubie | 13 Sep | Read more

CA, IBM and Oracle: We're checking ID's

Vendors are ramping up their efforts to address enterprise identity management with products designed to manage user privileges across multiple platforms, to simulate the impact of potential changes and to help developers build more secure applications.

Denise Dubie | 14 Jun | Read more

Symantec CEO warns of new threats

John Thompson, Symantec chairman and CEO, delivered a call to arms to Comdex attendees in Las Vegas Wednesday, when he detailed how the more business is done on the Internet, the more everyone needs to do their part to secure the wired, and wireless, world.

Denise Dubie | 20 Nov | Read more