Stories by Jeremy Kirk

Survey: Security concerns over IP convergence

As viruses and malicious software bloom, senior executives across a range of industries see security as their top concern in implementing converged Internet Protocol) (IP) networks, according to a joint study released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and AT&T.

Jeremy Kirk | 09 Nov | Read more

UK hackers jailed over TK worm

Two British men who pleaded guilty to charges they helped create the "TK worm" were sentenced to prison Friday in Newcastle Crown Court. The worm infected thousands of computers, including two owned by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD).

Jeremy Kirk | 11 Oct | Read more

Secure end points key for mobile computing

Computers and mobile devices using wireless networks or other end points by company employees are posing increasing threats to their organizations' computer systems, although there are ways IT managers can reduce risk, according to an analyst Thursday at the Gartner IT Security Summit 2005 in London.

Jeremy Kirk | 16 Sep | Read more

Identity federation: Is it time to move now?

While there is high interest in identity federation, the technology is still in flux and will likely be more expensive and time-consuming to implement immediately rather than three years from now, an identity and access management expert said Thursday.

Jeremy Kirk | 16 Sep | Read more

Analysts to CISOs: Learn about business

Chief information security officers (CISOs) need to learn more about the business side of the companies they work for to effectively communicate the importance of computer security, analysts said Wednesday at the Gartner IT Security Summit 2005 in London.

Jeremy Kirk | 15 Sep | Read more