Martin Baldock points out that as redundancies become more common, securing company assets, reputation and intellectual property becomes of greater importance. Here he gives management a checklist to help them protect the company.
Richard Kirk of Fortify Software argues that many companies are leaving their businesses vulnerable through the use of open source software. Its very nature makes its security weak and both the development community and companies should become more aware of risk.
Kroll Consulting argues that the current economic climate has made business relationships more complex and outlines steps for companies to perform future litigation, defend asset bases and position themselves for the future.
Most companies are vulnerable to a huge security hole that they do little about. Cyber-Ark's Mark Fullbrook uncovers IT's dirty little secret - the priviledged passwords used by IT staff to access almost any system.
A "zero-day" vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer is being targeted by malicious drive-by download websites.
Fraud loves Christmas. Andrew Durant provides a checklist of actions for finance staff to undertake before and after the festive holiday that will help prevent fraud or spot something out of order.
The world now encourages an environment where computer crime is over-whelmed with opportunities. Martin Baldock argues that companies should be aware of how to defend themselves and produce a series of practical steps in preparation for a cyber attack.
Paul Wood of computer security company, MessageLabs, argues that employees can compromise business security. He outlines what finance directors should be aware of and suggests a SaaS solution might work best.