Articles by Ross McKerchar
Your workforce wants anytime, anyplace access to applications, but you have a network to protect. Here are a few ideas to make life harder for the bad guys, while making you the good guy.
Firewalls have come a long way in the last 15 years. But today's standard architecture might leave something to be desired and we talk about what firewall administrators want to look at.
As someone looking after IT for your company, how do you react to reports of vulnerabilites like those seen recently in Java and Internet Explorer?
We all know good passwords are key to protecting against attack. So here's how to do it and not lose friends and alienate people.
All it takes is a single successful drive-by-download or malicious email and an attacker has full control over a computer in your company. Your network firewall, focused on blocking attacks from the outside world, won’t offer much help.
It's time to take a strategic approach to combatting the risks, explains Ross McKerchar.
Penetration testing is a valuable but tool but can quickly get expensive. Focusing on testing the right things in the right manner is key to getting the best bang for your buck.
There are many security implication we as IT guys need to think about when we host applications externally. Here is a list of things to ask your provider to reduce the risk of a data or malware breach.
If you work in IT, you’ve probably been here already. Someone important is proudly clutching a shiny new toy and asking you that vague, difficult question: "Can I use this?".
So how do you respond?