Security Metrics

Security metrics take a statistical look at how a system or computer on that system is faring in the battle to stay safe. Computer security is really a series of individual trials: Attempts by hackers to break into the system, the number of viruses received and quarantined, etc. The stability of the infrastructure and how it can be fine-tuned is deduced by the metrics gathered. It's not just pass/fail: Careful study of security metrics can make measures that were ultimately successful operate even more efficiently.


Articles

The New Face of Data Security Professionals: Women

A new report states that women possess the communication skills and diverse academic backgrounds needed to bolster security performance in the enterprise. More >

Phone Fraud on the Rise: Report

Pindrop Security claims that call centers are losing $0.57 per call due to fraud. More >

IPv6 Presents Opportunities and Risks

IPv6 promises improved network performance and better Internet accessibility, but many security experts say the standard also creates new dangers. More >

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Interviews

IAPP’s New Privacy Certification Addresses Emerging Landscape

New privacy threats and concerns have created the opportunity for IT professionals to fill a crucial role within the organization. A new cert addresses the need.

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Making VDI More Secure

Don't ignore these potentially serious vulnerabilities.

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Data at Home and in the Cloud

Cloud means that an enterprise must trust a service provider to provide controls at a physical and infrastructure layer, but logical controls can remain the same.

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Resource centers

Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making

SOA

SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

Editor's Choice

Ten Hot Tech Skills Gaining Speed

Security Staffing

Given the ever evolving nature of technology, it's not surprising to find that some tech-related skill sets have done better than others. So which technology skills have ridden the wave to the biggest increases over the past year?

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Citrix Focuses EMM Efforts on Workflow

Saks Incident Highlights Real Risks of Insider Threats

HP and Eucalyptus: Bold Stroke or Too Little, Too Late?

Carriers Are Embracing VoWiFi

 

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