LinuxSecurity.com
Share your story
The central voice for Linux and Open Source security news
Home News Topics Advisories HOWTOs Features Newsletters About Register

Welcome!
Sign up!
EnGarde Community
Login
Polls
What is the most important Linux security technology?
 
Advisories
Community
Linux Events
Linux User Groups
Link to Us
Security Center
Book Reviews
Security Dictionary
Security Tips
SELinux
White Papers
Featured Blogs
All About Linux
DanWalsh LiveJournal
Securitydistro
Latest Newsletters
Linux Security Week: April 7th, 2014
Linux Advisory Watch: April 4th, 2014
Subscribe
LinuxSecurity Newsletters
E-mail:
Choose Lists:
About our Newsletters
RSS Feeds
Get the LinuxSecurity news you want faster with RSS
Powered By

  
Cloud Security's Silver Lining: Q&A With ISF President Howard Schmidt Print E-mail
User Rating:      How can I rate this item?
Source: Tech World - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Network Security The bad guys of the Internet -- black hat hackers, scammers, and the like -- are becoming more organized and directed in their attacks, according to Howard Schmidt, president of the Information Security Forum. As companies begin looking toward cloud services, they're often wary of the problems they've faced in the past but also careful not to fall into the same traps again. The Information Security Forum may bill itself as the world's leading independent authority on IT security, but the companies and agencies that its members work for are finding themselves more dependent than ever on its computer security expertise. Current trends that are expanding access to networks for companies and consumers are also providing more potential opportunities for IT's "bad guys": hackers, cybercriminals, Web fraudsters. Whether it's cloud computing, the move to put health records online or the growth of wireless devices, it's Howard A. Schmidt's job to make sure the ISF can be a go-to organization for those looking to secure their networks.

Read this full article at Tech World

Only registered users can write comments.
Please login or register.

Powered by AkoComment!

 
< Prev   Next >
    
Partner

 

Latest Features
Peter Smith Releases Linux Network Security Online
Securing a Linux Web Server
Password guessing with Medusa 2.0
Password guessing as an attack vector
Squid and Digest Authentication
Squid and Basic Authentication
Demystifying the Chinese Hacking Industry: Earning 6 Million a Night
Free Online security course (LearnSIA) - A Call for Help
What You Need to Know About Linux Rootkits
Review: A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Fifth Edition
Yesterday's Edition
Hackers From China Waste Little Time in Exploiting Heartbleed
Parent gabfest Mumsnet hit by SSL bug: My heart bleeds, grins hacker
Why a hacker got paid for finding the Heartbleed bug
Partner Sponsor

Community | HOWTOs | Blogs | Features | Book Reviews | Networking
 Security Projects |  Latest News |  Newsletters |  SELinux |  Privacy |  Home
 Hardening |   About Us |   Advertise |   Legal Notice |   RSS |   Guardian Digital
(c)Copyright 2014 Guardian Digital, Inc. All rights reserved.