Tag: IT

Complexity is the worst enemy of security

The phrase ‘less is more’ rings true in many sectors of life, work and society, but few expect it to be used in relation to security. For many, security fits the ‘more the merrier’ platitude – at least that’s what many of my IT security colleagues would promote. Look deeper, however, and there are theories, […]

To BYOD or not to BYOD – A CIO headache

The next in our series of blog posts looking at the security issues affecting CIOs in the modern era focuses on the rise of personal internet devices being used at work. In fact, there’s a good chance you’re reading this post on a personal device, perhaps on an enterprise internet connection? It’s something we’re all […]

Developing an Enterprise IT security policy

Security is as much about the use policies as it is about technology deployed – in fact some might argue that defining policies for network security is the most important step no matter how sophisticated your security architecture. With this in mind, today we have a guest contributor to the Enterprise Security blog, Joe Schembri from Villanova University, who gives us some helpful hints on how to develop an enterprise IT security policy.