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Securing SCADA Systems: Where Do We Start?

Many leading industrial and governmental network infrastructures employ SCADA systems to automate, monitor and control crucial physical processes, including manufacturing and testing, electrical transmission, water and fuel transport, and traffic signal operation. Because of their crucial importance...

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The Top 3 Tech Trends Shaping 2011

Three overarching, interrelated trends -- cloud consumption, virtualization and mobility -- present themselves as key industry themes for 2011. All have been increasing in importance over several years, and this year, all will reach a tipping point for businesses and information security providers a...

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10 Best IT Practices for Smartphone Security

The use of smartphones as business tools has reached a tipping point. Soon, mobile phones will overtake PCs as the most common Web access devices worldwide. As a result, employees will look less to corporate IT as a source for technical leadership. As mobile phones provide cutting-edge smartphone te...

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The Promise and the Peril of Web 2.0

Web 2.0 enables companies to build dynamic networking communities and foster ad hoc collaboration. This can be great for businesses, as they can gain insights and feedback in hours instead of weeks or months. However, the trusting, collaborative and open nature of the Web 2.0 environment is precisel...

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