June 2008 Issue of SCMagazine UK

June 2008 Issue of SCMagazine UK

SC Magazine June 2008

Editorial

Why SOCA has let us down

The Government is in so much trouble at the moment that adding another failure to an already long list might seem pointless. But the Home ...

Features

RSA Conference: Tales of the city

This year's event revealed a clear shift of focus in the industry: it's all about protecting data rather than fighting malware.

Industry Focus: Dave DeWalt, McAfee

The RSA conference marked one year almost to the day since Dave DeWalt left EMC and took over the reins as CEO of McAfee.

Industry Focus: Kaspersky Lab

Russian-based AV specialist Kaspersky Lab has been enjoying some significant wins in North America. SC caught up with CEO Eugene Kaspersky between meetings.

Interview: Jo Wise

The Security Company's MD believes a woman's touch is needed when it comes to awareness training.

Mobile working: Protect your buzz

What are the real risks of mobile working and how can you address them? Barry Mansfield separates the myths from the facts

Financial: Lean times

Amid fears of recession, infosec professionals are left fearing for their budget. But it may work to their advantage.

Opinion

Target practice

Tailoring adverts to web users' interests may make good commercial sense, but make sure you don't go too far

Powerful password thieves

Video processors are a powerful weapon when it comes to password cracking, and they're easily available

Learn from these mistakes

We can't just blame clever hackers for security breaches, infosec professionals need to get their act together

Professional Monitor: In association with (ISC)2

So you want to be a CISO? Make sure you know what the top role involves - and what it doesn't, says Paul Simmonds