May 2009 Issue of SCMagazine UK

May 2009 Issue of SCMagazine UK

SC Magazine May 2009


Perfectly formed tools of the trade

Looking for some worthy objects of your recession-busting spending spree? Tom Dunmore, editor-in-chief of Stuff, has ideas...

Built-in encryption is the future of storage

The TCG's publication of specifications for full-disk encryption points to the future of storage. By Jessica Twentyman

Technology briefing: Email security remains a threat

Email security could be the single biggest issue facing enterprise security professionals

Technology briefing: Reluctance to pay for business continuity can lead to costly mistakes

Business continuity could be said to be the ultimate grudge spend

Tracking down and retaining the right security people poses problems for companies

If there's one thing almost everyone seems to agree on, it's that, despite the recession, few are going to be cutting back on security expenditure.

SC Magazine interviews Proofpoint chief executive Gary Steele

Having paid his Silicon Valley dues, the email security CEO is at the forefront of the cloud, sanguine about the future. By Paul Fisher


BBC purchase of a botnet was probably illegal

The BBC's purchase of a botnet added little to our knowledge and was probably not legal either

Mobile workers can cause problems when patching

Once a fairly straightforward exercise, patching in the mobile era has become fraught with complexity

Public cloud computing poses risks to companies

A private cloud poses few fresh problems, but going to a public cloud has three major risk factors for a firm