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Content posted in December 2011
More About Software Tokens
Commentary  |  12/29/2011  | 
When software tokens are as strong as hardware ones
Database Security Proxies
Commentary  |  12/22/2011  | 
Using DAM as a security proxy
Take Off The Data Security Blinders
Commentary  |  12/20/2011  | 
You can't protect what you can't see. Use these tools to learn how and where your data is at risk
Data Security, Top Down
Commentary  |  12/15/2011  | 
Focus on what needs to be done, not how to do it
For Your Mobile Only
Commentary  |  12/15/2011  | 
Imagine a modern-day plot for a James Bond movie and how mobile would make his task a whole lot easier
ADMP: DAM For Web Apps
Commentary  |  12/7/2011  | 
A look at the technology that combines application and database protection
RIM's PlayBook Security Patch Doesn't Last Long
Commentary  |  12/7/2011  | 
Research In Motion hoped to close a security breach with a software update to its PlayBook tablet, but coders cracked the patch in only a few hours.
Work And Play In Security
Commentary  |  12/5/2011  | 
As we look toward 2012, it's time to have more fun at work
Debunking The Conficker-Iranian Nuclear Program Connection
Commentary  |  12/4/2011  | 
Recent claims allude to Conficker-Stuxnet relationship, but are they really credible?


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