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Content tagged with Compliance posted in May 2012
Security Expert Fools, Records Fake Antivirus Scammers
News  |  5/24/2012  | 
Phony AV scammers posing as Microsoft dialed the wrong number when they inadvertently phoned a security researcher at home -- who exposed their obvious lack of technical know-how
Don't Be The Nerdiest Person In The Room
Commentary  |  5/24/2012  | 
Technical language has its place, but overuse hampers compliance
Malware 'Licensing' Could Stymie Automated Analysis
News  |  5/22/2012  | 
The use of encryption and digital-rights management techniques by the authors of malicious code could make automated analysis of malware take longer and require human intervention more often
Revamp Mobile Policy To Secure The Cloud
News  |  5/21/2012  | 
A majority of employees bring their own devices into work and connect out to the cloud -- now it's time to gain greater control over the security of these devices
How To Keep Your Users -- And Your Data -- Safe On The Web
News  |  5/18/2012  | 
Careless -- and occasionally malicious -- Web-browsing users might be the most serious threat to your organization's data. Here are some tips for keeping it safe.
Manage Risk As A Strategy, Comply With Regulations As A Tactic
Commentary  |  5/17/2012  | 
Compliance alone should never be the only goal
Well Over Half The World's Computer Users Admit Pirating Software, BSA Study Finds
News  |  5/15/2012  | 
Emerging markets drove the commercial value of software theft to a new record $63.4 billion in 2011
Number Of Software Pirates On The Rise
News  |  5/15/2012  | 
Fifty-seven percent of respondents said they've pirated software, according to Business Software Alliance study
How To Better Measure Botnet Size
News  |  5/8/2012  | 
Efforts under way to get more accurate accounting of bot-infected machines
Screw Compliance, We're Trying to Survive
Commentary  |  5/8/2012  | 
In tough times, compliance efforts may seem optional
10 Symptoms Of Check-Box Compliance
News  |  5/7/2012  | 
These telltale signs show you care more about what the auditors think than what the attackers do
What Works For One Does Not Work For Two
Commentary  |  5/1/2012  | 
To remain compliant, your approach must grow in scale with your business


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