As solutions become easier to implement and maintain, the presence of compliance regulations coupled with rising external threats will likely drive their widespread adoption.
By Chris Smith
In earlier columns in MC Systems Insight and MC Tips 'N Techniques, I've written at length about the importance of having good, strong passwords, but we haven't talked about the importance of having secure answers to security questions. For those of you still in the dark about how Sarah Palin's Yahoo email account was hacked by a Tennessee teenager with the handle "rubico," it was via the password reset function.
As the economy wanes, IBM Global Financing serves up good year-end news for the SMB sector, while jobs decline and fraud plagues H-1B.
By Maria A. DeGiglio
While the topics covered in this article could not be more disparate, they do demonstrate that we live in a global economy, in which an event or action--wherever it occurs--can have a kinetic impact upon the entire world.