Illena Armstrong

Recent articles by Illena Armstrong

Changing facts of web crime must be faced

Changing facts of web crime must be faced

The internet's no longer dominated by script kiddies looking for bragging rights. So said experts at both the recent RSA Conference in California and the Cyber Security Summit in Florida. Today's attackers want money, not an underground following.
Mar 17 2005 3:12PM
Top groups join together to get state’s attention

Top groups join together to get state’s attention

Top security experts contend that many IT security jobs will require CISOs/CSOs to handle operational aspects as well as IT and physical security.
Mar 17 2005 2:16PM
Would you show this card to Mom?

Would you show this card to Mom?

Poor performance has prompted a move to learn from the private sector.
Mar 16 2005 5:24PM
Washington has a new champion

Washington has a new champion

Dave Cullinane, SC’s CSO of the Year, tells Illena Armstrong why infosec professionals need to be at the center of decision-making – and the best way to kill phishing sites
Mar 16 2005 3:52PM
Solid investment: Lehman meets ID goals

Solid investment: Lehman meets ID goals

When Lehman Brothers decided to deploy an identity management system, it opted for a complete solution. Illena Armstrong reports
Mar 15 2005 3:03PM
Yoran to keynote SC Forum

Yoran to keynote SC Forum

Amit Yoran, the U.S. federal government's most recent cyber security leader, is the main keynote speaker for SC Magazine's next IT Security Executive Forum.
Mar 7 2005 7:10PM
Why good business is also good security

Why good business is also good security

February is a big month for SC Magazine this year. We'll be having our SC Magazine Awards ceremony and dinner for the first time in the U.S. on February 16 during the RSA Conference at San Francisco's Moscone Center. It is, by far, the biggest and swankiest event by which excellence in all things IT security is acknowledged.
Feb 22 2005 5:36PM
SC Magazine Awards Finalists Announced

SC Magazine Awards Finalists Announced

Finalists in five of SC Magazine’s U.S. Excellence Awards and three Principal Awards categories were announced today.
Jan 17 2005 6:30PM
We’ve had a fair share of over-hyped technology

We’ve had a fair share of over-hyped technology

Jan 11 2005 11:36AM
Seats at industry's top event filling up fast

Seats at industry's top event filling up fast

Tables for the SC Magazine Global Awards dinner are going quickly.
Jan 10 2005 4:00PM
Meet the board members

Meet the board members

SC Magazine has a new Editorial Advisory Board. Illena Armstrong polled the members for their views on the trends facing IT security, taking in topics ranging from vendor consolidation to the impact of the Patriot Act
Jan 7 2005 4:55PM
Time to stop hankering for the ‘good old days’

Time to stop hankering for the ‘good old days’

Dec 6 2004 5:20PM
Growth and a sense of quiet optimism

Growth and a sense of quiet optimism

For the first time, a survey of information security worldwide has calculated the growth of the profession, and also charted its skills and training needs. SC Magazine was given exclusive access to the results. Illena Armstrong reports
Nov 12 2004 5:17PM
Time for users to open their eyes

Time for users to open their eyes

The biggest threat to most organizations’ security is the lack of awareness of their own employees, but training to correct this is still lacking, as Illena Armstrong reports
Nov 12 2004 5:16PM
Infosec momentum must not be lost

Infosec momentum must not be lost

The search has begun for the nation’s next infosec leader, and the successor has some big shoes to fill. Illena Armstrong reports
Nov 12 2004 5:11PM
Privacy laws will work when they are enforced

Privacy laws will work when they are enforced

Nov 12 2004 4:53PM
Biometrics get the thumbs up

Biometrics get the thumbs up

The appeal of biometrics is growing, as more and more organizations are noting the many benefits it offers. Illena Armstrong explains why trends are now changing
Oct 15 2004 4:21PM
Facing up to the spate of menacing attacks

Facing up to the spate of menacing attacks

Oct 15 2004 4:18PM
U.S. cyber security czar’s resignation was expected

U.S. cyber security czar’s resignation was expected

Amid rumors that his quick resignation from the Department of Homeland Security stemmed from frustrations with the agency’s lack of attention to cyber security issues, the country’s now former cyber security chief Amit Yoran said that it was understood from the beginning he would only serve for one year.
Oct 1 2004 10:51PM
So who hit your network today?

So who hit your network today?

If disaster strikes, the first impulse is to get systems up and running again. But as Illena Armstrong discovers, that could be a bad move
Sep 2 2004 12:14PM

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