John Sterlicchi

Recent articles by John Sterlicchi

It’s tough on the front line

It’s tough on the front line

Chrisan Herrod, the first CSO at the Securities & Exchange Commission, took a battering from the recent GAO report. Here she gives us her side of the story. By John Sterlicchi, with additional reporting by Marcia Savage
Jul 27 2005 3:38PM
Slam the door on the bad guys

Slam the door on the bad guys

DDoS attacks represent one of the most serious threats to business continuity. But it is possible to fight back, as John Sterlicchi discovers
Apr 13 2005 3:00PM
Castle makes its mark

Castle makes its mark

Assailed by a horde of paperwork and dominated by a mountain of forms, White Castle knew it had to act. John Sterlicchi found out how
Apr 13 2005 2:43PM
MS AntiSpyware set for enterprise functionality

MS AntiSpyware set for enterprise functionality

Microsoft could build enterprise functionality into its nascent anti-spyware software as early as the second half of this year.
Feb 22 2005 2:54PM
Stop that fraud: Fingerprints will secure Texan systems

Stop that fraud: Fingerprints will secure Texan systems

A pilot system to beat Medicaid fraud is showing good results in the state of Texas.

Feb 18 2005 4:22PM
Fit for anything: Gold’s Gym updates its infrastructure

Fit for anything: Gold’s Gym updates its infrastructure

When the best-of-breed solutions proved too costly, the gym brand turned to Fortinet.
Feb 18 2005 3:31PM
Speaker held at JFK by NY immigration officials

Speaker held at JFK by NY immigration officials

Jan 10 2005 5:09PM
Standing room only at Interchange

Standing room only at Interchange

From patching to wireless networks, CSOs’ various concerns run the gamut, as John Sterlicchi and Illena Armstrong discover
Jan 10 2005 3:57PM
Providing system support for doctors

Providing system support for doctors

A Pennsylvania hospital has extended its systems boundaries by providing staff with remote secure access
Jan 7 2005 2:53PM
New boundaries and new rules

New boundaries and new rules

Securing your perimeter is not what it used to be. John Sterlicchi finds out about the range of new ways to control your borders
Jan 7 2005 1:03PM
Implications of first HIPAA court case

Implications of first HIPAA court case

With the first successful prosecution under HIPAA, will there now be a greater crackdown on ID theft? John Sterlicchi reports
Dec 3 2004 4:58PM
FDIC issues new instant messaging guidelines

FDIC issues new instant messaging guidelines

Nov 12 2004 5:09PM
A life-threatening security problem?

A life-threatening security problem?

Having a medical scan may no longer be the life-saving process we once thought it was.
Oct 15 2004 4:19PM
Chip-maker takes message control

Chip-maker takes message control

California-based company Kingston Technology recognized the security problems caused by the increased use of IM by its employees, so it took positive action to allow them to utilise the tool securely. John Sterlicchi reports
Sep 1 2004 5:01PM
Take control of your passwords

Take control of your passwords

The tight security at casinos needs to be extended to how the IT systems are used and accessed. John Sterlicchi reports on a case in point
Aug 5 2004 12:42PM
Find that nugget of relevant data

Find that nugget of relevant data

Management tools can help you make sense of your logs to pick out real events from the crowd. By John Sterlicchi
Jun 29 2004 12:26PM
IDS and Gartner: 12 months later

IDS and Gartner: 12 months later

Are intrusion detection systems really a waste of time? That was the accusation made in a controversial Gartner report last year. John Sterlicchi reports on how the IDS industry has moved to counter the charges
Jun 29 2004 11:43AM
Finding the calm inside the storm

Finding the calm inside the storm

Some observers believe threats to corporate networks could be just a memory in the not-too-distant future, reports John Sterlicchi. The key is companies wanting to stay secure and making use of the appropriate tools
Jun 25 2004 11:41AM

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