Ron Condon

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Paul Wood

Paul Wood

A need for a coherent response to threat led insurance company Aviva to create its group business protection director role. Ron Condon reports
Jul 12 2006 12:24PM
Simon Janes

Simon Janes

The former head of the UK’s Computer Crime Unit tells Ron Condon why it’s time someone helped smaller companies protect themselves
Jun 12 2006 3:47PM
Andreas Wuchner

Andreas Wuchner

The Novartis security chief is delivering on his mission to create a compliant, globally managed risk system. Ron Condon reports
May 9 2006 4:24PM
The engineer of change

The engineer of change

Rolls-Royce’s Nick Bleech tells Ron Condon why, as business embraces collaborative and mobile working, new rules need to be applied
Apr 5 2006 2:32PM
It’s time for us all to raise our game

It’s time for us all to raise our game

IT, and IT security in particular, are at an interesting crossroads, and due for a lot of changes over the next few years. If we are honest, the IT industry has an appalling record, and is littered with projects that have failed to complete or to meet requirements. The public sector especially has a shameful track record, with practically every Government department with its own horror story to tell.
Mar 8 2006 5:16PM
Naming and shaming

Naming and shaming

One important thing that distinguishes the US from Europe in the world of IT security is the requirement to disclose breaches.
Mar 8 2006 4:51PM
From sceptic to evangelist

From sceptic to evangelist

BP’s Paul Dorey is the new head of the IISP, the industry’s fledgling professional institute. He explains to Ron Condon why he’s so excited
Mar 8 2006 9:27AM
UK launches first Infosec professional institute

UK launches first Infosec professional institute

The world's first professional institute for information security practitioners received its offical launch yesterday (Monday 27 Jan.) with support coming from both UK industry and government.
Feb 28 2006 11:22AM
Grudging compliance just isn’t enough

Grudging compliance just isn’t enough

Feb 13 2006 10:28AM
It can be better to be needed than wanted

It can be better to be needed than wanted

Jan 25 2006 4:19PM
A changing profession

A changing profession

Information security people are rising rapidly through the ranks as the profession matures and their role gains greater recognition outside the confines of the IT department.
Jan 25 2006 2:45PM
Wake up, you sleepwalkers

Wake up, you sleepwalkers

“We’ve been throwing money at security for 20 years and are no better off now than we were then,” says Eddie Bleasdale. He tells Ron Condon why he is so angry
Jan 25 2006 12:19PM
Spyware and users are your top demons

Spyware and users are your top demons

As usual, the SC Magazine readership survey has proven to be a most revealing exercise. Now in its fourth year, the end-of-year survey gives an insight into the mood and daily lives of our readers.
Dec 15 2005 11:02PM
The good, the bad... the annoying

The good, the bad... the annoying

Our fourth annual survey of our readers’ hopes, fears and exasperations provides a fascinating insight into the industry. Ron Condon reports
Dec 15 2005 11:16AM
Whisper it softly, but times are changing

Whisper it softly, but times are changing

Dec 9 2005 5:25PM
Give us your views in our 2005 survey

Give us your views in our 2005 survey

Nov 10 2005 4:38PM
Friends reunited

Friends reunited

Former members of the Royal Air Force hold senior IT security roles at many important UK organisations. Ron Condon meets the ‘Rafia’
Nov 10 2005 4:03PM
Our man in cyberspace

Our man in cyberspace

Against a backdrop of spooks, geeks and hackers, former NSA man Ira Winkler paints a dark picture of the modern hacker to Ron Condon
Nov 10 2005 3:24PM
Get the small things right, then move on

Get the small things right, then move on

Oct 21 2005 5:26PM
Pay soars for British IT security professionals

Pay soars for British IT security professionals

Growing concern over security threats has increased demand for specialists in IT security, and forced up salaries by up to 25 percent over the last year in the United Kingdom.
Oct 7 2005 12:45PM

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