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May 21, 2008  1:18 PM

Cutting IT corners is not cutting IT



Posted by: Troy Tate
administration, anti-virus, antivirus, CIO, Data security, DataCenter, DataManagement, malware, Mobile, Network Admission Control, Performance, Policy, policy enforcement, reporting, Security, tools

How often does this happen to you? A user is going to travel to another company location and they want to checkout a laptop for the journey. However, they tell you the morning of the travel rather than in advance. So you do not have time to check out the device and ensure that it is really in good...

May 13, 2008  4:06 PM

To be done: an acquisition/merger checklist



Posted by: Troy Tate
anti-virus, antivirus, CIO, DataCenter, DataManagement, email, howto, LAN, malware, Metrics, Microsoft Windows, Monitoring, Networking, reporting, research, Security, tools, WAN

An acquisition or merger is not a frequent event for my organization. However, it seems like in the past year or so we have worked on a number of these activities. So, it seems like it may be time to create a formalized checklist for the IT department items that need to be addressed during an...


May 9, 2008  6:20 PM

Did you see this? – a live honeynet



Posted by: Troy Tate
anti-virus, antivirus, botnet, CIO, Data security, DataManagement, forensics, honeynet, honeypot, howto, malware, Monitoring, research, Sandbox, Security, SQL Server

I just came across the Shadowserver Foundation. According to their mission:

The Shadowserver Foundation is an all volunteer watchdog group of security professionals that gather, track, and...


May 2, 2008  6:26 PM

Did you see this? – Gideon’s INFOSEC list



Posted by: Troy Tate
CIO, Data security, DataManagement, NIST, Security

This site is dedicated to increasing security awareness among the general population and the technology community. The Basic Security section is focused on the average person. The...


April 18, 2008  1:16 PM

Did you see this? – Georgia requires security metric reporting



Posted by: Troy Tate
Data security, DataManagement, government, Metrics, Monitoring, NIST, reporting, Security

I saw this news release recently and wondered what standard metrics Georgia government agencies will be reporting and how they will be gathering the information. Are there any Georgia readers out there? How are you addressing this activity for your agency?


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