• Need opinions on severity of security risk from vulnerability scan

    We used eEye's Retina Scanner to run a vulnerability scan on a server. A risk was identified which was classed "Low" but the PCI Severity Level was classed as 5 or urgent. The vulnerability was Microsoft Windows optional Subsystems are permitted to operate on the system and the fix was to change a...

    Security Channel ATE15 pointsBadges:
  • not ethical

    is it okay to read the documents and look at the graphics files that are stored on user's computers or in their directories on the file servfer?

    1211875 pointsBadges:
  • IT Governence

    is it necessary to have an IT organization structure in which the IT manager reports directly to CEO?

    Farrukh.malik5 pointsBadges:
  • Selecting an area within security to start

    Hi, I'm studying for an MSc in Information Security from Royal Holloway University of London, I have a B.Engg. degree in computers and a PG Diploma in Networking and Communication as well as the CCSA and CCNA. I'm also studying for the CISSP. Now, with all these qualifications, could you please...

    Secmax0 pointsBadges:
  • SAS70

    When benchmarking a SAS70 audit to determine if the necessary controls were audited, what standards do you use as guidance to determine the controls to be tested and the control objectives? Does IT rely on internal audit for guidance or do you have your IT processes documented?

    SAS70ExPERT125 pointsBadges:
  • Stop Error (C000021a)

    I am receiving this stop error(C000021a) "windows logon process system process terminated unexpectedly" with win 2000 server. Safe mode and Last Known Good Conf. works fine. Is there any solution without reformating the HDD? I have ERD with me. Will that help me? Any advise on this would be highly...

    BinooDas123410 pointsBadges:
  • Standalone Auditing software, SPA/SIAA complient, Windows & Mac?

    I am looking for some recommendations on auditing software that I might be able to use. Because we have a mix of both Mac and PC, as well as some machines that are not on the domain (a situation not under my control), I'm interested in a potentially standalone application. The main requirements are...

    Lonewolfbw525 pointsBadges:
  • Installation and updates

    Howdy folks, Tryin to keep things going around here....need some advice. I have Win2003 servers and Active Directory.....single domain....approx. 100 client computers.....one location. Am upgrading all computers from Office XP to Office 2003. My project: Install Office 2003 and all updates remotely...

    TheVyrys0 pointsBadges:
  • security problem

    Hello, I have small workgroup having 10 computers in my office. I do some personal work in office like using yahoo messenger, checking personal e-mails and some online banking site. But how does one of my senior knows it? I do everything lonely and securely so that nobody in the office knows it....

    BinooDas123410 pointsBadges:
  • email data retention laws

    are inter-department email groups in a multinational bank subject to any US/UK financial regulation on data retention times..e.g. emails sent to a IT department's group mailbox which recieves requests from other departments in the organisation...e.g. legal restore requests, trader restore...

    Didsmith0 pointsBadges:
  • messaging and collaboration

    What is messaging and collaboration,how does it works,how to set it up ,where can it be implemented and how

    Eduado0 pointsBadges:
  • Passwords

    Hi all, What do you recommend for initial password issue, that is, provided a new user with a password for the first time without compromising it. I find the entire help desk giving password initially or sysadmins doing that is not save enough even though the user will be prompted to change it at...

    Bangim0 pointsBadges:
  • Compliance to Acts

    How can softwares for url/content filtering or mail scanning be made compliant to HIPAA , Sarbanes-oxley act etc. ... What all features are required to be implemented to make them compliant ????

    Rohitmagazine0 pointsBadges:
  • Data Center cabling without Patch Panels

    What are the industry best practices for cabling high density production server cabinets WITHOUT patch panels. My boss wants to eliminate the hard costs of patch panels. Networking environment is Edge to Core. Cabinet density is 40x 1U servers per cabinet. I am moving locations and increasing to 80...

    EeektheMad35 pointsBadges:
  • Moving into the InfoSec role

    I work at a company that currently does not have a position dedicated to information security. I come from a background in networking with a good portion of my focus on firewalls and other security related technologies. I am interested in positioning myself into the role of InfoSec Admin at my...

    Kushalp0 pointsBadges:
  • IT scope of responsibility

    I Have a question concerning the scope of IT support. To what extent should the IT Department support vendor items purchased that perform a specific funtion for other departments. Specificaly items that require the support of the third party vendor. For example we have a time and attendance...

    DesertNomad0 pointsBadges:
  • Blue Socket Gateway and Certificates

    We are currently attempting to implement a Blue Socket Gateway in order to authenticate our wireless clients. I have been instructed by Blue Socket that the certificate used by them will not work through a NAT translation and that I should put this device on the outside of my ASA firewall....

    Skepticals0 pointsBadges:
  • Video Recording

    I have a client that needs to record video and audio of sessions with their patients to become and maintain a specific certification. There will be eight professionals who need to do this. They would like to be able to record and move to DVD the sessions in the easiest way. The sessions are two...

    Stevesz2,015 pointsBadges:
  • SECURE FTP SITE ON Windows 2003

    We have a Windows 2003 IIS server setup behind our firewarll which is a PIX firewall. What is the best method to establish a secure FTP site on this IIS server? I have reviewed this topic on the internet and actually talked with somebody from IPSWITCH and the best method available is to purchase a...

    Mconfer0 pointsBadges:
  • 802.11 vs 802.16

    I have a small co. with a point to point wireless grid. I handle off site monitoring of gas nad oil flow. I have been overlaping my grid with new locations, and more to come. So I have been looking into new wireless Sys. I have made the choice to use All-In-One?360 Multi-Band/Multi-Mode Antenna...

    Cablegeeks0 pointsBadges:

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