Tag Archives: Security


IT Security as a Competitive Advantage

August 17, 2011

In 1991 Charles Cresson Wood wrote an article entitled ‘Using Information Security to Achieve Competitive Advantages’. He would later become the recipient of the Computer Security Institutes Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2004, at its worldwide partner conference, Microsoft pitched security as a competitive advantage. Now seven years later, how has information technology security affected firms …
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Better IT Security – For Less

February 4, 2011

The dangers of the internet are real and multiply every year. Viruses, Trojans, worms, hackers, phishing, spearphishing – the number and type of attacks by organised crime syndicates are growing so quickly that the actual figures become a little meaningless. Some perspective is offered by law enforcement agencies which estimated that by 2009 the profits …
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