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Archive for October 2012

How a Permissions Report Could Have Plugged the Hole in New Zealand’s Leaky Servers

19 Oct 2012

Rob Sobers, Technical Manager from Varonis writes: Earlier this week, Keith Ng blogged about a massive security hole in the New Zealand Ministry of Social Development’s (MSD) network.  He was able to walk up to a public kiosk in the Work and Income office and—without cracking a password or planting a Trojan—immediately gain access to thousands upon thousands of  sensitive files.

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SaaSID Executive Briefing

12 Oct 2012

Ed Macnair, CEO of SaaSID writes: On Tuesday 25th September, we held our inaugural Executive Briefing, to introduce SaaSID and our new product, Cloud Application Manager, to CISOs and CIOs from some of the largest organisations in the UK.

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Data Centre Solutions Diary Blog # 1: A datacentre is born

11 Oct 2012

By Dominic Philips, Managing Director, Datum, writes: In this new series of blogs, we will take you on a virtual tour which we hope will provide some insight into the challenges we face in building both a new datacentre and a new business, and entering what some might say is already a crowded market. We will also try to demonstrate along the way how we hope to take advantage of new technologies and well as tried and tested ones.  

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If content is King, then connectivity is Queen

01 Oct 2012

Will Pitt from Geo writes:If you were one of the 20 million people in the UK who watched Usain Bolt achieve the seemingly impossible on the evening of Sunday 5th August, or one of the 8 million who watched via the BBC website, (the more remarkable of the two statistics in my view, given that the previous record for viewing live content via the BBC website was 5.7m), you will be assured of a statement as old as television itself: Content is King. All 9.63 glorious seconds of it.

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