Tag: Free Software

  • Sharing security information

    I think fragmentation of knowledge is a root cause of data breaches. It’s almost a cliche to say that the  security and compliance industry has done a poor job in preventing data breaches of over 245 million personal records in the past 5 years. It is apparent that government regulation is  ineffective in preventing identity […]

  • Return on security investment

    The Control Policy Group is presenting a series of 6 free online workshops starting Sep 3, 2009 at 15:00GMT. The first workshop, “Using data security metrics and a value-based approach”,  will teach measurement of how well  security tools reduce Value at Risk in dollars (or in Euro) and how well they will do 3 years […]

  • Open document interchange

    I read today that the South African government is more committed to ODF than ever. (ODF – is Open Document Format – for the unwashed…) As someone who has been involved with open source since 1998 – I believe that the support and adoption of ODF by the South African government would never have happened […]