Among all of the many breaches of data over the past year across both the public and private sector, none seems to strike more fear into the hearts of federal agencies, managers and security personnel more than Wikileaks. To be sure, the Wikileaks incidents have caused more than their fair share of reputational damage, embarrassment to federal officials, criminal response, and calls from angry Congressmen to establish yet another layer of regulation and auditing to help prevent this type of issue in the future.

But what’s really insidious about Wikileaks is the nature of the crime: unlike the external attacks perpetrated by Anonymous, LulzSec, and other third parties by breaching security controls, Wikileaks was allegedly committed by an insider who already had access to the information he is suspected of leaking to Wikileaks. Keep reading →

Mobile computing technologies represent a true paradigm shift for organizations, providing an unprecedented level of autonomy and productivity for users by eliminating geographical barriers.

The traditional model of centralized applications and data are rapidly fading away as users continue to exploit the value of on-demand information regardless of geographic boundaries. From the user’s perspective, mobile technology is fantastic. Keep reading →