by Carol Woodbury, CTO, SkyView Partners, Inc


"The Unintentional Insider" - sounds like the title of a spy novel doesn't it?  Oh if that were the case.  An unintentional insider is someone whose intent is not malicious but unknowingly or unintentionally provides access or information to a hacker.  Unfortunately hackers are exploiting these insiders in increasing numbers to gain access to networks and systems.  This newsletter focuses on 5 ways to prevent the unintentional insider. 

Read more: 5 Ways to Prevent the Unintentional Insider

Combined data security and cost reduction in a single offering

Milwaukee, WI (October 31, 2012) -    PKWARE, Inc., the industry leader in enterprise data security products, today announced vZip™, a software application that secures and reduces sensitive data within dormant virtual machines. PKWARE vZip allows organizations utilizing virtual infrastructures to enhance security, achieve compliance, lower storage costs, and reduce IT complexity by encrypting and compressing unused virtual machines.

With vZip, organizations eliminate costs related to non-compliance and data security breaches. Organizations that must comply with Payment Card Industry (PCI) security regulations will satisfy the specific PCI requirement of securing dormant virtual machines with vZip. Additionally, enterprises can lower physical and cloud storage costs by reducing storage needs. Because vZip plugs directly into the VMware® vSphere® environment, it reduces complexity. vZip is easily installed and requires minimal user training.

Read more: PKWARE Introduces vZip™ Software to Address the Security Vulnerabilities of Dormant Virtual Machines

Keur aan sprekers belicht security & compliance vanuit verschillende invalshoeken

Amstelveen, oktober 2012 – SRC Secure Solutions houdt op maandag 22 oktober 2012 het IBM i Security en compliance Seminar in het gebouw van IBM Nederland in Amsterdam. Het seminar is bedoeld voor directie, managers en interne en externe IBM i (AS/400)-experts van organisaties die hun core applicaties draaien op IBM i (AS/400). Tijdens het seminar gaat een brede keur aan sprekers vanuit verschillende gezichtspunten in op de security en compliance van de IBM i.

Het programma van het IBM i Security en Compliance-seminar ziet er als volgt uit:

Read more: SRC Secure Solutions houdt IBM i Security en Compliance-seminar


CTO PKWAREJoe Sturonas, CTO van PKWARE, schrijft over de risico’s van informative in de cloud. Dit keer beschouwt hij de BYODtrend, waarin hij stelt dat het niet “jouw” apparaat is, maar “ons” apparaat, dat device management niet gelijk staat aan beveiliging van deze apparaten en dat gebruik van de cloud door deze apparaten niet uit te sluiten is. Daarom sluit hij af met twee belangrijke vragen die we onszelf horen te stellen.
By Joe Sturonas, Chief Technology Officer for PKWARE. PKWARE offers software solutions to critical IT problems, namely the explosive growth of data, the need to secure data, and the emergence of data in the cloud. He can be reached at

Read the whole article as published (in English) in the PvIB magazine Informatie Beveiling (Information Security). Is Cloud Storage Too Fluffy for your Mobile?