Robert L. Scheier

Robert L. Scheier is a veteran IT journalist based in Swampscott, Mass. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packad's marketing website TechBeacon.

Poll: Dissolving network boundary requires a new approach to security.

Compliance in a World of Dissolving Network Boundaries

Compliance in a World of Dissolving Network Boundaries

As network boundaries dissolve, staying compliant requires focusing on the intersection of people and data.

Give Your Users a Leg Up with Clear Security Guidelines

Give Your Users a Leg Up with Clear Security Guidelines

Anticipate all the possibilities, then create and communicate workable recommendations for every stage of the data lifecycle.

Data Sprawl: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Data Sprawl: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

With the dissolving network perimeter, your data can be anywhere. Assessing the security risk is the first step to managing it.

Defining “Normal” User Behavior: Don’t Just Ask ‘What,’ But ‘Why’

Defining “Normal” User Behavior: Don’t Just Ask ‘What,’ But ‘Why’

Prevent needless confrontations by learning the details that help distinguish malicious behavior from inadvertent mistakes.

To Understand User Intent, Consider the Context

To Understand User Intent, Consider the Context

Everything from file names to user roles can provides clues to a users’ intent.

Securing a Borderless Network

Securing a Borderless Network

How to protect data when there is no more traditional corporate network.

Understanding the Dissolving Network Perimeter

Understanding the Dissolving Network Perimeter

In a world of disappearing enterprise borders, IT leaders must shift the security focus to people and data.

The Cloud Security Checklist

Whether you're a small business relying on Google Docs for document sharing or an enterprise moving your global ERP system to the cloud, you should demand that some common security and compliance requirements are met by vendors...

For-Profit Tech Colleges: Can Employers Trust Them?

IT-oriented colleges such as University of Phoenix, DeVry, Kaplan, and others have come under fire for high costs and deceptive practices

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