Security, Data and Privacy Article Archive

  • Richard Platts MBCS presents a layman's view of those aspects of intellectual property rights that have particular relevance to the software industry.
  • The Freedom of information Act (FOIA) was passed on 30 November 2000 and fully implemented on 1 January 2005. The Act regulates information held by public bodies and designated non-government organizations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  • The Data Protection Act 1998 has now been in force since March 2000 and affects virtually every organization and every individual in the UK, yet some organizations have still not addressed its requirements.
  • Nigel Hawthorn of Blue Coat Systems explains why, despite security threats, the business benefits of instant messaging are too strong to ignore.
  • Disaster recovery planning (DRP) is a business function that details the measures required to restore technical infrastructures and services following disruption or disaster.
  • Once installed, a network will increase both personal and corporate productivity. Since this is achieved through information and resource sharing, security and proper management are important concerns