There were 7 blog postings during July (2009):
Security on the move
To be found on the laptop, the one or more mobile phones, and the handful of USB sticks held in the average briefcase today is a potential treasure trove of company assets. The cost of the physical replacement of all those devices should that...
Fran Howarth, Quocirca | 6th July '09
Fixing the engine of UK, Ltd
We often hear about what is happening with the largest enterprises in the UK—those who are seen as making up the main part of UK, plc. However, there are few organisations with more than 1,000 employees, and even though they do make up around...
Clive Longbottom, Quocirca | 3rd July '09
Social networking and systems management - an unlikely combination?
Can social networking actually be useful? There are plenty of claims made about Twitter's usefulness for getting concise messages to a broad audience or using LinkedIn to track down old colleagues who may be able make an introduction to a new...
Bob Tarzey, Quocirca | 7th July '09
Policy everywhere, with little to link it
As Quocirca discusses in its freely available report Content Security for the next decade, policies that define the way data must be handled are fundamental to good e-security practice, but where do you store the associated e-security policies? A...
Bob Tarzey, Quocirca | 11th July '09
Careless talk costs profits
The telephone was invented in 1876; phone tapping in the 1890s. Today, phone tapping is widespread. A report issued by the Interception of Communications Commissioner of the UK found that 253,557 applications were made in the last nine months of...
Fran Howarth, Quocirca | 13th July '09
When is an appliance not an appliance?
A few years ago Quocirca reviewed the deployment of Microsoft ISA server by The Kensington and Chelsea NHS Trust in all its remote surgeries and clinics. Microsoft was keen to promote the fact that ISA Server (ISA stands for Internet Security and...
Bob Tarzey, Quocirca | 23rd July '09
Digital Cities - An evolutionary cul-de-sac?
Governments and vendors alike seem to be rushing to build new cities, or retro-fit old ones to be new digital cities, with the latest and greatest super-fast connectivity, communication and collaboration capabilities and so on all shoe-horned into...
Clive Longbottom, Quocirca | 23rd July '09
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