Stories by Heather B. Hayes

  • Security for hire

    Any hesitancy CTOs once felt about outsourcing aspects of their security operations has recently begun to disappear. Thanks go in large part to the realisation that their internal IT organisations have neither the time nor the sophisticated skills necessary to effectively perform tactical tasks such as vulnerability assessments, external network monitoring, intrusion detection, and e-mail scanning. But choosing a security partner is not an easy task, despite the large number of managed security services providers that have recently ventured into the market.