Sixty eight percent bypass security

01/01/2012

Published in ITweb.co.za at http://www.itweb.co.za/sections/enterprise/2008/0804070902.asp?S=IT%20Governance%20and%20Risk%20Management&A=GOV&O=FPWW

7 April 2008

68% bypass security controls

Sixty-eight percent of employees admit to bypassing their employers' information security controls in order to do their jobs, according to new research from IT Governance Limited, reports The Cambridge Network.

This finding suggests that, even in some of the most sophisticated and security-conscious organisations, managers are failing to understand the correct balance between the confidentiality and availability of information.

By implementing the wrong policies and procedures, they are potentially putting their organisations at risk and may be undermining the legitimacy of information security in employees' eyes.

Solstice tests governance

Solstice Software has released Solstice Integra Suite 6.2, launching Solstice's service-oriented architecture (SOA) governance testing as well as providing key testing improvements for Web services and upgrades of integration technologies in customer SOA ecosystems, says ebizQ.

"This is just the beginning of the governance validation required," explained Peter DiStefano, VP of product management.

"With Solstice Integra Suite 6.2, we deliver the link between a customer's SOA testing tools and their services registries to further automate the testing process. We become part of the bigger initiatives for assuring re-use and detecting changes in common services."

Jax India 2008 imminent

Jax India 2008 is an independent conference on enterprise topics such as enterprise Java, Eclipse, SOA, Web services, enterprise architectures, SOA technologies, SOA governance, enterprise collaboration and many more, according to Newswire Today.

Jax will be taking place from 8 to 11 April, 2008, for the second time at Bangalore's JN Tata Auditorium, providing the highly-skilled Indian audience a chance to meet and interact with the most renowned speakers from the US, Europe, and the rest of the world.

JAX India 2008 is accompanied by two sister conferences, Enterprise Architecture Conference India and Eclipse Forum India, covering the most important technology topics in one event.

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