News

December 2005

by John Chan

You may be aware of the heightened alerts for computer security measures from recent press reports. Hackers are using all sorts of sophisticated means in order to illegally gain access to computer systems, to capture electronic ID and passwords, to steal electronic data, and/or launch denial of ...

by Peter Mok

Background The sophistication of IT crime increases as technology advances. Widespread of scams are rampaged through the popular use of the Internet and email. Among all IT crimes, they are dominated by phishing and identity theft activities[1]. Phishing is a high-tech scam that uses spam email or ...

September 2005

by Raymond Poon

What is two-factor authentication? It means users, in addition to their password, need one of the following to log in a system or to access a network service: One form of tokens provided by the service provider (e.g., a key fob or a smart card) The output of one form of biometric scans on finger or ...

by Joe Lee

Desktop Security Management
Connecting to today's turbulent computing environment is not risk free. How can users survive from unknown virus infection, phishing attacks, software vulnerabilities and zero-day exploit? We have used McAfee's anti-virus software for some years and the ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) since 2002 for ...

March 2005

by Noel Laam

In the light of the surging hacking attacks, security protection has become the top priority in all data centres worldwide. With our repeated plea for help and cooperation, some of our users apparently still cannot understand the importance of a good password practice. It is believed that the ...