News

December 2013

by JUCC ISTF

Patch Management
/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ A software patch is an additional piece of program codes or executable designed to fix problems with, or update a computer program or its supporting data. This includes fixing ...

September 2013

by Kevin Chan

Nowadays, smartphones and tablet computers are increasingly popular in our everyday lives. Instead of completing the tasks using traditional personal computers, we are storing much more personal and private information in these handheld devices and using them to access sensitive university data. It ...

by JUCC ISTF

/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ A comprehensive DLP solution is usually a combination of Network DLP, Endpoint DLP, Embedded DLP components and employee training program. The following addressed several ...

by JUCC ISTF

/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ A comprehensive DLP solution that protects data in motion, data at rest and data in user require complex and significant amount of preparation activities. Among these activities ...

by JUCC ISTF

/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ Data leakage can be caused by internal and external parties, either intentionally or accidentally. According to INFOWATCH's "Global Data Leakage Report 2009" 51% of data leakages ...

June 2013

by JUCC ISTF

Patch Management
/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ Applying patches to software applications and hardware firmware may introduce additional risks to universities' IT environment because patches themselves are programs and may have ...

by JUCC ISTF

/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ Implementation of DLP solutions encompasses a variety of complex IT areas such as data classification, risk assessment, compilation of policies, standards and procedures. If not ...

by JUCC ISTF

/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ Data leakage refers to unauthorised transmission of data from within an organisation to an external destination or recipient. The transmission can be done both electronically and ...

March 2013

by JUCC ISTF

/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ Virtual machines are the containers in which guest operating systems and their applications run. In best practise, all virtual machines are isolated from one another. Virtual ...

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/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ The virtual networking layer consists of the virtual network devices through which virtual machines and the Service Console interface with the rest of the network. VM Server such ...

by JUCC ISTF

/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ All configuration tasks for the VM Server are performed through the Service Console, including configuring storage, controlling aspects of virtual machine behaviour, and setting ...

by JUCC ISTF

/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ A virtualisation infrastructure represents an additional architectural layer which can suffer from security vulnerabilities and be the target of attacks. Generally, attacks can be ...