Cybersecurity Update – Tune in weekdays at 30 minutes past the hour for the latest cybersecurity news on The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris (6-10 a.m.) and DorobekInsider with Chris Dorobek (3-5 p.m.). survey by Cyber-Ark Software found more than 40 percent of IT administrators have indulged in a little snooping around inside their own network, using administrative passwords to view sensitive or confidential information. Adam Bosnian is the executive vice president for the Americas and corporate development at Cyber-Ark Software. He says many snoop simply because they have the access. (Click on the audio link above to hear our interview with him.)
IBM has a new tool they promise will help you adopt a secure IT infrastructure with a more “holistic approach” to security. They call it their Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), and they say it consolidates intrusion prevention (with security for data and web apps) into a single appliance. It’s a piece of hardware that comes preloaded and preconfigured with IBM security software.