Posts from France in Enterprise Security

French CIOs’ ability to economize will serve them well

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Posted on 23rd Jan 2013 by in Enterprise Security

In the final installment of our series of examining CIOs’ attitudes towards security, we turn our attention to France. Perhaps the most striking aspect of France’s attitudes towards IT security is the power wielded by CIOs themselves. 70% of French respondents said that the CIO took responsibility for IT security within their organization – higher […]

Is virtualization a security risk? The CIO verdict

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Posted on 17th Aug 2012 by in Enterprise Security

As part of our recent look at CIOs’ views on all things security, we asked the world’s IT leaders for their views on virtualization. As one of the most successful technologies of recent years, virtualization was simply too big a subject to ignore. It is commonly accepted that virtualization brings with it some element of […]

Who’s really in charge when it comes to security?

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Posted on 29th Jul 2012 by in Enterprise Security

In the latest of our series of blog posts looking at the results of our recent CIO research, we take a look at the thorny subject of who is ultimately responsible for information security within an organization. Prevailing trends in technology would suggest that maintaining control of IT security is becoming an ever more difficult […]

Who has the X Factor?

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Posted on 16th Jul 2012 by in Enterprise Security

In the latest of our posts looking at results of our recent CIO Research project we’re focusing on multi-factor authentication. 38 percent of the CIOs we spoke to as part of our study said that recent, high-profile data breaches experienced by other organizations had prompted them to increase their own security budget. This in itself […]

To BYOD or not to BYOD – A CIO headache

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Posted on 11th Jul 2012 by in Enterprise Security

The next in our series of blog posts looking at the security issues affecting CIOs in the modern era focuses on the rise of personal internet devices being used at work. In fact, there’s a good chance you’re reading this post on a personal device, perhaps on an enterprise internet connection? It’s something we’re all […]

The evolving role of the CIO in security

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Posted on 9th Jul 2012 by in Enterprise Security

Chief Information Officers are always faced with the same balancing act when it comes to security. On the one hand, they must maintain sufficient control over their IT resources to protect assets and sensitive data, while on the other hand, they must ensure controls are not so stringent that employees are discouraged from embracing IT and technological innovation, or attempt to bypass them completely.

How much control do CIOs have over confidential information shared by their executives? – Question from Ardaman Kohli

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Posted on 28th Jun 2012 by in Enterprise Security

Following on from our recent post on who is responsible for the security function, here is the second in our series of posts revealing the results of our research into the attitudes of CIOs. Next on our agenda is the above question from Ardaman Kohli. It’s true that it doesn’t matter how secure CIOs themselves […]