Feeds

What's the most secure desktop operating system?

We're asking YOU... We don't know

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Top three mobile application threats

Tech Panel The debates about whether Macs are actually more secure than PCs, and whether Linux really is the daddy when it comes to bullet-proof desktop computing, have played out in articles and comments right here on this site on many occasions.

But is inherent security a meaningful concept? Perhaps a better question is how easily "securable" are the various desktop operating systems - and mobile OSes for that matter. Perhaps you think that focusing on defences at the user device level is largely a red herring in today's world of borderless networks, mobile access and BYOD.

Considering this and the way in which external threats are developing, some are arguing that security efforts should predominantly target the network. If you have an opinion on one or more of the above issues, or any other aspect of security - including how users can be helped to protect themselves and company data from their own ignorance, thoughtlessness or neglect - then our latest reader survey is for you.

You don't have be a security specialist to complete it - the questions should be meaningful to gurus and others alike - and you'd be doing us at the Reg a big favour by clicking here and getting stuck in. ®

Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction

Whitepapers

Securing web applications made simple and scalable
In this whitepaper learn how automated security testing can provide a simple and scalable way to protect your web applications.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Mainstay ROI - Does application security pay?
In this whitepaper learn how you and your enterprise might benefit from better software security.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.