Category Archives: Software (SAAS)

Web Security – The Problem

Web security has changed a lot in the past few years. It is no longer good enough to take a desktop antivirus scan engine and scan web content. URL filtering isn’t enough. It is not enough to put HTTP security … Continue reading

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How to recognise security vulnerabilities in your IT systems

As IT systems continue to extend across multiple environments, IT security threats and vulnerabilities have likewise continued to evolve. Whether from the growing insider threat of rogue and unauthorised internal sources, or from the ever increasing number of external attacks, … Continue reading

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The SaaS Value Proposition

Despite the continuous growth and market adoption for Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions, or perhaps because of it, many SaaS vendors are attempting to alter or advance the SaaS definition to more closely align with their particular solutions. Sales … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing Used to Hack Wireless Passwords

German security researcher Thomas Roth has found an innovative use for cloud computing: cracking wireless networks that rely on pre-shared key passphrases, such as those found in homes and smaller businesses. Roth has created a program that runs on Amazon’s … Continue reading

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Google Apps vs. Microsoft BPOS – Comparative Analysis

In recent weeks we have been busy at Rustyice Solutions testing Microsoft Business Productivity Online Standard Suite, or simply BPOS offered as a part of Microsoft Online Services, and as a part of Microsoft’s new software plus service strategy. The offering … Continue reading

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