Stories by Patrick Eijkenboom

Super-threats: The Six Steps You Need to Take to Protect Your Business

Within the past year, we've witnessed a number of highly publicised attacks that have forever changed our notion of just how lethal malware can be. Sure, we always have known that viruses and worms can be dangerous, but we've just witnessed just how effective malware and orchestrated attacks can be at targeting high profile organisations. First, we have the Operation Aurora attacks that started with Google and also targeted companies such as Adobe Systems, Juniper Networks, Rackspace, Yahoo, Symantec, Northrop Grumman and Dow Chemical.

Patrick Eijkenboom | 17 Jan | Read more

Creating a governance framework for cloud security

Cloud computing is revolutionising the way organisations across the world use technology. Despite the stigma cloud computing has gained following a series of high-profile data breaches, the cloud CAN be secure. Patrick Eijkenboom, principal consultant at NetIQ, discusses the importance of using a governance framework for a secure cloud computing environment, regardless of the model you adopt.

Patrick Eijkenboom | 30 Nov | Read more