Oracle to join Jericho forum
ZDNet UK has heard a rumour at the Infosec conference -- apparently Oracle is just about to sign up to the Jericho forum. Jericho proponents preach the gospel of deperimeterisation -- their essential message is that not only is a hardened perimiter is not enough to mitigate security threats (an idea that's generally accepted in the security community), but also that the notion of having a perimeter at all will become increasingly outmoded.
Stolen hospital laptop recovered
A laptop that was stolen from a Nottinghamshire hospital has been recovered by police, reports ITPro.The laptop contained data that included the names and addresses of hundreds of children, protected by just a single password -- which let's face it, would be fairly easy to get around.