Stilgherrian

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Stilgherrian is a freelance journalist, commentator and podcaster interested in big-picture internet issues, especially security, cybercrime and hoovering up bulldust. He studied computing science and linguistics before a wide-ranging media career and a stint at running an IT business. He can write iptables firewall rules, set a rabbit trap, clear a jam in an IBM model 026 card punch and mix a mean whiskey sour.

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Perimeter security: IT's Maginot Line

Perimeter security: IT's Maginot Line

Information security is undergoing a revolution. Traditional perimeter defences and malware signature analysis are being rendered as obsolete as France's pre-World War II Maginot Line in the age of Blitzkrieg.

June 21, 2012 by in IBM

Telstra GOC saves $1.5m with single sign-on

Telstra GOC saves $1.5m with single sign-on

Telstra has claimed productivity savings of $1 million to $1.5 million per year from implementing Tivoli Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On (TAM ESSO) version 8 at its global operations centre (GOC) in Melbourne.

July 27, 2011 by in IBM

IBM pushes Tivoli for cows and guns

IBM pushes Tivoli for cows and guns

IBM is encouraging businesses to extend the use of its Tivoli integrated service management software into the entirety of a business' infrastructure, where even individual cattle can be a business asset.

July 26, 2011 by in IBM