Posts categorized: Neil’s Column

4 February 2016 / Neil's Column / Neil Cordell

What is Legacy IT? There are many consequences of running legacy technologies and they are often the result from management decisions based on false economies.  However, in this article, I am only going to focus on the impact to cyber security and how… Read more »

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15 October 2015 / Leadership Development, Neil's Column / Neil Cordell

First focus on the business challenge Before you even look at the available technology solutions, the first step to success is to consider the business challenge that you are trying to solve. Matters for consideration include: who in the organisation s… Read more »

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17 September 2015 / Neil's Column / Neil Cordell

One of the common problems in Information Security is the belief that a technology solution will be able to resolve all the security problems that an organisation faces. As a consequence, Information Security professionals have the tendency to dive str… Read more »

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28 July 2015 / Neil's Column / Neil Cordell

A recent article by IT Governance highlighted that 31% of UK local authorities still using unsupported Windows XP which on the surface appears to be of great concern. Windows XP was released nearly 14 years ago in October 2001 – in April 2009, Microsof… Read more »

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