Monthly Archives: July 2011

Rules are made to be broken – IT security policy and controls

SMEs often manage without one, and larger companies have it in their staff handbooks, but an IT security policy without the controls to enforce it is of little value, and only useful for assigning blame when something inevitably goes awry.

Continue Reading


Configure Application Whitelisting for Citrix GoToMeeting

One of the comments I receive most frequently from attendees of my Least Privilege webinar is that web conferencing software, such as Citrix’s popular GoToMeeting, prevents IT departments moving forward with least privilege on the desktop. This kind of software can pose a problem as users are often requested to join meetings at short notice and need to install a client program to participate in the conference. In this post I’ll focus on GoToMeeting, but some of the information could also be applied to other software.

Continue Reading