Articles by Cynthia Flash 

Rise of the Chief Security Officer

Even before Sept. 11, many companies were hiring a top executive specifically to oversee their IT security needs. Since the attacks, that trend has accelerated.

Security Product of the Year 2001

datmation-poy.gif An increase in security breaches last year caused more companies to install firewalls to protect corporate networks when employees work from home. One of those firewall products, Cisco System's PIX 501, captured by far the most votes for the Datamation Product of the Year for Security in 2001.