Mary BrandelContributing writer, CSO

Mary Brandel is a contributing writer for Computerworld, covering a variety of IT technology and management issues.

How to Fight Check Fraud

Thanks to increasingly sophisticated technology and ongoing economic uncertainty, all types of fraud are flourishing today, including check fraud.

IT Workers' Top 4 Dream Employers

Companies often talk about their "dream" IT job candidate -- the type of worker they'd most like to have on their staffs. But what about the IT workers...

9 Secrets of Getting Stuff Done in a Big Company

Even well-run organizations can be political, inflexible and resistant to new ideas. How do you accomplish anything when you're facing those challenges? Here are 9 ways to achieve your security goals.

SharePoint Sites, Growing Like Weeds, Need Governance

"Like the Wild West" -- that's how Dave Rettig, a senior manager in the strategy and technology alignment group at Raymond James Financial Inc. , describes the...

Moving Day: How to Protect Your Company During a Relocation

Moving dangers include theft and espionage, in addition to broken equipment and stubbed toes. Here's how to plan a company move that minimizes hassles and maximizes security.

How Savvy Firms Monitor Customers' Online Chatter

Monitoring customer chatter on social networks can yield big benefits, especially if IT gets involved.