Hardware News

Hardware provides the technological foundation crucial for any organization. Read the latest enterprise hardware news, reviews, and insights below:

$10 routers led to multi-million dollar attack

Here’s an important reminder to never skimp on hardware.

Gov’t slams hardware manufacturer with lawsuit

The security of routers, network appliances and other connected devices takes center stage once again. 

Data center outages approaching the $9,000/minute mark

In a few short years, data center outages have nearly doubled in cost. One big part of this trend: Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. 

Researchers name and shame default password offenders

Companies that have default passwords for equipment and software are being called out by researchers. And the list of offenders has some big names on it. 

Dell’s (entirely foreseeable) security mistake

Dude, you’re getting hacked. Dell is catching heat for a program designed to make remote-support of its users much easier that in fact made hackers’ jobs a whole lot easier, too. 

Combating DDoS attacks: Hardware and software solutions

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are not a new threat in the realm of cybersecurity. In fact, the threat of DDoS goes back decades. However, these days DDoS attacks are more common and more sophisticated. 

Users, IT pros disagree on IoT security

You can add the Internet of Things (IoT) to the long list of things IT pros and the average user seems to not quite see eye-to-eye on. 

Is IT ready for wearables? Probably not

Remember two years ago when experts talked about how we’d all be using Google Glass to do work?  

What lies ahead for 2016? Security fears, but little change

Spiceworks has surveyed IT pros on where they see themselves a year from now. Three big trends: stagnant budgets, slow hiring and a host of security worries ranging from natural disasters to clueless execs. 

Outdated servers are abundant

The end of Windows Server 2003 didn’t get nearly as much attention as that of XP – either from the media or IT pros.