Getting more bang for your security buck: 3 keys

Security budgets are tricky to manage: Chances are you’re spending more than you’d like, and that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re getting all you need from it. 

Adobe releases 8 critical patches: Top priority

Software company Adobe missed its deadline for releasing security patches last Tuesday, and with good reason – they had several security issues to fix. IT pros, take note. 

Even rocket scientists can’t patch correctly

A recent report revealed several serious vulnerabilities in a government satellite system. How these vulnerabilities were racked up shows some very common mistakes companies make with their security. 

Yes, you can still trust the cloud … if you’re smart about it

Recent breaches have once again thrust an old question back into the spotlight: Can the cloud be trusted?

Shocker: Windows XP can still be very secure

When Microsoft cut off support for Windows XP, some companies weren’t willing or able to upgrade. A study of antivirus vendors finds that might not have been the fatal move that was predicted. 

Hacked? Many companies wouldn’t even know

It’s sad, but true: Many companies that fall victim to a cyberattack might not even know about it for a very long time. Some might never find out. 

Mobility boosts productivity, users foot the bill

A recent survey by Sage shows small and mid-size businesses mostly agree that a mobile workforce can improve productivity. These companies aren’t always footing the bill for these devices, however. 

Researcher shows why antivirus just won’t hack it anymore

Antivirus has been declared dead by pretty much everyone – including antivirus companies themselves. And new research may have just put the final nail in the coffin. 

Companies are just plain bad at predicting cost overruns

Anyone who’s rolled out software or applications only to find their wallets lighter than expected, take heart in knowing that you’re not alone. A new study confirms that cost projections are wildly inaccurate in many cases. 

Most IT pros are now firm cloud believers

You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who still thinks of the cloud as a passing trend. But there are still IT pros who have some reservations – and with good reasons, too.