3 ways to reduce insider attacks and user error

It feels like no matter how well you prep your systems, the biggest threat to security IT faces is always the same: people.

13-year study reveals best method for training users

Did you know a lot of your IT peers are training their users on security all wrong?

HBO hacked, ‘Game of Thrones’ episodes leaked

On July 31, HBO joined the list of network providers who have been hacked this year when a hacker, or hackers, released the fourth episode of “Game of Thrones” early online, with the added threat that they had more.

University loses $1.9M in single phishing email scam

Are phishing scams one of the things that keep you up at night? Might it be because you know how easy it is to lose almost $2 million, or how easy it would be for a user to compromise all the security measures you have in place?

Microsoft to kill beloved MS Paint program

Tragedy rocked the online world this week when Microsoft released its plans to kill MS Paint, a simple image editing and creation program that’s been on Windows OS for 32 years.

Black Hat USA streamed live from Mandalay Bay

Couldn’t make it out to Vegas for the Black Hat USA conference this year? That’s no problem, since Dark Reading is bringing some of the conference coverage to you.

Hadoop databases expose 5,120TB of data

Do you remember the MongoDB apocalypse, when improperly configured online databases exposed 25TB of data? There’s now a much larger risk that threatens companies worldwide.

Password management service compromised in attack

People use password managers because they’re supposed to be safer than several alternatives, such as writing down passwords on a piece of paper or using the same one across multiple accounts.

Missing laptop? Your firm could be out $2.5M when replacing it

The cost of replacing a stolen laptop? $2.5 million.

Every Fortune 500 company exposed on the darknet

If you believed Fortune 500 companies, with their larger budgets and widespread global influence, had stronger cybersecurity than small and mid-sized companies, you’d be mistaken.