Survey: Job-hopping is the new norm

Anyone who manages staff knows what a headache it can be when there’s turnover. It may be of little comfort when you’re scrambling to replace techs, but know this: You’re not alone. 

Microsoft pulls back killer patch, urges IT to follow

It’s not often that you’ll see this advice: Make sure you don’t update Windows.  

Court shifts BYOD responsibility: What it means for you

A California court has made a controversial ruling on BYOD programs that could leave companies struggling to cover a new, unforeseen cost. 

3 ways to make sure the cybersecurity message gets through

IT is in a precarious position: It has the knowledge to warn executives and users on the dangers of cyberattacks. But for whatever reason, these groups seem unable – or worse, unwilling – to get the message.

Cryptolocker unlocked: But too late for many

The ransomware that started the craze, Cryptolocker, may be effectively neutralized after two security companies have found a way to unlock encrypted files. 

Firmware scan finds thousands of vulnerable devices

There’s no shortage of threats to systems that IT pros have to worry about. But researchers have found even more vulnerabilities are soon to arrive, courtesy of backdoors and vulnerable firmware. 

Internet Explorer to get the Windows XP treatment

Get ready: End-of-life for some popular versions of Internet Explorer will soon arrive just as it did for Windows XP. While it’s an easier fix than the defunct operating system, it could bring some headaches. 

Study: 97% of major companies still vulnerable to Heartbleed

Thought the Heartbleed bug was old news? Think again. 

Sharing, not caring: Users pass around credentials

One of the most basic security mistakes out there is sharing account credentials and passwords. A new study finds many users are guilty of it – and plenty don’t even realize it’s a security risk.

CISOs still have a long way to go in gaining respect

Only the most stuck-in-their-ways companies don’t view cybersecurity as a real and alarming threat to their organizations. But a new survey shows the people in charge of that security are often not thought of as worthy of a leadership role.