Hackers are coming for your privileged accounts: What you can do to stop them

Not all accounts are created equal. Those that have special privileges and access are a prime target for hackers, and companies know it. But what can they do to protect these super users?

3 infographics that perfectly sum up why women are needed in IT leadership

There has long been a gender gap in IT-related fields. But just where does this shortage of women in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) field come from? And what can be done to reverse the trend?

2 ways CryptXXX is sneaking onto computers

Ransomware has many ways of being delivered to systems. CryptXXX, a particularly vile strain with a $500 unlock fee, has two methods that put many users at risk – and you’ll want to look out for both.

Networking gear allowed snooping, manufacturer says

Another important lesson in always making sure to use trusted network equipment manufacturers was learned recently when a well-known vendor announced it had a major security flaw.

Companies predict end of passwords by 2025

Passwords are an imperfect solution to security. But are they really on the way out? According to many businesses, they are. And it’s long overdue.

Users turn over their first-born children: Why you should always read terms carefully

Very few people will actually examine terms of service (TOS) agreements carefully, and a recent experiment proved that to ridiculous levels.

Another tech CEO falls victim to the MySpace breach

First, it was Mark Zuckerberg. Now another tech giant has become a living example of why too many password practices are broken.

12 crazy reasons workers couldn’t be on time

We’ve all been there: A staffer is running late, and when they finally arrive, the excuse seems … well, let’s just say less than believable.  

Where companies see ransomware going

Since 2014, the number of companies hit by ransomware has reportedly doubled. Yet many aren’t taking the right steps to protect themselves.

Alert: You should update your antivirus immediately

A Google researcher has found a flaw in a popular security product that is described as “as bad as it gets.” Anyone who doesn’t update immediately could be putting their systems at risk.