2 cases perfectly illustrate the problems with ransomware

Two separate pieces of ransomware news have trickled in recently. One is good news, and the other provides a big wake-up call for companies.

How your peers boost security among users, staff

Improving security is a cooperative effort between users, IT staff and the top brass. And not every organization arrives at this goal the same way.

The top 10 lies managers tell

Dealing with higher-ups isn’t always easy. And it can require the patience of a saint. So it’s no surprise that every now and then a little white lie will slip out.

Cloud costs staying steady: What it means for you

The era of cheaper and cheaper cloud services may be coming to an end, but for the time being most companies aren’t seeing their rates climb.

The leading cause of SaaS data loss? Accidentally deleting files

Many organizations worry about all the risks inherent to a cloud-based application. But it turns out that a very old problem – fat fingers – should also be a concern.

Companies have more options when it comes to Windows apps

A new move by Microsoft opens up businesses to many more developers and apps. Here’s what you need to know.

Monumental shift: Google Chrome dethrones Internet Explorer

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer was the dominant web browser since, basically, forever. But Google Chrome has captured a higher market share for the first time.

Study sees no rise in zero-days for 2015

It’s rare to find much good news when it comes to vulnerabilities, but if you’re looking for a silver lining, this could qualify.

$10 routers led to multi-million dollar attack

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

Ransomware pranks: Surprisingly effective

When companies get a ransom note saying they’ll be hit with attacks unless they pay up, some would rather fork over the money than deal with the fallout. Here’s a reason that strategy may not actually be the best idea.