Study: Companies are years behind on security

Recent research by NTT Communications has an alarming takeaway: While companies may like to think they’re up-to-date on security, many are years behind in detecting and protecting against vulnerabilities. 

3 personalities your help desk needs

There are plenty of nightmare stories out there about awful IT techs – the kind that can give your department a bad reputation or just turn users off of IT in general. But here are three types of employees you should be on the lookout for when hiring or as great assets your company already has that […]

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.  

Heartbleed fallout: Hackers nab 4.5 million records

Cyberattacks are getting more advanced than ever. Look no further than a recent case where hackers were able to nab 4.5 million health records from hospital patients after acting quickly to exploit the Heartbleed bug.

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. 

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.