Microsoft’s emergency patch: What it means for IT

Microsoft put out perhaps its best advertisement for its new Edge browser yet: It has issued an emergency patch that affects every version of Internet Explorer, but not Edge. 

Denial of Service attacks may signal something deeper

Of all the attacks against companies, the humble Denial of Service (DoS) can seem like the least advanced. The basic strategy: Overwhelm the target with traffic or requests until it’s unable to handle them anymore. 

Zero-day vulnerabilities are on the rise – but it may not be a bad thing

There’s been a small uptick in zero-day vulnerabilities so far this year. But according to researchers, that may not be bad news. 

Cisco predicts businesses will have 1,000 cloud services by year’s end

If shadow IT wasn’t out of control already where you work, it soon could be. 

Google survey finds security pros, users don’t see eye-to-eye

You’ve probably already figured this one out, but a recent survey from Google shows that your security priorities and those of your users’ often don’t line up. 

Is your company’s website secure? Maybe not

There’s no shortage of systems that can be attacked within an organization. But one that may go overlooked frequently is also one of the most vulnerable: the company’s website. 

Survey: Some IT managers need to learn to share

When threats are discovered, many IT pros go into red alert mode, gathering their teams and sharing the discovery. Then there are those who sit on the information, preferring to keep this critical info to themselves. 

90% of users still have access to old work accounts

No one is ever truly gone if we remember them … or if we forget to revoke their access. 

Infographic: The hunt for the fastest Internet speeds

Big data, streaming services, Voice over IP (VoIP) and more have driven demand for faster Internet speeds nationwide. But availability is still lagging behind demand – and in some cases, even where high-speed Internet is available, the cost can be sky-high. 

Phisher went after nuclear secrets from within

Two hot topics in security came to a head recently with an indictment of a former U.S. Department of Energy employee who was spearphishing dozens of his co-workers and bosses.