The latest debate about when it is or isn’t OK to release details of a security vulnerability involves a couple of familiar foes, Microsoft and Google. And while this debate rages, Windows customers will have to wait, knowing they’re vulnerable to attack.
As of the latest Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has done away with letting PC and business users decide which patches they want to download.
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 […]
Apple has issued a fix that you need to install right away if you’re an iPhone user.
Whether you side with Wikileaks or not in its mission to spill secrets, here’s some advice most people can get behind: If you’re going to release documents for public consumption, maybe check them for viruses first.
Many surveys ask IT pros whether they’ve been breached in the past month, year, etc. But that question overlooks a common problem: Many companies that are breached don’t know it yet – and some conceivably never will. Case in point: Researchers recently uncovered a malware strain that’s been active since at least 2011. This highly […]
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?
Free upgrades and a big public relations push have helped make Windows 10 a popular option for end users and businesses alike. But many of those surveyed recently by SpiceWorks seem to have buyer’s remorse.
First, it was Mark Zuckerberg. Now another tech giant has become a living example of why too many password practices are broken.
Nothing substantial gets done at companies without buy-in from the very top. But knowing how to get support from the decision-makers isn’t easy, and speaking their language can be even tougher. Fortunately, there’s help.