Even rocket scientists can’t patch correctly

A recent report revealed several serious vulnerabilities in a government satellite system. How these vulnerabilities were racked up shows some very common mistakes companies make with their security. 

Shocker: Windows XP can still be very secure

When Microsoft cut off support for Windows XP, some companies weren’t willing or able to upgrade. A study of antivirus vendors finds that might not have been the fatal move that was predicted. 

Hacked? Many companies wouldn’t even know

It’s sad, but true: Many companies that fall victim to a cyberattack might not even know about it for a very long time. Some might never find out. 

Mobility boosts productivity, users foot the bill

A recent survey by Sage shows small and mid-size businesses mostly agree that a mobile workforce can improve productivity. These companies aren’t always footing the bill for these devices, however. 

Researcher shows why antivirus just won’t hack it anymore

Antivirus has been declared dead by pretty much everyone – including antivirus companies themselves. And new research may have just put the final nail in the coffin. 

Compromising photos leaked: What it means for your users

An alarming gap in security seems to be to blame for private photos of celebrities leaking online. Apple’s claiming the problem has been fixed, but many remain skeptical and are wondering how it was allowed to happen in the first place. 

Companies are just plain bad at predicting cost overruns

Anyone who’s rolled out software or applications only to find their wallets lighter than expected, take heart in knowing that you’re not alone. A new study confirms that cost projections are wildly inaccurate in many cases. 

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.