Today’s cyberattacks aren’t the smash-and-grab tactics used in the past. Attackers are increasingly focused on acting on good intelligence for well-planned attacks – and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is a favorite tool.
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Two recent surveys show that the biggest threat to your systems isn’t actually hackers, it’s the insider threat caused by people in your own building – and many of them are IT pros.
Of all the industries and fields that IT supports, it’s hard to imagine one that could bring down a company faster than point-of-sale. After all, it’s where customers’ financial information enters into your control.
When a group of government agencies shut down the Gameover Zeus trojan last month, they warned others could take its place. Sure enough, it looks like that is happening now, putting users at risk.
We all know the problems with passwords: Good ones are difficult to remember and shouldn’t be repeated. But one of the best solutions around this problem often results in more problems, according to a recent report.
The U.S. Secret Service has sent out a security notice for public computer terminals – and sharing that information with road warriors could help you keep them and your company’s info safe.
For anyone who doubted the Internet of Things (IoT) poses security headaches, a recent report should be a wake-up call.
An interesting patent granted to Apple this week could lead to a whole new way of securing mobile devices – a welcome change for businesses.
The news came recently that hackers had successfully taken down an entire company with a well-crafted cyberattack. And while the prospect of losing your business to hackers is frightening enough for IT pros, that’s only one of the many serious consequences this incident has for IT.
Time and again we hear about the importance of protecting the most valuable data from internal and external leaks. But a new study from Ponemon and Informatica finds that most companies can’t even point to where that data resides, let alone seal it off.