Need proof skimping on security can cost your company? Just ask these two firms

If anyone thinks security measures are expensive, they should see how much recovering from a disaster can cost.

Your car – and other IoT devices – are trying to kill you

The Internet of Things (IoT) is part of a sci-fi lover’s dream, where the world is interconnected with smart homes and cars.

Why hasn’t XP been killed yet?

It took a recent global attack to realize many companies are still running outdated, vulnerable software.

10 IT jobs robots will do in the future

In the ever-forward march of progress, the often repeated tale of the Industrial Revolution was that farmers lost work when machines came into practice. Many researchers are predicting we’re in a revolution of our own – one that involves artificial intelligence and automation.

Got ransomware? You’re likely to be attacked again … and again

When it comes to striking twice, ransomware isn’t like lightning.

Guest networks are open invitation for WannaCry and similar attacks

You might be sick of hearing about this summer’s blockbuster ransomware hit WannaCry and all of its horrible sequels, but hackers aren’t getting tired of locking up your system and files. And if you thought you’re safe because you aren’t running Windows OS, you’re wrong.

WannaCry’s ransomware brother is a wolf in sheep’s clothing

July started off with a different sort of bang as a more sinister and quieter ransomware began infecting systems worldwide.

Data 101: Avoid drowning in the analytics data lake

Now more than ever, businesses are focusing on data collection and application in order to stay ahead in this competitive market.

Malware incidents spike by 165% in small and mid-sized businesses

If you felt as if the pressure was on to defend against even more attacks this past quarter, you weren’t just imagining things. Across the board, small to mid-sized (SMB) companies are suffering from more and more attacks, with a 165% jump from last year’s Q1 numbers.

How to keep the lights on when hackers target vulnerable infrastructure

It’s bad enough when hackers swipe personal data such as credit card information and social security numbers. There’s one area where hackers could really hurt all of us, if they hit it hard enough.