Companies face inefficiencies, logjams in patching vulnerabilities

One of the most important jobs of any IT pro is keeping systems up to date. But with so many applications and services in use across the organization, that can be a haphazard process – one that leaves key vulnerabilities for attackers to exploit. 

Survey: IT pros are seriously overworked

This may not be breaking news to you, but IT pros are often overworked and their departments are understaffed, according to a Spiceworks survey. 

User gets fooled, company gets $600K fine

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently handed down a $600K fine after a user was fooled into handing over sensitive information to a hacker. Here’s how it all went down. 

Where your colleagues stand with the cloud – and what has them worried

There’s no shortage of options when it comes to the cloud. So which are your peers turning to? And what are their biggest concerns? A new survey has the answers. 

Somehow, BYOD is still stumping IT pros

Recent findings from Dell and Dimensional Research show that while IT has made serious headway with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) plans, some basic functionality and security issues are keeping it from becoming a resource users are comfortable with. 

5 ways to get users to care about security

No matter where you work, chances are your users have some bad security habits you wish they would ditch once and for all. You’ve tried training. You’ve tried warnings. So what’s left? 

What companies are getting wrong with cyberinsurance

Companies are waking up to the reality of breaches. They’re expensive. They’re painful. They’re probably going to happen to you sooner or later. 

How much is cybercrime costing companies? Try $15 million on average

The average cost of cybercrime keeps rising, and the average organization is the victim of two successful attacks per week, according to Ponemon. Still think you’re safe? 

What lies ahead for 2016? Security fears, but little change

Spiceworks has surveyed IT pros on where they see themselves a year from now. Three big trends: stagnant budgets, slow hiring and a host of security worries ranging from natural disasters to clueless execs. 

Study reveals top security trends of 2015

So far, 2015 has seen its fair share of security news, good and bad (although with security news, the bad often far outweighs the good). And with the benefit of hindsight, we can now take some time to look back on these developments to find top trends so far this year – and what should be […]