Cybersecurity analytics take on added importance

You can’t test what you can’t measure, as the old saying goes. And for IT, measurements of cyberdefenses are more crucial now than ever. 

5 myths about phishing attacks you shouldn’t believe

There’s a lot of information out there about phishing attacks – and plenty of misinformation, too. Believing the wrong thing about these attacks could end up costing you big time. Here are 5 myths that should be dispelled right away. 

80% of businesses are thinking cloud first … But there’s a major obstacle

A recent survey finds that 80% of organizations are looking to go full steam ahead with cloud services. The problem, however, is they may not have the people in place to make that a reality. 

Robots are coming for our jobs … and full of security risks

Now more than ever we’re hearing stories about jobs once done by humans now being done by robots. But a new study points out that these automated workers are actually a huge security risk. 

Microsoft’s confusing patch schedule throwing businesses for a loop

Microsoft’s monthly Patch Tuesday has always had detractors who say the schedule just isn’t frequent enough to counteract security threats. And an unprecedented setback with a recent monthly patch rollout is angering even more users. 

6 strategies to talk security so users will actually listen

Getting users to follow good security practices is a real challenge. But if you understand why the message may not be getting across, you can change your approach and get real results, according to one expert. 

7 ways BYOD could get you sued

IT consumerization and personal devices brought into work create some tricky legal issues companies must take into account when they develop a BYOD policy. 

Americans and passwords still don’t get along

Chances are your users aren’t putting as much attention into security as they should be. And it may lead to real problems for IT. 

IT knows ransomware is a risk, but companies can’t stop it

Nothing’s worse than knowing a storm is coming but being unable to do anything about it. That’s how it feels to be a security pro staring down the imminent threat of ransomware right now. 

Microsoft issues Windows 7 warning … But is it just a scare tactic?

If you happened to check Microsoft’s German news page this morning, you’d be in for a big surprise: Apparently, running Windows 7 is no longer safe.