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.

C-Suite: How to get ahead of the IT skill shortage crisis

When discussing the future, IT pros and cybersecurity researchers are grim about one topic: The skills shortage.

Interop ITX coverage: How to stop ransomware in its tracks

The first panel we attended at this year’s Interop ITX conference at the MGM in Las Vegas was “Ransomware: How To Stop It In Its Tracks & Respond When You Can’t,” and it was standing room only – an immediate good sign.

Trump signs executive order aimed at improving national cybersecurity

Last Thursday, the president signed an executive order that directs executive branch agencies to modernize their IT infrastructure and cybersecurity systems.

Top 10 cybersecurity myths and how to prevent them from costing you

In a world threatened by cybercrime daily, there’s a lot of misconceptions out there concerning the importance of cybersecurity.

Summer camps aim to address skills and gender gap

Summer is coming, and with it the fate of cybersecurity’s future.

Less than half of IT pros follow safe password management

Here’s a frightening statistic: 53% of your peers reporting that they either haven’t changed their social network passwords in over a year or can’t recall ever doing so at all.

AI system Mayhem on display at Smithsonian

Artificial intelligence. It’s so last year that it’s now being displayed in museums.

Dallas – and the rest of us – receives cybersecurity wake-up call

Ever think it’d be nice if hacking attempts came with full DEFCON 5 alarms – and the alerts and sirens started up whenever a user clicked on an obvious phishing link in an email? Well, as the city of Dallas found out at 1 a.m. one morning, maybe not so much.

As if meeting the filing deadline wasn’t frustrating enough – 2 major tax season cybersecurity vulnerabilities

As the deadline for filing taxes draws nearer – April 18 this year – almost 100,000 taxpayers were affected in a student financial aid scheme, according to the IRS. IRS’ Data Retrieval Tool, which helps users fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), was shut down after the tax agency realized the […]