It’s December, which means it’s the time to look back on the year’s best-of lists, top news stories … and yes, even malware attacks and security threats.
What organizations are in cyber criminals’ crosshairs now? A better question might be: Who isn’t being targeted?
IT security training is a critical layer in any company’s plan to protect data – but new research shows that even highly trained users are susceptible to hackers’ new sophisticated attacks.
All organizations depend on IT to keep operations up and running. That means tech mistakes – even seemingly minor ones – can have a huge impact on the organization and its bottom line.
Many companies are trying to decide whether antivirus software is worth spending money on. For those that say no, guest blogger Cara Aley has some advice on the best free antivirus programs companies can choose.
IT pros likely understand that websites featuring illegal downloads and other seedy items aren’t necessarily the parts of the Internet most likely to get a computer infected with a virus. But users may not know that, and that could impact their online behavior.
A new Android virus shows what strategies hackers are using to spread malware now – and how susceptible users are to those techniques.
This past year was a rough one for IT security. Hackers gained access to billions of sensitive records in 2012, using a mix of sophisticated new attacks and old techniques – as well as exploiting some big mistakes on the part of organizations.