A lot goes into calculating the fallout from cyberattacks. For companies, it includes damages to their brand, alerting customers, handling legal fees – all that aside from the cost of stolen data or money. A recent study goes a step further, though, and calculates the total cost to the world economy.
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A lot of IT pros got a good chuckle when they recently found out that at least one government department is still using 3.5″ floppy disks delivered by couriers for security’s sake.
It’s been a busy year for IT pros. And next year isn’t shaping up to be much better.
It can sometimes seem like users are oblivious to online security threats. But a new survey shows that most are aware of the danger – and take some crucial steps to trying to protect themselves.
With the rise of cloud services and open-source in business, there’s an ongoing debate in some companies: What is our IT department really for?
For some, this year brought an influx of funding for IT security projects. But what about the rest of us?
IT managers have a lot on their minds right now. Here are the top three concerns keeping most IT pros up at night, according to one recent survey.
Trend Micro, a provider of content security software, recently announced mobile malware targeting Android devices increased dramatically between July and September. Way more than security experts predicted, in fact.
What’s the main reason small and mid-sized businesses are turning to cloud-based IT services? Hint: Cost-cutting isn’t the driving factor.
Most users would be upset if they found out somebody had been snooping on their e-mails. But many of them don’t take the proper precautions to make sure that doesn’t happen.