IT is in a precarious position: It has the knowledge to warn executives and users on the dangers of cyberattacks. But for whatever reason, these groups seem unable – or worse, unwilling – to get the message.
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Only the most stuck-in-their-ways companies don’t view cybersecurity as a real and alarming threat to their organizations. But a new survey shows the people in charge of that security are often not thought of as worthy of a leadership role.
The U.S. Secret Service has sent out a security notice for public computer terminals – and sharing that information with road warriors could help you keep them and your company’s info safe.
Change is the one constant in IT. But all these changes tend to add up, making security audits more difficult. Here are some steps IT can take to remain safe and compliant, courtesy of Michael Fimin, CEO of Netwrix.
Nearly a fifth of corporate IT budgets is going to security. And many IT decision-makers are expecting to spend even more in coming years. But according to a recent survey, they still don’t feel that’s enough to protect them from attacks.
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.
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?