The strategic response strategy your company needs

With all of the threats to cybersecurity in the world, there’s often an onus on establishing a strong prevention plan. But what about when those protections fail?

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. 

Apache vulnerability won’t be an easy one to patch

News of a vulnerability in Apache Struts web application framework is coming in. And by all accounts, this won’t be an easy fix. The code-execution zero-day bug was discovered on March 7, 2017. At that time, there were already multiple exploits of this vulnerability in the wild, leading to everything from information disclosure to stealing […]

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. 

Everything you need to talk to the board about security: Experts weigh in

Nothing substantial gets done at companies without buy-in from the very top. But knowing how to get support from the decision-makers isn’t easy, and speaking their language can be even tougher. Fortunately, there’s help.

Believe it or not, the MySpace hack could be bad for business

It’s probably been several years since you’ve thought about MySpace, if you ever really have. But now the almost-defunct social network is back in the news for all the wrong reasons.

2 cases perfectly illustrate the problems with ransomware

Two separate pieces of ransomware news have trickled in recently. One is good news, and the other provides a big wake-up call for companies.

How IRS is trying to stop cyber thieves from stealing tax returns

Imagine you go to file your tax return only to learn someone else has already done so – and claimed your refund.  

Study: Plenty of IT pros are secret hackers

It’s not quite as serious as most insider threats, but a recent survey finds that many IT pros never lost a penchant for hacking. 

60% of companies aren’t confident in their security systems … here’s why

There’s a new study that has an alarming finding for IT pros: 60% of those surveyed said their company’s security could be breached today. But the good news? It seems that many more executives are finally getting the message that security matters.