A company’s own employees present one of the biggest threats to the security of its data – and many of those users are clueless when it comes to security policies and law.
Security vendor Symantec’s latest research found nearly half of all business information sits outside corporate firewalls. They’ve dubbed this phenomenon “information sprawl” and recommend five strategies for containing it.
Security vendor Symantec released its top five cyber security threats for 2013 – and if the company’s to be believed, IT admins are going to have their hands full.
The results of a new survey indicate that while many SMBs believe they’re safe from cyber threats, they aren’t doing much to ensure that’s the case.
Here’s something for IT managers at SMBs to keep in mind: If a consumer’s bank account is hacked, the bank is liable. But if a business’s bank account is hacked, the bank is not liable. Since SMBs are in the cross hairs of cybercriminals these days, security pros recommend taking a few extra steps to [...]
As more people work remotely, users need ways to share files with each other – and if IT doesn’t help, they’ll look for unsecured file sharing applications on their own.
What websites are most likely to get a PC infected with malware? Hint: They’re the kinds of sites most users wouldn’t think twice about visiting while at work.
Smartphone users would like to think that if they lost their device, it would be picked up by a Good Samaritan, rather than someone with malicious intentions. But they shouldn’t bet on it, says one security firm.
It’s almost inevitable that a company will become the victim of a data breach at some point. But there are some steps organizations can take to minimize the harm those incidents cause.
A new lawsuit claims popular antivirus vendor Symantec uses scareware tactics to trick customers into buying software they don’t need.