Hackers often attack vulnerabilities in operating systems, making OS security one of IT’s top concerns. One company says it has a solution for preventing further attacks: an OS with no security holes.
A key part of any company’s security strategy should be a thorough software patch process. And a new survey offers some advice on keeping software secure and up to date:
At the recent Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, security professionals unveiled a host of new security threats facing corporate and personal technology. These were the scariest new attacks demonstrated:
A company’s website is often a prime target for hackers. Cybercriminals can use vulnerabilities in sites to gain access to sensitive company information. Or, they can hijack those legitimate sites to spread malware to visitors’ machines. The good news: As awareness of the threats is increasing, websites are becoming more secure, according to a study of [...]
Many businesses are spending money on advanced security tools but missing basic defenses against hackers’ attacks, according to a study of recent data breaches.
Despite all the hype about the cutting edge techniques hackers are using to steal companies’ data now, many attackers still have a lot of luck exploiting vulnerabilities that received patches from vendors months or even years ago.