Wi-Fi hack shows danger of making old equipment last

Does your organization still use WEP encryption for any of its wireless connections? If so, you may be asking for trouble.

Effectively encrypting data: 3 keys

Where are businesses focusing their attention for data security? The top answer might not be much of a surprise.

43% of IT staffers admit they could sabotage their employers

If your company is anything like the organizations looked at in this recent survey, it may be time to protect your network against the risks posed by unhappy current and former employees.

Data breach costs rising: 5 critical prevention steps

The information security stakes are raised again, as data breaches are costing companies more money than ever.

7 steps to take before a phone is lost or stolen

If your firm gives mobile devices to users, there’s a good chance one will get lost or stolen at some point. Here’s what IT should do before that happens.

Third of users steal unsecured Wi-Fi

In trying to save some money, your company’s users may be engaging in dangerous behavior with their company-issued laptops.

Facebook adds security feature: How to take advantage

As Facebook users know, a cyber-attack on one person’s profile isn’t enough to bring about changes to the site’s security and privacy practices — unless, of course, that person is Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Most firms don’t encrypt data when it leaves the office

Encryption’s long been heralded as one of the most important security tool’s at IT’s disposal. Then why aren’t more companies using it?

Digital phones: Is someone listening in?

Internet-based telephony (also known as VoIP) is being adopted in businesses across the country, thanks to its promise of lower monthly costs and easier administration. But it also means more voice data is less secure. 

Want to keep data secure? Take a tip from this Brazilian bad guy

In 2008, Brazilian police seized five hard drives belonging to a banker suspected of financial crimes. But two years later, authorities have yet to access his files — even after recruiting the FBI for help.