Report: Most IT security software is vulnerable to attack

Any software IT installs can potentially contain vulnerabilities that give hackers a way to get on the company’s network – and that includes IT security software, one expert warns. 

20-point checklist for an effective IT security plan

When developing an IT security plan, companies faced with tight budgets and under-staffing must prioritize. Where should IT focus its time and money when trying to prevent security attacks? 

Top IT investments that cut the cost of cyber attacks

It’s unlikely that any business will ever be completely immune to cyber attacks – but IT can take some steps to minimize their damage. 

6 free security tools from Black Hat 2012 IT managers can use today

A number of free and open source security tools were released last week at the annual Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas. Here are six that IT managers can use today to quickly identify weak spots in the corporate network: 

5 ways to boost security when traditional tools fall short

Security attacks against businesses are becoming more frequent and complex, and this recent survey says many of the security tools IT departments rely on are having trouble keeping up.