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Cybersecurity staffing issues may be putting you at risk

Cybersecurity is a priority for most businesses, but many are finding a lack of available cybersecurity talent. But not being able to hire the right candidates is no excuse to ignore your security needs.

Written by Sarah K. White25 Oct. 16 22:05

Stupid encryption mistakes criminals make

Blown cover: Malware authors show how easy it is to get encryption wrong and, in the process, help security pros crack their code

Written by Fahmida Y. Rashid20 Oct. 16 21:00

ISPs mind their MANRS to block DDoS attacks

The Internet Society's MANRS initiative improves Internet security by asking ISPs to clean up their routing rules and check network traffic

Written by Fahmida Y. Rashid15 Oct. 16 05:25

Why you need to create a social media policy

Social media can be a distractions at work, but it's not always a bad thing. Help your employees use social media to network, connect and learn from others in the industry.

Written by Sarah K. White13 Oct. 16 21:21

Cisco fashions tactical ransomware defense

Cisco has taken a look at its security capabilities and those of its partners and come up with a playbook to address ransomware.

Written by Tim Greene13 Oct. 16 08:59

7 enterprise mobile management features in Windows 10

Redstone 2 has been delayed until Spring 2017, but the most recent Microsoft operating system update, Redstone 1, also dubbed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update 1607, brings plenty of enterprise IT updates – including these seven EMM features.

Written by Sarah K. White12 Oct. 16 01:02

How social media is shaping the 2016 presidential election

Social media brings out the darker side of digital introverts and often amplifies slanted views or political biases. With the 2016 presidential election less than six weeks away, social could not be more powerful or dangerous.

Written by Matt Kapko29 Sept. 16 22:00

How to implement an effective BYOD policy

Companies have accepted that BYOD is a reality. The challenge now is striking a balance between security and flexibility.

Written by Sarah K. White26 Sept. 16 21:58

Homeland Security issues call to action on IoT security

U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Robert Silvers says his purpose in speaking at the Security of Things Forum in Cambridge on Thursday wasn’t to scare anyone, but then he went ahead and called on everyone in the room to “accelerate everything you’re doing” to secure the internet of things.

Written by Bob Brown23 Sept. 16 05:15

Were Apple's 'leaked' iPhone 7 tweets really a mistake?

The recent iPhone 7 launch presented Apple with a fresh opportunity to tackle Twitter, but the company's first iPhone-related tweets came a half-hour before it officially announced the phone.

Written by Matt Kapko22 Sept. 16 22:00

Why (and when) outsourcing security makes sense

Offloading security strategy and day-to-day operations to a managed security service provider can free up IT resources. But be prepared: It’s not an entirely hands-off proposition.

Written by Beth Stackpole21 Sept. 16 20:42

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