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Gartner’s top 10 security predictions

Gartner has taken a look at five key areas of security concern that businesses face this year and issued predictions on and recommendations about protecting networks and data from threats that will likely arise in each.

Written by Tim Greene23 June 16 23:26

Infrastructure monitoring products: Users pinpoint the best and worst features

Monitoring software for servers, networks and applications is supposed to help IT departments spot problems early and avoid business downtime. At IT Central Station, IT managers provide their peers with insights about the pros and cons of four leading products: CA Unified Infrastructure Management, SevOne, Nagios and Opsview Enterprise.

Written by IT Central Station04 June 16 03:19

How to craft a security awareness program that works

Organizations struggle with making security awareness training programs that work. One expert says that's because we treat security awareness training as an event rather than a continuous program of education that adapts to the risks employees face.

Written by Thor Olavsrud01 June 16 03:59

4 LinkedIn messaging tips for career builders

Whether you're an IT pro seeking a new opportunity, an up-and-comer on the lookout for a mentor or a veteran who wants to build out a network of colleagues, these four messaging etiquette tips detail the right (and wrong) way to communicate on LinkedIn.

Written by By IDG News Service staff27 May 16 21:54

Twitter's tiny tweaks do little to address big issues

Twitter plans to make some changes to its social network later this summer, but the overdue modifications clearly demonstrate the company's ongoing struggle to innovate.

Written by Matt Kapko26 May 16 04:17

Disaster recovery in a DevOps world

Organizations that are adopting DevOps methodologies are realizing actual benefits from taking that approach.

Written by Jonathan Hassell25 May 16 02:58

Security training programs don't do enough to mitigate insider risk

The threats posed by negligent insiders top many security professionals' lists of security concerns, but even many organizations that have data protection and privacy training programs aren't getting through to their employees.

Written by Thor Olavsrud24 May 16 07:17

What are hackers up to these days?

The short answer: They’re targeting sites in North America, where they’re planting malware in ad networks and launching dating site spam.

Written by Jen A. Miller23 May 16 22:56

4 big plans to fix internet security

Internet security is in crisis. These four proposals offer tangible solutions -- including one scheme to change the Internet's workings from top to bottom

Written by Fahmida Y. Rashid13 May 16 20:00

​From the helpdesk to the boardroom – why resilience matters

Business resilience is an organisation’s ability to quickly adapt to disruptions while maintaining continuous business operation, safeguarding people and assets and maintaining or even building brand equity.

Written by Samantha Ford09 May 16 15:09

What is cyber insurance and why you need it

Cyber insurance can't protect your organization from cybercrime, but it can keep your business on stable financial footing should a significant security event occur.

Written by Kim Lindros, Ed Tittel04 May 16 21:43

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