Technologically-savvy young adults are drawn to hacking by the perceived glories of cybercrime, according to a new report from the UK's National Crime Agency. Based on discussio... More
Pop quiz! Do you know what a botnet is? Can you spot a “phishing” attack? Is there a difference between a URL that begins with https:// as opposed to http://? Can Internet Serv... More
NSS Labs today announced the results of its second Web Application Firewall (WAF) Group Test. A growing segment of the security market, WAFs employ a wide range of functions to wor... More
It is almost a daily occurrence in today’s society to read a news story about a major company or government entity becoming the next victim of a cyber attack. The security indust... More
When You Move to the Cloud, Don’t Fall Asleep on Cybersecurity: A 6-Part Checklist from IBM (TechRepublic)
After years of enterprises fearing the cloud because of security, we're now at risk for the opposite problem—companies relying too heavily on their cloud providers to look after ... More
As more details emerge about how a group of four Russians breached Yahoo, it's increasingly clear that the Internet's very interconnectedness is what makes us so vulnerable to onli... More
If indeed we are operating in a "digital economy," standard security measures such as passwords are no longer sufficient to shield the underlying IT infrastructure from sophisticat... More
Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing industries, and it’s easy to see why when you recognize the current value of information. IT security spending eclipsed $75 billion in... More
With the proliferation of wearable technology, companies are increasingly finding motivation to encourage staff to don connected devices. But on IDG’s CIO site tech writer Gary E... More
Application security is a critical component for enterprises to have a robust security posture that functions like an immune system, detecting and preventing threats wherever they ... More
Identity management vendor Okta has expanded its reach in Australia and New Zealand with three new partnerships. The US-headquartered company has signed agreements with MOQdigital,... More
When Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver Antonio Brown broadcast his coach’s postgame locker room speech on Facebook Live last month it created a distraction and senseless contr... More
Data breaches are expensive—and there’s more to the bill than the immediate costs of notifying the victims and hiring consultants and forensics investigators to find and fix th... More
Geoff Belknap, Slack’s Chief Security Officer: "Our security program is something I’m really proud of. Our team is made up of some of the most innovative and dedicated security... More
The campaign to repeal and replace passwords with more secure authentication is making progress. But even those involved say it will be a long time before they disappear. Those adv... More
Corporate security demands are outpacing talent availability, according to a report released Wednesday by Osterman Research and Trustwave. More than half of businesses say finding ... More
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Details Global Security Operations Center Maturity Levels in New Report (eWeek)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) released its State of Security Operations Report 2017 on Jan. 17, providing insights into what Security Operation Centers (SOCs) are doing right an... More
Baker Hill now delivers enhanced data security, scalability and compliance support for financial institutions through Microsoft Azure. “Cloud-based solutions continue to gain mom... More
Marketing budgets increased in 2016 for the third consecutive year, per Gartner’s 2016-2017 CMO Spend Survey -- climbing 1% to 12% of company revenue, according to the poll of 30... More
Spotify — unlike Netflix, HBO, and dozens of others — handles the problem in a unique way that offers valuable features to users. The music streaming service uses real-time tec... More
Dolby Brings Both the Audio and Visual Awe with Technical Wonder ‘Escape’ (No Film School)As a part of Tribeca Film Festival's masterclass s more...
AWS Revenue Up 42 Percent to $3.66 Billion in 1Q 2017 (GeekWire)The crown jewel of Amazon’s business, Amazon Web more...
Top Six Digital Transformation Trends in Media, Entertainment (Forbes)Cord-Cutting Has Led To New Business Models: It us more...
Pai Pleases Broadcasters with Dereg Pledge (Light Reading)Even before he called for the rollback of net neut more...
Salesforce Report Finds IT Units Need to Focus on Customer Experience (eWeek)Cloud computing and other technology advances have more...
Oracle’s Paul Sonderegger on How CFOs Can Grapple ‘With the Valuation of Intangibles’ (Forbes)As Oracle’s big data strategist, former Forreste more...
Study: 69% of U.S. Homes Connect a TV to Internet (MCN)Some 69% of U.S. TV homes now have at least one TV more...
Should Your Next Big Hire Be a Chief AI Officer? (CIO)As companies increasingly turn to artificial intel more...
Xbox Chief: We Need to Create a Netflix of Video Games (The Guardian)Something big has happened to the video game indus more...
Rackspace Launches Professional Services for AWS (Data Center Knowledge)As Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to dominate more...
Facebook Lets Content Owners Claim Ad Earnings of Pirated Videos (TechCrunch)Facebook finally has a better solution to freeboot more...
BitTorrent is Shutting Down its Live TV Streaming Service (Variety)San Francisco-based BitTorrent Inc. is set to shut more...