5 signs we're finally getting our act together on security

The high-water line in information security gets higher each year. Just as we think we’ve finally figured out how to defend against attacks, then attackers come...

Encryption in 2016: Small victories add up

Technology development seems to gallop a little faster each year. But there's always one laggard: encryption. Why the deliberate pace? Because a single, small mistake can...

The real reason we can't secure the internet

Last week I speculated that the current horrible state of internet security may well be as good as we're ever going to get. I focused on...

15% off Nest Cam Indoor Security Camera – Deal Alert

Look after your home 24/7 in crisp 1080p HD. With Nest Cam Indoor, you can check in, even when you’re out, and even at night with...

Free tools for your cyber-security efforts

There are more free information security tools out there than you can highlight with a fist full of whiteboard pointers. While many are trial ware-based enticements designed to lure decision...

VMware removes hard-coded root access key from vSphere Data Protection

VMware has released a hotfix for vSphere Data Protection (VDP) to change a hard-coded SSH key that could allow remote attackers to gain root access to...

Nmap security scanner gets new scripts, performance boosts

The Nmap Project just released the Holiday Edition of its open source cross-platform security scanner and network mapper, with several important improvements and bug fixes. include Npcap...

Congressional report sides with Apple on encryption debate

The U.S. is better off supporting strong encryption that trying to weaken it, according to a new congressional report that stands at odds with the FBI’s...

ShadowBrokers got NSA spy tools from rogue insider

 didn't break into the United States National Security Agency after all. The latest research into the group of cybercriminals selling alleged NSA spy tools reinforced the...

5 technologies that will shake things up in 2017

Network World | Dec 20, 2016 If you thought 2016 was a fun time to be in IT, wait until 2017 hits. Network World presents an overview of five technologies and...

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