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5 Data security tips every IT manager should know

The past few months have been full of news coverage around data breaches and the need for data awareness. From hospitals to universities to children’s toys, data attacks are coming full force, and IT pros …

3 Questions answered by the Verizon Data Breach Report

Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report has become a hallmark of the security industry’s progress, as well as its preparedness against attackers and breach incidents. This year’s theme is, “Security should be a driving force, …

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Great product teams play bingo, not basketball

I totally admit that I drive product folks crazy. I am a huge believer that it is the responsibility of every person in a company to help ensure complexity and gratuitous innovation don’t creep into …

The No. 1 security challenge facing midmarket IT

More than half of midmarket IT managers agree: for better or worse, budget can determine an organization’s security posture. According to a survey by SpiceWorks, not only are budget constraints the top security challenge facing …

IP breach action plan: How to protect your company

At this moment, your company’s data faces three primary types of risks: Regulatory: the risk of leaking sensitive data, dormant data or personally identifiable information (PII) due to improperly following industry regulations Opportunity: the risk …

The security threat 88 percent of companies are missing

Let’s say you’ve been tasked with assessing and updating your company’s security technologies. First, you take stock of the threats it’s recently faced. You investigate system failures, third-party attacks and instances of phishing, ransomware and …

How virtual machines changed data security forever

Virtualization changed IT forever. When organizations began learning virtualized environments were a cost-effective way to consolidate workloads and improve system performance, the technology became a must-have for growing businesses. However, the increasingly common presence of …