Is it a surprise for you, that not all browsers are safe? The truth is that mainstream programs, like Chrome, Safari, Opera, IE, track what you do online. What pages you visit, what you search on the Internet, what software you download. Moreover, the billing info you mention every time you do shopping is kept on the server and can be hacked effortlessly. The private mode does not make browsing confidential.
WordPress is a massively popular open source platform and it is estimated that either hundreds of thousands of them do get hacked each year or leave their self vulnerable to get hacked each year. It’s not that WordPress is a poor platform, far from it, it just appears that people don’t take as much care of them as they should and so robots crawling the web can easily find ways in.
Kubernetes and containerization make application delivery much faster. But DevOps professionals hit a brick wall when they have to prove compliance to non-coders. In this QA, Styra security strategist Chris Webber talks to us from KubeCon in San Diego on how to bridge the communication gap between DevOps and Security/Compliance professionals.
Artificial intelligence has been vexing us all for years. And it only continues to get better and better as time goes on. Sure, you will have some people who believe AI is a bad thing, or that it knows too much. However, whether we like it or not, AI is here to stay. Imagine a machine learning technology that can bring with it the knowledge of THOUSANDS of doctors-and bringing valuable insight to a single physician who can then make a sound treatment decision.
An impressive 91% of knowledge workers say they’re proud of the work they do and care about bigger picture objectives, according to Workfront’s 6th annual State of Work report, which surveyed 3,750 knowledge workers in the US, UK, the Netherlands, and Germany. But almost half of those surveyed struggle to be productive because of outdated workplace technology.
It’s no surprise that cloud adoption continues to be on the rise with some studies showing that 83% of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud by 2020 and that 94% of enterprises already use some type of cloud service. Moreover, since the cloud offers numerous benefits including reducing IT costs, providing quick access to business applications and forms, and supporting work groups with on-demand and easy access to important data, it’s no wonder that numerous industries, from retail, to finance, to banking and even healthcare are all taking the cloud by storm.
Governments around the world have responded to cyberattacks by enacting regulations to govern data protection and privacy for their citizens. The EU, for example, passed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2016, giving citizens throughout the EU control over their personal data and simplifying the regulatory environment for international companies doing business there. Similarly, Brazil will enact its new General Data Protection Law in mid-2020.
People have been exchanging goods and services for money ever since the dawn of civilization. The history of money is rather interesting and eventful. Initially people used to exchange goods for goods, then about 700 BC the Chinese introduced paper money, also known as banknotes and in the 20th century several new innovative ways to make payments were introduced such as credit cards and online payments.
IT Briefcase Exclusive Intervew: Software Usage Management and Insights – How Product Managers Can Avoid Flying BlindOctober 9, 2019 No Comments
As director of global marketing and enablement at Flexera, Nicole Segerer keeps her finger on software monetization trends. In this exclusive interview, she shares insight about how software suppliers are using usage management and insights to create better, more profitable software.
By the end of 2018, cyber-attacks had increased by 59%, making the internet a little bit riskier for businesses. Even worse, cybercriminals have been shifting to using subtle attacks against businesses. While those that have a strong cyber-security program can spot these attacks from miles away, unprepared businesses are in for a ride.
The cloud can be a huge asset for most businesses. By leveraging the capabilities and services provided by cloud service providers, organizations can offload many of the problems and responsibilities of maintaining their own infrastructure to a third party and take advantage of the cost savings and scalability available in the cloud.
with Matthew Wallace, FactionIn this interview, Matthew Wallace, CTO of Faction, sees VMware Cloud on AWS growing in 2019. Here, he shares insights about trends in VMware, best use cases, advantages, and how to avoid delays and complications in disaster recovery.Read More >>>
Deploying machine learning as part an organization’s data protection strategy can provide the critical assistance users need to apply the proper safeguards to data they’ve created without adding friction to their day-to-day activities. Machine learning can go one step further and remove the user from the equation while increasing confidence in your organization’s ability to identify, contextualize and classify its unique data. In this discussion with Mark Cassetta, senior vice president of strategy for TITUS, we learn why machine learning can provide greater confidence in identifying and protecting critical data.
Whether you’ve invested in a new iPhone for business or personal use, keeping it running efficiently comes down to how secure you keep it. Malware affects smartphones just as it does personal computers, and so it’s paramount that we keep our smartphones safe some cybercrime. This is particularly pertinent if you use your personal phone as your business phone. Bring your own device schemes (BYOD) do sometimes leave, companies open to the threat of potential cybercrime.
In this interview, we talk with Rytis Jakubauskas, General Manager at Latana, about the changing world of brand tracking. Rytis discusses the need for a more innovative and reliable brand tracker in the market – and why the Latana team decided to build just that.
Join Amazon Web Services (AWS) and global intelligence provider, IDC, for a training-based session on transforming your data to power machine learning and AI projects. Learn how to prepare data pipelines that automate your machine learning and AI workflows, use AWS Data Pipeline to automate data movement and transformation, unlock insights that fuel your business, and explore software solutions in AWS Marketplace that make your data analytics-ready.
Earlier this year, Tenable introduced Predictive Prioritization, a data science-based process that helps security teams focus on the 3% of vulnerabilities that matter most. Here, we answer the top 10 questions about what this capability means for your vulnerability management practice. For a closer look at Predictive Prioritization, check out the interactive demo.
In the real physical world, there’s not always a rigid system put in place to ensure important documents of yours, or even your technological devices, aren’t broken in to. You really have to make the effort to protect yourself and your valuables, both online and in the home. Here, we are looking at certain technologies that are the best for ensuring the wrong people don’t get into your personal spaces.
When it comes to mapping out the DNA of your code, there is a lot that goes into it, including the testing phase. You want to be able to spot all possible issues and anomalies, and also find the root cause and make sure that gets to the right person. You never want code that’s poor quality to be moved to production, and with that in mind, it’s important to understand all aspects of testing and quality control.
Unarguably, Android is the most extensively used operating system on the planet. It implies that it is essential to have the best security apps and antivirus tools for Android installed on your Android used phones , as Google’s OS is often targeted by malware because of its ubiquity. Whatever software you use with your Android phone or tablet, you’d be insightful to have an antivirus or a security app installed on your device. In this article, we’re going to feature 6 of the top antivirus apps for Android in 2019 — most of which are free apps to download.
With the ever-expanding complexity of IT configurations and environments found in today’s data centers, choosing the right data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solution for your facility can be something of an involved proposition. At minimum, you want to ensure your choice will facilitate the management and monitoring of all assets and identify optimization methods, while contributing to maximum uptime and availability.
Domain Name Systems and their security and protection should be a top priority for businesses and organizations. DNS is one of the biggest points of weakness for businesses in the United States and abroad, to the point, it’s recognized by the federal government. The interruption of DNS can cause a ripple effect throughout an organization, and this is increasingly being seen in institutions and businesses. There has been mounting media attention on the risks of DNS hijacking and what organizations can do to prevent it.
Back in May, the world marked the one-year anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR as it’s now commonly known. Over the course of the year, GDPR and related stories were rarely out of the headlines. GDPR was mentioned in seemingly every story written about data privacy if not covered exclusively. In the wake of all the hype, companies around the world with a data presence in the EU spent millions to comply with the newly passed regulations. GDPR was, and in many ways remains, everywhere.
Today, cybersecurity is not optional, it’s mandatory. There have been many initiatives to secure the internet as a whole, including some moves by key stakeholders. One of these measures is the Secure Sockets Layer or SSL, which has become so prevalent that it now encompasses all online communication, from website SSL certificates to SSL proxies.
The development of mobile Internet technologies has allowed people to use phones for surfing the Web. Mobile gadgets are used not only to search for the necessary information but to communicate in social networks, make purchases, conduct financial transactions, work in corporate networks, etc. But how to make these actions totally safe and anonymous? You just need to use a VPN.
As an IT technician or contractor, your job is to make people’s life easier by fixing and improving their security systems. One easy way to prevent a system from malfunctioning is to improve its cybersecurity. Viruses and hackers can cause computers to run slowly and also be the culprit of large data losses. Having cybersecurity will not only be reassuring to potential customers, but it will also benefit your own personal computer systems.
The Equifax data breach ended in the exposure of the personal information of 143 million people, including their credit card details. This breach serves as an example of the threat that comes with advancements in technology. While Equifax is equipped enough to survive such disasters, small businesses, and startups that are only gaining a foothold in their industries might not always have the same luck.
DNS hijacking is a serious cybersecurity threat. Compromised DNS can be used to serve you spam advertisements and to direct you to phishing websites, which are designed to steal things like passwords and bank credentials. While DNS hijacking poses a real danger to your online activity, it is unfortunately something that many people have never even heard of.
There is no doubt that network security is a critical component of a digital world. It has become an almost daily occurrence to wake up to news headlines about how companies have been hacked into. The consequence is almost always dire to both the company that owns the network and their clients, whose personal and financial data is stolen.
According to recent reports, 2019 has already proved to be a successful year for hackers, as millions of records and credit card data have been stolen, and healthcare organizations have experienced a considerable amount of medical data leaks.