August 4, 2012 /
Suddenly, without warning, no power. The blackout spreads. The grid goes down. What can we learn from this?
July 28, 2012 /
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games are here, and the five to eight hour time difference between the mainland USA and the UK may be just the right combination to bust your work network(s).
July 22, 2012 /
For security pros preparing for this massive undertaking, the unflattering headlines pretty much summed up ongoing security problems. But while gold may be out of reach, the security teams can still go for the silver lining.
July 14, 2012 /
e-Discovery, information management and the legal aspects associated with enterprise data are hot topics for technology leaders to address with their business customers. But what information governance strategies are legally defensible? What compliance approaches work best in the long run? How can enterprises reduce risk when they save or delete data?
July 7, 2012 /
Over the past few weeks, global news outlets have been warning users about Malware Monday and the pending Internet shutdown on July 9, 2012, for computers still infected with the DNSChanger malware. While the issue is certainly real, this blogger believes many headlines were (and still are) too alarmist. Can we learn anything from this?
June 30, 2012 /
I was recently on vacation with my family in Ocean City, Maryland. As I powered up my iPad from our fifth floor condo on 136th Street, more than a half dozen wireless networks popped up. I asked myself: Can I use (or trust) any of these? Are they free? Is it worth the risk, if they are?
June 16, 2012 /
What's appropriate and what's not regarding the use of social networks? Beyond formal codes of conduct at work, what behaviors and attitudes will likely lead to trouble? What tips can we share from those who have gone before us and learned about the good, the bad and the ugly? What good habits enable a positive experience in the long run? And, what are some examples of social media technology being used in destructive ways that undermine relationships?
June 10, 2012 /
Computer experts from around the world are warning users to change passwords immediately following the announcements that millions of passwords from LinkedIn, eHarmony and Lastfm were posted on hacker websites.
June 4, 2012 /
A new era began this weekend in cyberspace. Starting with the New York Times article dated June 1, 2012, which proclaimed: Obama Order Sped Up Wave of CyberAttacks Against Iran, the global discourse regarding cyber attacks has now shifted.
May 28, 2012 /
How do social networking sites get attacked by hackers? What methods are used? Why are attacks successful? What can be done to improve security on social networks?