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Is Your Company's Data Safe in the Cloud? (Infographic)
Cloud computing

Is Your Company's Data Safe in the Cloud? (Infographic)

Despite the risks, more than half of all U.S. businesses are trusting the cloud. Where does yours stack up?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
519 Million Reasons Why Your Financial Records Are in a Hacker's Hands
Cyber Security

519 Million Reasons Why Your Financial Records Are in a Hacker's Hands

FBI officials warn business owners and the financial sector to stay vigilant.
Nina Zipkin
U.S. National Security Prosecutors Shift Focus From Spies to Cyber Attacks
Cyber Security

U.S. National Security Prosecutors Shift Focus From Spies to Cyber Attacks

Changes come as American business and government agencies face more intrusions and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands.
11 Ways to Protect Your Business From Cyber Criminals
Cyber Criminals

11 Ways to Protect Your Business From Cyber Criminals

Professionals are on the loose, hoping to prowl through your computer networks, but they're not working for your company. Here's how to keep their hands off your firm's data.
Robert Siciliano
'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online
Cyber Security

'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online

Because the 'The Fappening' wasn't horrifying enough, enter 'The Snappening,' reason number 1,729 not to snap selfies in the buff.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
In Business, the Cyber War Between the U.S. and China and Russia Is Tense
Cybercrime

In Business, the Cyber War Between the U.S. and China and Russia Is Tense

Cyber sabotage has quickly become the 21st century's preferred form of international trade theft.
DJ Summers
FBI Director: Chinese Hackers Have Infiltrated Every Major U.S. Company
Cybercrime

FBI Director: Chinese Hackers Have Infiltrated Every Major U.S. Company

'There are two kinds of big companies in the United States…those who've been hacked by the Chinese, and those who don't know they've been hacked by the Chinese.'
Geoff Weiss
Why a Dangerous Security Flaw in USB Devices Is Putting Computers Everywhere at Risk
Cyber Attacks

Why a Dangerous Security Flaw in USB Devices Is Putting Computers Everywhere at Risk

Thumb drives and other USB devices are vulnerable to malware that could let an attacker take over a user's computer.
Benjamin Kabin
8 Mostly Free Best Practices for Tightening Internal Data Security
Technology

8 Mostly Free Best Practices for Tightening Internal Data Security

Cybersecurity is a constant worry, but a few commonsense steps protect the company without hurting the bottom line.
Larry Alton
Russian Hacking Ring Steals More Than a Billion Passwords
Hackers

Russian Hacking Ring Steals More Than a Billion Passwords

Turns out, the Target breach was just the tip of the iceberg.
Laura Entis
A Lack of Communication on Cyber Security Will Cost Your Business Big (Infographic)
Cyber Attacks

A Lack of Communication on Cyber Security Will Cost Your Business Big (Infographic)

IT professionals need to effectively communicate the real risks of data breaches to leaders.
Ethan Oberman
8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Microsoft's Dangerous Internet Explorer Bug
Security

8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Microsoft's Dangerous Internet Explorer Bug

Take these quick, easy steps to fend off hackers taking advantage of a serious flaw in the popular web browser.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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Hijacked! How to Stop Cybercriminals From Stealing Your Domain
Cybercrime

Hijacked! How to Stop Cybercriminals From Stealing Your Domain

With Twitter, Google and other big-name companies under attack, no one is safe. Here is how to prevent your domain (and website) from getting hijacked.
David L. Brown
Beware These 3 Tax-Time Cyber Traps
Cyber Attacks

Beware These 3 Tax-Time Cyber Traps

Symantec cyber-security expert Kevin Haley says small businesses may be more vulnerable to hack attacks during tax season.
Gabrielle Karol