News and Articles About IT Security

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug
Office Tech

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug

While the 'Heartbleed' bug is causing pandemonium in the online world, individuals need to stay calm and protect their personal information.
Chris Hutchison
Our Collective Mobile Security Blind Spot
Technology

Our Collective Mobile Security Blind Spot

With business continuing its shift from the desktop to smartphones and tablets, more than half of all companies now have sensitive information stored on mobile devices.
Jason Ankeny
Seriously, It's Really Time to Upgrade From Windows XP
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Seriously, It's Really Time to Upgrade From Windows XP

If you're still using Microsoft's old operating system after it ceases support, you'll be more vulnerable to viruses, hacks and other issues.
Richard Thompson
New York Times Hacked: 3 Tips for Avoiding Email Scams
Technology

New York Times Hacked: 3 Tips for Avoiding Email Scams

Take these steps to protect your personal and professional information from hackers.
Jason Fell
Free Tools for Improving Online Security
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Free Tools for Improving Online Security

From defending your network to protecting your data, free software can provide comprehensive protection for your company's computer systems.
Riva Richmond
7 Tips for Upgrading IT Security
Technology

7 Tips for Upgrading IT Security

From encrypting files to beefing up passwords, consider these steps for better protecting sensitive company data.
Jason Fell
How to Protect Customer Data When Using Credit-Card Plug-ins for Smartphones
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How to Protect Customer Data When Using Credit-Card Plug-ins for Smartphones

More companies are accepting mobile payments. But failing to protect credit-card data could risk hefty penalties and fines.
Mikal E. Belicove
Three Tech Tools for Keeping Sensitive Business Data Safe
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Three Tech Tools for Keeping Sensitive Business Data Safe

From password management to securing your network, these tools can help keep your business information from landing in the wrong hands.
Jonathan Blum
How to Protect Your Business from Malware in Custom Apps
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How to Protect Your Business from Malware in Custom Apps

An expanding network of cybercriminals is taking aim at the hidden flaws lurking inside the custom-created apps on your company's website. Here's how to safeguard application security for your customers -- and your business.
Jonathan Blum
How to Move Your Business Data into the Cloud -- Safely
Technology

How to Move Your Business Data into the Cloud -- Safely

The process of migrating to the cloud can loom like a thunderhead over a business. Here's advice on a safer path.
Six Tips for Surviving a Cyber Security Threat
Technology

Six Tips for Surviving a Cyber Security Threat

How to thwart threats to your company's computer system.
Ericka Chickowski
Cybercriminals: A Look at Their World and Their Threat to Business
Technology

Cybercriminals: A Look at Their World and Their Threat to Business

A disturbing look at the far-reaching depths of the cybercriminal network--and what you can do to make sure the bad element stays out of your company.
Ericka Chickowski
Q&A: New Fraud and Identity Theft Rules
Technology

Q&A: New Fraud and Identity Theft Rules

Are your customers safe from online scamsters? How to comply with the FTC's new 'Red Flags' program.
10 Ways to Keep IT Systems Secure
Technology

10 Ways to Keep IT Systems Secure

Use these tips to protect your business from hackers, crooks and identity thieves.
Scott Steinberg