IT Security The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on IT Security en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:44:00 GMT 6 Steps to Create an Effective BYOD Plan (Infographic) Increase employees' productivity and protect your company's data with these tips for building a safe 'bring your own device' plan. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:44:00 GMT Nina Zipkin 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. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:00:00 GMT Chris Hutchison 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. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jason Ankeny 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. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 17:00:00 GMT Richard Thompson New York Times Hacked: 3 Tips for Avoiding Email Scams Take these steps to protect your personal and professional information from hackers. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 10:00:00 GMT Jason Fell 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. Tue, 29 May 2012 05:00:00 GMT Riva Richmond 7 Tips for Upgrading IT Security From encrypting files to beefing up passwords, consider these steps for better protecting sensitive company data. Tue, 24 Apr 2012 07:00:00 GMT Jason Fell 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. Thu, 29 Mar 2012 08:00:00 GMT Mikal E. Belicove 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. Fri, 02 Mar 2012 11:00:00 GMT Jonathan Blum 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. Mon, 26 Sep 2011 00:05:00 GMT Jonathan Blum 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. Thu, 01 Sep 2011 06:19:00 GMT Dan O'Shea Six Tips for Surviving a Cyber Security Threat How to thwart threats to your company's computer system. Tue, 26 Jul 2011 09:40:00 GMT Ericka Chickowski 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. Tue, 26 Jul 2011 09:34:00 GMT Ericka Chickowski 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. Wed, 13 Jul 2011 02:53:00 GMT Randy Myers 10 Ways to Keep IT Systems Secure Use these tips to protect your business from hackers, crooks and identity thieves. Thu, 07 Jul 2011 01:45:00 GMT Scott Steinberg What You Need to Know About the Risks of Mobile Payment Apps Learn how you can protect your business when it comes to point-of-sale systems for smartphones. Tue, 24 May 2011 10:53:00 GMT Dan O'Shea How Small Business Owners Can Guard Against Online Security Threats The question: As a small-business owner, how can I protect my business from looming online security threats? Tue, 22 Mar 2011 01:25:00 GMT Dan O'Shea How to Keep Your Gadgets Safe When You Travel Use these tips for securing your mobile devices when you're on the road. Thu, 10 Mar 2011 03:30:00 GMT Logan Kugler