Over the last six weeks, we have seen the hustle and bustle of the holidays subside only to make way for the flurry of breaking news stories about major cyber crime heists. These stories can certainly speculate on what happened, who is going to get sued and who was ultimately responsible for stealing massive amounts…Read More
In the “Internet of Everything” era, even refrigerators can go online. Knowing how to navigate the Internet safely is no longer optional. This know-how is even more crucial for children, since they are often unaware of the dangers lurking in the World Wide Web, and so that they are prepared for the digital careers of…Read More
Recent headlines are filled with details about the fallout from a record number of hacks, costing retailers and consumers millions. In the wake of all this negativity, we are pleased to share that Trend Micro’s Forward-looking Threat Research (FTR) Team provided “valuable assistance” in helping the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) apprehend and successfully convict…Read More
In the last 15 years, I wrote the first service level agreement for the company that invented data center colocation, and I drove two publicly traded IT software and hardware companies with traditional enterprise licensing terms to move to usage-based pricing models. The experience has taught me a lot about how large enterprises think about…Read More
Until recently, Blackhole was the most prominent exploit kit on the market, but the threat landscape has changed.
It is appropriate that on Data Privacy Day (January 28) the news should be discussing the latest revelations about alleged NSA data gathering, this time focusing especially on the popular game Angry Birds. Data Privacy Day is a day dedicated to raising awareness around issues of online privacy and protecting your personal information. And the…Read More
With the release of Citrix’ new XenApp and XenDesktop 7.5 solutions, a multitude of Citrix customers can begin their journey to the cloud – no longer are applications confined to a customer’s own datacentre, now they are empowered to leverage a multitude of CloudPlatform Public Clouds, or even Amazon Web Services. Why is this exciting…Read More
You don’t have to be from Denver or Seattle to be the target of a Super Bowl scam. I have a friend whose brother is in San Diego who said he won four Super Bowl tickets after finishing first in a fantasy football competition. My friend thought his brother was really lucky. I was immediately…Read More
While organizations in sectors such as e-commerce have been diligent about defaulting to HTTPS and maintaining up-to-date SSL certificates, numerous Global 2000 companies have come up short when it comes to ensuring secure, encrypted transmission of user data.
The number of zero-day exploits rose throughout 2013, affecting a wide swathe of individuals and organizations.