Bridging the gap

The next cohort of cybercrime fighters may come from an unlikely source. This summer, the Girl Scouts of the USA announced that, starting in 2018, they would introduce a series of badges centered on information security and computer literacy. The goal, the organization stresses, is to prepare its million-strong membership for the jobs of the […]

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The 5 cybersecurity practices every employee should follow

In today’s era of seemingly non-stop cyberattacks and high profile breaches, one thing has become abundantly clear: a company’s frontline employees are its best defense. “The problem is here to stay,” says Dr. Richard White, a cybersecurity consultant and author of Cyber Crime: The Madness Behind the Methods. “The problem isn’t getting any better because […]

How the smartphone catalyzed a mobile—and data—revolution

Once every decade or so comes an innovation so transformative that it changes the game in its field, becoming the technology to build on for the next decade’s breakthrough. Arpanet, the U.S. Department of Defense project to link computers of disparate types was that breakthrough for the 1960s; it laid the foundations of the Internet. […]

IT resilience helps in Harvey aftermath

Houston, Florida, and islands in the Caribbean were braced for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which struck within about two weeks of each other. The normally subdued National Weather Service tweeted that Harvey was “unprecedented & all impacts are unknown & beyond anything experienced.” Even so, nothing could have adequately prepared Texas for 50 inches of […]