Patching and security training programs will thwart attacks more effectively than anything else. You're already doing them. Here's how to do them better.
Stories by Roger A. Grimes
Some people aren't taking hardware vulnerabilities like Meltdown and Spectre seriously. Here's a point-by-point rebuttal to their arguments.
Most companies are not focused on the real security threats they face, leaving them ever more vulnerable. That can change if they trust their data rather than the hype.
Both bitcoin and blockchain are vulnerable to attack. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself and why blockchain is becoming a foundational technology.
As a 30-year road warrior, I’ve learned some security truths that seem wrong, but must be accepted if you really want to understand the threats you face.
Penetration testing, or ethical hacking, is an in-demand skill for evaluating an organization’s defenses. Here’s what it entails and tips for breaking into the role.
Hey Windows users: Here's how to get the incredible power of 67 antivirus engines with no performance impact on your computer
The OAuth open authorization framework allows websites and services to share assets among users. It is widely accepted, but be aware of its vulnerabilities.
Configure these 10 group policy settings carefully, and enjoy better Windows security across the office
Developer workstations are high-value targets for hackers and often vulnerable. Now you can protect them using concepts borrowed from securing system admin workstations.
We've never been closer to getting pervasive, global identities. And with 2FA/MFA, you get all of the benefit with less of the risk.
If you want to meet a really smart hacker, talk to a cybersecurity defender. These talented professionals are working every day to make cybercrime harder and less lucrative.
Code embedded in hardware has vulnerabilities and it's harder to patch. That will make it a target for hackers.
To root out persistent hackers, sometimes you have to get a little creative
The proliferation of insecure devices in every facet of our lives will have consequences far beyond the digital realm