Whitelisting applications can be a more effective and lower-impact technique for protecting your enterprise than are traditional antivirus approaches.
Security admins faced a host of vulnerabilities and new attacks in 2010, but the nightmare scenarios that could've kept security pros up at night blessedly didn't come to pass.
How are IT organizations responding to the new security challenges of administrative privileges in a virtualized environment?
The top three risk trends in 2010, and what lies ahead for security professionals in 2011.
Database security patching is a tricky business. It's so tricky, in fact, that some DBAs prefer to rely on defense-in-depth controls to protect their systems.
An upsurge in retail-oriented phishing exploits underscores the growing menace posed by targeted attacks.
Mid-size shops are increasingly -- even disproportionately -- coming under attack by hackers, yet few security budgets are rising.
Mobile users are more likely to get themselves into trouble -- but not the kind you'd expect.
A controversial new report shows vendors are leaving enterprises seriously exposed.
Spam dominates e-mail; phishing attacks mimic support chat sessions.
Breaches could still be avoided, report notes.
The malware calm in the midst of a raging spam storm was almost eerie. Until last month, that is, when things took a turn -- for the worst.
Recommendations for making data safer that won’t decimate your IT budget.
With World Cup-oriented attacks and a brazen tech-support-by-phone scam, it's business as usual for the ever-creative information security crackers.
Breaches are targeting application because that's where the data is.
Microsoft has confirmed that it has been working with a security firm investigating a fundamental flaw in antivirus (AV) software for Windows.
Cyber-attacking is no longer just a mischievous, if destructive, pastime: it's a business. A Symantec report confirms that business is booming.
Hackers have become increasingly organized and they have more targets
What accounts for the near-disappearance of virus activity last month? One explanation: even spammers need to invest time in research and development.
Spam now accounts for close to 90 percent of all e-mail traffic.