Talk about post-Christmas letdowns: spam volumes tanked after December 25th. What happened -- and can it last?
How to improve security for mobile users in light of new, complex technologies such as cloud computing.
According to a new study, more than half of U.S. businesses aren’t erasing data from computers or storage assets prior to retiring them.
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?
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.
The top three risk trends in 2010, and what lies ahead for security professionals in 2011.
What’s driving the interest in identity and access management, and how can you address the challenges the technology presents?
Microsoft says its security team is looking into an elevation-of-privilege exploit affecting Windows-based systems.
Microsoft's new white paper explains the organizational and standards-based underpinnings of its cloud security efforts.
Microsoft's November security update arrived today, and it's something less than a Thanksgiving meal.
Learn how a "defense-in-depth" strategy can provide greater protection to your enterprise.
An upsurge in retail-oriented phishing exploits underscores the growing menace posed by targeted attacks.
In a security advisory, Microsoft is warning users of Internet Explorer vulnerability that could allow remote code execution by hackers.
Mid-size shops are increasingly -- even disproportionately -- coming under attack by hackers, yet few security budgets are rising.
Unix/Linux systems needn't be islands of identity; we show you the challenges and options for addressing authentication, provisioning, and security and take a closer look at Active Directory bridges.
Java should be considered a top software security threat, even more so than Adobe PDF files, according to Microsoft's announcement.
Mobile users are more likely to get themselves into trouble -- but not the kind you'd expect.
Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) will be free for small businesses to use "beginning in early October," Microsoft announced