ARTICLES BY CHRISTINE KERN
Study Shows Phishing Is Directly Related To 83% Of Security Concerns
A majority of all security concerns are directly related to phishing risks, according to a recent study from KnowBe4 and Osterman Research, but nearly 80 percent of those polled also say they have seen no improvement in the ways they proactively approach phishing. In fact, one-third see the problem actively worsening.
HP Announces New Partner Resources And Program Updates
Resources are designed to help customers during HP’s separation into two new entities.
Report Concludes Demand For Tech Talent Far Exceeds Supply In Washington State
A report generated by the Washington Technology Industry Association has demonstrated that there is a far greater demand for technology talent in Washington than the state can meet.
While Majority Report Tailgating Vulnerability, Only 15 Percent Report Tracking Incidents
According to a survey conducted by Boon Edam, while more than 70 percent of respondents report they believe their organizations are vulnerable to security breaches as a result of “tailgating,” only 15 percent report that they are currently tracking these incidents — tailgating occurs when an authorized person holds a door open for another person who enters without successfully passing through access controls.
MSP Tells How To Build A $1 Million Recurring Revenue Stream
In a Continuum webinar, “Million Dollars a Month: Building Your Recurring Revenue,” Frank Lusko, vice president of sales Connected WorkPlace Solutions (CWPS), discusses how his business was able to build its recurring revenue streams with attention to four important steps.
Study Suggests Disregarding Federal IT Procurement Rules Can Affect Competitiveness
A report released by Government Business Council (GBC) and sponsored by Brocade suggests that inadequate attention to IT procurement regulations may be more common and have a more serious impact on market competitiveness than previously thought, according to a press release.
Proposed CA Bill Would Create GPS Data Privacy Protections For Mobile Device Users
California state senator Mark Leno has introduced a bill that would require clear notice regarding how location information will be used and shared when consumers install new apps.
KnowBe4 Warns Of Onslaught Of New Ransomware Strains
In an unsettling trend, cybercriminals have launched a new wave of ransomware attacks that include several new malicious strains targeting both businesses and consumers, according to KnowBe4, a provider of web-based security awareness training to small and medium sized enterprises. The new strains expand capabilities into unmapped network drives, malicious help files, and games.
Senators Propose Internet Of Things Legislation
In February, the Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing, “The Connected World: Examining the Internet of Things,” to examine the future of connected Internet technologies. Following that hearing, a bipartisan group of senators introduced a piece of legislation designed to address the Internet of Things.
Can Geofencing Help Make Mobile Devices More Secure?
Security is at the forefront of concerns across enterprises these days, and everyone is searching for new ways to protect their data from misappropriation and misuse. Geofencing technology could add an additional layer of security to ensure the protection of sensitive information in a variety of ways.