Industry Trends


WatchGuard Technologies reports that hackers are now looking to supercharge their IoT botnets by exploiting Linux. They say “many IoT devices use inexpensive embedded Linux systems, which are notorious for having insecure defaults. By creating just a little malware code, these hackers think they can double their botnet power.” Their […]

2018 Security Predictions – Double Up on Linux Attacks



Creating massive botnets utilizing IoT devices around the world is a cyber-criminal’s dream come true.  Will it take government regulation to force manufacturers to produce devices with adequate built-in protection? With manufacturers cranking out IoT devices as quickly as possible – and security controls thrown in as an afterthought – […]

2018 Security Predictions – IoT Botnets to Spur Government Regulations



Many people worry about having a “porch bandit” walk off with deliveries made to their home.  As a perk designed to alleviate this fear, some progressive companies allow their employees to have their packages delivered to them at the workplace.  Great idea, right?  Certainly, that is a much-appreciated benefit, but […]

Who Is Watching Your Packages Delivered At Home?



Schneider Electric Study Highlights Cross-Industry Trend to Move Security Applications to the Cloud Almost half of IT and security leaders surveyed are likely or extremely likely to transition security operations to the cloud in the future Leaders encourage technological advancements, yet barriers prevent organizations from achieving their security goals ANDOVER, […]

Cloud Security – By the Numbers







For security professionals of all types, one of the most exciting times of the year is approaching quickly. I am referring, of course, to the annual ISC West conference in Las Vegas – April 6 through April 8.  As the largest security industry trade show in the U.S., it really […]

Looking Forward to ISC West


Read this excellent summation of technology trends that you need to be aware of. Chris Alberding offers a “spot-on” summary of today’s most important technology trends.  He addresses Hybrid Clouds, Colos, Bandwidth Growth, Dark Fiber, and VOIP; all of which are revolutionizing how we do business. Presented at Data Center […]

Five Enterprise Technology Trends to Watch