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Security: Spending on Cybersecurity Shoot Upwards, but Some Say Spending is Still Not Enough

By Dick Weisinger

Businesses are spending billions of dollars to secure their electronic information.  More specifically, Gartner says that globally $96 billion will be spent in 2017 on security products and services,an 8 percent increase over spending in 2017, and Gartner says that

Security: Insider Threats Pose Biggest Problem

By Dick Weisinger

Inside security threats are the biggest dangers for application security. Inside threats can occur when a disgruntled employee acts against a company or when an employee inadvertently  expose confidential data to someone outside the organization. Jon Heimerl, manager at NTT

The Spectre and Meltdown Chip Security: How Bad is it?

By Dick Weisinger

Insecure software is usually the root of security vulnerabilities, but last week two serious hardware vulnerabilities were announced: Spectre and Meltdown. What is Spectre? Spectre is a computer chip flaw that can allow hackers to steal information from otherwise error-free

Security: Worst Year Ever for Data Losses Caused by Poor Security

By Dick Weisinger

2017 has turned out to be a year of wake up for companies about the effectiveness of their data security policies. Data breaches skyrocketed in 2017 by 305 percent over the same period in 2016, according to the Q3 2017 Data

Cloud Computing Security: Multi-Cloud Infrastructure Provides Diversification but with Added Security Complexity

By Dick Weisinger

While currently 60 percent of businesses are using a single cloud provider, others see advantages to using more than a single provider to avoid having a single point of possible disruption. While diversification has advantages on paper, a multi-cloud infrastructure