Archive for the ‘VPN’ Category

It’s Groundhog Day all over again for retailers, following the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s warning that they could, once again, be exploited by malicious actors. Less than a year after hacks of Target and Neiman Marcus caught the attention of government investigators, and the whole country, Homeland Security is again weighing in on a hack [...]

In September 1862, the 27th Indiana Infantry Regiment, situated near Frederick, Maryland, made a discovery that could have altered the Civil War. It all began without much fanfare. Two soldiers found three cigars, held together with an unassuming piece of paper. There was nothing extraordinary about it, until the soldiers realized the document was actually [...]

If a group is really only as strong as its “weakest link,” then why are so many enterprises, which are otherwise concerned about their network security, so quick to add new “links”? Every new user that gains privileged network access increases the risk that one link in the chain could break, thereby jeopardizing the entire [...]

Even though the Houston Astros have been the worst team in Major League Baseball for the last three seasons, one of the team’s off-the-field accomplishments — its proprietary internal computer database — is now the envy of the rest of the league. This system, known as Ground Control, allows the team’s front office executives to [...]

Is your enterprise one of the many that are “subject to the whims of fickle consumer-business users” when it comes to adopting new technology? That’s how Clorox CIO and vice president Ralph Loura framed the current state of enterprise tech and the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend when he appeared earlier this month among [...]