Hunt for your devices with Prey

Imagine you are in the airport waiting for a flight when you look down only to discover that your laptop is missing. This isn’t a great thought, especially since many of us have important files and programs that we can’t afford to lose. The problem is, if your device has gone missing, the chances of…

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As a species we are social, needing relationships to survive. That’s likely why social media websites have taken off so successfully. They give us a way to interact, even when we are physically alone. Companies have found that these sites are great marketing tools that can build a brand better than almost any other method.…

17 million UPnP devices at risk

As technology continues its creep into every aspect of our life, the number of Internet connected devices we use is also growing. This has led to an increase in the number and severity of security threats facing networks. It seems that almost every week a new security threat is uncovered. One of the latest can…

Red October introduces advanced SpearPhishing techniques to cyber-espionage

During the past five years, a high-level cyber-espionage campaign has successfully infiltrated computer networks at diplomatic, governmental and scientific research organizations, gathering data and intelligence from mobile devices, computer systems and network equipment. Corporate Information Technologies (CIT) has also observed these infiltrations in commercial organizations, often unabated. “A layered cyber defense system that is capable…

5 tips on server virtualization

One of the most popular tech trends amongst businesses is virtualization. The common reason businesses virtualize their systems is that if it’s done right, you could see substantial savings. It’s quite common for a company’s servers to be the first systems to be virtualized. However, while many small business owners want to virtualize, they sometimes…

iPad+app = easy cloud storage management

One of the more popular business tools of 2012, and likely for 2013, is the iPad. While it was originally aimed at private markets, businesses of all sizes have been finding unique ways to integrate it into daily use. This has led to an increasing demand for business oriented apps, and developers are more than…