Bill BrennerCSO

Location Data Sharing is Dumb on Many Levels

I see a lot of friends and family on the social networks freely sharing their location. I can understand why they would, but I'll never approve.

Sophos: Android a Big Target of Facebook-based Attacks

Sophos Senior Technology Consultant Graham Cluley agrees with a BitDefender study showing Facebook as a growing attack vector for smartphone malware.

Report: Bad Guys Will Seek Re-enforcements, Recycle Code

A new report from Fortinet predicts the bad guys will hire re-enforcements to stay ahead of botnet takedowns.

The WikiLeaks Drama: A Timeline

Feeling lost somewhere in the middle of the WikiLeaks drama? Here's a timeline to help you sort things out.

What It's Like to Get Hit With a DDoS Attack

Google. Twitter. Government websites. Fortune 500 companies. All have been victims of crippling distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

Survey: Cloud Security Still a Struggle for Many Companies

Despite the value many companies see in cloud computing, a lot of you are still afraid of the security implications, according to a survey.

IPhones, IPads in the Workplace: 5 Security Views

More people use their Apple devices for work, and more IT shops allow it. Naturally, security concerns abound. Here are a few.

Mobile Security: Why I Still Want an IPad, IPhone

Despite the security drawbacks, it's hard to resist the allure of these devices that may make work more efficient.

Twitter, Facebook and Western Civilization's Decline

Analysis from Security Wisdom Watch: Social network providers can be as reckless as the users who Tweet and Facebook their way into hackers' hands.

Security Goes to the Movies: Iron Man 2

How Hollywood's new blockbuster reflects today's security industry.

How to Survive a DDoS Attack

How botnets and application vulnerabilities have made DDoS attacks more damaging than ever before, and what you can do to fight back.

Your BlackBerry's Dirty Little Security Secret

There are many creative ways for people to spy on you through your BlackBerry.

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DDoS Attacks Are Back (and Bigger Than Before)

DDoS attacks are back in the headlines. Thanks to the rapid proliferation of botnets, the threat may be bigger than the bad guys had even planned.

10 Predictions for 2010: Kaminsky and Weatherford

Curious about what's going to happen to our critical IT infrastructure in 2010? Here, IT security luminaries Mark Weatherford, CISO for California State, and Dan...

7 Ways Tech Pros Fail on Security

Too many security professionals don't practice what they preach when it comes to basic data security precautions.