Ellen MessmerSenior Editor, Network World, Network World

Ellen Messmer is a senior editor at Network World. She covers news and technology trends related to information security.

Dell Offering Free Web Browser Security Tool

Dell, through its Kace unit, is making available free Web browser security software that works by creating a protective "sandbox" on the desktop to isolate the...

Bluetooth Aids Thieves in Gas Station Credit-Card Scam

Bluetooth wireless making it easy to retrieve stolen card numbers from gas pumps.

Are Your IT Pros Snooping Your Protected Data?

More than two thirds of IT professionals surveyed admitted they've accessed data that wasn't relevant to their work.