Meridith LevinsonCIO

Former Senior Editor for

How to Tell If an Email Is a Phishing Scam

Email phishing scams have grown more sophisticated since they first began popping up in corporate inboxes in the 1990s.

Mobile Malware: Beware Drive-by Downloads on Your Smartphone

Drive-by downloads are coming to your smartphone, and they're harder to detect than traditional PC-based versions. Here's how you can protect yourself, your users and your enterprise from mobile drive-by downloads.

IT Pay: Premiums for IT Skills Drop as IT Departments Reorganize

The premiums companies pay to IT professionals on top of their annual salaries or contract rates to acquire a specific, desired skill have been declining for a year, according to research into IT pay premiums conducted by Foote Partners.

6 Ways to Defend Against Drive-by Downloads

These stealthy downloads are particularly dangerous: As their name suggests, they automatically install software on end users' computers without them knowing.

4 Ways to Prevent Domain Name Hijacking

A company's domain name is one of its most valuable assets, yet businesses do little to protect them from being hijacked. Here are four tips to protect your domain.

Are You at Risk? What Cybercriminals Do With Your Personal Data

According to experts, the most likely security risks for consumers range from the annoying (more spam in their email inboxes) to potentially much more dangerous targeted "phishing" emails.