With businesses trusting third-party cloud providers with little scrutiny, the onus is on the providers to be transparent about risk
The latest Internet Security Threat Report by Symantec finds that targeted attacks are becoming more common and are going beyond the public sector and large enterprises to smaller, less well defended companies in the supply chain and partner ecosystem.
Symantec says stepping-stone attacks exploit business-partner relationships.
"Everything fails, all the time," so says Amazon.com CTO Werner Vogels.
The bottom line for enterprises: The public cloud is neither private nor secure.
If businesses and consumers stuck to security basics, they could have avoided all cases of Conficker worm infection detected on 1.7 million systems by Microsoft researchers in the last half of 2011.
Attempting to "hack" into your own wireless network can help you better understand Wi-Fi security vulnerabilities and how to protect against them.
If your data is in the cloud, do you know where it really is?
The most common sources of cyberthreats.
A recent data breach that exposed the Social Security numbers of more than 280,000 people served as yet another reminder of the well-recognized, but often discounted, risks associated with using weak and default passwords.