In the past year, the number of ransomware attacks has surged. Even though these types of security threats have been around for years, new technology has allowed cyber-criminals to repackage these attacks against enterprises, as well as small businesses. How should IT respond? John Pironti, President of IP Architects, says he believes that in addition to raising technology and security concerns, ransomware also brings up moral and ethical questions. Pironti spoke with Senior Editor Sara Peters at this year's Interop about the issues raised by this recent rash of attacks.
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security EnterpriseTo learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
IT Strategies to Conquer the CloudChances are your organization is adopting cloud computing in one way or another -- or in multiple ways. Understanding the skills you need and how cloud affects IT operations and networking will help you adapt.