Did you know that the revenues of the online computer gaming industry are larger than that of the Hollywood and music industries combined? With that much money at stake, it is not the least bit surprising that online games are the targets of many, many sophisticated attacks and attempts at fraud. As Matthew Cook, Co-Founder...
Although is not yet a household name, it may very well become one very soon. In my discussion with Paul Barnes, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Webroot, I learned that Webroot is the current leader in both retail sales share in the US and has the highest Net Promoter score for security software. Webroot...
The IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology and its Computer Society is the largest society within the IEEE. The fields of interest of its members cover all major areas of computing and information technology, including computer hardware, software, multimedia, IT, security, networking, mobile computing, and other areas. Two...
As Ameesh Divatia, the co-Founder and CEO of Baffle, likes to say, we need to accept that data breaches are a fact of computing life today. However, his company’s goal is to make these breaches irrelevant by efficiently encrypting data wherever it may be, so that even if there is a security breach, the data...
No matter how technically savvy one might be, we still come across terms that we don’t know or are not sure we completely understand. Simply doing a Google search for the term can return an overwhelming amount of information, not all of which is 100% accurate. Furthermore, many of the popular definitions that are returned...
Array Networks is a global leader in application delivery networking and security solutions. They offer enterprises the choice of either hardware solutions or functionally equivalent software solutions for deployment in their in-house data centers or in public clouds (i.e. Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure). In my discussion with Array Networks’ Paul Andersen, we discussed...
Carl Herberger has gone from protecting his country on the battlefield to protecting his customers in cyberspace. As the Vice President of Security Solutions at Radware, Carl is very committed and passionate about security and that comes through very clearly in our interview. In our discussion, Carl provides an overview of all of Radware’s products,...
When Google announced that they would be penalizing the ranking of web sites that did not support the HTTPS protocol, a lot of people started to pay attention to, and started learning about, the HTTP and SSL protocols. Today, if you compare web hosting companies, the options and fees for SSL certificates are prominently displayed...
Most efforts at security today focus on keeping out the “bad guys” and building strong walls to prevent attackers from getting within reach of sensitive corporate assets. However, what happens if attackers do manage to break through the various barriers? What if the attackers are already legitimately inside the corporate rings of defense? Most security...
It is no secret that the use of open source software components is growing at a very rapid pace. This is true for both young startup companies as well as established enterprise developers. The developers that incorporate these open source components need to somehow stay on top of the many licensing issues and security vulnerabilities...