Michael Myser

New York County Proposes Law to Enforce Wi-Fi Security

A public official in Westchester County, some 30 miles north of New York, has proposed legislation that would require businesses that collect customer information to apply basic security like...

Rootkit Takes Aim at AOL

Security researchers have identified a rootkit being spread through AOLs popular instant messaging client and AOL chat rooms. Bundled within the previously identified W32/Sdbot-ADD worm, the lockx.exe rootkit file is...

DNS Survey Finds Widespread Vulnerability

In a security survey of some 1.3 million DNS servers, an Internet measurement firm found that as many as 84 percent of those servers could be susceptible to pharming...

Broadband Access Debates Speed Up

The Federal Communications Commission earlier this month voted to no longer require telephone companies to sell DSL services to independent competitors at regulated rates, changing the landscape of the...

Cisco Warns of SSL Vulnerability

Cisco on Monday released a security advisory and software fix for a vulnerability that affects two of the companys network security products. Attackers could use the vulnerability to gain access...

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F5 Acquires Threat Stack, Continuing Its Transition to a Security Company

F5 has announced an agreement to acquire Boston-based Threat Stack for $68M. The purchase of Threat Stack is F5’s fourth acquisition in the past...

Cloudera’s Ram Venkatesh on Hybrid Cloud and the Cloudera Roadmap

I spoke with Ram Venkatesh, Chief Technology Officer at Cloudera, about the company’s shifts, and how the Cloudera Data Platform serves a hybrid environment. Among...

Secure Cloud Migration: Beware Identity Failures and Misconfigurations

According to Gartner, the worldwide public cloud services market grew 40.7% in 2020. But despite how commonplace it now is, a cloud migration can...

How Tech Companies Can Boost Cyber Defenses: Building a Cyber-First Culture

Today’s accelerated pace of digital transformation brings significant opportunities for businesses to grow and drive value for shareholders. At the same time, the rise...

Zoomtopia: AI and Video to Power Healthcare

At the recent Zoomtopia event, the company touted its ability to power digital healthcare. Zoom already integrates with popular electronic health record (EHR) systems, such...