Robert Lemos

Robert Lemos is an award-winning freelance journalist who has covered information security, cybercrime and technology's impact on society for almost two decades. A former research engineer, he's written for Ars Technica, CNET, eWEEK, MIT Technology Review, Threatpost and ZDNet. He won the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi award from the Society of Professional Journalists in 2003 for his coverage of the Blaster worm and its impact, and the SANS Institute's Top Cybersecurity Journalists in 2010 and 2014.

Security Lessons Companies Can Learn From the U.S. Elections

The election race for the governorship of the state of Georgia promises to be tight, with current estimates showing that Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp are in...

Five Trends in Attacks on Industrial Control Systems

In May, a new modular malware system—dubbed VPNFilter—began running rampant among small and home office-based routers as well as network-attached storage. More than 500,000 devices in 54 countries were...

Five Ways Government Can Help Businesses Fight Nation-State Attacks

Over the past six months, a relatively unsophisticated group of attackers used a variety of remote access Trojans to attempt to grab banking details from companies—a scheme reminiscent of...

Five Basic Controls Companies Can Implement to Improve Data Hygiene

Many companies are failing to implement the most basic security controls to lock down their networks and data, an oversight that leaves them less able to respond to attacks...

Five Security Defenses Every Containerized Application Needs

With the increase in popularity of agile development and DevOps methodologies, containers have taken off as a way to create easily managed and reproducible software components. Attackers have taken notice,...

Latest Posts

Masergy Performance Edge Solves the Unsolvable Middle Mile Problem

SD-WANs and SASE are red hot today and they should be, as they are the most transformative technologies for the WAN since, well, maybe...

The Konftel C2070: Green Huddle Room Video Solution

Thanks to the pandemic, I’m getting in many Huddle Room solutions to test, and one of them that stands out is the Konftel C2070. ...

Oracle Cloud’s Ross Brown on Oracle and Multicloud Computing

Ross Brown, VP of Product Marketing for Oracle Cloud, discusses trends in multicloud, and points out key differentiators for Oracle Cloud. There are a...

Microsoft Integrates Dynamic 365 And Teams Even More

Last week, Microsoft held its annual Inspire conference and announced many new features and collaborations. My first blog of the Inspire event covered Microsoft's...

Six Tenets of Modern Cybersecurity Training

Classroom training is rarely able to address the needs of all students. Some students will require extra time and instruction, while others may grasp...