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

Palo Alto Networks Shifts Zero Trust To Application Layer

Palo Alto Networks has announced what it calls Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) 2.0, which shifts the focus of ZTNA from the network to...

Airiam’s Art Ocain on Preventing Fraud in the SME Market

I spoke with Art Ocain, VP of Cybersecurity and Incident Response at Airiam, about why small and mid-size enterprises are more prone to cyberattack...

Lenovo Expands SSG Offerings with PCCW Solutions Acquisition

Strategic relationships are commonplace in the tech industry and typically enable the vendors involved to better serve shared customers and markets. But a few...

Komprise’s Krishna Subramanian on Managing Unstructured Data

I spoke with Krishna Subramanian, President and COO of Komprise, about best practices in managing unstructured data, a data type that many companies are...

Software AG CEO Sanjay Brahmawar on the Truly Connected Enterprise

I spoke with Sanjay Brahmawar, CEO of Software AG, about how connecting people, processes and technology enables a company to become a truly connected...