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

4 Reasons Transformer Models are Optimal for NLP

Since their initial development in Attention Is All You Need (a seminal AI research paper), transformer-based architectures have completely re-defined the field of Natural Language...

Four Keys to a Successful SaaS Solution in Healthcare

The healthcare industry is known for its reliance on antiquated legacy infrastructure, reluctance to adopt newer digital transformation technology that’s common in other sectors,...

Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration Effort Aims to Boost Digital Transformation

Solving the world biggest challenges and making the world a better place for everyone is something most large businesses talk about, but action is...

Satori’s Ben Herzberg and Yoav Cohen on Securing Your Snowflake Data Cloud

I spoke with Satori executives Ben Herzberg and Yoav Cohen about the key points in their new book, “Snowflake Security: Securing Your Snowflake Data...

eWEEK TweetChat, Dec. 14: Predictions for Tech in 2022

On Tuesday, December 14, at 11 AM PT, @eWEEKNews will host its monthly #eWEEKChat. The topic will be “Predictions for Tech in 2022,” and...