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Stories by Fahmida Y. Rashid

How to overcome tech’s diversity barriers

Diversity remains a problem in IT. But If you’re a person of color and/or female, the situation is far from hopeless, particularly if you arm yourself with the latest information and advice from your peers.

Written by Fahmida Y. Rashid20 Sept. 17 20:00

Top cloud security controls you should be using

Human error is one of the top reasons for data breaches in the cloud, as administrators forget to turn on basic security controls. Whether it is Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform, keep these rules in mind to secure your cloud workloads.

Written by Fahmida Y. Rashid19 July 17 20:00

Why 2017 will be the worst year ever for security

High-profile breaches are just the tip of the iceberg. Many have never been detected or disclosed--and without a major infrastructure changes it's only going to get worse

Written by Fahmida Y. Rashid02 Feb. 17 23:41

Stupid encryption mistakes criminals make

Blown cover: Malware authors show how easy it is to get encryption wrong and, in the process, help security pros crack their code

Written by Fahmida Y. Rashid20 Oct. 16 21:00

U.S. readies sanctions against China for cyber-spying

As the Obama administration prepares to impose sanctions on Chinese companies for economic cyber-espionage, experts question whether the penalties will have significant effect

Written by Fahmida Y. Rashid31 Aug. 15 21:42

Who can stop malware? It starts with advertisers

Malware masquerading as advertising is a growing problem, and the ad industry must figure out how to weed out scammers from legitimate companies

Written by Fahmida Y. Rashid28 Aug. 15 13:00