Digital forensics is the application of scientific investigatory techniques to digital crimes and attacks. Think beyond the awful (and justly cancelled) TV show CSI Cyber; digital forensics is a crucial aspect of law and business in the internet age and can be a rewarding and lucrative career path.
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The chief information security officer (CISO) is the executive responsible for an organization's information and data security. Learn what it takes to land a CISO job and how to be successful in the role.
Catch a glimpse of what flourishes in the shadows of the internet.
Companies gather intelligence on their rivals just like nation-states do. Sometimes its legal, but industrial espionage can easily slip over the line into criminality.
You've got the tools, you've navigated the logistical hurdles, but you still may not be leading your remote team in the most effective way possible. Here's how to get virtual teams right.
Endpoint security is a rapidly developing category, as organizations look to coordinate control of the PCs, servers and phones on their networks to keep out malware and intruders. Let's look at what the year ahead has in store.
Endpoint security is focused on locking down endpoints — individual computers, phones, tablets and other network-enabled devices — in order to keep networks safe. Of course, as threats evolve, endpoint security suites must evolve as well.
From virtual bank heists to semi-open attacks from nation-states, this year has been rough on IT security. Here are some of the major cyber attacks of 2017 and what we can learn from them.
Scams on social networks are nothing new, but they're constantly changing to take advantage of the latest apps, trends and news. As with all social engineering scams, the best defense is a skeptical user.
The debate over fake news is roiling the political world, but elements of it look very familiar to tech veterans—and represent a potentially new attack vector that IT needs to worry about.
If it ain't broke, don't fix it. If it breaks, buy a replacement part on eBay and stubbornly refuse to upgrade.
Whether you want to lower your cell phone bill or find true love, there's usually a way around your problems
Execs at AOL and Verizon hope their merger will be a story for the ages, not a cautionary tale.
In Pictures: Tech's ticking time bombs - The components you might (and might not) expect to wear out
Your computer's next point of failure might be further up the stack than you think
With big layoffs rumored to be close on the horizon, IBM is going to need to use another regeneration.