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Outlook down? How to fix it

Windows 10 It was just another morning at work on July 15, 2020, for many Windows users. They turned out their computers — some of them may have noted that they’d gotten an Outlook program update — and then they tried to open their e-mail in Outlook…  Suddenly their day took a turn for the

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US imposes visa restrictions on Huawei employees, other Chinese tech workers

The US State Department on Wednesday announced new visa restrictions on certain employees of Chinese technology firms that provide “material support to regimes engaging in human rights abuses globally.” Secretary of State Michael Pompeo specifically cited telco giant Huawei as an example of one such firm.  In a statement, Pompeo expressly described Huawei as “an

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Simone Rittenhouse

SMB Myth Busting: Do smaller organizations care about incident response?

A plan isn’t successful until it’s put to the test. When it comes to your incident response plan, frequent tabletop exercises are recommended. Given that this takes time and resources, it may be tempting to put incident response planning on the back burner and use your limited resources on more immediate concerns. For small and

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Gedeon Hombrebueno

Securing Remote Work: Protecting Endpoints the Right Way

The remote work environment has been around for years. In fact, 56% of employees in the US have a job where some of what they do could be done remotely even before the pandemic. However, no one could have predicted the sudden need to fast-track remote worker access to corporate systems. Overnight, we’ve gone from

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Firefox on Android: Camera remains active when phone is locked or the user switches apps

special feature Securing Your Mobile Enterprise Mobile devices continue their march toward becoming powerful productivity machines. But they are also major security risks if they aren’t managed properly. We look at the latest wisdom and best practices for securing the mobile workforce. Read More Mozilla says it’s working on fixing a bug in Firefox for

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Report: CIA behind APT34 and FSB hacks and data dumps

CIA headquarters in Langley, VA. (Image: file photo) BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images Special feature Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity Today’s security threats have expanded in scope and seriousness. There can now be millions — or even billions — of dollars at risk when information security isn’t handled properly. Read More US President Donald Trump gave

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Report: CIA most likely behind APT34 and FSB hacks and data dumps

CIA headquarters in Langley, VA. (Image: file photo) BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images Special feature Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity Today’s security threats have expanded in scope and seriousness. There can now be millions — or even billions — of dollars at risk when information security isn’t handled properly. Read More US President Donald Trump gave

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Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer

Gartner Forecast Sees 7.3% Shrinkage in IT Spending for 2020

Revenue uncertainty triggered by the pandemic could push CIOs with tighter budgets to migrate to cloud resources, according to research company. Now that 2020 is past its midpoint, it seems clear, if not obvious, that spending on IT around the world is down compared with the prior year. Gartner issued a projection that IT spending

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Jessica Davis Senior Editor Enterprise Apps

How Data-Driven Investments Paid Off in Pandemic

When restaurants shut down, they set off a chain reaction all the way up the supply chain. Here’s how one regional gourmet food distributor was able to pivot quickly. Can being data-driven help organizations manage through a crisis as big as the economic fallout from the coronavirus? Plenty of organizations are facing that test right

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David Garcia

Cisco Firewalls and ISE Extend Zero Trust Network Visibility and Control

As the number of remote workers continues to grow worldwide, organizations are diligently seeking to strike the right balance between security and convenience. Employees utilize a wide variety of devices to access company web sites, applications, and data. Some devices are maintained by the company and therefore assumed to be secure, but many devices are

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