John Zorabedian's blog

Can we test APT defenses even if we can’t agree on how to define APTs?

In the past few years, a lot of media outlets, and even some security vendors, have hyped up the threat of so-called advanced persistent threats (APTs), frequently associating them with nation-state attackers using unheard of zero-day exploits to break into high-profile targets.

Mobile negligence – are you guilty of this and other “Deadly IT Sins”?

Smartphones and tablets are multiplying in IT environments like crazy, and the variety and types of devices are multiplying too, thanks to trends like BYOD (bring your own device) and CYOD (choose your own device). If mobile security isn’t at the top of your to-do list, you might be guilty of the sin of mobile negligence, which is one of the “7 Deadly IT Sins” identified by Sophos as serious risks to businesses.