From organized criminals and state-sponsored actors to your own employees and IT staff, this field guide fills you in on the people who are attacking your network, and provides tips on how to fight back.
Between the Lines
Larry Dignan and other IT industry experts, blogging at the intersection of business and technology, deliver daily news and analysis on vital enterprise trends.
Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.
Andrew Nusca is a former writer-editor for ZDNet and contributor to CNET. During his tenure, he was the editor of SmartPlanet, ZDNet's sister site about innovation.
Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.
This month's pick tries to (unsuccessfully) connect some dots between datacenters, first dates, and a pair of chinos.
And it got even better when T-Mobile chief executive John Legere entered the ring.
With Windows 8.1 just out the door, Windows 9 is slated for a late 2014 release. With little to go on except sheer creativity and a bevy of ideas, designers and enthusiasts have published what they think the next-generation desktop, notebook, and tablet software should look like.
The troubled insurance exchange site is housed in a single data center with no backup. A disaster recovery contract was only recently awarded.
Some of 2013's most anticipated products and services may have drummed up support in the months prior to launch. But on opening day, it was nothing but stress and hassle.
Their words, not ours.
Tossing the governmental grenade back to its federal former friend, the EU wants the U.S. to abide by its rules if the two continents want to stay friends. The demands could ultimately throw a spanner in the works for the U.S.' mass surveillance operations.
I can appreciate my esteemed debate opponent's arguments in favor of Chromebooks, but the debate reinforces my belief that these devices aren't the best to meet the needs of users.
Suspecting NSA interference, Microsoft is taking a leaf out of Google and Yahoo's books in efforts to prevent surveillance and wiretapping of its global datacenters.