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PCI Issues Penetration Test Guidance

EXPERTS DEBATE WHETHER ADVICE GOES FAR ENOUGH Experts debate the value of new PCI guidance for how businesses should use penetration testing to identify network vulnerabilities that could be exploited for malicious activity. Does the new advice go far enough? Read More… Read More

SSD vs HDD: Benefits of a Solid State Drive

Enterprise and consumer hardware has advanced in the last few years to the point that anything with moving parts becomes a significant bottleneck for data transfer. Hard disk drives (HDDs) are often the “weakest link” in serving information from a data center... Read More

Desktop Virtualization ROI – Is DaaS Worth it?

Desktop virtualization is an attractive option for organizations looking to simplify their computing solutions. In most cases, desktop virtualization boosts efficiency, increases productivity, and brings other cost-saving benefits. However, the time it takes to achieve a positive return on investment (ROI) from... Read More

Enforcement Cut Global Banking Trojans 53 Percent

Coordinated global enforcement efforts reduced the number of financial Trojans by more than half — 53 percent — in 2014, according to a new report from Symantec, and phishing email rates fell 74 percent. Despite a common perception that cybercriminals can safely... Read More