network security

What is (EU) 2016/679 and Why US Companies Should Care - A LOT - About It?

Familiar with the ‘General Data Protection Regulation' (GDPR) but not exactly sure what it entails? This piece explains that the GDPR is a regulation by which the European Parliament, the European Council and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals within the European Union (EU).

Human Factors Are Causing Most of Today’s Network Outages and Vulnerabilities

Network engineers are forced to keep up with the complexities and changes brought by hybrid clouds, containers, SDN and other developments. Throw the human element into the mix, and you have a recipe for outages and vulnerabilities. Expert Sajid Awan explains the significance of key findings from a global study conducted by Dimensional Research and what they mean for networks.

Curiosity Didn’t Get the Best of Him; It Led to a Career

An IT security professional realizes that his life’s mission to protect information harks back to being a curious youngster who absconded his teacher’s log-in credentials and then poked around the school’s rudimentary computer network. Little did he know, a rewarding career lay ahead.