Author: Johna Till Johnson

In today's cybersecurity environment, it's not if you'll be breached, it's when. Do you know how to respond to minimize damage, maintain brand strength, and shut down the intruders? This interactive Webinar walks participants through a step-by-step process for crafting an effective cybersecurity incident response...

HBO has confirmed that the company's internal sites have been broken into, and  that proprietary information (including reportedly scripts of upcoming episodes of the hit series "Game of Thrones") have been seized. According to an article in Variety, “HBO recently experienced a cyber incident, which...

There's been a lot of buzz around Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods. The upshot? Most pundits conclude that Amazon wants to enhance its ability to offer groceries online. That may be true, but we think it's far from the whole story. Our view is that Amazon's purchase...

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the foundational technologies enabling Digital Transformation. But if you're like most organizations, you haven't even started to implement effective security for IoT. Find out the current state of IoT security from our hot-off-the presses benchmark and maturity...

Yeah, I'll admit it: I can be cranky. Very cranky. So when my colleague texted me and asked if I was planning to blog about the WannaCry ransomware attack last week, my response was approximately, "Big whoop. Ransomware happens all the time. People never learn.  I've been...

Over 80% of companies have started the journey to cloud, drawn by the promise of extreme agility, business responsiveness, scalability, and reliability. By and large, cloud services live up to these promises, but at what cost? From our hot-off-the-presses 2017/2018 Cloud and Networking Benchmark and...

You spend 110% of your workday solving problems for your company. But you also need to stay up to speed on emerging technologies, and how they'll change your job, and your company's business, in the next few years. Nemertes' "Out of the Lab" is your...

Cisco's recently announced decision to acquire SD-WAN provider Viptela for $610 million in cash and equity represents both a major validation of the SD-WAN technology space, and a thrown gauntlet to all other SD-WAN providers. Although Cisco has been heavily promoting its own iWAN SD-WAN...

"You are in a maze of twisty little passages, all alike." That's the phrase that kept running through my head as the folks from Acalvio prebriefed me on Deception 2.0, the second version of the company's advanced threat defense technology. The basic premise behind the company's...

[caption id="attachment_2159" align="alignright" width="300"] Darkside economics decouples genius from criminality[/caption] Another day, another ransomware: Security researchers at threat intelligence provider Recorded Future have uncovered Karmen, a ransomware app that is so easy-to-use that novices can set up and run it. Getting started with Karmen costs just...

As pretty much everyone on the planet knows by now, last week when footage of a passenger being forcibly removed from his seat by security at the request of United Airlines went viral, United's stock price imploded, slashing the company's market capitalization by $800 million....