Ryan Francis

Managing Editor

Ryan Francis has been in the technology publishing field for 15 years. He currently is managing editor of CSO and Network World. He can be reached at rfrancis@idgenterprise.com.

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Medical devices that could put you at security risk

Medical devices that could put you at security risk

You remember the talk about former Vice President Dick Cheney's pace maker being susceptible to hackers, but here is a list of some lesser known medical devices that can scare the life out of you.

10 ways CSOs can achieve ROI on a network solution

10 ways CSOs can achieve ROI on a network solution

Setting up and protecting the network infrastructure is a major challenge and needs to be even more sophisticated and dynamic than ever before. Here are 10 points that need to be considered to achieve ROI and deliver payback

Buying fraud right off the virtual rack

Buying fraud right off the virtual rack

Report finds fraud running rampant, especially in the retail sector.

9 questions to ask when selecting application security solutions

9 questions to ask when selecting application security solutions

Organizations need to determine the right tools to stay relatively risk free. Open source security vendor Black Duck explains why asking these key questions can help you determine the right mix of application tools and capabilities...

Healthcare records for sale on Dark Web

Healthcare records for sale on Dark Web

A clinic in Baltimore is just one example of a healthcare provider having its records stolen, only to find them on the Dark Web for less than one cent per record.

What's in the fine print of your disaster recovery vendor agreement?

What's in the fine print of your disaster recovery vendor agreement?

Make sure these points are in your service-level agreements with DRaaS vendorsWhen considering DRaaS vendors, ask your potential partner how far they are willing to go in protecting your business and your data, and if these promises...

10 interview questions for hiring cloud-literate security staff

10 interview questions for hiring cloud-literate security staff

The answers will paint a picture of whether this candidate understands cloud security.

Social engineering scam targets Indian call center

Social engineering scam targets Indian call center

Call centers in foreign countries can be at times ripe for social engineering. Most operators are supposed to stick to a script. Find out what happened when the operator left that script.

10 ways Trusted Identities are used

10 ways Trusted Identities are used

It is always a struggle to control who gets into your network. A third-party might need access for the contractual work they are doing. HID Global runs through some ways trusted identities are used.

Cybersecurity companies to watch

Cybersecurity companies to watch

CBInsights created a list of startups that its metrics showed has early-to mid-stage high-momentum companies pioneering technology with the potential to transform cybersecurity. 

How to prevent your mobile app from getting hacked

How to prevent your mobile app from getting hacked

TriviaCrack may be addicting to users, but criminals are hooked on getting your personal information from other apps you use

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