Andy Patrizio

Andy Patrizio is a freelance journalist based in southern California who has covered the computer industry for 20 years and has built every x86 PC he’s ever owned, laptops not included.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of ITworld, Network World, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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Sensitive data often follows former employees out the door

Sensitive data often follows former employees out the door

Almost 70 percent of employees take data on their way out. Here's how to stop it.

How compliance can be an excuse to shun the cloud

How compliance can be an excuse to shun the cloud

Companies in heavily regulated industries say they can't embrace the cloud due to compliance. That's just an excuse.

IT is getting cloud storage security all wrong

IT is getting cloud storage security all wrong

Two recent reports confirm that your greatest security threat is your users, not outside hackers.

12 surprising ways personal technology betrays your privacy

12 surprising ways personal technology betrays your privacy

It's not just your boss or the government that's spying on you, it's also the devices and technologies you embrace.

12 privacy-destroying technologies that should scare you

12 privacy-destroying technologies that should scare you

Technology is not evil, only its use or misuse. But in the case of this dirty dozen, the potential for abuse is frightening.

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