Charles Cooper

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Charles Cooper is an award-winning technology journalist who has covered the IT industry for the past three decades. He has held executive news posts at CNET, ZDNet and PC Week.

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5 Fundamentals in Cyber Risk Management

5 Fundamentals in Cyber Risk Management By Charles Cooper When it comes to cybersecurity, organizations face a future in which it’s best to prepare for worst-case scenarios. As the number of cyberbreaches top previous records,...

Where Emerging Cybersecurity Technology Fits in Your Business

Where Emerging Cybersecurity Technology Fits in Your Business    By Charles Cooper As 2017 enters the final stretch, security professionals still find themselves locked in a furious battle with hackers. Some 80 percent of the IT...

What is the Cost of a Breach?

What is the Cost of a Breach? By Charles Cooper The odds that your organization will suffer a data breach are not just higher than ever. They are more expensive than ever. A recent report from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International,...

Why a risk assessment should be in your future

Why a risk assessment should be in your future By Charles Cooper Companies that put cyber risk assessments on the backburner will quickly find themselves enmeshed in controversy if their controls are found to be inadequate, or...

Latest trends in securing employee identity

By Charles Cooper Latest trends in securing employee identity In early September, Equifax suffered a massive data breach affecting private information of more than 140 million people. Soon after, the company suffered a second...

Awareness training is key to reducing security risk

Awareness training is key to reducing security risk By Charles Cooper Human error continues to confound the best efforts of security executives. No matter how much money gets spent on firewalls, intrusion detection software and...

Ransomware: Too Profitable to Go Away

Ransomware: Too Profitable to Go Away By Charles Cooper If enterprises needed another reminder to protect themselves against ransomware, this spring’s WannaCry outbreak ought to have served as their proverbial wake-up call....

Navigating Today’s Threat Landscape

Navigating Today’s Threat Landscape By Charles Cooper The exact tally won’t be known for several more months but preliminary reports and anecdotal evidence suggest that the number of cyberattacks this year may well surpass 2016....

Three steps to an effective cloud security strategy

Three steps to an effective cloud security strategy By Charles Cooper Deploying to the cloud without a plan or an overall approach could leave you worse off than if you had simply stayed with the — increasingly antiquated —...

Recycled cyberattacks: Protect against the knowns

By Charles Cooper Cybercriminals don’t always need to reinvent the wheel. You might assume that most cyberattacks feature new malware strains. After all, the seesaw battle between attackers and defenders should favor the more...

Is a mobile-first strategy in your future?

Companies are scrambling to accommodate the fast-growing number of employees demanding to use their personal devices to access work files for their jobs — regardless of location or time zone. But as mobility becomes an integral...

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