Ed Tittel

Ed Tittel is a 30-plus year IT veteran who's worked as a developer, networking consultant, technical trainer, writer and expert witness. Perhaps best known for creating the Exam Cram series, Ed has contributed to more than 100 books on many computing topics, including titles on cybersecurity, Windows OSes and HTML. Ed writes and blogs regularly for TechTarget, Win10 Guru, TomsITPro and GoCertify. As of January 1, 2018, Ed is also a Microsoft Windows Insider MVP.

How to detect and remove a rootkit in Windows 10

The essential guide to anti-malware tools

The essential guide to anti-malware tools

Admins can choose from a bevy of secondary scanners and specialized tools to clean up infected or infested PCs.

What your cyber risk profile tells insurers

What your cyber risk profile tells insurers

The purpose of a cyber risk profile is to assess your organization's insurability. The work you do upfront can go a long way toward ensuring you get adequate cyber insurance coverage and a better rate to boot.

What is cyber insurance and why you need it

What is cyber insurance and why you need it

Cyber insurance can't protect your organization from cybercrime, but it can keep your business on stable financial footing should a significant security event occur.

5 tips for defending against advanced persistent threats (APT)

5 tips for defending against advanced persistent threats (APT)

APTs are increasing in occurrence and severity, as are the costs associated with protecting businesses adequately from. Is your organization prepared to do battle against an APT? You better be.

The top 6 Governance, Risk and Compliance certifications

The top 6 Governance, Risk and Compliance certifications

CEOs are always on the lookout for dependable folks who can identify potential exposures and quantify the impacts of risk on an organization while protecting the interests of employees, shareholders, other organizations and the...

Your guide to compliance in the cloud

Your guide to compliance in the cloud

You can ensure cloud compliance with PCI DSS, HIPAA and other regulatory requirements, but it takes investigation and persistence to get the answers and documentation you need to prove it.

How better log monitoring can prevent data breaches

How better log monitoring can prevent data breaches

Recent high-profile data breaches reaffirm that the threat from data thieves is both persistent and pervasive. Could better log monitoring mitigate or even prevent these types of security catastrophes?

How to explain the cloud to end users

How to explain the cloud to end users

'Nobody understands the cloud,' says a lead character in the summer comedy 'Sex Tape.' The cloud and cloud computing have become an essential part of IT infrastructures -- but could your employees use a Cloud 101 primer? Put another...

Leading-Edge UTM: What C-Level Execs Need to Know

Network and boundary security are more important than ever for organizations of all sizes. A variety of security specialist firms now offer leading-edge virtual and physical devices for Unified Threat Management (UTM) to raise the...

How to ensure SAM and SLM compliance in mobile environments

Software asset management and software license management aren't just for on-premises assets. Find out how they can help you ensure compliance with software policies and agreements across mobile devices as well.

5 ways to prevent data loss in mobile environments

Confidential company data can make its way onto mobile devices, where it's no longer under the protection of your toughest network defenses. Does that make your data vulnerable? To find out, review some strategies for preventing data...

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