Jaikumar Vijayan

Jaikumar Vijayan is a freelance technology writer specializing in computer security and privacy topics. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packard's marketing website TechBeacon.

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How drones affect your threat model

How drones affect your threat model

As use of unmanned aerial vehicles grows, organizations should have a plan for managing the risk associated with drones, whether or not they deploy them, experts say.

4 ways employee home networks and smart devices change your threat model

4 ways employee home networks and smart devices change your threat model

Home routers, printers, security systems, DVRs, gaming consoles and other smart devices can significantly change the threat model for the corporate network.

Redefining the CISO role: Why the top security job is gaining C-suite and boardroom status

Redefining the CISO role: Why the top security job is gaining C-suite and boardroom status

Breach concerns, data privacy regulations, and a move to separate security from IT are elevating the importance of the security role.

4 ways edge computing changes your threat model

4 ways edge computing changes your threat model

Edge computing provides more opportunities for attackers to access devices--and your network--remotely and physically. These are the risks you need to consider.

How IoT changes your threat model: 4 key considerations

How IoT changes your threat model: 4 key considerations

More IoT devices connected to your network increases your attack surface, lowers visibility to potential threats, and requires greater coordination between IT and OT.

4 ways 5G will change your enterprise threat model

4 ways 5G will change your enterprise threat model

The benefits that fifth-generation cellular networks will enable come with security risks that organizations need to pay attention to right now.

Flex streamlines app access for 20k suppliers with IAM overhaul

Flex streamlines app access for 20k suppliers with IAM overhaul

Contract manufacturer Flex dumped its distributed identity and access management system for a more centralized, cloud-based option that better protects data and intellectual property.

6 risk factors to know when hiring an MSSP

6 risk factors to know when hiring an MSSP

A managed security services provider can effectively extend an organization's security capabilities or provide affordable security infrastructure if you avoid these common mistakes.

What is an ISAC or ISAO? How these cyber threat information sharing organizations improve security

What is an ISAC or ISAO? How these cyber threat information sharing organizations improve security

Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations were created to make cyber threat data and best practices more accessible than with Information Sharing and Analysis Centers, but results are mixed.

Top 8 security mistakes in SAP environments

Top 8 security mistakes in SAP environments

The complexity of modern SAP footprints and common security failures have left many organizations exposed to avoidable risks.

Why GE consolidated its identity and access management infrastructure

Why GE consolidated its identity and access management infrastructure

A multi-year effort to centralize GE's IAM functionality has resulted in significant cost savings, improved onboarding and better ability to meet regulatory requirements.

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