Matt Hamblen

Senior Editor

Matt Hamblen is a multi-media journalist covering mobile, networking and smart city tech. He previously was a senior editor at Computerworld.

Mobile Threats Need a User-Centered Security Strategy

The Challenge of Protecting Industrial IoT

The Challenge of Protecting Industrial IoT

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a segment of IoT that demands the attention of security officers and CIOs – and with good reason. The consequences associated with cyber-attacks on water supplies and power facilities...

3 Must-Haves for Hybrid Cloud Security

3 Must-Haves for Hybrid Cloud Security

Companies across industries are rushing to move applications and workloads to hybrid cloud platforms, but many customers still don’t fully understand the security responsibilities they face as they commingle public cloud, private...

Face it: Enterprise cyberattacks are going to happen

Face it: Enterprise cyberattacks are going to happen

There are now so many cyberattacks that many enterprises simply accept that hackers will find ways to break into their systems. Companies are combining new and old methods to thwart the bad guys.

How your company needs to train workers in cybersecurity

How your company needs to train workers in cybersecurity

Businesses are being urged to train their workers to be more vigilant than ever to protect passwords and sensitive data and to recognize threats.

Hacked Dallas sirens get extra encryption to fend off future attacks

Hacked Dallas sirens get extra encryption to fend off future attacks

Dallas city officials have added extra encryption to bolster the security of outdoor warning sirens hacked early Saturday.

Hack of Dallas emergency sirens prompts more warnings to bolster cybersecurity

Hack of Dallas emergency sirens prompts more warnings to bolster cybersecurity

Dallas emergency management officials continue to investigate a hack that activated all 156 emergency tornado sirens citywide for about 90 minutes early Saturday.

What C-level leaders need to know about cybersecurity

What C-level leaders need to know about cybersecurity

Corporate boards are rarely prepared for cyberattacks -- and when they occur everybody likes to point fingers at everyone else.

 Most Android devices lack latest security patches

Most Android devices lack latest security patches

Nearly three-quarters of Android devices on the five biggest U.S. carriers are running on security patches that are at least two months old, putting them at greater risk of being hacked.

Here’s a new way to prevent cyberattacks on home devices

Here’s a new way to prevent cyberattacks on home devices

Homeowners worried about cybersecurity attacks on IP-connected devices like lights, baby monitors, home security systems and cameras, will soon be able to take advantage of a $200 network monitoring device called Dojo.

Visa, Mastercard beef up mobile payment tech at Mobile World Congress

Visa, Mastercard beef up mobile payment tech at Mobile World Congress

Visa on Monday announced one of the most unusual approaches, one that relies primarily on older QR code technology through its mVisa payment service.

'Fileless malware' attacks, used on banks, have been around for years

'Fileless malware' attacks, used on banks, have been around for years

Fileless malware attacks, which were recently discovered in the networks of at least 140 banks, telecoms and governments, account for about 15% of known attacks today and have been around for years.

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