422 Posts

Douglas Bonderud

Freelance Writer

A freelance writer for three years, Doug Bonderud is a Western Canadian with expertise in the fields of technology and innovation. In addition to working for the IBM Midsize Insider, The Content Standard and Proteomics programs for Skyword, Doug also writes for companies like Ephricon Web Marketing and sites such as MSDynamicsWorld. Clients are impressed with not only his command of language but the minimal need for editing necessary in his pieces. His ability to create readable, relatable articles from diverse Web content is second to none. He has also written a weekly column for TORWars, a videogaming website; posts about invention and design for InventorSpot.com and general knowledge articles for WiseGeek. From 2010-2012, Doug did copywriting for eCopywriters.com. Doug is currently a municipal police officer, on track to become a fantasy/sci-fi author.

Written By Douglas Bonderud

Reaping the Benefit? New Botnet Exploits IoT Security Flaws

The new IoT_Reaper botnet has already compromised more than 2 million devices by exploiting existing IoT security flaws.

Sniffing Out Snoops to Improve Network Security for Business

In a recent survey, security professional and executives admitted to snooping on enterprise data. How can companies improve network security for business?

No Macros? No Problem for New Malware Attack

Security researchers discovered a new malware attack that exploits Dynamic Data Exchange, an outdated Office feature, to infect corporate devices.

Agencies, Assemble! NIST and DHS Join Forces for BGP Security

The DHS and NIST launched a new SIDR framework to help organizations bolster border gateway protocol (BGP) security and minimize border gateway attacks.

What the Shell? New Security Breach Uses CHM Files to Cover Banking Trojans

A new banking Trojan is using old PowerShell tricks to hide its activity from detection tools by continually launching malicious CHM files.

HTTPS in the TLD? Google’s HSTS Goes Live

With the introduction of Google's HTTPS Strict Transport Security (HSTS) preload program, TLDs owned by the search giant will now enforce HTTPS by default.

Piecemeal Protection? Automatic Apple Firmware Updates Incomplete

Incomplete updates to Apple firmware are putting users at risk of total device compromise, according to new security data.

National Cyber Security Awareness Month: The 2017 Outlook

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a combined effort of private industries and public agencies to promote security best practices.

Getting an Earful: Convincing Employees to Care About Network Security

When scare tactics and strict security policies fall on deaf ears, CISOs must find more productive ways to educate employees about network security risks.

Data Scientist Jobs Top Glassdoor List

Data scientist jobs have topped Glassdoor's list for the second year in a row. How do IT professionals get their foot in the door?