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Rick M Robinson

Rick Robinson is a writer and blogger, with a current 'day job' focus on the tech industry and a particular interest in the interplay of tech-driven factors and business considerations - think of the relationship between virtualization and cloud computing. Rick also blogs at Rocketpunk Manifesto on outer space, possible futures, speculative technology, and speculative literature. He has also had print articles published on aviation and military history.

Written By Rick M Robinson

Zero-Day Malware Poses a Growing Threat

The increasing sophistication of cybercriminals has led to a significant surge in zero-day malware, according to a recent report.

Making GRC — Governance, Risk and Compliance — More Than Just Buzzwords

Although governance, risk and compliance are critical to enterprise security, many IT professionals struggle to secure executive buy-in for GRC tools.

Putting IoT Security Front and Center

The Internet of Things is growing rapidly, and more devices means more opportunities for attackers to expose IoT security gaps.

The Third-Party Security Challenge

Organizations need to assess third-party security to determine whether their partners and contractors are putting critical data at risk.

Artificial Intelligence in Security: How Smart Is Smart?

To fully embrace the power of the cognitive era, security professionals must understand the capabilities and limitations of artificial intelligence.

Nine Security Practices That May Not Be Effective

Many common security practices and widely used tools such as firewalls and IDS fail to adequately address the challenges IT professionals face today.

Nine Security Tips That Go Outside the Box

Even the most basic security measures can go a long way toward thwarting cybercrime. Use these simple yet effective security tips to protect your network.

New Approaches to Cybersecurity Drive IT Innovation

To respond to ever-increasing cyberthreats, IT professionals have developed new security methods that drive sustained IT innovation.

The Current State of IT Resilience

According to a new report, organizations struggled to maintain IT resilience in 2016 due to challenges related to migration, downtime, the cloud and more

The Dark Web Marketplace: A Shopping Center for Attackers

Cybercriminals are steeped in a culture of trading malicious tools. This Dark Web marketplace drives the evolution of the cyberthreat landscape.