Ryan Francis

Managing Editor

Ryan Francis has been in the technology publishing field for 15 years. He currently is managing editor of CSO and Network World. He can be reached at rfrancis@idgenterprise.com.

What's in the fine print of your disaster recovery vendor agreement?

Cybersecurity companies to watch

Cybersecurity companies to watch

CBInsights created a list of startups that its metrics showed has early-to mid-stage high-momentum companies pioneering technology with the potential to transform cybersecurity. 

How to prevent your mobile app from getting hacked

How to prevent your mobile app from getting hacked

TriviaCrack may be addicting to users, but criminals are hooked on getting your personal information from other apps you use

New products of the week 4.17.17

New products of the week 4.17.17

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as ForeScout Technologies and Veriato.

Detecting insider threats is easier than you think

Detecting insider threats is easier than you think

Security experts weigh in on stopping the danger from your own employees. Access and security awareness training are the main themes to finding the danger that is within your own walls.

Predictive analytics can stop ransomware dead in its tracks

Predictive analytics can stop ransomware dead in its tracks

Predictive analytics is a necessity because the malware of tomorrow is unknown and will surely evolve to our detriment. Find out how it finds traces of ransomware before the network goes down.

New products of the week 4.10.17

New products of the week 4.10.17

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Quest Software and Barracuda.

What enterprises can learn in the aftermath of a phishing attack

What enterprises can learn in the aftermath of a phishing attack

Tychon’s Chief Technology Officer Travis Rosiek offers tips for enterprises on how to analyze former phishing attacks to improve defenses against future attacks, such as creating a database of captured phishing emails to learn...

What home products are most susceptible to cyber burglars?

What home products are most susceptible to cyber burglars?

In the matter of the Dyn situation, it was those Internet of Things devices that created the voluminous distributed denial of sevice attack. A DVR was used to attack Dyn’s network. To reduce the impact of such attacks, officials at...

10 things to worry about when your vendor divests

10 things to worry about when your vendor divests

Although your vendor’s divestiture is out of your control, you can at least do your due diligence in limiting any negative impact to your company. With that in mind, ZL Technologies lists 10 things you should worry about if your...

5 ways data classification can prevent an insurance data breach

5 ways data classification can prevent an insurance data breach

Spirion CEO Todd Feinman offers examples of how insurance firms can leverage data classification to reduce the risk of data theft and costly compliance violations.

Email security appears grounded as attacks continue to take flight

Email security appears grounded as attacks continue to take flight

With clever cybercriminals finding creative new ways to get to users, has email security lost the battle to protect.

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