Tim Greene

Senior Editor

Tim Greene covers security and keeps an eye on Microsoft for Network World.

Cisco touts next-gen firewall gear for midsize installations

Bruce Schneier: Public-service technologists are needed to tame the IoT

Bruce Schneier: Public-service technologists are needed to tame the IoT

The internet of things needs to be regulated and soon before it becomes even more of a tool to facilitate cyberattacks, and that means coming up with civic-minded technologists to help formulate government policies, security expert...

RSA: Elite cryptographers scoff at idea that law enforcement can ‘overcome’ encryption

RSA: Elite cryptographers scoff at idea that law enforcement can ‘overcome’ encryption

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ call for a way to “overcome” cryptography met with scorn by a panel of elite cryptographers speaking at RSA Conference 2017.

RSA: Watch out for a new weapon -  your own data

RSA: Watch out for a new weapon - your own data

As tens of thousands of the world’s top security pros gather at RSA Conference 2017 they are being called upon to watch out for a new threat: their own data.

IBM’s Watson teams up with its SIEM platform for smarter, faster event detection

IBM’s Watson teams up with its SIEM platform for smarter, faster event detection

IBM’s Watson supercomputer can now consult with the company’s security information and event management (SIEM) platform to deliver well researched responses to security events and do so much faster than a person.

Hot products at RSA 2017

Hot products at RSA 2017

RSA, the world’s largest security conference, is underway this week in San Francisco with attendees from around the world gathering to hear the latest strategies for fighting cyberattacks.

Expert: Line between cyber crooks and cyber spies getting more blurry

Expert: Line between cyber crooks and cyber spies getting more blurry

Cybercriminals acting on behalf of national governments and nation-backed espionage agents carrying out cybercrimes for cash on the side is the future of security threats facing corporations and governments, says the former top U.S....

Zingbox launches IoT protection for business

Zingbox launches IoT protection for business

Zingbox, a cloud-based, internet-of-things security startup, is coming out with its first product that can tell good IoT behavior from bad and sends alerts when it finds activity outside the norm.

Report: IRS-related phishing scams seen running rampant

Report: IRS-related phishing scams seen running rampant

IRS phishing scams are likely underway on a grand scale, according to a PhishLabs report.

RSA Conference: Carbon Black to introduce Streaming Prevention

RSA Conference: Carbon Black to introduce Streaming Prevention

Carbon Black is introducing at RSA Conference 2017 next week a new way for its gear to detect attacks that don’t make their way into networks via viruses or malicious files that other endpoint security software can detect.

RSA 2017: The Internet of Things security threat

RSA 2017: The Internet of Things security threat

RSA Conference 2017 will take on the threat posed by the internet of things, something that was demonstrated last fall by the DDoS attacks that took down Dyn data centers and many of the high-profile Websites it supports.

Trump may ask businesses to boost cybersecurity

Trump may ask businesses to boost cybersecurity

President Donald Trump may be seeking more cooperation from private businesses to shore up the defense of critical infrastructure that they control.

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