Tim Greene

Senior Editor

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

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Rudy Giuliani to coordinate regular cybersecurity meetings between Trump, tech leaders

Rudy Giuliani to coordinate regular cybersecurity meetings between Trump, tech leaders

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani says Donald Trump has tapped him to gather top cybersecurity leaders to meet with the administration regularly to share “all the information available in the private sector” with the goal of...

Lessons for corporate IT from Geek Squad legal case

Lessons for corporate IT from Geek Squad legal case

The life of the corporate desktop team can turn into a legal nightmare quickly if end users haven’t agreed that it’s OK for techs to search their machines, something that has come to light in a California child pornography case...

Trump doc claims Russia has cracked Telegram messaging service

Trump doc claims Russia has cracked Telegram messaging service

The raw intelligence documents published this week that contain salacious stories about Donald Trump also offer up a glimpse into how Russia goes about its cyber spying – including the tidbit that it has cracked Telegram’s encrypted...

As authentication options blossom, startup tries to simplify deployment, maintain flexibility

As authentication options blossom, startup tries to simplify deployment, maintain flexibility

A startup with a strong pedigree is trying to address the problem that businesses have keeping up with the ever-increasing options for authentication.

No honor among thieves: Crooks seeking ransom for MongoDB data someone else stole

No honor among thieves: Crooks seeking ransom for MongoDB data someone else stole

It took less than a week for criminals to drain virtually all publicly exposed MongoDB servers of their data, and now a second tier of opportunistic thieves is trying to walk off with the ransom.

Fortinet embraces Cisco, HPE, Nokia

Fortinet is adding Cisco, HPE and Nokia to its stable of partners whose security gear can share information with Fortinet products to improve overall security.

Turks point to U.S. as source of cyberattacks, but don’t level blame

Turks point to U.S. as source of cyberattacks, but don’t level blame

It’s hard to come up with a smoking gun when attributing events like the hack of Democratic National Committee emails

Fraud detection firm outs $1b Russian ad-fraud gang and its robo-browsing Methbot

Fraud detection firm outs $1b Russian ad-fraud gang and its robo-browsing Methbot

A $1 billion Russia-based criminal gang has been bilking online advertisers by impersonating high-profile Web sites like ESPN, Vogue, CBS Sports, Fox News and the Huffington Post and selling phony ad slots, but that’s about to end.

Non-malware attacks are on the rise

Non-malware attacks are on the rise

Security pros need to pay attention to malicious activities that don’t rely on actual malware to succeed, according to a study by Carbon Black.

A hefty fine is just part of penalties for the Ashley Madison adultery site

A hefty fine is just part of penalties for the Ashley Madison adultery site

Adultery dating service submits to 20 years of federal auditing of its information security.

Lessons learned from the 7 major cyber security incidents of 2016

Lessons learned from the 7 major cyber security incidents of 2016

Cyber incidents dominated headlines this year, from Russia’s hacking of Democrat emails to internet cameras and DVRs launching DDoS attacks, leaving the impression among many that nothing should be entrusted to the internet.

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