Jaikumar Vijayan

Jaikumar Vijayan is a freelance technology writer specializing in computer security and privacy topics. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packard's marketing website TechBeacon.

5 mistakes to avoid when implementing zero-trust

Who is selling Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) and what do you get?

Who is selling Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) and what do you get?

Vendors are offering cloud-based services that support the ZTNA framework for VPN replacement and access control policy enforcement

How Akamai implemented a zero-trust model

How Akamai implemented a zero-trust model

An effort that was triggered by a nation-state attack nine years ago has fundamentally transformed how people and devices access apps and services, limiting damage from lateral movement.

Tips for negotiating with cyber extortionists

Tips for negotiating with cyber extortionists

Whether you are opposed to it or not, enterprises need to have a plan for negotiating with people who take their data hostage.

5 tips for better enterprise security

5 tips for better enterprise security

Do your security policies and procedures actually promote better security, or is your company only looking for known malware and ignoring the human factor? It’s a tricky balancing act that trips up many organizations.

5 things you should know about cyber insurance

5 things you should know about cyber insurance

As more companies step in to offer insurance coverage against a broad range of cyber losses, we break down five points that organizations should keep in mind as they consider their options.

Tech groups press Congress to pass USA Freedom Act

Tech groups press Congress to pass USA Freedom Act

As Congress returned from summer recess Monday, several technology and civil rights groups quickly renewed their push for a bill that seeks to put curbs on the bulk collection of phone records and Internet data by the government.

Data shows Home Depot breach could be largest ever

Data shows Home Depot breach could be largest ever

Home Depot may have earned the dubious distinction of being responsible for the biggest compromise ever involving credit and debit card data.

Retailers warned to act now to protect against Backoff malware

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council issued a bulletin urging retailers to immediately review their security controls to ensure point-of-sale systems are protected against 'Backoff,' a malware tool that was used in the...

About 4.5M face risk of ID theft after hack of hospital network

Community Health Systems says Chinese hackers accessed names, social security numbers and other data of people it treated or referred

Grocery stores in multiple states hit by data breach

Affected retailers include Albertson's Cub Foods, Jewel-Osco, Shop n Save, Star Market and Shaw's

Tennessee firm blames bank for $193K cybertheft

TEC Industrial sues TriSummit bank for failing to spot fraudulent wire transfers.

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