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.

Profiling 10 types of hackers

7 tips to strengthen online security

7 tips to strengthen online security

If you are online today, checking email, buying someone a gift, posting to Facebook, paying bills, streaming Netflix, or monitoring your sleeping baby, you need to practice these seven tips for protecting your online presence.

Top 5 email security best practices to prevent malware distribution

Top 5 email security best practices to prevent malware distribution

With email representing an open, trusted channel that allows malware to piggyback on any document to infect a network, it’s often up to the organizations – their security teams and employees – to adopt appropriate security strategies...

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...

Fragmentation: the silent killer in security management

Fragmentation: the silent killer in security management

Today’s detection deficit between attackers and defenders is near an all-time high – and the gap is only getting wider. While many factors contribute to this deficit, among the top is the fragmentation of people, processes, and...

7 universal rules of threat intelligence

7 universal rules of threat intelligence

Recorded Future will go over the seven universal rules of threat intelligence – what you should be doing no matter what, whether you use a platform or not.

Seven tips for developing a powerful data disaster plan

Seven tips for developing a powerful data disaster plan

Commvault has provided the following tips that will help enterprises develop simple yet powerful holistic data protection plans that enable enterprises to quickly recovery the data they need if there is a data disaster, in an...

Disaster recovery: How is your business set up to survive outages?

Disaster recovery: How is your business set up to survive outages?

Can your business get by with an asynchronous backup or must that offsite server be updated by the second to keep the business up and running at all times.

Would killing Bitcoin end ransomware?

Would killing Bitcoin end ransomware?

Bitcoin and ransomware seem to go hand-in-hand, but experts explain that doing away with the cybercurrency would just force cybercriminals to find another anonymous way to extort money.

8 steps to regaining control over shadow IT

8 steps to regaining control over shadow IT

Learn how to discover those employees who went roaming for outside services.

Why DRaaS is the better defense against ransomware

Why DRaaS is the better defense against ransomware

Dean Nicolls, vice president of marketing at Infrascale, shares some tangible ways disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) can pay big dividends and quickly restore systems in the wake of a ransomware attack.

7 musts for any successful BYOD program

7 musts for any successful BYOD program

Mobile devices, mobile apps and the networks they use are now essential to satisfy customers, collaborate more effectively with suppliers, and keep employees productive anytime and anywhere.

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