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Buzzword Babylon III: Even More Baffling IT Security Terms Explained

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The IT security world is full of baffling buzzwords and marketing terms that can be confusing to outsiders. If you’re shopping for a solution for your business how can you tell if you need Network Access Control or Threat Intelligence? In this article, our experts translate this confusing jargon into plain English.

Buzzword Babylon I: 5 Experts Explain 4 Baffling IT Security Terms

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The IT security world is full of baffling buzzwords and marketing terms that can be confusing to outsiders. If you’re shopping for a solution for your business how can you tell if you need a UTM or an EPP? In this article, our experts translate acronyms and confusing jargon into plain English.

Top Scholarships for Aspiring IT Security Professionals

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A guide to top scholarships for aspiring IT security professionals, including awards available from Hewlett Packard, (ISC)² and the U.S. government. We spoke to the people behind the scholarships, and gathered tips and stories of success from past recipients now working in this growing field.

The New Era of Mobile Malware: 4 Steps to Reduce Your Risk

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Mobile malware increased by 20 percent in 2012, which means 12 million devices are infected at any given time. With the increase in bring your own device (BYOD) policies in the workplace, businesses need to take steps to mitigate their risk. Here are four steps companies and use to reduce the chances of infection.

7 Essential Questions to Ask When Hiring an IT Security Consultant

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Businesses of all sizes face IT security threats of increasing complexity, but the market is complex and it’s hard to know what protections you need for your business. We asked three experts to name the most important questions a business owner should ask an IT security consultant during the interview process.

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