Phil Britt

Phil Britt is a veteran journalist who has spent the last 40 years working with newspapers, magazines and websites covering marketing, business, technology, financial services and a variety of other topics. He has operated his own editorial services firm, S&P Enterprises, Inc., since the end of 1993. He is a 1978 graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Mass Communications.
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Mobile & Smartphone Security Threats for 2021

  Mobile communications are an increasingly integral part of their everyday lives for people at work and at play. But as mobile access has grown,...

What is Cybersecurity Risk Management?

Risk management is a concept that has been around as long as companies have had assets to protect. The simplest example may be insurance....

Point-of-Sale Security Still a Big Problem

Point-of-sale (POS) systems seem to be a growing target for hackers. In early August, security expert Brian Krebs reported on his Krebs...

Mac Malware Part of Worsening Security Picture

With well-known malware threats directed against Mac computers and other devices running Apple operating systems, including the recent Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor backdoor threat and...

IoT Security Begins with Risk Assessment

The FBI's recently issued warning that newer cars are susceptible to hacking highlights the issue of IoT (Internet of Things) security not...

6 Tips for CISOs Selling Security to the Board

Enterprise security needs to be a regular concern of boards of directors. It is fairly easy to convince boards of this, thanks...

Secure IoT from Outset, Experts Say

Gartner predicts that 4.9 billion connected things will be in use by the end of this year, up 30 percent from 2014,...

Apple vs. Android: Mobile Security Pros and Cons

Just like the BetaMax and VHS video wars of a few decades ago, there are staunch proponents...

Can Sharing Threat Intelligence Prevent Cyberattacks?

The breach of the Office of Personnel Management that compromised the personnel records of an estimated 22 million people again raised the...

Hackers Make Financial Services Firms Top Target

Hackers target financial service firms 300 percent more than businesses in other industries, according to a new report from Websense Security Labs...

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