Thor Olavsrud

Thor Olavsrund is a journalist covering data analytics, security, infrastructure, and networking for CIO.com. He's especially interested in companies that use data to transform their business to tackle problems in innovative ways. As senior writer, his articles focus on practical insights, analysis, and business use cases that can help CIOs and other IT leaders navigate the shifting IT landscape.
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Symantec Tells Users to Disable pcAnywhere, Cites Threat from Anonymous

Symantec is warning customers to disable or uninstall its pcAnywhere remote access software...

Symantec: Cyber Attacks May Be Costing Your Business $470,000 Annually

The security threat landscape is in a state of flux as cybercriminals become...

Centrify Updates Active Directory Integration Solution

Seeking to ease the pain of IT professionals tasked with centralizing identities to...

RSA DLP Suite Upgrade Secures Smartphones, Tablets

RSA Tuesday trumpeted major enhancements to its data loss prevention (DLP) Suite...

Cisco: Cybercriminals Will Focus on Money Laundering in 2011

Cybercrime organizations are likely to invest most of their resources into expanding their...

How Cybercriminals Make Their Millions

Botnets have been getting a lot of headlines lately, whether from last month’s arrest of the man allegedly behind the Mega-D botnet,...

9 Best Defenses Against Social Engineering Attacks

  No matter how much expertise and money you put into your network security and preventing data theft — firewalls, security appliances, encryption, etc. —...

Paessler Unveils PRTG Network Monitor 8

Paessler AG's latest version of its network monitoring suite—PRTG Network Monitor version 8—is...

Symantec’s New Mobile Security, Management Strategy

Aiming to extend its offerings from the PC to the mobile sphere, Symantec...

Companies Fail DefCon Social Engineering Security Test

No matter how much expertise and money you put into securing your network...

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