The soft skills every IT pro needs

From effective communication to a collaborative mindset, here are the nontechnical skills you should be looking for to ensure team success Hiring managers and recruiters bemoan a soft skills gap in IT, and recent data backs up the sentiment. A LinkedIn report...

Watch out for these top 5 cyberattack vectors

Agio CEO and founder Bart McDonough shared best practices for shutting down the most common and dangerous cyber-threats facing businesses and consumers. The transcript of their conversation is below: Patterson: Cyber attacks impact every consumer in every business....

‘It’s a hacker’s paradise out there’

In what could have been the plot of a Hollywood heist movie, the hackers took great interest in the vast aquarium that a Las Vegas casino had installed in its lobby. The casino’s owners thought that the huge fish tank was an impressive sight that helped create a...

Cybersecurity Spring Cleaning You Should Do

Extend spring cleaning to your computer, cellphone and all Internet-connected devices, and you will be safer for it. “By conducting a digital spring cleaning and taking care of overdue online maintenance, you will be more secure against losing personal information and...

8 hard truths about working in cybersecurity

Thinking about getting into the cybersecurity field? Take these lessons from an experienced IT pro so you don’t have to learn them the hard way. My career working as a system administrator has involved a hefty amount of exposure to the cybersecurity realm,...