Robert Westervelt

Recent articles by Robert Westervelt

Fake YouTube site strikes visitors with three-staged attack

Fake YouTube site strikes visitors with three-staged attack

Fake page uses social engineering, drive-by downloads and ransomware.
Robert Westervelt Aug 27 2013, 8:13AM Cloud
Be a thought leader: your cloud success depends on it

Be a thought leader: your cloud success depends on it

Mobile security products can be a boon for the channel because they hold tremendous cross-selling opportunities.
Robert Westervelt Aug 21 2013, 8:25AM Cloud
Partners must embrace change: IBM

Partners must embrace change: IBM

Partners must get into services.
Robert Westervelt Aug 20 2013, 8:15AM Software
Patch Tuesday preview: Microsoft readying IE, Exchange security update

Patch Tuesday preview: Microsoft readying IE, Exchange security update

Critical flaws in IE repaired.
Robert Westervelt Aug 9 2013, 7:12AM Security
China Chopper trojan tricks antivirus engines

China Chopper trojan tricks antivirus engines

Small, simple and dangerous.
Robert Westervelt Aug 9 2013, 7:12AM Security
Symantec layoffs reach executive ranks

Symantec layoffs reach executive ranks

A respected channel veteran has left the company as a result of the staff cuts.
Robert Westervelt Aug 8 2013, 8:18AM Sales & Marketing
Russian criminal networks may be behind Android threats

Russian criminal networks may be behind Android threats

SMS toll fraud chief vector.
Robert Westervelt Aug 6 2013, 8:08AM Mobility
Mobile malware needs new security approach: researchers

Mobile malware needs new security approach: researchers

Different threats to desktop, laptops.
Robert Westervelt Aug 5 2013, 7:56AM Security
Microsoft sharing threat intelligence data

Microsoft sharing threat intelligence data

Incident responders benefit.
Robert Westervelt Jul 31 2013, 8:40AM Security
How to help customers rein in BYOD risks

How to help customers rein in BYOD risks

While BYOD may be great for worker productivity, the risk of a company losing sensitive corporate data is even greater.
Robert Westervelt Jul 30 2013, 8:05AM Security
Security pros must guide big data projects, ensure privacy

Security pros must guide big data projects, ensure privacy

Key role for Chief information security officers.
Robert Westervelt Jul 22 2013, 8:23AM Security
Chrome users have attack warning fatigue

Chrome users have attack warning fatigue

Browser warnings work - sometimes.
Robert Westervelt Jul 17 2013, 11:32AM Collaboration
Microsoft pays out first bug bounty reward to researcher

Microsoft pays out first bug bounty reward to researcher

IE critter stomped on.
Robert Westervelt Jul 15 2013, 8:06AM Collaboration
Identity thieves dialing in to call centres to finish the job

Identity thieves dialing in to call centres to finish the job

Poorly trained operators ripe to be duped.
Robert Westervelt Jul 12 2013, 8:22AM Collaboration
EMC buys Aveksa for IDM, access governance

EMC buys Aveksa for IDM, access governance

Boasts better management and scalability.
Robert Westervelt Jul 9 2013, 7:35AM Collaboration
Social media scam uses phoney Flash player

Social media scam uses phoney Flash player

Aimed at Twitter, Facebook users.
Robert Westervelt Jul 4 2013, 8:08AM Security
Phishing sites targeting Apple users

Phishing sites targeting Apple users

Apple threats are on the rise.
Robert Westervelt Jul 3 2013, 12:16PM Security
Microsoft: removable drive worm still spreading

Microsoft: removable drive worm still spreading

First discovered in 2009.
Robert Westervelt Jul 3 2013, 8:24AM Collaboration
Phony Twitter follower market worth millions

Phony Twitter follower market worth millions

Fraudulent status builders.
Robert Westervelt Jul 2 2013, 10:59AM Security
Oracle fixes critical Java flaws

Oracle fixes critical Java flaws

40 vulnerabilities patched.
Robert Westervelt Jun 20 2013, 7:59AM Security

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