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Mark Samuels

Tech Journalist

Mark Samuels is an experienced business technology journalist with an outstanding track record in research. He specializes in the role of chief information officers (CIOs) and is adept at helping executives understand the business benefits of complex technologies. Key areas of interest include innovation, digital transformation, cloud computing, mobility, information security, ecommerce and big data. Mark has written articles for national newspapers, including The Guardian, The Times and The Sunday Times. He has also produced features and columns for a range of IT trade publications, such as Computer Weekly, ZDNet, Tech Republic, IT Pro, Channel Pro, CBR and The Register.

Written By Mark Samuels

New India Security Agency Will Support the Fight Against Cybercrime

An India security agency is set to launch this June in response to the significant rise in digital transactions taking place across the nation.

Security Flaw Could Leave Businesses Vulnerable to Attack

A security flaw in Java and Python could allow cybercriminals to bypass firewalls, potentially putting enterprise information at risk.

Threat Hunting Is a Top Security Priority for 2017

According to a recent survey, threat hunting has moved to the top of security professionals' agenda in response to the ever-growing volume of cyberattacks.

Rise in E-Commerce Fraud Requires a Joint Approach From Retailers and Consumers

As retailers and financial institutions tighten security around in-store payments, the rate of e-commerce fraud has risen sharply in the past year.

Executives Must Wake Up to the Value of Risk Management Strategy

According to the results of a recent Ponemon Institute survey, 76 percent of organizations lack a holistic risk management strategy.

New Root Certificate Authority From Google Builds Foundations for Secure Web

Google launched its own root certificate authority as part of a push to implement the secure web protocol HTTPS across all its services and products.

Newly Discovered Banking Malware Creates Fresh Threat to Users

Researchers discovered a new banking malware that targets users' sensitive information and cryptocurrency wallets through phishing emails.

Leaked Source Code May Lead to More Banking Trojan Attacks, Researchers Warn

Due to the recent leak of valuable source code on underground forums, security researchers predicted an increase in banking Trojan attacks.

Focus on People and Technologies to Manage Health Care Security Risks Through 2017

IT leaders must plan meticulously, train employees thoroughly and strike the right balance between software and services to shore up health care security.

Ad Fraud Generates Cash for Cybercriminals and Pain for Website Managers

Security researchers discovered two unrelated ad fraud campaigns in which cybercriminals hijacked clicks from authentic Google advertisements.