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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.

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Experts Recommend Early Filing to Thwart Tax Security Threats

Concerns about tax security are leading experts to encourage Americans to file their personal returns as soon as possible. According to NBC Nightly News, early submission can help taxpayers thwart the growing faction of cybercriminals seeking to...

Data Privacy Concerns Cause Costly Sales Delays

Recent research suggested that organizations around the world are struggling to keep up with their sales goals due to data privacy concerns. According to Cisco’s “2018 Privacy Maturity Benchmark Study,” which analyzed the...

Google Announces Cybersecurity Analytics Boost for G Suite Users

Google announced the launch of a security center for G Suite in an attempt to make it easier for IT decision-makers to tighten their grip over data protection and cybersecurity analytics.

Updated Security Protocol Boosts Wi-Fi Protected Access

Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA3), the updated version of the globally used wireless security protocol, is set to launch later this year to help boost network defenses.

Web Tracking Threat Could Raise the Risk of Cybersecurity Breaches, Researchers Find

Researchers are warning that web tracking firms can abuse password mechanisms to steal usernames and email addresses, increasing the risk of cybersecurity breaches.

New Vulnerability Found in Password Managers

Enterprise users that rely on password managers should be alert to a recently discovered vulnerability related to the Keeper application.

Avoid Becoming Cybersecurity News by Examining Providers, Gartner Advises

To avoid becoming the next piece of cybersecurity news, IT leaders must assess the security posture of third-party providers.

Threat of Phishing Attacks Increases With Bitcoin Price Hike

A surge in the value of bitcoin has been accompanied by a rise in the risk of phishing attacks against the cryptocurrency ecosystem.

Fresh Additions Give PHP Programming a Business Boost

The latest version of the PHP programming language provides support for improved password hashing and high-speed cryptography.

Amazon GuardDuty Provides Intelligence on Security Threats

A new threat detection service known as Amazon GuardDuty aims to help protect Amazon Web Services (AWS) users from security risks as technology evolves.