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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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The Next Destination for Your Security Operations Is the Cloud

Security operations are moving to the cloud, and IT managers are finding ways to support the use of a broad range of business applications on demand.

Hacked Site Reports Are on the Rise, Google Says

Hacked site numbers continue to increase, according to Google. Businesses must take steps to ensure their online properties are safe and secure.

Pre-installed Mobile Malware Targets Android Users

Security researchers have detected 36 Android phones with mobile malware pre-installed on the devices, bringing a wave of fresh concerns to enterprises.

New Security Ratings Could Help Bolster User Confidence

The decision by Consumer Reports to include security ratings in its product reviews could have implications for the way connected devices are designed.

Widespread Bug Bounty Program Could Help Harden Open Source Security

As part of HackerOne's effort to improve open source security, the vulnerability disclosure firm made its bug bounty program available for free.

Android Users Must Stay Alert to New Security Flaw

A new security flaw and fresh concerns about malware provide further evidence of the need for Android users to remain diligent to external risks.

Cloudflare Bug Creates Customer Data Leak Concerns

Customer data could be at risk after a bug at content delivery specialist Cloudflare spilled private information from its clients online.

Collision Attack Sounds the Death Knell for SHA-1 Cryptographic Function

Google's announcement of the first-ever collision attack means the Secure Hash Algorithm 1 (SHA-1) is officially no longer secure.

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.