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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

Potentially Devastating PHP Vulnerabilities Discovered and Patched

Security specialists have unearthed three PHP vulnerabilities that could have had serious consequences for organizations and consumers alike.

Revised Mobile Banking Trojans Faketoken and Tordow 2.0 Threaten Customer Information and Business Integrity

Banking Trojans already pose a huge threat to finance firms. Now, cybercriminals have added encryption capabilities to two existing ransomware campaigns.

Ameriprise Leak Highlights the Crucial Role of Password Protection

The Ameriprise leak exposed sensitive financial data and highlighted the importance of password protection, especially when backing up confidential data.

The IT Skills Shortage Is Putting Businesses at Risk

The IT skills shortage is becoming critical, and the lack of suitably skilled cybersecurity expertise means business are being attacked.

IT Decision-Makers Must Respond Proactively to the Cybersecurity Skills Crisis

IT decision-makers and executives must take a proactive approach to hiring in the face of a worldwide cybersecurity skills shortage.

Millions of Accounts Exposed in Dailymotion Hack

A recent Dailymotion hack means the account details and email addresses of 85 million users have potentially been compromised.

Wake-Up Call: Millions of Android Users at Risk of MitM Attacks

Security researchers at Zimperium zLabs found a vulnerability in the AirDroid app that could enable a cybercriminals to execute MitM attacks.

The Technology Team Must Help Manage IT Decentralization, Survey Finds

IT decentralization can enable businesses to boost responsiveness and launch new services more quickly, but it can also create a lack of accountability.

Security Chiefs Must Embrace the Risk Posed by the Ransomware Epidemic

The ransomware epidemic challenges IT executives to adopt effective strategies to turn threats into opportunities to establish better business practices.