Profile for Curt Franklin
Member Since: May 24, 2017
Curtis Franklin, Jr. is editor of Light Reading's Security Now. He is also Light Reading's editor for security and similarly spooky, scary topics. Curtis has been writing about technologies and products in computing and networking since the early 1980s. He has contributed to a number of technology-industry publications including Dark Reading, InformationWeek, Enterprise Efficiency, ChannelWeb, Network Computing, InfoWorld, PCWorld, HowStuffWorks, and ITWorld.com on subjects ranging from enterprise security to mobile enterprise computing and how insecticides actually kill things. Curtis is the author of hundreds of articles, the co-author of three books (including Cloud Computing: Technologies and Strategies of the Ubiquitous Data Center), and has been a frequent speaker at computer and networking industry conferences across North America and Europe. A new book on cloud security, sure to be a best-seller, is currently in the works. When not writing, Curtis is a painter, photographer, cook and multi-instrumental musician. He is active in amateur radio (KG4GWA), running, hiking, stand-up paddleboarding, and is a certified Florida Master Naturalist.
A recently discovered flaw in Microsoft's Office 365 suite could meant that a business's so-called "stealthy admins" could compromise security without even realizing it.
BGPMON researchers have found that Russian DNS servers redirected Internet traffic through Russia several times earlier this month. The question is whether it's a test or a harbinger of things to come.
Of all the breaches, malware and ransomware that security researchers saw this year, WannaCry had the greatest effect, according to Kaspersky Labs.
A pair of researchers from enSilo have disclosed how they created a new vulnerability within Windows-based systems that can compromise NTFS transactions, and the worst part is that security vendors are not prepared.
When it comes to security, how deceptive should enterprises be to thwart cybercriminals? Attivo Networks and a number of other security startups are advocating a different approach.
ARCHIVED | August 31, 2017, 3pm EDT
An interview with Steve Grobman, CTO of McAfee
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