Ryan Francis

Managing Editor

Ryan Francis has been in the technology publishing field for 15 years. He currently is managing editor of CSO and Network World. He can be reached at rfrancis@idgenterprise.com.

Cybersecurity startups to watch

Do you have an incident response plan in place?

Do you have an incident response plan in place?

Details matter when developing an incident response (IR) plan. But, even the most successful IR plans can lack critical information, impeding how quickly normal business operations are restored.

Disaster recovery: How is your business set up to survive an outage?

Disaster recovery: How is your business set up to survive an outage?

Can your business get by with an asynchronous backup or must that offsite server be updated by the second to keep the business up and running at all times?

Hacktivist or script kiddy? Know your 10 types of hacker

Hacktivist or script kiddy? Know your 10 types of hacker

Understanding the different types of hackers and what motivates them can help you to identify the attackers you are most susceptible to and properly defend yourself and your organization

9 secrets to cyberattack survival

9 secrets to cyberattack survival

Following a breach, organizations should focus on mitigating damage and data loss and providing information to law enforcement

Would killing bitcoin end ransomware?

Would killing bitcoin end ransomware?

Bitcoin and ransomware seem to go hand-in-hand, but experts say that doing away with the cybercurrency would only force cybercriminals to find another anonymous avenue to extort money

10 ways tech pros can take charge of their professional development

10 ways tech pros can take charge of their professional development

With technology constantly changing, so must your job skills

The unseemly world of darkweb marketplaces

The unseemly world of darkweb marketplaces

Find out the various characteristics of a variety of underground markets that offer services for cybercriminals to profit from

How white hat hackers do bad things for good reasons

How white hat hackers do bad things for good reasons

Some companies are lovestruck with social engineering to monitor their employees

What 2017 has in store for cybersecurity

What 2017 has in store for cybersecurity

Donald Trump's administration seems to be the biggest concern

6 machine learning misunderstandings

6 machine learning misunderstandings

Enterprises should be aware of the ways machine learning can fall flat

10 ways to make sure your remote workers are being safe

10 ways to make sure your remote workers are being safe

Wombat Security Technologies recommends remote employees follow these 10 best practices to shore up security for their organizations -- and themselves

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