Michael Nadeau

Senior Editor

Michael Nadeau is a senior editor with CSO Online. He has been a publisher and editor of magazines, books, and knowledgebases that help companies get the most from their ERP systems.

How do you secure the cloud? New data points a way

Ready for more secure authentication? Try these password alternatives and enhancements

Ready for more secure authentication? Try these password alternatives and enhancements

Password-only authentication is dead. Combine passwords with multifactor authentication, social login, biometrics, or risk-based authentication to better protect users and your reputation.

What is the New York Cybersecurity Regulation? What you need to do to comply

What is the New York Cybersecurity Regulation? What you need to do to comply

Officially called 23 NYCRR 500, this regulation requires financial services firms doing business in New York to have a full security risk assessment and plan.

What is cryptojacking? How to prevent, detect, and recover from it

What is cryptojacking? How to prevent, detect, and recover from it

Criminals are using ransomware-like tactics and poisoned websites to get your employees’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies. Here’s what you can do to stop it.

Data and privacy breach notification plans: What you need to know

Data and privacy breach notification plans: What you need to know

Failure to report breaches within the rules of the many global data and privacy protection regulations can result in penalties. Planning ahead will help avoid that.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): What you need to know to stay compliant

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): What you need to know to stay compliant

GDPR is a regulation that requires businesses to protect the personal data and privacy of EU citizens for transactions that occur within EU member states. And non-compliance could cost companies dearly. Here’s what every company that...

11 ransomware trends for 2018

11 ransomware trends for 2018

Ransomware creators are getting more sophisticated in how they infect systems, avoid detection, and foil decryption efforts.

Are you letting GDPR’s privacy rules trump security?

Are you letting GDPR’s privacy rules trump security?

An extreme approach to protecting privacy can actually make personal data less safe. Don’t overreact.

5 biggest healthcare security threats for 2018

5 biggest healthcare security threats for 2018

Healthcare continues to be a popular target for ransomware, cryptomining, data theft, phishing, and insider threats.

How to write a CISO job description

How to write a CISO job description

The chief information security officer has a big, mission critical job. Make sure you spell out the CISO's duties and expectations for the role.

Our top 7 cyber security predictions for 2018

Our top 7 cyber security predictions for 2018

Let’s face it: 2017 was a terrible year for cyber security with more phishing scams, ransomware, state-sponsored attacks, and new attack vectors. Will 2018 be better?

How to survive the worsening cyber threat landscape

How to survive the worsening cyber threat landscape

Industry and government cybersecurity experts offer advice for protecting business assets and reputation in an increasingly dangerous cyber threat landscape.

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