Maria Korolov

Contributing Writer

Maria Korolov has been covering emerging technology and emerging markets for the past twenty years. She has reported from Russia, India, and Afghanistan, and recently returned to the United States after running a news bureau in China for five years

AI’s biggest risk factor: Data gone wrong

How AI will impact your IT career

How AI will impact your IT career

AI is fast becoming a go-to technology for business transformation, shaking up roles across the enterprise. Here’s how to make the most of this inevitable evolution.

The future of ERP is AI

The future of ERP is AI

Despite cultural barriers and legacy tech, AI is poised to take over ERP functions, with ERP vendors adding new machine learning features and enterprises keen to investigate.

Cybercrooks fight over DDoS attack resources

Cybercrooks fight over DDoS attack resources

As more groups get into the denial-of-service attack business they're starting to get in each other's way, according to a report released this morning. That translates into a smaller average attack size.

Ad network takes steps to reduce fraud

Ad network takes steps to reduce fraud

Online advertisers are losing billions to fraud, but one advertising network has successfully taken steps to clean up its platform. U.S. advertisers spent more $25 billion on programmatic online ads last year, meaning that about $8...

Report: Average ransomware demand now over $1,000

Report: Average ransomware demand now over $1,000

The average amount of a ransomware demand has increased from $294 in 2015 to $1,077 last year, according to a new report by Symantec.

Automated mitigation on endpoint devices and networks can be tricky

Automated mitigation on endpoint devices and networks can be tricky

Many companies have automated systems in place for preventing, detecting, and investigating security incidents, but automating the incident response and mitigation process for networks and endpoint devices has been a tougher nut to...

Security automation is maturing, but many firms not ready for adoption

Security automation is maturing, but many firms not ready for adoption

The security automation industry is still in its infancy, with most vendors just a year or two old, but there are already some promising technologies that enterprises can put to use - if they have already laid the required ground work....

How the insurance industry could change the game for security

How the insurance industry could change the game for security

The recent growth in the cyber insurance market is already improving security in some industry segments, and has the potential to do more -- if the industry is able to address its data problem

Latest OWASP Top 10 looks at APIs, web apps

Latest OWASP Top 10 looks at APIs, web apps

The new release of the OWASP Top 10 list is out from the Open Web Application Security Project, and while most of it remains the same there are a couple of new additions, focusing on protections for web applications and APIs

Cyberespionage, ransomware big gainers in new Verizon breach report

Cyberespionage, ransomware big gainers in new Verizon breach report

Verizon released its tenth annual breach report this morning, and cyberespionage and ransomware were the big gainers in 2016. Cyberspionage accounted for 21 percent of cases analyzed, up from 13 percent last year, and was the most...

Cybersecurity industry braces for tighter visa rules

Cybersecurity industry braces for tighter visa rules

The current climate surrounding visas, immigrants and international travel will change the way some tech companies operate, and may harm US cybersecurity -- but there is also a chance that it will inspire more Americans to enter the...

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