George Hulme

George V. Hulme is an internationally recognized information security and business technology writer. For more than 20 years Hulme has written about business, technology, and IT security topics. For five years, Hulme served as senior editor at InformationWeek magazine, he covered the IT security and homeland security beats. His work has appeared in CSOOnline, ComputerWorld, Network Computing, Government Computer News, Network World, San Francisco Examiner, TechWeb, VARBusiness, and dozens of other technology publications.

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More than half of execs (incorrectly) see cloud as more secure than their own data centers

You hear it all the time: the cloud is more secure than on-premises systems. It’s stated as if it’s an irrefutable...

With Cloud Maturity Comes Security Growing Pains

In battle things happen fast. Environmental conditions change, targets change, and throughout the fight, the...

Small businesses, big target

I’ve had this conversation hundreds of times, so I wasn’t surprised when it came up again—this time with a friend...

Security in DevOps? Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That.

A pair of newly-released surveys indicate that while progress is being made, organizations aren’t integrating security...

Healthcare Organizations Increasingly Seek Relief in Cloud

Healthcare organizations are turning to cloud computing in greater numbers – and for good reason. Healthcare is facing...

Shining a Light Into IT’s Shadows

It seems every week there’s another study or headline highlighting how shadow IT is an ever-increasing concern for IT...

The Time Has Come to Fully Embrace Security Automation

Last week the security industry put another RSA Conference in the record books. This year certainly was an interesting...

What Cool Cybersecurity Job is Right for You?

Information security is one of the hottest, most-desired careers. When I, however, talk with college students and recent...

Six security essentials to jumpstarting a cloud security program

When you are securing traditional on-premises systems, you own the responsibility for securing everything from the...

Hadoop, CouchDB Users Latest Attack Targets

The attacks on databases just keep coming. First, it was the MongoDB attack, then as Evident.io’s John Martinez wrote...

The Big Cloud Security Skills In-demand Right Now

Whenever one looks at the cybersecurity job market, there’s never a lack of speculation as to the shortage of...

Cybersecurity, Regulatory Compliance and the Big Senior Management Disconnect

When it comes to cybersecurity and regulatory compliance some things never change. Despite the increasingly higher fines...