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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Their Own Worst Enemy

When British rock star Ron Wood said When I’m left on my own, I’m my own worst enemy he certainly wasn’t talking...

UN Report: Half of Nations Lack National Cybersecurity Plan

An analysis of the national cybersecurity preparedness of the world’s countries reveals news both good and bad. The...

On Petya, Deju Vu and Good Security Hygiene

As Yogi Berra famously said, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” That’s certainly how many IT and...

Survey Finds Data Security “Paramount” When Choosing Cloud Services

The fact that enterprises of all-sizes have gained efficiency, agility, and reductions in their move to the cloud is...

Poor Cloud Security Hygiene Catches Up with Enterprises

Every week there seems to be a continuous stream of news that continues to paint an unfortunate picture when it comes to...

The Importance of Security Frameworks

Today’s computing environments and frameworks are more complex than they’ve ever been. And not just for large...

It’s Time For Automate-first Policies When it Comes to Security

It’s time to stop thinking about security in terms of siloed toolsets and processes and start thinking about security...

Cloud Computing Growth Set to Soar

It seems like we have been talking about the transformational power of cloud computing forever, especially about how the...

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...