Ericka Chickowski

An award-winning writer, Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading. Chickowski’s perspectives on business and technology have also appeared in dozens of trade and consumer magazines, including Consumers Digest, Entrepreneur, Network Computing and InformationWeek.
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May 12, 2020

7 Hot Takes on Cyber Incident Response Planning

When you fail to plan, you plan to fail. And according to a plurality of veteran security ...

May 04, 2020

DDoS Attack Stats Accelerate in Quarantine Era

Even as internet and cloud solution providers are scrambling to reliably handle increased ...

Apr 10, 2020

Ransomware Crooks Emboldened by More Payments, Experiments in 'Customer' Experience

A new report out from CyberEdge Group showed that ransomware attacks broke the record books ...

Apr 07, 2020

7 Cyberattacks Against Pandemic-Stressed Healthcare Orgs

It's only been a couple weeks since our team at Business Insights predicted that healthcare ...

Mar 16, 2020

The Protocol That's Putting Enterprise IoT At Extreme Risk

A protocol little known by executives outside of the networking world may put the future ...

Mar 05, 2020

Securing AI: The Next Gen of Enterprise Cybersecurity

Recently, a facial recognition vendor that consolidates billions of photos to fuel its ...

Feb 06, 2020

The 'Grass-is-Greener' Syndrome of Modern SOCs

While most enterprises recognize the critical role that security operation centers (SOC) ...

Feb 04, 2020

The Protocol That's Putting Enterprise IoT At Extreme Risk

A protocol little known by executives outside of the networking world may put the future ...

Jan 09, 2020

API Security a Top Concern for Cybersecurity in 2020

The role of the application programmable interface (API) keeps rising in prominence within ...

Jan 08, 2020

The Year Ahead for Kubernetes and Container Security

A new study out conducted among the DevSecOps community shows that Kubernetes use is rapidly ...

Dec 02, 2019

We Phish You a Very Merry Christmas and a Fraudulent New Year

The holiday season is kicking into full gear, and so is the annual holiday cybercrime surge. ...

Nov 28, 2019

SOC Prevalence and Maturity on the Rise

While most individual security analysts today are still overworked and battling burnout, the ...

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