WSJ Outlines current cybersecurity threats

Last week, The

Wall Street Journal

published a great cybersecurity piece that's definitely

worth a read. The authors provide detail explanations of common threats such targeted

attacks, botnets, adware, spyware, and more. While the article's information

won't be news to computer security professionals and seasoned network administrators,

it's worth a quick look and could serve as a reference the next time senior

management asks you to describe the latest network security threats.

By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...