Articles by David Schwartzberg

About David Schwartzberg

David Schwartzberg is a Senior Security Engineer at Barracuda Networks, a security company where he specializes in network security. Utilizing his 6 years accounting experience and combined 17 years InfoTech and InfoSec experience, he speaks regularly with technology executives and professionals to help protect their corporate secrets and stay compliant. David holds a black belt in Taekwondo and is an amateur competitor. You can follow David on Twitter as @DSchwartzberg.

Cloud storage data risks and encryption

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Are you encrypting the data you keep in the cloud? Or are you trusting the cloud storage providers to do a decent job at security?

Cloud storage's hazy security lining at SC Congress NYC

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With the bring your own device (BYOD) gaining momentum, do you know how your users are managing to move their data to and fro? In all likelihood they are using the cloud. Read on for the risks and strategies to protect your sensitive information in the cloud.

Fresh Phish disguised as a PayPal Urgent Account Review Notification

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A wave of phishing emails targeting users of PayPal has been hitting mailboxes this weekend preying on your fear that someone has compromised your account.

SSL authenticity evolution

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After attending the annual GrrCON in Grand Rapids, Michigan I thought I would share my thoughts on the keynote address delivered by Moxie Marlinspike. Moxie detailed the problems with the existing certificate authority system and proposed his ideas for a solution.

SC Magazine gives Sophos Mobile Control 5-star Recommended Rating

SC Magazine gives Sophos Mobile Control 5-star Recommended Rating

Sophos Mobile Control receives a glowing review from SC Magazine, with top marks in each of the categories: Features, Ease of Use, Performance, Documentation, Support and Value for Money.

Can simple Google searches reveal your secrets?

Can simple Google searches reveal your secrets?

Sophos's David Schwartzberg examines how sometimes Google can do too good a job, and can expose private encryption keys.

How hackers tried to break into my wife's 1&1 account - via the phone

How hackers tried to break into my wife's 1&1 account - via the phone

Sophos senior security engineer David Schwartzberg describes how scammers tried to break into his wife's online account at web-hosting firm 1&1 - via the telephone.

Sophos at SC Congress Toronto 2011

Sophos at SC Congress Toronto 2011

David Schwartzberg, a Senior Security Engineer at Sophos, shares his impressions of the SC Congress held in Toronto.