At the heart of the problem is a recently patched security flaw in MailPoet, a plugin with over a million downloads.
"Young leaders think that … you just automatically come in, and become a team and it just doesn't work that way," says Tredgold, who has filled a series of leadership positions throughout his 25 years in IT.
News Scan: IT warned of growing distrust of management decisions; Debate continues over job-stealing robots; More
The top news stories for July 25, 2014.
Dropbox is beefing up the business version of its online cloud storage service with more granular security, new tools and full-text search
Despite all the warnings in the tech media about Bring-Your-Own-Device, or BYOD, security risks, a minority of organizations have implemented policies or processes to address BYOD, a new study finds.
News Scan: Assessing what the Microsoft layoffs mean; San Francisco releases open data strategic plan; more.
The top news stories for July 24, 2014.
More than ever, CIOs have the ability to help transform their organizations. And that fact couldn't come at a more crucial time, as a majority of CEOs worry about their company's ability to stay relevant and competitive.
We take a closer look at the enterprise implications of the deal that the Apple-IBM partnership for the CIO.
As wearables make their way into the workplace, IT departments must develop new BYOx policies that protect the company and its assets. Joe Siegrist offers advice on what such policies should include.
Here are some reasons why embracing both paper and digital may be a better idea than going completely paperless.
The top news stories for July 23, 2014.
CIOs, CTOs and CSOs face unprecedented pressures and scrutiny on the job, but at least 2014 salary rates are helping to lessen the pain. That is, if you live in the right market, and if you're male.
Need a new system administrator? Be prepared to pony up $673,719 a year in salary alone. At least that is the message of SysAdmins themselves, who were recently asked by IT software firm Solar Winds to put a price tag on the various 'extra' duties they perform on the job.
For insights on what consumerization in IT means to you, we invite you to join the FierceCIO webinar on "Consumerization and the CIO" to be held July 29, at 2 p.m. EST.
A growing awareness of cyber threats has many organizations adding the role of chief security officer or chief information security officer. Bob West shares his thoughts on when you need one, and what you should hold them accountable for.
News Scan: Female IT execs earn $25,000 less than male counterparts; Utility IT leaders report no sense of cyber security; more
The top news stories for July 22, 2014.
Box says it will offer unlimited storage to its lower-cost Business plan, and announced upcoming plans to integrate more closely with Microsoft's Office 365.
Rather than trying to use unique, complex passwords for every single Web service or computer system, a paper from Microsoft suggests you use simple password for sites and services that don't provide access to sensitive or valuable data.
Working together with the company Independent Security Evaluators, the Electronic Freedom Foundation is running a security bug-finding competition at the Defcon 22 security conference that will be held in Las Vegas next month.
The release date for the much anticipated 12-inch Retina MacBook may be pushed back, according to the latest rumors coming out of Taiwan.