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  • News: Hackers increasingly zero in on small businesses, Symantec says

    Companies in the defense industry are the top targets of such attacks

  • News: Qualcomm taps former Intel executive to run marketing

    Qualcomm on Monday said it has appointed a former Intel executive to run marketing as the company expands in the mobile device space.

  • News: Samsung: Apple pushed expert witnesses to change their minds

    Samsung accused Apple of improperly influencing expert witnesses on Monday, following the amendment of an expert report delivered to the Korean company's legal team late Sunday night.

  • News: TSMC follows Intel to invest in ASML for smaller chips

    Following Intel's lead, contract chip maker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), is investing €838 million (US$1 billion) in Netherlands tools maker ASML to speed up the development of faster and more power-efficient chips while reducing manufacturing costs.

  • Opinion: Apple, Samsung Wage Battle Both In and Out of Court

    If anyone believed the court contest between Apple and Samsung wasn't a bare-knuckle brawl, the first week of the patent infringement trial should have disabused them of those notions.

  • News: Barclays opens entrepreneur hub in Tech City

    Barclays is opening a centre dedicated to entrepreneurs next to the Google Campus in East London’s Tech City, chancellor George Osborne has announced.

  • News: Trial with Samsung reveals Apple's 7-inch iPad vision, 'Purple Project'

    Apple considered developing a car or a camera after seeing the iPod's success, and in early 2011 one of its top executives recommended making a 7-inch iPad, Friday's testimony and documents revealed in the company's patent suit against Samsung.

  • Opinion: Need to Choose a Creative Commons License? This New Tool Can Help

    Creative Commons licensing can be a good way for businesses and artists alike to protect their creative works while enabling productive sharing, but figuring out which of the six Creative Commons licenses is best for you can feel like a daunting challenge.

  • News: Jack Jones: Numbers game

    When someone says Jack Jones wrote the book on how to think about information risk, they mean it literally. He created the Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR), which gave security professionals a method of defining and analyzing risk in a way that was more consistent and understandable.

  • News: Shelley Stewart: Business view

    With her broader view of risk and deep knowledge of business, Shelley Stewart has made risk and security management a value creator. The executive director of global security for Cummins, an international manufacturer of diesel engines and power generators, didn't come to the position with the usual background in security.

  • News: Kristin Lovejoy: Enabling innovation

    Imagine for a moment you work for one of the best-known companies in the world, one that made computers an essential part of business. Imagine this company, with more than half a million employees, had let each business unit create its own security systems as long as it followed certain guidelines. Now imagine it's time to replace that with an enterprisewide security architecture. Most people would reasonably imagine this to be a scary, overwhelming project.

  • News: Dick Parry: Culture change

    Over the past 30 years, Novartis's Dick Parry has seen and done almost everything in the security field. He has gone from beat cop all the way up to head of security and information protection for a world-renowned medical research institute. Doing so has meant changing in ways he never anticipated when he started out.

  • News: Defcon Wi-Fi hack called no threat to enterprise WLANs

    Security researchers at the recent Defcon event showed a successful attack against one part of Wi-Fi network security, but experts say it will have zero impact on enterprise WLANS.

  • News: Eric Cowperthwaite: Connect the dots

    Businesses frequently divide risk and security efforts among several business units or make them specific to a certain place or type of activity: Electronic is separate from physical is separate from financial. However, keeping them all apart makes it impossible to understand how one risk can affect and exacerbate so many others. That's the problem Eric Cowperthwaite, CISO for Providence Health and Services, is most concerned with.

  • News: Rick Kelly: Value focus

    In its more than 200 year-history, Harsco had never had a CSO or even much interest in security. That changed in 2008 when the industrial services company asked Rick Kelly to come in as CSO and create a security and risk function. This was no small task: Harsco has 450 locations in 55 countries and had $3 billion in revenues last year.

  • News: Judge rejects Apple's punishment against Samsung

    The judge in Apple's patent-infringement suit against Samsung Electronics turned down Apple's request that she rule in its favor as punishment for an improper disclosure by Samsung.

  • News: EA files copyright suit against Zynga over 'The Sims Social'

    Electronic Arts has sued Zynga, developer of the popular -Ville brand of social media games, alleging that the company violated EA copyright pertaining to its Facebook game "The Sims Social," EA said Friday.

  • News: Can Congress Protect the Nation's Critical Infrastructure?

    The nation's critical infrastructure is at risk--a well-executed cyber attack could have a potentially devastating effect. Congress is trying to patch some of the holes with legislation, but a recent survey found that most security experts have little faith that government regulation can do the trick.

  • News: Apple v. Samsung Highlights Insanity of Tech Patents

    Patent litigation has become standard business practice in the tech world, and no rivalry demonstrates that better than Apple and Samsung. The ongoing trial between the two smartphone and tablet leaders is the poster child for all that is wrong with tech patents.

  • News: US House to ITU: Hands off the Internet

    The U.S. House of Representatives voted late Thursday to send a message to the United Nations' International Telecommunication Union that the Internet doesn't need new international regulations. The vote was unanimous: 414-0.



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