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  • News: Smartphones and tablets create huge corporate security challenge

    Adapting security and management for the new generation of mobile devices -- everything from the Apple iPhone and iPad to Google Android devices to name a few -- is turning out to be a huge corporate challenge.

  • News: 46% of Brits don't back up their mobile or laptop

    Just over half of Brits have a back-up of their laptop or mobile phone says Absolute Software.

  • News: U.S. questioned China about Change.org attack

    The U.S. State Department questioned the Chinese government about a cyberattack that had temporarily shutdown Change.org after the site held a petition urging Chinese authorities to release artist Ai Weiwei from custody.

  • News: What CFOs Care About Besides Your IT Budget

    CFOs need to understand more than the costs and financial benefits to adopting cloud and consumer technologies. They're also on the hook to protect against risk

  • News: Cellcrypt releases voice encryption app for Android

    The company Cellcrypt released an application on Tuesday for mobile phones running Android that encrypts voice calls, addressing increasing concern that voice traffic over cellular networks could be intercepted with off-the-shelf equipment.

  • News: Securing Volly: A Pitney Bowes challenge

    Ensuring the strongest possible security is one of Pitney Bowes main priorities -- and challenges -- in implementing Volly and planning the infrastructure that will support it.

  • News: Top 10 iPhone Passcodes Revealed

    There are 10,000 possible passcodes for an iPhone, yet 15 percent of users have one of the 10 most popular codes, according to app developer Daniel Amitay, whose Big Brother Camera Security app records anonymous passcode data from users.

  • News: Despite years of talk, utilities remain compromised

    Experts say power grid remains vulnerable, though progress has been made.

  • News: Get your money for nothing, get your certs for free

    A new SSL certificate authority squeezes so much overhead out of supplying certs that it plans to give them away starting next month and to continue at least through the end of the year.

  • News: Facebook 'contempt' juror faces jail

    A juror who allegedly contacted a trial defendant via Facebook faces jail for contempt of court in a legal first for the UK.

  • News: Games outfit Codemasters struck down by hackers

    High-profile UK games developer Codemasters has admitted that hackers broke into the company’s servers earlier this month and stole customer login data, including names, addresses, and dates of birth.

  • News: Spear phishers sharpen skills, craft 'incredible' attacks, say experts

    Recent break-ins at high-profile targets like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) demonstrate just how proficient hackers have become at 'spear phishing,' researchers said today.

  • News: Can virtual machine and cloud systems secure PCI payment card data?

    Can sensitive payment card data be processed and held in virtual-machine (VM) systems or cloud-computing environments?

  • News: Lulzsec sets sights on U.S. Senate and game-maker Bethesda

    The Lulzsec hacking group continues to cause headaches for IT staffers. On Monday it published data it obtained from servers belonging to the U.S. Senate and Bethesda Softworks, a Rockville, Maryland, game maker.

  • News: Russian bank puts lie detector in ATM machine

    Customers of the Russian Sperbank might in future have to pay attention to how nervous they sound if they wish to withdraw money from the bank’s ATM machines.

  • News: Cloud security case 3: Inavero

    By now, many people understand that the cloud is not one thing but a variety of possible architectures and options. Nathan Goff, operations director and partner at Inavero, can attest to the truth of that. Goff is using a wide range of cloud offerings from Rackspace, including its IaaS, platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and managed-host offerings.

  • News: Cloud security case 1: Mohawk Fine Papers

    Paul Stamas won't deny that cost savings, elasticity and agility are all benefits of cloud computing. However, the CIO at Mohawk Fine Papers would argue that these benefits are not by themselves sound reasons to make the move to the cloud. The conversation, he says, begins and ends with the business context.

  • News: Cloud security case 2: BuildFax

    For Joe Emison, vice president of R&D at BuildFax, scalability was the main motivator for moving the company's infrastructure to the cloud. But once there, Emison says, it quickly became apparent that IaaS was also a boon to security.

  • News: More tales from the cloud

    For companies considering cloud computing, the biggest monkey wrench in the works tends to be security. IT and business leaders alike worry about security concerns such as the protection of sensitive data, access control and identity management, regulatory compliance, the complexities of multitenancy, and how to determine best practices despite a lack of mature standards in the industry.

  • News: Porn Site Users Beware: Hackers May Have Your Email

    The mischievous computer hacking team known as LulzSec has turned its attention from consumer electronics maker Sony to the pornography industry -- at least for now.



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