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  • News: Nukona manages mobile app by app

    Startup Nukona is taking a different tack from mobile virtualization advocates when it comes to securing and managing apps, introducing a "wrapper" for individual apps in which enterprises can apply a specific set of policies for each one.

  • News: Hacktivism: The fallout from Anonymous and LulzSec Part 2

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  • News: Hacktivism: The fallout from Anonymous and LulzSec Part 1

    Like the mutant offspring of Captain Jack Sparrow and French anarchist Pierre Proudhon -- famous for his 'property is theft' claim -- activist hacking group LulzSec surfed the Web spreading debonair charm, chaos and reckless acts of 'hacktivism' in equal measure.

  • News: Microsoft patches critical IE, Silverlight drive-by bugs

    Microsoft today shipped eight security updates that patched 23 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer (IE), .Net Framework, Silverlight and other bits in its portfolio.

  • News: Computer infected? Blame yourself, Microsoft report concludes

    Zero-day exploits are nerve-racking for IT professionals but are far less dangerous than unpatched older vulnerabilities for which fixes are available, Microsoft says.

  • News: Cellphones will become a way to attack otherwise protected devices: report

    Mobile phones will become an increasing menace to network security that could drop malware onto protected devices when they dock to sync or plug into USB ports to charge, security experts say in a Georgia Tech report.

  • News: Security on a shoestring budget

    According to figures released recently by Kaspersky Lab, 1300 IT pros were asked about IT risks and security spending. Among large companies, the average security budget is $3.35 million, according to Kaspersky's data.

  • News: Drone fleet keylogger infection: How'd it happen?

    As you've probably heard by now, a rather tenacious keylogger has reportedly infected an Air Force unmanned aerial vehicle command center at the Creech Air Force Base in Nevada.

  • News: Experts explain greatest threats to cloud security

    Cloud security threats come in all shapes and sizes, so we asked eight experts to weigh in on what they see as the top threat to cloud security. The answers run the gamut, but in all cases, our cloud security panelists believe that these threats can be addressed.

  • News: Study: Many websites 'leaking' personal info to other firms

    Many top websites share their visitors' names, usernames or other personal information with their partners without telling users and, in some cases, without knowing they're doing it, according to a new study from Stanford University.

  • News: BlackBerry outage totally unexplained

    RIM has failed to make public the cause of yesterday's huge BlackBerry outage, which hit many small businesses and consumers who rely on the service.

  • News: 5 cloud security companies to watch

    Security is one of the major impediments to enterprises moving their resources into the cloud. So, it's not surprising that numerous cloud security companies are springing up, attempting to address specific cloud security issues, like protecting virtual machines or encrypting data in motion.

  • News: Microsoft pans Chrome, Firefox security

    Microsoft today launched a website that cranks out security scores for the various editions of its own Internet Explorer (IE) as well as browsers built by rivals Google and Mozilla.

  • News: 4 essential cloud security tips

    More and more enterprise IT shops - as they get comfortable with virtualization practices in their own private clouds - are considering a jump to the public cloud. But before making that leap, consider these pieces of advice from those that have already jumped.

  • News: 8 ways to become a cloud security expert

    Information about how to securely navigate in the public clouds is, well, cloudy. We asked enterprise IT folks and IT consultants what resources they turned to get educated on this particular topic. The responses can loosely be broken down into three categories: niche conferences; big conferences, and authoritative voices accessible on the Internet.

  • News: Public cloud security remains MISSION IMPOSSIBLE

    Someday, cloud security vendors and cloud services providers will convince enterprise IT that it's safe to move sensitive data and mission critical apps from the private cloud to the public cloud.

  • News: Beware of the iCloud

    ICloud, Apple's new cloud storage service, which officially launches this week, is an iPad/iPhone lover's dream and IT security professional's nightmare.

  • News: Fearing damage, Microsoft moved data after Japan earthquake

    Microsoft undertook a sizable data migration project following Japan's earthquake in March, fearing that one of its data centers could become dysfunctional because of aftershocks.

  • News: FTC: P-to-P software shared personal info from smartphones

    Peer-to-peer software developer Frostwire has agreed to settle U.S. Federal Trade Commission charges that its software would likely cause users to unknowingly share sensitive personal files, including pictures, from their Android devices, the FTC said Tuesday.

  • News: German officials admit to deploying intercept software

    Officials in a number of German state governments have owned up to using the Quellen-TKÜ Trojan Horse software in criminal investigations to intercept encrypted telecommunications on PCs. At least one state said it has suspended use of the software, after the Chaos Computer Club discovered that it could be controlled by anyone, not just law enforcement officers.



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