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Look beyond BYOD

Whether officially permitted or not, employees are using personally-owned smart phones, tablets, and PCs for work. A study by Gartner last year found that 57% ...

Rapid Cybersecurity Risk Assessments

Businesses and governments alike are struggling to effectively protect information systems from cyber-attack. The theory appears sound: We conduct risks assessment, identify areas of risk ...

Apple releases iOS 7.1 to address multiple security issues

On Monday Apple released iOS 7.1 to address a number of security issues. The update is now available through iTunes and Software Update on iOS devices. ...

C-13: Who’s the bully?

Bill C-13 is being promoted by the Conservatives as addressing cyber-bulling, but it is much more about the Harper government bullying Canadians into giving up ...

Adobe Releases Security Update for Adobe Shockwave Player

Adobe has released a security update to address a vulnerability in Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.7.148 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

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Cyber gang that stole $2 million from Barclays sentenced to 24 years

Nine men were sentenced this week, with the group’s leader getting five-and-a-half years.

Second burglary breach within a month for Coordinated Health

More than 700 Pennsylvania patients have been impacted after Coordinated Health experienced its second burglary-related data breach within a month.

Dell, Cisco, Microsoft, Google and friends shower OpenSSL in $$$s to make it all better

Web, IT goliaths to pour gold into more open-source code: Tech’s biggest names have vowed to pour cash into crucial open-source projects that glue the ...

LulzSec’s Sabu hacked foreign gov sites while under FBI control NYT

‘Bank records to login information’ dumped on feds’ server, it’s claimed: Ex-LulzSec chief Sabu orchestrated attacks on government computers in Iran, Syria, Pakistan and Brazil ...

Top vendor join to bolster OpenSSL, other open source projects, after Heartbleed

Reeling from the Heartbleed security fiasco, major IT vendors including Microsoft, IBM, Intel, Google and Cisco are backing a Linux Foundation initiative designed to boost ...

Huawei still selling to carriers in the U.S.

Despite its setbacks in the U.S., Huawei Technologies still expects growth from its carrier business in the nation, and is focusing on the market’s smaller ...

Tip of the Hat: Heartbleed prompts chastened tech giants to fund OpenSSL

Computerworld offers a Tip of the Hat to Jon Brodkin of Ars Technica for an incisive look at how only a potential disaster could convince ...

Feds warn health care sector of looming cyber attacks

The FBI believes that the lax security systems that the health care industry has in place make it a prime target for cyber attacks.

Linux Foundation Aims to Prevent Next Heartbleed, Recruits Tech Giants

IBM, Intel, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Microsoft and others join the Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative to prevent future crises like Heartbleed.

Top vendors join to bolster OpenSSL, other open source projects, after Heartbleed

Reeling from the Heartbleed security fiasco, major IT vendors including Microsoft, IBM, Intel, Google and Cisco are backing a Linux Foundation initiative designed to boost ...

Intralinks Acquires Document Security Firm docTrackr

Among docTrackrs technologies are its abilities to protect and track PDF, Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents, no matter where those documents are.

Reg probe bombshell: How we hacked mobile voicemail without a PIN

Months after Leveson inquiry, your message are still not secure: Special report Voicemail inboxes on two UK mobile networks are wide open to being hacked. ...

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