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Mobile management: Expert guide

InfoWorld.com has put together a free, 20-page "Mobile Management Deep Dive" PDF special report that explains the innate security capabilities of the key mobile platforms (BlackBerry, iOS, Android, Symbian, Windows Mobile, Windows...

Adobe fixes critical Flash Player flaws

The Computerworld story, "Adobe fixes critical Flash Player flaw" posted on Wednesday contained incorrect information regarding the type of PowerPC Macs that Adobe will no longer provide Flash support.

Security vendors push intrusion-detection, professional services

Established vendors and startups last week announced products and services for network intrusion-detection and outsourced security management.

Report: Google Ditches Windows Over Security Issues

Google employees are slamming Microsoft's Windows operating system, claiming security vulnerabilities in the OS left the company open to Chinese hackers in January 2010, a new report says. According to the Financial Times, Google will...

Developer finds major coding errors in Facebook, MySpace

Social-networking sites MySpace and Facebook have apparently fixed coding errors that could have allowed an attacker access to all of their users' data and photos.

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Apple finally adds encryption to iCloud backups

Apple has rolled out a number of security features that will now offer end-to-end encryption to protect data, including backups, contacts, notes, photos, and wallet passes. The company also announced hardware Security Keys for Apple...

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A compliance fight in Germany could hurt Microsoft customers

A compliance fight between Microsoft and German regulatory authorities has gotten white hot, though it looks as though any penalties might bypass the company and take aim at its customers.

Data center / enterprise networking

Ransomware attack knocks Rackspace’s Exchange servers offline

Rackspace’s hosting for Exchange servers remained offline Tuesday after an outage Friday that the company now ascribes to a ransomware attack.

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What you need to know about the UK’s Online Safety Bill

The UK’s amended Online Safety Bill covers services available in the country even if they are based elsewhere. But what does the bill entail, and if passed, how will it affect companies that conduct business online?

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UK set to mandate right to request flexible work from first day on the job

The UK government has legislation in the works that will formalize flexible working, increasing the number of remote-work requests workers are entitled to and shortening the time employers have to respond.

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Biometrics are even less accurate than we thought

Biometrics are supposed to be a fundamental pillar of modern authentication. Unfortunately, for a wide range of reasons and in a variety of ways, many biometric implementations are wildly inaccurate.

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Hey, Google: It's time to step up your Pixel upgrade promise

The Pixel is meant to represent the very best Android has to offer. But it's lagging behind in one critically important area.

AWS brings Verified Access security to the Apple enterprise

Amazon is working with MDM providers such as Jamf to enable secure access to applications without the need for a VPN.

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AWS releases Wickr, its encrypted messaging service for enterprises

The release of the enterprise version of the encrypted messaging service, announced at AWS re:Invent, is designed to allow secure collaboration across messaging, voice, video and file sharing.

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The future of security: smarter devices that protect themselves

Jamf completed its acquisition of Zecops this week. Why is this important and what might it mean to enterprise mobile security?

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Why Macs and iPhones should avoid installing 'orphan' apps

When attacks are at an all time high it makes no sense to leave your Apple fleets exposed to third-party software vulnerabilities.

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Offboarding processes pose security risks as job turnover increases: Report

Research from YouGov finds that poor offboarding practices across industries including healthcare and tech are putting companies at risk, including for loss of end-user devices and unauthorized SaaS application use.

Offboarding processes pose security risks as job turnover increases: Report

Research from YouGov finds that poor offboarding practices across industries including healthcare and tech are putting companies at risk, including for loss of end-user devices and unauthorized SaaS application use.

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