The biggest surprise of yesterday’s launch of the new Windows operating system wasn’t just that they skipped a number. It was that Microsoft has absorbed all the criticism of Windows 8, and is ready to put out an operating system it’s hoping businesses will fall in love with.
When an employee links a personal account to a company iPhone, who is responsible for removing it when the user leaves the company? A court recently weighed in.
While the media at large focuses on Apple’s iOS 8, new iPhones and smart watches, there’s been some bad news on the mobile security front yet again. Some highlights: A major Android flaw, and news that 15 million devices could be infected with mobile malware.
Recent breaches have once again thrust an old question back into the spotlight: Can the cloud be trusted?
An alarming gap in security seems to be to blame for private photos of celebrities leaking online. Apple’s claiming the problem has been fixed, but many remain skeptical and are wondering how it was allowed to happen in the first place.
Recent research by NTT Communications has an alarming takeaway: While companies may like to think they’re up-to-date on security, many are years behind in detecting and protecting against vulnerabilities.
Cyberattacks are getting more advanced than ever. Look no further than a recent case where hackers were able to nab 4.5 million health records from hospital patients after acting quickly to exploit the Heartbleed bug.
IT is in a precarious position: It has the knowledge to warn executives and users on the dangers of cyberattacks. But for whatever reason, these groups seem unable – or worse, unwilling – to get the message.
One of the most basic security mistakes out there is sharing account credentials and passwords. A new study finds many users are guilty of it – and plenty don’t even realize it’s a security risk.
IT sometimes gets so lost in the down-and-dirty details of day-to-day operations that it can lose sight of what the competition is up to and where your colleagues stand. With that in mind, Spiceworks put out its annual all-things-IT report. Huge this year: the cloud and mobile, as always.