Windows users: Time to disable QuickTime

Apple has announced that it will no longer update QuickTime for Windows users. That means it’s time to relegate the software to the garbage bin of technology. 

In Apple v. the government, most IT pros side with Apple

Two-thirds of information technology professionals are on Apple’s side in an ongoing dispute over whether encryption should be broken to aid in law enforcement. 

Mac is making its way into more corporate offices

While Apple has always lagged behind competitors in enterprise use, it has seen an “unprecedented” increase in corporate use recently, according to a recent survey. The question is: Is this growth sustainable? 

Apple’s push to tougher passwords could be problematic for users

One of the least noticed announcements from Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference could have a big effect on the security of mobile devices – but it also highlights a risk of password technology. 

Yes, you can still trust the cloud … if you’re smart about it

Recent breaches have once again thrust an old question back into the spotlight: Can the cloud be trusted?

Compromising photos leaked: What it means for your users

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. 

iOS 8 may not have much for enterprise

Apple unveiled its new mobile operating system, iOS 8, at the recent World Wide Developers Conference. There was plenty of news to go around, but only a few features that might improve the business case. 

Warning to iPhone users: Change your Apple password NOW

Many iPhone and iPad users were shocked to wake up and find that their devices had been locked out remotely – and they’d have to pay up if they wanted them unlocked. 

Are mobile users second-class citizens for patches?

Apple recently released a fix for several vulnerabilities with an update to iOS 7.  But something about the way those updates were released isn’t sitting right with security-conscious users. 

Apple’s security nightmare: What IT needs to know

One way you can tell how serious a cyberattack, data breach or other IT incident was is by looking at when it’s announced to the public. If it’s timed to avoid headlines, you know it’s pretty bad.  So when Apple announced a flaw in its products on a Friday evening, the general thinking was, “Yikes.”