Let's face it. Software has holes. And hackers love to exploit them. New vulnerabilities appear almost daily. If you have software - we all do - you need to keep tabs on the latest vulnerabilities.
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There was a time, not long ago, when the biggest companies were cowed by the national security state. Now they aren't afraid to stand up for the rights and interests of their users.
David Gewirtz presents lessons taken from the world of cybersecurity and cyberwarfare that may be food for thought for those attempting to prevent the Ebola outbreak from spreading in the United States.
Australia's metadata-retention debate needs more than just an injection of technical clue. Some nuanced political discussion, informed by history and the law, would also be handy.
Do Americans want to be forgotten? Plus another SSL flaw, the FBI, and credit card security [Government IT Week]
Much is going on around the world. Click on in to see the latest government news from the US, Europe, Asia, Australia, and beyond.
A non-patch security update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 was causing systems to reboot. It's been a rough few months for Microsoft's update quality control.
BYOD means freedom of device choice for business users, but it can also unleash an avalanche of security concerns. This ebook will help you sort out the risks and take the right steps to contain...
Much like the back-end infrastructure for the Open Graph to constructing data centers around the globe, Facebook's preventative measures and protocols have made from scratch in-house.
The BuySecure initiative will implement enhanced payment security measures throughout the federal government, with hopes that the effort will trickle into the private sector.
In the era of BYOD, the less technical among us are prime targets for cybercrime attacks against your company. Learn the six top ways non-tech people get hacked.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending October 17, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
Patches are released for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, OS X Server and iTunes. A fix for the POODLE bug is included where appropriate. Most of the bugs are old ones in iTunes.
Apple's and Google's encryption plans have not gone down well with US law enforcement, and the agency's director says the companies are leading us down a dark path.
The social media giant has doubled reward levels for developers who point out flaws in the firm's advertising code.
The emergency services database containing the personal details of thousands of Victorians can not been breached by hackers, according to the organisation responsible for overseeing the emergency services communications system.
At times of crises like POODLE, Heartbleed and Shellshock, a good network IPS often provides effective protection long before it's practical to have systems patched.