IT Security


Survey: Small Businesses Ignore Risks of Data Protection on Mobile Devices

Mozy recently released the surprising results of a data protection survey. The survey, produced by Mozy and independent market research firm Compass Partners, LLC, found that an increasing number of professionals (80 percent) work remotely and rely on personal devices such as smartphones (63 percent), iPads (30 percent) and laptops (80 percent) to access company data.

Internet Censosrship Revealed Through Haze of Malware Pollution

On a January evening in 2011, Egypt – with a population of 80 million, including 23 million Internet users – vanished from cyberspace after its government ordered an Internet blackout amidst anti-government protests that led to the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. The following month, the Libyan government, also under siege, imposed an Internet “curfew” before completely cutting off access for almost four days.

HOB Debuts Newest Version of Remote Access Software

HOB Inc. recently announced the debut of HOB Remote Desktop VPN, the company's secure remote access product. Available today, HOB RD VPN is a software-based solution designed to securely access centrally stored company data and applications using any device from anywhere and at any time.

NTT America, Integralis Partner to Ease Global Enterprise Cloud Deployments

NTT America, a global infrastructure services provider and wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, and Integralis, a global provider of IT security and information risk management solutions, recently announced an ongoing partnership to provide global enterprises with secure, high performance, streamlined and cost-effective use of cloud computing.

OneLogin Debuts One-Time Password App

OneLogin recently announced the debut of its mobile one-time password (OTP) app, which lets users perform multi-factor authentication with the click of a button. Available on all major smartphone platforms, including iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry OS 6 and 7, the app is free with every OneLogin plan.

Endpoint Security Solutions Examined by Independent Tests

Bit9 recently announced the results from an independent test demonstrating that Bit9 Parity Suite outperforms the competition in protecting against Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attacks.

IT Shows Ends With a Bang

The 2012 version of the RSA conference ended the same way it began, busy and full of promise. It seemed to me the aisles were full of attendees and booth staff members were all busy explaining their IT security products.

Lumeta Announces IPsonar 5.4

Lumeta Corp. recently announced the latest release of IPsonar which now includes Enhanced Perimeter Discovery (EPD).



What's on that Platform?

HP has announced an integrated platform of risk-driven security solutions that provides enterprises clear visibility across traditional, mobile and cloud environments, and enables the ability to apply adaptive security defenses based on specific organizational risks.

RSA Conference Announces Recipients of 15th Annual Award Program

RSA Conference, the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, recently announced the honorees of its 15th annual awards program.

Growth in SaaS, Mobile Applications Increases Requirement for Software Security Testing at Scale

Veracode Inc. recently announced the availability of a whitepaper, ‘Outsourcing the problem of software security’, produced by primary research and analysis company, Quocirca.

Study: Encryption Critical to Increase Security Posture

Thales, provider of information systems and communications security, recently announced the publication of the 2011 Global Encryption Trends Study.

Cloud Security Alliance Launches Mobile, Innovation Initiatives

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) recently announced two significant new initiatives for 2012, addressing growing areas of need in cloud security -- mobile computing and innovation.

HID Global Demonstrates First Single-Provider Solution for Physical-Logical Access

HID Global recently announced its highly-integrated fraud detection service from its Identity Assurance business, ActivIdentity.

Simple is Smart

Security takes on a new perspective when looking at the IT side of the aisle. After my first day through the RSA Conference in San Francisco, I have to say Cherry’s FIPS 201 compliant keyboard makes simple look pretty smart.

NQ Mobile

Report Identifies Top Three Malware Threats for 2012

A new report from NQ Mobile Inc., indicates that from 2010 to 2011, Android officially overtook Symbian as the most targeted mobile platform in the world by cyber criminals.

Survey Highlights Webmasters' Struggles with Hacked Sites

StopBadware and Commtouch recently published a joint report titled "Compromised Websites: An Owner's Perspective" that chronicles webmasters' experiences with hacked websites. The report presents statistics and opinions on how site owners navigate the process of learning their sites have been hacked and repairing the damage.

Damballa Discovers Advanced Evasion Techniques Being Used by Six Crimeware Families

Damballa Inc. recently released results of its discovery of advanced stealth techniques used by six crimeware families to carry out global cyber attacks.

Unintentional Exposure of Corporate Data Through Theft, Loss of Removable Devices Examined in Survey

Imation Corp. recently revealed the results of a recent survey of 302 IT decision makers in the U.S. and Canada, which was conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Imation. According to the survey, 37 percent of IT decision makers reported that their business had unintentionally exposed corporate data through theft or loss of removable devices in the past two years.

Santiago, Chile, Metro System Ensures Passenger Safety with Security Monitoring System

Passengers on the Santiago Metro system can travel more safely to their destinations due to a new security monitoring system from IndigoVision. More than two million passengers a day travel on the Santiago metro, the backbone of the Chilean capital’s public transport system.

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    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

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