• Wi-Fi safety tips while traveling this Thanksgiving

    When you are traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday, you may be tempted to catch up on work or view videos while waiting for your train, plane or other mode of transportation. Here are five tips to use public Wi-Fi safely, offered by Dirk Gates in an InfoWorld article.

Pearson VUE cops to breach of credential management system used by Cisco, Oracle and others

Pearson VUE admitted Saturday to a data breach of its credential management system that big tech names such as Cisco, Oracle and IBM use.

What IoT means for chief information security officers

One of the hottest topics in IT and business circles today is the emergence of the Internet of Things. But figuring out how to best secure the data a multitude of objects will generate and share could be one of the most daunting challenges facing chief information security officers and other IT security executives as their organizations launch IoT initiatives.

Data-stealing malware hits Starwood POS systems

Starwood Hotels has admitted that it found data-stealing malware on the point of sale systems at more than 50 of its properties.

Led by Angler, exploit kit activity surged 75% in Q3, says Infoblox

There's more bad news for the IT security community. It appears that exploit kit activity jumped 75 percent year-over-year in the third quarter, according to the Infoblox DNS Threat Index released Wednesday.

Avanan emerges from stealth with cloud-based product to secure data in enterprise SaaS apps

Security startup Avanan emerged from stealth mode on Wednesday with the launch of a cloud-based platform. The new platform offers cloud-based versions of leading security products, which protect data in enterprise software as a service applications, such as Office 365, Box and Google Drive.


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