Microsoft has awarded an Imagine Cup Grant to a team that developed a custom Windows Phone 7 and application that can diagnose malaria then upload the data to cloud servers that map the data to help track outbreaks.
This group of security companies includes several that want to capitalize on technology ideas that were originally devised to serve communities of special interest but could now take on a wider cybersecurity role.
Microsoft apparently plans a consumer preview in late February and aims for an October release of the commercial version, according to hints at CES.
Passwords offer good enough protection vs. the harm that breaches cause.
Security features in Windows 8 will discourage operating-system attacks and drive hackers to develop malware that compromises hardware directly.
As budgets are locked in for 2012 it's time to aggressively expand server virtualization, and those who are held back by cost may consider virtual desktops.
Hints about Microsoft's plans regarding security, touchscreen support, and participating vendors fuel speculation about the refreshed operating system.
The Windows 8 feature that logs users in if they touch certain points in a photo in the right order might be fun, but it's not very good security, according to the inventor of RSA's SecurID token.
Tech heavy-hitters including Google and Microsoft and Savvis are joining a program built to fortify cloud security standards.
It's VMware's market to lose, and lose it could with Microsoft, Red Hat and Citrix making big strides.
SSL protects e-commerce, but there have been highly publicized breaches of certificate authorities and a hack that exploits a vulnerability in the protocol.
IBM's X-Force security research team says mobile application markets are a haven for malware, and expects double the mobile exploits this year.
A third of people with Internet access declared their online resources as important as their physical ones, according to an international poll by Cisco.
If you're in the market for Ethernet switches, now's the time to buy.
Hartford Insurance is selling new insurance targeted specifically at small businesses.