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Three Important Ways Windows 8 Provides Password Protection

Protecting your business's data is critical, and passwords are the first line of defense. Windows 8 makes managing unique, complex passwords easier, so that workers actually use them.

Adobe Promises Reader Zero-day Patch on Friday

Adobe plans to release a patch Friday for an older version of the Reader PDF viewer to stymie attacks.

Sourcefire Shipping Its First Two App-aware, Next-Gen Firewalls

Sourcefire Monday said it expects to begin shipping its first two next-generation firewall appliances later this month, entering an increasingly crowded market.

2011's Biggest Security Snafus

Perhaps it was an omen of what was to come when the city of San Francisco on New Year's Eve 2010 couldn't get a backup system running in its Emergency Operations Center because no one knew the password.

MobileIron's Management Software Prepares for Android

MobileIron hopes to help businesses prepare for what it believes will be an onslaught of Android phones in 2012 with an updated version of its mobile device...

Cisco, Juniper, Check Point, Palo Alto Among Firms in Security Contest

TheInfoPro study finds Cisco and Juniper down, Check Point and Palo Alto up in a firewall popularity contest.

WatchGuard Launches IOS-friendly Security Appliance

WatchGuard's latest security appliance, the XTM 330, allows business travelers from small enterprises to use their iPads or iPhones to communicate securely with...

Twitter Scoops up Mobile Security Developer Whisper Systems

Twitter may be planning to boost its mobile security options with the acquisition of Whisper Systems, a company that offers security products for Android phones...

Google Protects Its Current HTTPS Traffic Against Future Attacks

Google has modified the encryption method used by its HTTPS-enabled services including Gmail, Docs and Google+, in order to prevent current traffic from being...

OpenPGP JavaScript Implementation Allows Webmail Encryption

Researchers from German security firm Recurity Labs have released a JavaScript implementation of the OpenPGP specification that allows users to encrypt and...

Google, Microsoft Join New Cloud-Security Registry

Tech heavy-hitters including Google and Microsoft and Savvis are joining a program built to fortify cloud security standards.

Mobile Devices, Virtualization Are Biggest Security Challenges: Survey

Increased use of mobile devices, especially smartphones, in addition to the transition to virtualization, are key factors weighing on companies.

Firewalls Can't Keep up With DDoS Attacks

As denial of service attacks accelerate, research reveals that firewalls and other conventional security measures can't ensure protection.