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Smartphones and Tablets Create Huge Corporate Security Challenge

Adapting security and management for the new generation of mobile devices -- everything from the Apple iPhone and iPad to Google Android devices.

Microsoft Patches Critical IE9, Windows Bugs

Microsoft today patched 34 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office and other software, 15 of them labeled "critical" by the company.

Security Shootout: PlayBook, iPad, Android

By now, CIOs everywhere have felt at least a little pressure to bring new-fangled tablets to the enterprise: Apple iPads, BlackBerry PlayBooks, even Android.

Google Adds Download Defense to Chrome, Patches 15 Bugs

Version 12 of Google Chrome became available Tuesday, along with patches for 15 bugs in the browser.

To Beat Hackers, You Must Think Like Them

Whether in an office, a superstore, or an airport, the best IT security pros are always looking for vulnerabilities

Hackers May Try to Disrupt World IPv6 Day

Hundreds of popular websites -- including Google, Facebook, Yahoo and Bing -- are participating in a 24-hour trial of a new Internet standard called IPv6 on June 8.

As MacDefender Evolves, Cat-and-Mouse Security Comes to Mac

Even if MacDefender goes away, it has changed the Apple security game forever.

Eric Schmidt: Want Security? Get a Mac

Google’s Executive Chairman says a Mac plus Google Chrome browser and Google two-factor authentication offers the best computing security.

A Malware-induced Rapture for Mobile Devices?

May 21 didn't turn out to be the end of the world. But it did bring a reminder that the world is an increasingly risky place for mobile devices.

An EU Firewall Won't Protect Kids, Says Top Legislator

The European Union's top legislator on digital issues has said that education and awareness are the best way to protect children online, dealing a blow to plans...

Russian Company Cracks IOS 4 Hardware Encryption

Having cracked Apple iPhone backups last year, Russian security company ElcomSoft appears to have found a reliable way to beat the layered encryption system used...

Three Ways to Secure Macs at Work: Lessons from 'MacDefender'

Even in the face of more Mac malware activity, basic security education and common sense go a long way.

Five Things to Do Before Buying More Security Technology

Throwing more technology at security threats as they crop up is not the best way to go if the goal is to protect the most valuable data.