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more software vulnerabilities disclosed in 2016 than ever before


posted 2017-02-06 1 of more software vulnerabilities disclosed in 2016 than ever beforerisk based security's software vulnerability report for 2016 shows find that the number of new flaws found during the year set a record and that bug bounty programs are an important source of new discoveries.the number of vulnerabilities keeps risingaccording to risk based security's vulndb vulnerability tracking system, there were 15,000 reported vulnerabilities in 2016, setting a new record.vulnerability impact variesnot all of the vulnerabilities reported in any given year have the same impact. common vulnerabilities scoring system (cvss) scores, which attempt to measure the impact o iven vulnerability, have been trending higher in recent years, showing that both the volume and severity of vulnerabili






large ddos attacks on the rise but web application attacks decline


posted 2017-02-16 1 of large ddos attacks on the rise, akamai report findsakamai finds an increasing volume of ddos attacks greater than 100g bps in q4, while the volume of web application attacks declined.largest attack in the quarter was 517g bpswhile ddos attacks larger than 100g bps were once very rare, there were 12 such attacks in the fourth quarter. the top attack came in at a peak bandwidth of 517g bps.mirai remains active botnets remain the top source of ddos attack traffic. four botnets generated 10 ddos attacks exceeding 300g bps between july 2014 and december 2016, with the mirai iot botnet holding the top two spots.the u.s. is the top source of ddos attackswhile ddos is a global phenomenon, the u.s. is the top source of ddos attack traffic, representing 24 percent of attacks i






phishing attack study shows cloud services a favorite target


posted 2017-02-09 1 of phishing site study reveals why these cyber-s s pervade the webphishlabs’ "2017 phishing trends and intelligence report" reveals a growing number of phishing attacks are targeting cloud storage providers.financial institutions are the most targetedfinancial institutions again were the top target of phishing attacks in 2016, although the overall share has declined in recent years.more phishing attacks hit cloud storage phishlabs expects cloud storage will surp financial institutions as the top attack target in 2017.2016 phishing volume spiked mid-year phishlabs found that phishing volume in 2016 spiked in the middle of the year, bucking the trend of attacks surging at the end of the year during the holiday season. phishlabs attributes the mid-year phishing spike to at






survey reveals gap in midmarket companies' true security capabilities


posted 2017-01-31 1 of survey shows gap between perception, reality in midmarket securityarctic wolf networks survey provides insights into how mid-market companies think about security and what they actually do to enforce it security.most organizations are confident in their security posturewhen asked about security posture, 95 percent of respondents indicated that they believed their organizations were above average. mid-market organizations trust perimeter security productslooking deeper into the perceptions of mid-market companies, the arctic wolf networks study asked it professional if the perimeter security products they us can combat all cyber-security threats. the majority of respondents agreed with the statement that perimeter security works, with 43 percent agreeing strongly and






study shows wide differences in use of wifi, 4g for internet access


posted 2017-02-21 1 of wireless study shows sharp differences in how mobile users access weba study by mobile data platform ogury showed that whether u.s. mobile customers used wifi or 4g technology to access the web depended largely on what carriers were predominant in various regions. there are some wifi-loving statesogury revealed the states where mobile users relying most on wifi connectivity. tops was vermont, where 81.2 percent use wifi over 4g. west virginia was next, followed by maine at 79 percent.there are wifi-averse stateson the flip side, ogury found that just 29.8 percent of all connections in colorado rely upon wifi. in georgia, 38.7 percent of connections prefer wifi and 40.2 percent in illinois.states that want 4g connectivityit's no surprise that 62.2 percent of colorado






libreoffice 5.3 first version that's fully deployable to cloud


posted 2017-02-03 1 of libreoffice 5.3 upgrade brings open-source office suite to the cloudthe open-source office suite enhances multiple features, making it easier for users to build documents, spreadsheets and presentations.writer gets pdf improvementsusers now can digitally sign pdf files and verify existing signatures. pdf support overall has improved, with the ability to insert pdfs into document files as images.help menu system is improvedthe help menu system has been enhanced, providing access to community support forums as well as user guides.safe mode provides stabilitythe new safe mode in libreoffice 5.3 will start the office suite with extensions disabled, to help users identify problems that could be slowing down the office suite or causing it to crash.table formatting gets new






lg watch sport combines lte, wifi connectivity with fitness features


posted 2017-02-10 1 of lg watch sport designed to take a ntage of android wear 2.0the lg watch sport is one of the first smartwatches to support android wear 2.0, which was released on feb. 8. google says it collaborated with lg on the watch sport's design, which features lte as well as wifi connectivity.it runs the newly released android wear 2.0arguably the biggest feature in the lg watch sport is its operating system. android wear 2.0 was unveiled at google i/o in may but didn’t find its way to devices until now. it comes with a built-in app marketplace, an always-on watch face and a customizable home screen. the watch features a round, high-quality displaythe lg watch sport comes with a round display measuring 1.4 inches. according to lg, the display has a resolution of 480-by-480 and






tails 2.10 linux delivers updated security and privacy tools


posted 2017-02-02 1 of privacy-focused tails 2.10 linux includes security updates, new toolsthe first 2017 release of the privacy-focused linux distribution patches security issues and provides a new anonymous sharing tool called onion share.default search engine is now duckduckgoduckduckgo is now the default search engine choice in tails 2.10, replacing disconnect.me, which was the default in prior releases.several security vulnerabilities have been patchedeach tails release includes security updates from the upstream open-source projects the linux distribution includes.tor browser updated to version 6.5among the updated applications in tails 2.10 is the tor browser, which is based on the mozilla firefox web browser. the latest tor browser update benefits from security patches made by moz






cisco it security report shows server vulnerabilities rising


posted 2017-02-10 1 of cisco cyber-security report finds server threats increased in 2016cisco's 2017 annual cybersecurity report reveals some significant trends, including a dramatic rise in spam volume as well as an increase in server vulnerabilities.malware shifts to web-based attacksthe types of common malware seen by cisco shifted in 2016 from being largely trojan droppers, to increasingly focus on web based and browser vulnerabilities.adware is pervasiveadware has grown over the past year with 75 percent of organizations reporting they have had some form of adware infection. cisco defines adware as software that s or displays advertising through redirections, pop-ups and ad injections to produce revenue for its creators.spam is rising againwhile spam has been challenge for almost as






what to know about google’s daydream vr platform


posted 2017-02-03 1 of exploring virtual reality with google's daydream vrgoogle is demonstrating the potential of virtual-reality technology with daydream vr, a development platform for application developers and mobile hardware makers.understanding google’s motivationthe virtual-reality market is growing in both adoption and revenue. by building a platform of its own, google is hoping it can capitalize on virtual reality first, as other companies may conclude they don’t need to build their own platforms and instead use deaydream to capitalize on virtual reality in their own way. if daydream takes off, google could be well-positioned in the virtual reality market.a headset is availableto support daydream content, google sells a headset called daydream view, which users simply attach to th






what puts the samsung chromebook plus at the head of the pack


posted 2017-02-13 1 of why the samsung chromebook plus is a cut above the chrome os crowdthe samsung chromebook plus is a two-in-one hybrid notebook-tablet with a few features that are a cut above the typical chromebook design.chrome os moves resources to the cloudgoogle’s chrome os is a cloud-based operating system has proven popular among consumers and companies looking for a lightweight platform and cheap computer and don’t need all the power of other devices.two-in-one hybrids are popularthe chromebook plus is a two-in-one hybrid, so it can be used either as a tablet or a notebook. given the increasing popularity of hybrids, the chromebook plus likely will appeal to consumers and enterprise users looking for flexibility.samsung offers s pen supportsamsung’s chromebook plus ships with t






lenovo develops yoga a12 as android hybrid business pc


posted 2017-02-07 1 of lenovo designs yoga a12 android hybrid pc for business userslenovo is enticing enterprise users with the yoga a12 two-in-one hybrid pc, which runs the android mobile os and provides access to the google g suite productivity apps.this yoga runs androidthe first thing new yoga a12 owners will discover is that the device is running on android. most hybrid devices run either microsoft’s windows or google’s other operating system, chrome os. in a statement, lenovo said the android inclusion should allow for both “mobility” and “productivity.”it's powered by an intel atom x5 processormany of the android devices on the market are powered by arm-based processors, but the yoga a12 runs on the intel atom x5 processor. it’s complemented by 2gb of memory and 32gb of storage. len






ibm's watson-based machine learning designed for data scientists


posted 2017-02-16 1 of ibm puts watson-based machine learning to work on z system mainframesibm has turned watson's machine learning capabilities into a separate data analytics platform that can help enterprises improve their decision making or find new ways to boost profits.it's based on ibm watson technologymachine learning was extracted from watson and turned into a separate system, according to ibm. while it needed to make some tweaks to get machine learning up and running, ibm said the core technology it employs in watson acts as the framework for machine learning.it’s all about z system mainframesinitially, machine learning will be available only on the z system mainframe, which is employed by companies, organizations and governments around the world for “billions of daily transactio






new features in android wear 2.0 worth a closer look


posted 2017-02-09 1 of what's new in google's long-awaited android wear 2.0google's android wear 2.0 mobile os is finally reaching the market after months of delay. this slide show looks at the new features to see if they can wake up the somnolent smartwatch market. android wear 2.0 has a more useful watch facethe watch face has gotten a makeover in android wear 2.0. it’s always lit up in the new version, so users can see the time, check out notifications and more without having to lift their wrist. it also can be personalized far more extensively than in the original version, allowing users to choose which data to display.it now has its own app marketplace for wearables android wear 2.0 comes with a built-in app marketplace with programs designed specifically for the operating system and






comptia's 2017 it industry outlook predicts strong worldwide growth


posted 2017-02-02 1 of comptia's 2017 it industry outlook predicts strong growthstrong cloud services adoption and id growth of internet of things deployments will contribute to a particularly strong year for the it industry worldwide.the growing importance of core itcore it is cementing its presence in the industry, according to comptia. spending on it hardware, software and services reached 59 percent of the global spend last year, while telecom services accounted for 41 percent of total it spending last year.it industry’s business confidence is soaringthe comptia it industry business confidence index is forecast to reach almost 70 points out of 100, its highest point in years. in contrast, during the third quarter of 2009, it industry business confidence stood at less than 50.it workfor






how msps are enabling strong adoption of azure cloud services


posted 2017-02-17 1 of how managed service providers are driving microsoft azure adoptioncloud services company netenrich issued a survey showing that managed service providers are helping enterprises make the transition to microsoft's rapidly growing azure cloud platform. gauging azure’s popularityin its survey, netenrich asked it professionals how they’re using azure and found 46 percent are running at least half of their it infrastructure on azure, a number that could grow considerably.valuing the mspenterprises are not adopting azure without help. netenrich reported that 67 of respondents plan to deploy azure within the next year with help from managed service providers (msps). they will either transfer their businesses applications to azure or manage their cloud and on-premises enviro






'state of mobile networks' report spotlights biggest, fastest services


posted 2017-02-14 1 of open signal report finds whose mobile networks are biggest, fastestopen signal's "state of mobile networks" report shows which u.s. mobile carriers deliver the fastest service and cover the widest areas of the country. analysis of network availabilityopen signal examined the availability of 4g lte networks around the united states and found verizon is tops, covering 88.2 percent of its customers with lte networks. t-mobile is next with 86.6 percent coverage, followed by at&t and sprint at 82.2 percent and 76.8 percent, respectively.the winner in lte download speedverizon offers the fastest lte network in the united states, with average speeds of 16.9mbps, followed closely by t-mobile at 16.7mbps. at&t and sprint were laggards with speeds that bottomed out at






how apple's new 'spaceship' pus 2 expresses the company's culture


posted 2017-02-10 1 of how apple's new 'spaceship' headquarters expresses steve job's vision four months before he died, late apple ceo and co-founder steve jobs revealed his company's plans to build a gigantic circular building which was soon dubbed the apple spaceship. this slide show discusses how the new headquarters, which is nearing completion, expresses jobs' vision.the gigantic facility will accommodate thousands of employeesapple pus 2 will be downright monstrous when it’s complete. the facility will span 2.8 million square feet and will accommodate up to 14,200 employees (though it’s estimated that 13,000 employees will be there). it’s sitting on 176 acres of land and the spaceship itself will be more than a mile around. pus 2 was steve jobs last great projectapple’s late co-foun






pwc deal data indentifies likely it industry acquisition targets


posted 2017-01-27 1 of pwc tracks top it industry acquisition targets for 2016/2017pwc's deal insights data for 2016 and 2017 indicates that software and it services sectors will remain attractive targets for corporate acquisitions this year.2016 was a banner year for tech m&alast year was an impressive year for technology mergers and acquisitions, pwc data shows. the company counted 1,613 acquisitions, totaling $323.5 billion in cumulative transaction value. while the number of acquisitions was down by 16 percent compared to 2015, the total value was up 3 percent year over year, thanks to a larger number of big deals.there were 61 deals that exceeded $1 billionaccording to pwc, 2016 saw an “explosion of multi-billion dollar transactions.” the year saw 61 deals that exceeded $1 billion






what prolonged instapaper's cloud content archive service outage


posted 2017-02-14 1 of why instapaper struggled to recover from a prolonged service outageinstapaper, a popular content archiving service, was knocked offline for a full day and the company is still working to give users access to their entire archive contents.a hosted cloud database is critical to instapaper's serviceinstapaper is cloud service lets users gather web content their interested in and save it to the app for future access. the services enables users to get easy access to interesting reading when they are offline. however, instapaper uses a third-party-hosted cloud database to enable users to retrieve the articles they want to read. but serious problems with the database brought the service down. the database hit its 'system limit'in a blog post, instapaper said that the servic






7 email security risks you need to defend against in 2017


posted 2017-01-30 1 of email security threats to watch out for in 2017email breaches were big news during the 2016 presidential election, but it's not just senior government officials who need to protect themselves from exposure.phishing phishing attacks impersonate a legitimate company or individual and attempt to steal people's personal information or login credentials. employees and high-level executives must remain vigilant and scrutinize all emails carefully for signs of phishing. this means checking email addresses carefully and, if the email is suspicious, confirming with the supposed sender of the email.man-in-the-middle attacksin general, most employees aren't aware that "bad guys" can access their email as it travels over the internet using a man-in-the-middle (mitm) attack, only






gartner report finds apple, samsung smartphone sales leaders in 2016


posted 2017-02-17 1 of gartner smartphone study finds device sales competition heating upgartner's smartphone sales report for the 2016 fourth quarter shows apple and samsung remain the tops handset makers, but they are starting to face sales pressure from chinese producers. total fourth-quarter smartphone sales increased 7 percentthe smartphone market saw a strong end to 2016. according to gartner, 431.5 million smartphones were sold during the period, up nearly 30 million units from the 403.1 million companies sold worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2015.apple remains the smartphone market leaderapple nabbed the top spot in the fourth quarter, with 77 million iphone sales. according to gartner, apple captured 17.9 percent market share, boosting its slice of the worldwide smartphone space






why apple ipad sales keep falilng quarter after quarter


posted 2017-02-03 1 of 10 reasons why apple ipad sales continue to sagapple ipad sales have been in retreat for several quarters with no indication of a turnaround anytime soon. there are many reasons why ipad sales are stuck in reverse.model updates are few and far betweenpart of the reason apple’s ipad numbers have tumbled in recent memory is a general lack of updates. apple’s ipad air 2, for example, hasn’t been updated for more than two years. the pad mini 4, the company’s smallest tablet, was released in september 2015. even the 12.9-inch ipad pro has been available more than a year without an upgrade. upgrades are unimpressiveover the last few years, apple’s ipad feature updates have been disappointing. for instance, last year apple announced the 9.7-inch ipad pro, a device that comp






features to look for when the lg g6 debuts at mobile world congress


posted 2017-01-27 1 of lg g6 features to look for at its mobile world congress debutthe android world is counting on lg electronics to introduce a major new smartphone model now that it is clear that samsung won't be ready to introduced it's much anticipating galaxy s8.it will likely have a large displaylg itself has said that the g6’s display will be “big.” that followed several rumors, as well as some supply chain leaks, that showed an lg g6 display measuring 5.7 inches with an ultra-wide 18:9 aspect ratio. if that’s true the screen could nearly cover the device’s entire face.a slimmed-down and high-quality designlg has also said that its g6 will come with a “smaller body” than last year’s model. several image leaks show a device that is both slimmer and more refined-looking than the g5.






what financial institutions need to know in an omnichannel world


posted 2017-02-13 1 of nine considerations for financial institutions in an omnichannel world the future of banking is omnichannel, but many financial institutions are missing the mark in this regard. here are suggestions on how to best meet consumer demands.omnichannel is the new normal when interacting with their banks, people use every channel of communication, including mobile apps, phone calls, websites, texts, sms, in-branch visits and chatbots. more than a third of banking customers said they use three or more of these channels to communicate with their bank every month.making the omnichannel experience seamless is crucial consumers are not thinking about navigating online or offline; they are simply engaging in one continuous experience and using whichever mode of interaction is be






factors that could make snap's ipo the biggest of 2017


posted 2017-02-06 1 of what investors should know about snap's initial public offeringsnap, parent company of the snapchat social p o sharing service, has filed papers for what could be the biggest initial public stock offering of the year. here are some details from snap's filing.what is snap, really?snap started as a mobile app, but the company argues that it’s much more. in its sec filing, snap called itself “a era company” that’s trying to change the era’s role in “the way people live and communicate.” based on that description, it appears snap also wants to continue expanding its spectacles hardware operation.most p os posted on snap have an expiration datesnapchat, the 5-year-old mobile app that started it all, sits at the center of snap’s business. snapchat enables users to snap p o






amazon chime takes aim at webex, skype in online conferencing


posted 2017-02-15 1 of amazon chime takes aim at webex, skype in online conferencingamazon has disrupted many established business with cloud platform and online retailing services. now it is taking on online conferencing with amazon chime. set up online conferences from any deviceamazon chime is designed to work from any device and apps are available for windows, mac, android and ios. the apps include the features users need to communicate with colleagues over the web.amazon wants to make it easier to join online meetingsamazon chime comes with various online meeting features, including the ability to join a meeting with a mouse click or tap on a mobile device. users also can share their screens with other meeting participants, create personalized meeting urls and record all meetings. vid






how enterprises can reduce risk of third-party data breaches


posted 2017-02-08 1 of 10 ways enterprises can limit third-party cyber-riskenterprises should learn how to reduce the risk of network breaches and cyber-attacks that posed by the poor security practices of third parties such as suppliers and service providers.recognize that third parties include more than vendorsstart with vendors, but know that third parties also include suppliers, joint venture affiliates, subsidiaries and customers. third parties are any organizations that connect with the network or with whom information is shared.evaluate third parties based on risk, not total spenddetermine the extent to which your organization shares confidential information. what type of connections does it have with third parties? a company may spend more with its cafeteria supplier than its back-






10 big announcements to look for at apple wwdc 2017


posted 2017-02-17 1 of carplay, ios 11, macos are likely hot topics at apple wwdc 2017 apple's world wide developer's conference is moving to san jose, calif. in 2017 where the company will likely introduce new versions of ios and macos sierra as well as a peek at the next generation iphone.there’s talk of ios 11 updatesapple’s mobile operating system undoubtedly will make an appearance at wwdc. apple is expected to showcase some improvements in ios 11, including design tweaks, better handling of notifications and perhaps even multi-user support. bundled apps also should get updates.will siri get an upgrade?apple’s siri might be one of the more prominent updates at the show. with so much pressure on apple to compete with amazon alexa and google assistant, speculation abounds that the compa






data center evolution presents perils, opportunities for it pros


posted 2017-01-30 1 of it modernization presents opportunities, risks for industry prosa survey by vision solutions find that decision-makers are challenged by ensuring critical business data is available and secure when updating their it systems.the current state of data storagethe way companies store and protect data is changing idly, according to the data. tape backups, which were used by about 80 percent of organizations in 2010, now are being used by 65 percent in 2016. meanwhile, virtual tapes and clustering, which in 2010 had just 20 percent and 30 percent market share, respectively, have grown in popularity. virtual tape, for instance, is now employed at 30 percent of companies.a look at data failure and lossdata failure and loss are common occurrences. in fact, 49 percent of compa






rumored new features to that may appear in apple ios 11


posted 2017-02-01 1 of new features to look for in apple's ios 11an improved siri virtual istant and even support for imessage on the rival android operating system are among the rumored enhancements that will appear in ios 11.will apple provide imessage support for android?arguably the biggest ios 11 rumor is that apple is planning to offer imessage on android. the feature would mean android owners could imessage for free and communicate with their iphone, ipad and mac counterparts without sending their messages through a wireless carrier. apple’s imessage likely would be offered in the google play marketplace.facetime conferencing calling supportfacetime historically has been a solution for two people to communicate from their ios or macos devices. but that could change in ios 11, when a






cloud security alliance debuts starwatch cloud security management service


the cloud security alliance is aiming to make it easier for organizations to be compliant with its cloud security specifications and to adopt new software defined perimeter (sdp) security approaches. the csa is a multistakeholder effort that provides the industry with best practices, guidance and certification for cloud security. its key certification effort is the csa security, trust and assurance registry (star), whose goal is to help cloud providers and their users validate cloud security status. in a video interview with eweek, daniele catteddu, cto of the csa, details the new efforts and how they will help to advance the state of security in the cloud. the new starwatch cloud security management software-as-a-service (saas) application's goal is to make it easier for organizations to






features that make the huawei honor 6 a desirable budget smartphone


posted 2017-01-31 1 of high-end features to look for in huawei's honor 6x budget smartphonechina's huawei technologies has introduced the honor 6x smartphone that includes some high-end features, such as a dual-lens era and long battery life in a handset priced at $250.it has an up-to-date designthe honor 6x comes with a design similar to any top-of-the-line smartphone. it has a metallic body and big screen with a thin bezel all around. interestingly, there’s no home on on the front of the handset—a feature that reportedly is coming to the samsung galaxy s8 and iphone 8 later this year. the smartphone also features 2.5d curved gl for better visuals.battery life is impressivethe honor 6x has a big, 3,340mah battery, which the company says enables it to operate for more than two days on a si






recommendations for enterprises preparing to implement ai


posted 2017-02-01 1 of 10 recommendations for enterprises planning to adopt ai enterprises that want to use artificial intelligence to solve specific business problems need to carefully study the technology to ensure that the ai system they select is the right tool for the right problem.understand your real problem to solveremember, your goal is to solve real business problems, not simply putting in place an ai strategy. you must understand the challenges your business is facing, how you wish to solve them and whether there is an ai technology that aligns with the process.understand your optionsbe aware of the landscape and do your homework to understand the length and breadth of the available systems. ai has become a buzzword, so the landscape is crowded, but early work is being done to m






cloud security alliance debuts starwatch cloud security management service


video: daniele catteddu, cto of the csa, discusses the new starwatch cloud security management software-as-a-service (saas) application and the expansion of the software defined perimeter. the cloud security alliance (csa) is aiming to make it easier for organizations to be compliant with its cloud security specifications and to adopt new software defined perimeter (sdp) security approaches. the csa is a multi-stakeholder effort that provides the industry with best practices, guidance and certification for cloud security. the key certification effort that csa leads is the csa security, trust and assurance registry (star), that aims to help cloud providers and their users validate cloud security status. in a video interview with eweek, daniele catteddu, cto of the csa, details the new effor






pwnie express scores the risk of iot threats


the mirai botnet, which comprises infected internet of things (iot) devices, is a real threat that has caused concerns across organizations big and small. mirai and the associated risks of unmanaged iot devices also represent a business growth opportunity for security vendor pwnie express. in a video interview with eweek, pwnie express ceo paul paget discusses how his firm is helping organizations discover potential iot risks. at the core of pwnie express' product portfolio is the company's penetration testing hardware, including the pwn pro, pwn plug and pwn phone devices. the hardware helps security researchers probe networks and detect areas of risk. although pwnie express is perhaps best known for its hardware, paget said a core focus for the company is its pulse software-as-a-service






pwnie express scores the risk of iot threats


the mirai botnet, that is comprised of internet of things (iot) devices, is a real threat that has caused concerns across organizations big and small. mirai and the associated risks of unmanaged iot devices also represents a real business growth opportunity for security vendor pwnie express. in a video interview with eweek, pwnie express ceo, paul paget discusses how his firm is helping organizations to discover potential iot risks. at the core of pwnie express' product portfolio is the company's penetration testing hardware including the pwn pro, pwn plug and pwn phone devices. the hardware helps security researchers to probe networks and to detect potential areas of risk. though pwnie express is perhaps best known for its hardware, a core focus for the company according to paget is the






intel security looks forward to mcafee future


san francisco—chris young, senior vice president and general manager of intel security, delivered a keynote at the rsa conference here today, the sixth year in a row he has done so. the keynote touched on multiple security topics, including the need for threat sharing and visibility. in video interview with eweek, young detailed some of the specific issues facing security and his company in particular, as it sets a path this year to become a stand-alone company. mcafee was acquired by intel in august 2010 for $7.7 billion, forming the basis of what is now intel security. in september 2016, intel announced a $4.2 billion deal to spin out the security business to once again operate under the mcafee name. "we're going live in q2, and we will be mcafee again," young said. "we'll be 100 percen






intel security looks forward to mcafee future


san francisco — chris young, senior vice-president and general manager of intel security delivered a keynote at the rsa conference here today, the sixth year in a row he has done so. the keynote touched on multiple security topics including the need for threat sharing and visibility. in video interview with eweek, young detailed some of the specific issues facing security and in particular his company, as it sets a path this year to become a standalone company. mcafee was acquired by intel back in august 2010 for $7.7 billion, forming the basis of what is now intel security. in september 2016, intel announced a $4.2 billion deal to spin out the security business to once again operate under the mcafee name. "we're going live in q2 and we will be mcafee again," young said. "we'll be 100 per






dell explains why hardware and software are needed for security


san francisco — in a vip event at the 2017 rsa conference here, michael dell, founder and ceo of dell technologies participated in a panel with rsa executives talking about the company's security efforts. at the show, rsa is introducing new business metrics focused enhancements to its product portfolio, including updates to the rsa securid access platform. for dell, rsa is one piece of the larger dell technologies effort to provide security to organizations of all sizes. dell explained that rsa is about providing security for organizations that want to build their own security operations centers (socs). in contrast, the dell secureworks business is more focused on providing services to organizations that already have their own soc, as well as providing managed security services. additiona






hpi to replace batteries in notebook pcs due to overheating hazard


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dell explains why hardware and software are needed for security


san francisco—in a vip event at the 2017 rsa conference here, michael dell, founder and ceo of dell technologies, participated in a panel with rsa executives talking about the company's security efforts. at the show, rsa, which is one piece of the larger dell technologies effort to provide security to organizations of all sizes, is introducing new business metrics-focused enhancements to its product portfolio, including updates to the rsa securid access platform. dell explained that rsa provides security for organizations that want to build their own security operations centers (socs). in contrast, the dell secureworks business is more focused on providing services to organizations that already have their own soc, as well as providing managed security services. dell also highlighted the i






hpi to replace batteries in notebook pcs due to overheating hazard


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microsoft reports some pdf documents hiding phishing s s


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mary tyler moore rejected the feminism of gloria steinem and betty friedan


much will be made in the coming days about mary tyler moore’s role in the women’s movement of the 1970s. but it’s important to keep in mind what mary herself said about gloria steinem, betty friedan and the more outspoken wing of the feminist project.she was not on board.i interviewed mary in what turns out was her last in-depth on- era interview, for a documentary about her career. even though my questions were only about her show business work, mary kept volunteering personal details. looking back, it seems there were a few things she wanted to get off her chest. in my first question, about her early dancing work, mary mentioned that dancing was a respite from her difficult family life. “i was not a very happy little ,” she said. indeed, her mother was an alcoholic; her father, emotional