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10 'geek dads' share tales and tips from the IT trenches
Tech pros weigh in on fatherhood, workhood and how they balance the two. (Hint: Make time for fishing trips.) Read More

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IT Agility: How Do You Stack Up?
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Symantec rolls out threat-intelligence sharing with Cisco, Check Point, Palo Alto Networks
Managed security services customers get new data but have to decide whether to apply it Read More

Cisco takes early lead in SDN thought leadership
Everyone is vying to become the leader is the world of Software Defined Networking, but according to Network World’s 2014 survey of nearly 300 IT execs, the race is extremely wide open.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More

Malwarebytes aims to stop zero-day exploits on Windows
Malwarebytes today said it has begun shipping Windows-based software intended to detect and block unknown zero-day exploits. Malwarebytes says the software, called Anti-Exploit, can work as additional protection alongside traditional anti-malware.“It could be used with Symantec Endpoint, for instance,” said Pedro Bustamante, director of special projects at Malwarebytes. It works by shielding applications running on the computer. If it’s set to guard Adobe Reader, for example, Anti-Exploit will watch what files it might seek to run, and if processes indicate it’s a malicious PDF, for example, Anti-Exploit will “stop the process before the exploit can execute,” Bustamante says. Anti-Exploit is based on technology acquired when Malwarebytes bought Zero Vulnerability Labs last year.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


HP ArcSight ESM Solution Helps Bank to Combat Fraud
Turkey's Finansbank needed a way to spot potential fraud among millions of electronic transactions. But implementing a commercial fraud management application would take 18 months. Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) for IT security operations, they decided to adapt HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management. Learn More

Biggest, baddest, boldest software backdoors of all time
The boldest software backdoors of all time "Image by Seth Anderson via FlickrIt’s always tough to ensure the software you’re using is secure, but it’s doubly difficult if the creators of the software -- or some malicious unknown third party -- has surreptitiously planted a back way in.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Most U.S. credit cards will have microchips by end of 2015
Card issuers are moving full steam ahead with migration to EMV standard, Aite Group says Read More

Hackers behind iPhone ransom attacks arrested in Russia
A man and a teenaged boy are accused of using phishing and social engineering attacks to hijack Apple IDs and lock iOS devices Read More

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Malicious advertisements on major websites lead to ransomware
Cisco said the attacks can be traced to advertisements on Disney, Facebook and The Guardian newspaper Read More

Patch Tuesday: Halfway through year, Microsoft security bulletins down 30%
Affected Microsoft software includes Internet Explorer, Windows and Lync Read More

New OpenSSL vulnerability called not as serious as Heartbleed
SANS Institute's Internet Storm Center puts new OpenSSL vulnerabilities in perspective Read More


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