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Friday, March 2, 2012

IT claims security fears but blocks Angry Birds instead

Making sense of mobile device, app, and information management | Secunia pushes security patches without vendor consent

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BYOD: IT claims security fears but blocks Angry Birds instead
Companies are much less likely to block cloud storage apps or cloud-based note-taking apps -- which could pose more of a threat of sensitive corporate data being lost -- than they are to block popular games. Read More


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RESOURCE COMPLIMENTS OF: Amazon Web Services

Why Run Windows Server Apps on AWS?
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Making sense of mobile device, app, and information management
Although the methods and tools are still new, there are known, proven approaches to reducing mobile devices' security risks without disabling the benefit of consumerization. We'll walk you through each approach and explains the key issues and providers. Read More

Secunia pushes security patches without vendor consent
Secunia plans to package PC security updates in single automatic mechanism -- whether software companies like it or not. Read More

Remote access tools a growing threat to smartphones
Malware can be delivered on a smartphone via an innocuous looking SMS message and then be used to intercept and record phone conversations, capture video, steal text messages, track dialed numbers and pinpoint a user's physical location. Read More

IT execs must shift security approaches
The confluence of cloud computing, mobile technologies and IT consumerization is driving massive changes in how enterprise data is accessed, used and shared. Read More



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