Apple issues seven updates, fixes more than 40 vulnerabilities in iOS 8, OS 10.9.5

In one of its infrequent "Update Surprisedays," Apple plugged holes, boosted security and added features.

PCI Council holds North America community meeting, new GM Orfei speaks

The PCI Security Standards Council's new general manager Stephen Orfei spoke at the Florida community meeting.

Chinese hackers breach 50 U.S. gov't contractors' systems in one year

A new report from the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee found that multiple successful attempts were made to access and steal information from contractors' systems, and often times, the government didn't know it happened.

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Along with the release of two-factor authentication for iCloud, Apple had one of its uncommon "Update Surprisedays." Addtionally, researchers discovered a new Tinba variant.

Product Reviews

ThreatTrack Security VIPRE Business Premium v6.5

Helps enterprises manage and control endpoint security by combining a small-footprint, anti-virus agent with integrated patch management and mobile device management (MDM) capability.

McAfee Email Protection

McAfee Email Gateway protects networks from viruses, undesirable content, spam and other threats.

Data Breach Blog


An IT lens on data breach response

This heightened awareness regarding data breach response time has created an interesting dynamic for security professionals.


More than 800 million personal records have been involved in U.S. breaches since January 2005, according to new research from the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. Also this month, IT security professionals are starting to have a higher perception of risk to corporate, industrial and governmental infrastructure because of cyber security threats.

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