Security


Adobe Reader and Microsoft IE Top Security Concerns

The majority of Internet security threats come from unpatched vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat/Reader and Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser.

Q&A: The State of IT Security

Recommendations for making data safer that won’t decimate your IT budget.

Microsoft Delivers July Security Patch

Three updates rated "critical," one deemed "important."

Critical Windows and Office Fixes Coming Tuesday

Microsoft plans to release four software fixes on Tuesday in its July security update

Security Crackers Keep the Pressure On

With World Cup-oriented attacks and a brazen tech-support-by-phone scam, it's business as usual for the ever-creative information security crackers.

Q&A: The Shift in Data Breaches

Breaches are targeting application because that's where the data is.

Twitter and FTC Settle Over Privacy Breaches

Twitter agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it put consumer privacy at risk.



Getting the Most from Active Directory in the Enterprise

How IT can address the challenges of Active Directory

Microsoft Issues Advisory on Windows Help Flaw

Microsoft today issued a new security advisory on a Windows help function flaw

Mobile Computing's Tipping Point

Mobile security products fared better than did the broader security market in a very tough 2009. Look for that trend to continue.

Q&A: Securing Storage in the Cloud

Moving your data to the cloud is not without risk. Here's what you need to know about securing your data.

Study Targets Windows "Hooking" in Antivirus Software

Microsoft has confirmed that it has been working with a security firm investigating a fundamental flaw in antivirus (AV) software for Windows.

Security Blindsided by Virtualization

When it comes to securing the increasingly virtualized systems of the 21st century, IT seems to be stuck in 20th-century mode.

Q&A: Why Compliance is the Best Friend and Worst Enemy of Good Security

Compliance efforts will also affect the security of your data. We explore the connection and what IT can do to protect its information assets.

Top IT Security Concerns Voiced in Survey

Network breaches top IT concerns

Microsoft's May Patch Aims at Office Vulnerabilities

After a thick April patch, this month's security update, released today, is light with only two "critical" fixes.

Top 10 IAM Challenges for Heterogeneous Enterprises -- Part 2 of 2

We examine the remaining five challenges and how Active Directory provides a solution.

Top 10 IAM Challenges for Heterogeneous Enterprises -- Part 1 of 2

As more users need multiple identities to access the applications they need regularly, IT has its hands full maintaining security.

Symantec Report Shows Cyber-Crime is Booming Business

Cyber-attacking is no longer just a mischievous, if destructive, pastime: it's a business. A Symantec report confirms that business is booming.

Network Device Vulnerabilities High, Study Shows

More than a third of network devices examined showed signs of security vulnerabilities