US security firms Lumension and FrontRange have sprung a surprise by announcing a merger that will see the combined 350-employee firm rebrand itself as Heat Software.
Most large enterprises in the UK still aren't managing risk through dedicated cyber-insurance policies and the few that do buy based on recommendations by legal rather than IT departments, an analysis by non-profit the Corporate Executive Programme(CEP) has found.
Now harder to beat
The University of Liverpool has started using Varonis's DatAnywhere file sharing system after worries that the unmanaged use of consumer cloud storage services such as Dropbox by staff and students was generating unmanageable security risks.
Is life getting easier or worse for admins given the job of patching Microsoft products or is it perhaps just the same as it's ever been but gradually changing in nature?
Lumension has added a plug-in to its Patch Manager Desktop that lets admins using Microsoft System Center automate one of the environment's most onerous tasks - patching third-party Windows applications.
Data breaches have started to transform the way large UK companies explain investor risk when writing annual reports, research by security firm Trustwave has found.
Possible Hezbollah connection to malware attacks
When is a ransom not a ransom? When it's a vulnerability
Infects 55,000 hosts, says Dell SecureWorks
With EU Commissioners this week offering another commitment to conclude long-running negotiations to introduce the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the end of 2015, IT departments appear to be the ones handed the job of working out how to meet its demands, a FireEye survey has found.
The traditional anti-virus scan seems to be close to extinction, with barely one in ten PC users bothering to run them regularly, or at all, according to the latest analysis from security firm OPSWAT.
User names and Web email addresses filched.
Who you gonna call? Not a lawyer