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  • Cyber criminals ‘more ambitious’ in 2016: Symantec

    Cyber criminals became “more ambitious in 2016” and cultivated advanced attack strategies as targeted attacks shifted from economic espionage to politically-motivated sabotage and subversion, according to a new global threat report from Symantec.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien27 April 17 11:17
  • ​Qantas appoints new CISO

    Qantas has appointed Darren Argyle as its new chief information security officer.

    Written by Byron Connolly01 Feb. 17 20:40
  • Here are 5 reasons Symantec is buying Blue Coat

    As cyber threats diversify and expand, anti-virus provider Symantec is doing the same. Late Sunday, the company said it would shell out US$4.65 billion to acquire Web security provider Blue Coat. Here are five reasons why the deal could make sense for Symantec.

    Written by Michael Kan14 June 16 10:39
  • Symantec to acquire Blue Coat for $4.65 billion

    Security company Symantec is to acquire Web security provider Blue Coat for US$4.65 billion in cash in a deal that will broaden the portfolio of security technologies the combined company can offer customers.

    Written by John Ribeiro13 June 16 12:43
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  • Fitness Trackers are Changing Online Privacy -- and It's Time to Pay Attention

    Throughout the history of technology, few sectors have expanded and evolved as rapidly as today's burgeoning wearable tech market. Piles of unique and unusual, flashy and fancy -- often goofy and gimmicky -- new wearables are announced every week. There are smartwatches, smartglasses, intelligent socks and "onesies" for infants, rings for public transit payments and even "wearable tattoos."

    Written by Al Sacco15 Aug. 14 01:56
  • Apple-IBM deal threatens Android's enterprise push

    The new Apple-IBM partnership seems sure to help Apple sell more iPads to businesses, but it may also be setting off alarm bells at mobile device management companies large and small.

    Written by Matt Hamblen17 July 14 02:57
  • What vacation? Expect to work while you're away

    In these lean times, backups aren't what they used to be; it's inevitable that IT staffers will be called to help, especially when an important issue is brewing.

    Written by Esther Shein10 July 14 21:23
  • Iris ID systems go mainstream

    Dropping prices, fast processing speeds and more user-friendly designs have given a boost to this highly accurate biometric technology.

    Written by Robert L. Mitchell04 Nov. 13 10:05

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