Apple Fixes Multiple macOS, iOS Bugs Including a Quirky FaceTime Vulnerability

November 1, 2018

Apple tackled a bevy of vulnerabilities across all its platforms Tuesday, including one that allowed a remote attacker to initiate a FaceTime call by exploiting a bug in some model iPhones, iPads, and iPad Air devices. The wide-ranging security fixes […]

Global spending on security solutions to reach $133.7 billion in 2022

October 8, 2018

Worldwide spending on security-related hardware, software, and services is forecast to reach $133.7 billion in 2022, according to IDC. Although spending growth is expected to gradually slow over the 2017-2022 forecast period, the market will still deliver a compound annual […]

Mitigate Risk From Malicious and Accidental Insiders

September 20, 2018

When we hear the term “insider trading” most people think of the illegal practice of trading a public company’s stock based on material, non‐public information. The image of Michael Milken, Ivan Boesky or Martha Stewart may come to mind. Yet […]

Network security

Fraud attempts to jump 14% during 2018 peak holiday shopping season, benchmark data indicates

November 16, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

Fraud attempts will likely increase 14% during the 2018 peak holiday season between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday, according to new benchmark data from ACI Worldwide. The banking solutions provider revealed its projected increase in fraud attempts based on hundreds […]

Network security

Why the EU Is More Likely to Drive IT and Security Trends Than the US

November 16, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been a game changer for data privacy, and U.S. companies are beginning to catch up to the EU in data management practices. However, privacy is only one area in which U.S. organizations are […]

Privacy protection

Microsoft covertly collects personal data from enterprise Office ProPlus users

November 15, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Privacy Company released the results of a data protection impact assessment showing privacy risks in the enterprise version of Microsoft Office. Regarding the “large scale and covert collection of personal data” of Microsoft Office ProPlus (Office 2016 MSI and Office […]

Network security

4 Tips to Make the Most of Your Security Budget

November 15, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Despite frequent news headlines describing large-scale data breaches around the globe, chief information security officers (CISOs) still struggle to justify security investments to top leadership. According to Gartner, security spending makes up only about 5.6 percent of overall IT funds. […]