Top news articles for Feb. 11, 2014.
There are numerous drivers and barriers for enterprises investing in BYOD. The drivers concern productivity gains and costs savings, while the barriers focus on support and security.
Hard disk maker Western Digital warns of a potential data loss issue with its external storage products after users complained of experiencing data loss after upgrading to OS X Mavericks.
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Advocate Medical Group, a Downers Grove, Ill.-based physicians' group, is facing a class action lawsuit after the theft of four computers containing unencrypted personal information on 4 million patients, the Chicago Tribune is reporting.
LAS VEGAS-- Despite Apple's reputation for iOS security, researchers from Lacoon Mobile Security found that close to half of devices infected with spyphone malware were iOS devices, according to a study revealed here at the BlackHat security conference.
Critical flaws have been uncovered in Atlassian's Crowd, a single sign-on and identity management tool used by large enterprises to provide users with secure access to internal applications and services.
As more and more devices flood into the enterprise, the risk of losing sensitive corporate data increases. One solution for enterprises is to deploy content-aware data loss prevention (DLP) technology, which checks data at rest or in motion and can carry out responses, from data notification to active blocking of content.
Three-quarters of enterprise IT decision makers in the United Kingdom intend to adopt mobile business apps in the next 12 months, despite continued security, data loss and compliance concerns, according to a survey by NTT-owned IT security firm Integralis.
"We don't make a judgement call on how the property got out into the cloud," one said.