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Budgets rising, salaries flat and IT Security still too important to work with anyone else

CSO 's annual State of the CSO report finds nearly half of the respondents expecting IT security budgets to rise next year.

Spotlight: Android anti-malware apps can't remove malware

The Register  reports that Android antivirus apps lack one pretty important function--they can't automatically delete malware. 

Sending off mobile devices to safe, happy retirement

A survey last year (yes, conducted by mobile security firm Fiberlink) found that nearly 7 in 10 users don't wipe memory before disposing of their old mobile device.

Spotlight: Employees use 'jammers' to hide jailbroken devices on corporate networks

Employees are downloading insecure "Jailbreak Jammer" apps that enable them to access the corporate network with a jailbroken smartphone, warns Marble Security Labs

BYOD, IoT among security risks to enterprises next year, says ISF

The top six information security threats in 2014 are BYOD, data privacy in the cloud, brand reputational damage, privacy and regulation, cybercrime and the Internet of Things, according to the non-profit Information Security Forum.

IBM, Hewlett-Packard, EMC among leading security and vulnerability management vendors, says TechNavio

IBM, Hewlett-Packard, EMC, Symantec and McAfee are leading vendors in the global security and vulnerability management market, according to TechNavio.

Current Analysis: Unguarded M2M endpoints pose enterprise security risks

Unguarded machine-to-machine endpoints could lead to network security breaches, malware infection and data leaks for enterprises, warns Kathryn Weldon, principal analyst for enterprise mobility at Current Analysis, in an IT Connection blog.

A majority of IT pros are frustrated with their current BYOD security product, survey says

A majority of IT professionals said their companies are dissatisfied with their current BYOD security product and want to replace it, according to a survey of 895 IT and IT security professionals by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of email security firm Zix Corp.

Infographic: Most US travelers use public Wi-Fi without protecting their data

A full 84 percent of U.S. travelers admit that they are not protecting their data when they connect to public Wi-Fi networks, according to a survey of 2,200 U.S. adults by PhoCusWright on behalf of AnchorFree.

One-quarter of US adults continue to access documents from previous employer

More than one-quarter of file-sharing service users report still having access to documents from their previous employer, according to a survey of 2,000 U.S. adults by Harris Interactive for Egnyte.