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High-tech giants take heat from privacy groups over CISA support

High-tech giants Apple, IBM, Microsoft and others firms who are members of the BSA | The Software Alliance are getting hammered by privacy groups over their support of the controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act bill.

Symantec employees fired for issuing unauthorized Google digital certificates

Security firm Symantec has fired several employees after they were caught issuing fake SSL certificates under the name of Google.

Privacy-conscious employees, not security-concerned IT pros, are behind BYOD delays

Despite the perception that IT departments concerned about security have been the main stumbling block to BYOD programs, employees worried about privacy are behind much of the delay in BYOD program rollout.

ICSA Labs warns about privacy, data security issues with Windows 10

While Windows 10 has many useful features, it collects data from both online and offline activity to share with partners, often for unknown reasons, warned Greg Wasson, program manager for ICSA Labs, a vendor-neutral security certification body.

Privacy vs. functionality: Does Windows 10 have an over-sharing problem?

The recently released Windows 10, like most software in this day and age, shares user information with Microsoft to create personal experiences. Users should get used to that, according to Ars...

Druva provides dashboard for IT to manage data risks on mobile devices and in the cloud

To address enterprise data security concerns about mobile and cloud, data protection firm Druva launched on Tuesday its inSync Proactive Compliance platform designed to provide IT departments with a single dashboard that enables them to see where data risks are happening on devices and in the cloud and take immediate action.

MobileIron integrates Pradeo app security service into EMM platform

MobileIron and France-based Pradeo have formed a partnership to strengthen the security of mobile apps in the enterprise. With the partnership, MobileIron customers can now use Pradeo's CheckMyApps Service to conduct security checks on the mobile apps installed on their mobile device fleet.

News Scan: Morrisons case demonstrates potential of insider threats; Most SMBs fail to provide basic privacy safeguards; More

The top news stories for July 16, 2015.

Industry Insider: Why new European privacy laws matter to US CIOs and CISOs

New EU-wide privacy laws appear certain to be introduced this year which will have impact on U.S. IT departments. Legal counsel Stephen Treglia tells CIOs and CISOs what to expect.

Infographic: US employees concerned about BYOD reimbursement

The issue of reimbursement over BYOD expenses has been a hot issue since a California court ruled last year that employers in the state had to reimburse employees for personal mobile phone call charges related to work. According to a recent survey by cloud-based mobile messaging provider Tyntec, around 62 percent of U.S. workers are concerned about BYOD reimbursement.