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News Scan: Another study confirms dire security pro shortage; Three-quarters of firms now use open source; More

The top news stories for April 17, 2015.

Apple Watch security worries hit enterprise

Security and privacy have been major topics of discussion in the world of wearables--think Google Glass--and the Apple Watch isn't immune to these concerns.

Financial services group urges quick passage of cyberprotection bill

The Financial Services Roundtable today sent a letter to the leadership of the U.S. Senate urging quick action on cybersecurity protection legislation.

News Scan: Florida firms join tech voices against discrimination; Are you ready for the pending Mobilegedden?; More

The top news stories for April 10, 2015.

Industry Insider: Good IT security begins with good employee awareness

Instead of faulting employees for being "stupid" or "the weakness link" in IT secuity, it's time IT stepped up and put more focus on security awareness in the first place, writes Joe Ferrara.

News Scan: Rumors of Google acquisition of Twitter resurface; Google Chrome app could be stealing your personal info; More

The top news stories for April 9, 2015.

Employees don't want a 'craptop' loaded with 'bloatware'

I came across in interesting commentary by security blogger Michele Chubirka. She observed that implementing a successful BYOD program is less about technology and more about organizational politics and employee psychology.

The Indiana anti-gay law effect and the dark side of big data consumerization

Once big data becomes fully consumerized, it will be possible for anyone to identify anyone based on anything from religious affiliation, sexual preference, political association, even something as trivial as rival sport team fanhood, which can then be used by individuals to discriminate against entire groups of people. Everyone will be at risk from someone. In a world totally deprived of privacy, there is little to no protection from those that vehemently disagree on basically anything.    

News Scan: Tech industry at forefront of new civil rights battle; You probably spend too little on security, study says; More

The top news stories for April 2, 2015.

News Scan: Group appeals net neutrality vote; IT security too complex for many organizations now; More

The top news stories for April 1, 2015.