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Security could be the difference between an IoT dream and nightmare

The Internet of Things promises to transform the way things are done in the enterprise – vastly increased efficiency at substantially reduced costs. Yet, if enterprises don't get out in front of the security risks that thousands if not millions of connected devices will pose, they will soon find their IoT dream has turned into an IoT nightmare.

Many Apple devices in the enterprise are poorly secured, unmanaged

The latest news to challenge the security bona fides of Apple devices is a survey of 2,249 U.S. workers by Dimensional Research and released Monday by Centrify. The survey found management and security shortcomings when it comes to Apple device use in the enterprise.

'Quicksand' vulnerability in iOS could put enterprise data at risk

Enterprise mobile app security company Appthority uncovered a zero-day vulnerability called "Quicksand" within Apple's iOS that could pose data security problems for companies using mobile device management platforms.

Linux Foundation launches badge program to improve open-source software security

The Linux Foundation, a nonprofit group that promotes the Linux open-source operating system, is launching a security badge program under its Core Infrastructure Initiative to promote security best practices for open source software projects.

Nearly a quarter of enterprises have 'cloud first' policy

The idea that enterprises are shying away from cloud is a popular one, but it's apparently not true. A Harvard Business Review found that cloud usage is up significantly in enterprises, but...

Symantec to sell Veritas for whopping $8B

Security firm Symantec announced Tuesday that it has agreed to sell its Veritas data storage business to a group led by the Carlyle Group for $8 billion in cash.

Are smartwatches safe for enterprise data?

Enterprise mobility management firm MobileIron released a report at BlackHat on the security risks smartwatches pose to corporate data.

Apcera and FlawCheck: Making sure containers contain

Apcera and FlawCheck hope to make containers more secure by integrating their products with one another to test containers for vulnerabilities and malware before they go into production.

F5 boosts cloud security, performance with latest BIG-IP release

The latest iteration of the F5 BIG-IP software aims to provide customers with additional security and performance for cloud application deployments. F5 BIG-IP 12.0 ties more strongly into the company's Synthesis application delivery services fabric while also providing more seamless integration with the Microsoft Azure public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service.

Security still a top concern for cloud buyers, according to Harvard Business Review study

Security is still the top qualification that businesses look for when choosing a cloud service, according to a new Harvard Business Review study sponsored by Verizon. The results indicate that the topic of cloud security isn't going away any time soon.