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Security in the age of software-defined networks

Technology is only as good as the policy for implementing it, after all, and few technologies are as flexible and useful as SDN. In this contributed article, Michael Dickman with Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares three best security practices that every network manager should adopt when migrating to a software-defined architecture.

Business users most at risk from mobile malware

Business users have the highest risk of being infected with mobile malware because of the apps they use and their behaviors, according to a report by Kaspersky Lab and Allot Communications.

PayPal patches critical Java bug in its server

PayPal has fixed a critical bug in its production server that would have allowed hackers to execute code remotely, potentially allowing them to modify database records of their PayPal funds.

Spotlight: AdaptiveMobile unveils product to secure popular messaging apps

AdaptiveMobile launched on Tuesday Messaging App Security, a product to secure messaging apps, such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Viber and Kik, from cyberthreats.

State of the IoT survey: IT runs the show, talent hard to find, initiatives stuck in the wings

TEKsystems, an IT staffing firm and subsidiary of Allegis Group, will officially publish its survey results tomorrow, but it gave FBD an early look. Among the more interesting findings: IoT initiatives still mostly reside within IT, with two-thirds expecting to handle IoT projects with internal staff; IoT information security experts are the most difficult skill set to find; and only 22 percent of IoT initiatives have made it as far as the implementation stage.

Majority of developers plan to develop up to 5 enterprise mobile apps this year

A full 63 percent of enterprise app developers plan to develop up to five mobile apps in 2016 and 23 percent expect to develop six or more, according to a survey of 1,950 mobile app developers by Bock & Company on behalf of rapid mobile app development provider Alpha Software.

Intel adds support for multifactor authentication in latest vPro chips

Intel yesterday took the wraps off its 6th generation Intel Core vPro processor family, which offers a special emphasize towards authentication tech and Windows 10.

Drupal moves quickly to fix flawed update process

Drupal explains why its update process defaults to HTTP, and said it is working aggressively to ratchet up the security.

Security breaches traced back to antivirus software

Hackers are targeting and exploiting vulnerabilities in antivirus products from top vendors such as Kaspersky Lab, ESET, Avast, AVG, Malwarebytes and Intel Security (McAfee), according to a new report at InfoWorld.

PostgreSQL 9.5 eyes MySQL users with new Web, mobile-friendly features

PostgreSQL released a new version of its software that is equipped with a number of features billed as making it the database management system of choice from startups to large enterprises.