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These simple security threats may be lurking in your office right now

When one thinks of enterprise security threats, terms like hackers, malware and large-scale data breaches all come to mind. But other, less obvious threats could be lurking in your organization too, writes Larry Ponemon in a recent post.

Machines ride to the aid of IT security teams

To fight well-armed cybercriminals, IT security teams need to harness big data and machine learning, opines Stephen Dodson, chief technology officer at security firm Prelert.

Infographic: Almost all IT pros struggle with BYOD security threats

Almost all IT and security pros are struggling with the security threats posed by BYOD, and two-thirds expect mobile security incidents to increase at their firm.

Security 'not the norm' for IoT devices, warns ABI

As enterprises increasingly deploy Internet of Things devices to improve efficiency while reducing costs, the security of all of these ends points will become a challenge for IT departments. Unfortunately, secure product development is "not the norm for connected things," warns ABI Research.

Companies rely on outdated network security methods to secure data, says Frost

Many companies rely on outdated network security methods to secure their data against sophisticated malware, advanced persistent threats and blended threats, warns Frost & Sullivan.

News Scan: IT's growing 'application divide'; Top 6 threats to iOS; More

The top news stories for Sept. 26, 2014.

MDM vendors come up short on security

While BYOD has increased the productivity of today's workers, it has also introduced a range of security threats, such as malware, direct attacks, data loss or theft and social engineering.

FierceMobileIT webinar explores how to secure your mobile workforce

Mobility can open up the firm to security threats, such as lost or stolen devices with corporate data on-board or malware infection from an insecure app. To help enterprises cope with the security challenge posed by BYOD and mobility, FierceMobileIT is bringing together a panel of experts for a July 24 webinar at 1 pm ET covering the topic.

And the number one security threat to your home is... a light bulb!

Watch out. It appears that one of the gravest security threats to your home is not stealthy burglar but a connected light bulb.

Infographic: 5 key points of LTE infrastructure vulnerability

While providing increased mobile speeds and bandwidth, LTE networks are also facing security threats to their architecture, warns LTE security firm Stoke.