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What can I.T. departments do in 2012 to mitigate security risks?
As another year begins, now is the time for IT departments to look at how they can best mitigate security risks
Top tips for protecting business data on mobile devices
Businesses have an obligation to take reasonable security measures to ensure the integrity of sensitive private data
Channel Surfing: fake products robbing resellers
Report highlights need for partners to get to know their customers.
Symantec patches up pcAnywhere
Remote access tool good to go provided it's fully updated and patched, software vendor says.
Symantec to users: disable pcAnywhere
Remote PC control tool at risk from hackers with access to source code.
Demand for business security 'at an all-time high'
WatchGuard achieves record quarter on back of acceleration in mid-size and enterprise markets.
Symantec spends US$115m on cloud archive company
Acquisition of OEM partner will add cloud option to Symantec's information governance lineup.
AVG looks to raise US$125m in IPO
Dutch security software company applies to list on New York Stock Exchange.
Cyberbaiting, bullying and spending
The report identifies the new issue of "cyberbaiting,” a growing phenomenon where kids taunt their teachers, then capture the distressed reactions via mobile phone videos.
Mi5, LanzaTech named in Red Herring Global 100
The CEOs of the successful companies were understandably ecstatic at the result.
Exclusive: interview with Palo Alto CTO Nir Zuk
Former Check Point tech guru shares his thoughts on the future of network security.
Palo Alto Networks first NZ employee
Former solo operator puts company 'into hibernation' to focus on network security brand.
SonicWall app lands on App Store - Updated
Apple worked 'hand in hand' on new app, US executives says.
2012 Security Predictions
Check out this list from Fortinet, a Sunnyvale-based firm specializing in network security appliances, on its top security predictions for 2012. This is just a sneak peek – to view the full list visit tinyurl.com/7ap2tep
The idea for this month’s blog came to me when I logged on to Facebook and noticed various people (friends of friends, but not people who I myself am friends with) commenting and "liking" photos I had uploaded.
Microsoft issues a temporary solution to the Duqu virus
Microsoft has issued a temporary fix to the destructive Duqu virus — also known as "Son of Stuxnet" — which could affect users of Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.
Toy tablets coming to New Zealand
Owners of iPads or other tablets will no doubt have learned (possibly the hard way) that the devices act as magnets for curious children. This can be a serious problem – particularly if the tablet belongs to your work.
A fourth mobile network?
Early last month we got wind that UK telco Clear Mobitel is hatching plans for a fourth New Zealand mobile network, but these plans have been met with understandable scepticism.
Security: Cloud's biggest challenge?
Organisations need to factor in a greater focus on the importance of security technologies and the investment in security infrastructure required to keep data safe.
Facebook facing 20 years of privacy audits
Federal Trade Commission issues strict warning, so what was Mark Zuckerberg’s response?
Antivirus firms 'charlatans and scammers': Google engineer
People selling antivirus software for Android, iOS or RIM 'should be ashamed of themselves'.
Should tweens be on Facebook?
Study shows over half of 10 to 13 year olds have access to mainstream social networks.
Datastor to deliver Symantec SaaS
Winners of 'Pacific Distributor of the Year' award given first shot at selling cloud solutions.
How safe is your password?
If it's on this list of the 25 most common passwords, the answer is, not very.
8 things you probably didn’t know about Palo Alto Networks
We've put together what we think are some interesting tid bits about Palo Alto Networks and their products.
Facebook under fire
As users complain of porn spam, a more sinister threat emerges.
Happy Nerd New Year!
Spinal Tap fans will want to turn it up today, because it is the eleventh of the eleventh of 2011, or what one Californian group has dubbed Nerd New Year.
Cloud reality not meeting the hype
Study shows benefits are falling short of expectations. Can cloud computing really deliver on its promises?
How safe is your site?
GeoTrust launches cloud-based website scanner exclusively through channel partners.
CA Technologies to fill gap in NZ
Software company to replace departed channel account director 'as soon as possible'.