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Advantech described as 'Lazy 'in fixing vulnerability

Advantech described as 'Lazy 'in fixing vulnerability

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Having recently rushed to fix a vulnerability on one of its products, Advantech has reportedly opened up the door for new vulnerabilities.

Apple drops support document encouraging anti-virus adoption

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Apple has taken down its recommendation that Mac OS X users deploy anti-virus technology.

Apple advises Mac users to install anti-virus software

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Apple, whose market share is growing among computer users, is now recommending that consumers consider applying anti-virus protection to their machines.

Dell touts security vault in Latitude notebooks

The PC maker announces security enhancements to its business laptops.

New secure online backup for home users

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Home PC users who want to protect their pictures and music from damage can secure their files by installing Webroot's new backup system.

Mozilla set to develop risk model for software development

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Mozilla is trying to refute the notion that the buggier the software, the less secure it is.

Google scores key win with security and applications deal

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Taylor Woodrow, one of the UK's largest construction companies, is to give all its staff access to Google Apps, backed by the internet giant's security products

Optenet launches into the UK

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The Spain headquartered security-as-a-service provider has released its portfolio into the British market, building on the back of contract wins from McDonalds and Hilton Hotels

CCTV cameras that listen as well as watch

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University researchers are developing artificial intelligence software which can be loaded onto CCTV cameras to enable them to locate incidents by noise alone

Geordies unify physical and IT security

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Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is tieing together its building and computing access systems to vastly simplify its operations

Dutch academics hack Oyster card

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Security lecturers from a leading Netherlands university travelled to London last week to crack the Oyster smart card, clone it and get a free day's travel, while they pursue an open source alternative

ESET launches anti-malware for Windows Mobile

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The security company has released a free beta version of a software product which aims to prevent malware from infecting Windows Mobile devices

Trend Micro takes security into the cloud

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The software vendor has unveiled its new approach to internet security, which means transferring the workload off individual PCs and into the internet

Cisco builds CCTV into ISRs

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Businesses will be able to roll out IP-based surveillance using their Cisco networking gear, following the introduction of a CCTV module into the integrated service routers this week

Trend Micro releases major upgrade to SME software

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The security vendor has released version 5.0 of its WorryFree range, while adding a new product to try to secure online retailers in the fight against credit card thieves

Alcatel-Lucent to secure mobile workers with always-on datacard

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The company is to bring to market next month a GPS and 3G enabled datacard which should give IT administrators 24/7 visibility of users' mobile devices

SonicWALL extends unified threat management line

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The security vendor is to offer a UTM appliance to the SME market after it reported sales up nearly a quarter year-on-year

EMC plans encryption work with Brocade

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The storage companies say they will work together to integrate EMC's RSA Key Manager for the datacentre offering with Brocade's forthcoming fabric-based encryption technology, aiming to make it easier for datacentre managers to reliably encrypt their data

VMware releases API that simplifies securing vitalized environments

On the day that Microsoft jumped into the burgeoning virtualization market, VMware - the pioneer and industry leader in this technology - announced on Wednesday a new product that significantly enhances and simplifies security virtual machines.

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