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The great cloud computing surge

Driven in part by the pandemic, cloud computing adoption has reached new heights. These five articles take a close look at the implications.

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6 zero-days make this a 'Patch Now' Patch Tuesday

For June, Microsoft released 50 updates to address vulnerabilities across the Windows and Office ecosystems. There's some good news — and some bad.

Securing the Apple mobile enterprise takes context

Truce Software CEO Joe Boyle talks about Apple's place in business and the evolution of new security models for the remote enterprise.

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WWDC: Why iCloud+ will help secure the enterprise

iCloud+ is an upgraded version of Apple's existing service that provides secure emailing and VPN-style security for users.

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WWDC: Apple digs deep to secure its platforms

From built-in IP address masking to insights into how information is abused, Apple continues to secure Macs, iPhones, iPads, and everything else it can.

Ransomware revisited: As attacks worsen, tried-and-true defenses falter

The vast majority of the companies being attacked by ransomware have fewer than 1,000 employees. But with proper backups and local encryption, you can hold attackers off.

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Patch Tuesday: The rules of updating Windows (and Microsoft apps)

It’s important to be proactive when it comes to Microsoft’s updates. Here are some of the rules of the patching road to keep in mind this week.

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Note to IT: Google really wants its privacy settings left alone

It's deeply unsurprising that newly-released information from the Attorney General's office for Arizona — released when a judge agreed to unseal some of the data — shows Google trying to hide privacy settings and tracking users after...

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The missing context around Google's Android privacy fallout

Recent revelations about Google's Android privacy practices are raising some red flags, but as usual, there's more to the story than meets the eye.

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When is a cybersecurity hole not a hole? Never

In cybersecurity, one of the challenging issues is figuring out when a security hole is a big deal or is trivial. Apple now has a hole that pushes the definition.

To secure your remote workforce, lock down ‘your’ computers

Many employees aren't coming back to the office. That means you must make sure your business secrets are just as secure from their home office as they were at the corporate HQ.

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Android 12's quietly important privacy progress

Android 12's visual advancements are understandably stealing the show, but there's another area of the software you shouldn't be overlooking.

5 free ways to get better business security

Tech crooks really are out to get you, but there are ways to defend your company that won't cost an arm and a leg.

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Apple's Mac security warning shows that closed beats open

Apple’s software engineering chief Craig Federighi recently said Macs aren’t yet as secure as iOS devices — should we be worried?

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Firefox previews site-isolation tech in move to catch up to Chrome

'Project Fission' is part of a long-term effort by Mozilla to harden Firefox's defenses by isolating malicious sites and components.

Here's what you can do about ransomware

Colonial Pipeline just rubbed our noses into the fact that ransomware is a growing threat. Fortunately, there are ways to keep it from happening to you and your business.

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For Windows users, tips on fighting ransomware attacks

The ransomware attack that shut down a major pipeline in the US offers some lessons for Windows users looking to keep themselves safe.

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Google makes a big security change, but other companies must follow

Google is moving — slowly — to make multi-factor authentication default, pushing FIDO-compliant software embedded within the phone, and even has an iOS version. Nice touch.

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