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Report: Traditional cybersecurity costs enterprises a fortune and isn’t helping that much

Report: Traditional cybersecurity costs enterprises a fortune and isn't helping that much

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: The average large (2,000+ people) enterprise spends $16.7 million annually on security software and salaries of the professionals who maintain it. Despite that, the ability of traditional security software to protect businesses isn't improving. —Bromium Isolating network resources

Seven end-of-year maintenance tips for Apple machines

Seven end-of-year maintenance tips for Apple machines

Since many businesses ramp down operations this time of year, IT teams can take this opportunity to tackle larger than average projects that would normally be considered counterproductive, or perhaps require too much downtime to complete during the calendar year. One such task is systemwide maintenance of computer systems,

Microsoft Fixes Serious Flaw in Windows Defender

Microsoft Fixes Serious Flaw in Windows Defender

Microsoft has quietly fixed a serious bug in its Windows Defender antivirus software that allowed hackers to hijack infected PCs. The vulnerability was found in the software's malware protection engine, which is designed to regularly scan files for computer viruses. UK authorities discovered that it could actually be exploited when

Sony Digital Paper DPT-RP1

Sony Digital Paper DPT-RP1

Sony Digital Paper DPT-RP1 - Sony Digital Paper DPT-RP1 The best products combine great hardware with great software. That's what makes the Sony Digital Paper DPT-RP1 tablet ($699.99) so frustrating: It's great hardware, with very little software at all. It's a unique godsend for anyone who wants to read, edit,

Google Adds ESET Malware Detection to Chrome

Google Adds ESET Malware Detection to Chrome

It's in Google's interests for your PC to run free of malware of any kind. That's why we have the Chrome browser with its sandboxing technology to help keep web surfers safe. However, even with sandboxing, automatic updates, and Safe Browsing technology, unwanted software still manages to find a way

Report: 99% of ransomware targets Microsoft products

Report: 99% of ransomware targets Microsoft products

The explosive growth of ransomware is bad news for Windows users. Some 99% of ransomware attacks are targeting Microsoft products, according to a report from security firm Carbon Black, released Thursday. Of course, some of this is simply due to Microsoft's massive marketshare. However, many of the ransomware attacks studied

Confusion hits consumer market over US ban of Kaspersky

Confusion hits consumer market over US ban of Kaspersky

The US Department of Homeland Security cited concerns about possible ties between unnamed Kaspersky officials and the Kremlin and Russian intelligence services. (File Photo) Worries rippled through the consumer market for antivirus software after the US government banned federal agencies from using Kaspersky Labs software on Wednesday. Best Buy said

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