Security http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9308/more en Amazon Promotes New Tool to Protect Cloud Customers From Attacks http://windowsitpro.com/security/amazon-promotes-new-tool-protect-cloud-customers-attacks <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Amazon.com Inc. unveiled a new security tool for cloud customers, part of a slew of product announcements this week designed to fend off competition from Microsoft Corp., Alphabet Inc.&rsquo;s Google and others in the fast-growing cloud computing market.</p> <p>Chief Technology Officer Werner Vogels announced Amazon Shield, new layers of protection designed against service interruptions like the cyber attack that took down top websites and affected some Amazon Web Services customers in October.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/amazon-promotes-new-tool-protect-cloud-customers-attacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/amazon-promotes-new-tool-protect-cloud-customers-attacks#comments Security Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:28:00 +0000 184121 at http://windowsitpro.com Fedora 25 and the Internet time scale http://windowsitpro.com/security/fedora-25-and-internet-time-scale <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;">Just in time for (the US) Thanksgiving, the&nbsp;<a href="https://start.fedoraproject.org/" target="_blank">Fedora Project</a>&nbsp;released&nbsp;<a href="https://fedoramagazine.org/fedora-25-released/" target="_blank">Fedora 25</a>&nbsp;on 22 November 2016. This is a major IT milestone, although explaining why is a challenge, particularly in a brief comment like this one.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/fedora-25-and-internet-time-scale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/fedora-25-and-internet-time-scale#comments Security Fedora Linux Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:21:00 +0000 184031 at http://windowsitpro.com A detailed look at Android Nougat's latest advances in encryption, and where they fall short http://windowsitpro.com/security/detailed-look-android-nougats-latest-advances-encryption-and-where-they-fall-short <div class="field-deck"> Cryptographer and professor Matthew Green has a detailed breakdown of the state of encryption on Google's mobile operating system </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Security is only as good as the weakest link, but unfortunately, even improvements in the latest version of Android appear to leave much to be desired.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/detailed-look-android-nougats-latest-advances-encryption-and-where-they-fall-short" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/detailed-look-android-nougats-latest-advances-encryption-and-where-they-fall-short#comments Security Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:47:00 +0000 184011 at http://windowsitpro.com Oracle Swallows Dyn http://windowsitpro.com/security/oracle-swallows-dyn <div class="node-body article-body">One report is that Oracle is paying more than $600 million for Dyn in order to expand its cloud offerings.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/oracle-swallows-dyn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/oracle-swallows-dyn#comments Security Mon, 21 Nov 2016 19:43:00 +0000 183871 at http://windowsitpro.com Beware: The business-class redefines “workaround” for inclusion of unsupported devices, apps, and online services http://windowsitpro.com/security/beware-business-class-redefines-workaround-inclusion-unsupported-devices-apps-and-online-se <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The advent of social media, discussions there, and all manner of apps and services readily available for free download, has created a Wild West type of environment for organizations that are not taking careful control of their IT enablements.&nbsp; In fact, many orgs don&rsquo;t even know what&rsquo;s happening.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/beware-business-class-redefines-workaround-inclusion-unsupported-devices-apps-and-online-se" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/beware-business-class-redefines-workaround-inclusion-unsupported-devices-apps-and-online-se#comments Cloud Security Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:15:00 +0000 183741 at http://windowsitpro.com Licensed from blogtrepreneur.com/tech Security Sense: How Responsible are Companies When Partners Lose Their Data? http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-how-responsible-are-companies-when-partners-lose-their-data <div class="node-body article-body">Data breaches often as a result of an organisation's partner losing customer information. Who's ultimately responsible when this happens and would further checks and balances on the partner have stopped it from happening in the first place?</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-how-responsible-are-companies-when-partners-lose-their-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-how-responsible-are-companies-when-partners-lose-their-data#comments Troy Hunt's Security Sense Data Breach Data Breach security Security Mon, 21 Nov 2016 05:33:00 +0000 183751 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Security Updates Guide Preview http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-security-updates-guide-preview <div class="node-body link-body">Microsoft has begun a preview of their new one stop shop for all things security bulletin related to further consolidate critical security information in one central location for end users and system admins.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://windowsitpro.com/site-files/windowsitpro.com/files/security-1202344_1280.png?1479131930" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-security-updates-guide-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Patch Tuesday Bulletins Microsoft Preview Security Security Bulletins Security Updates Guide Mon, 14 Nov 2016 13:57:00 +0000 183551 at http://windowsitpro.com E-mail and Workplace Privacy http://windowsitpro.com/security/e-mail-and-workplace-privacy <div class="node-body article-body"><p>It&rsquo;s not the place of this blog to engage in national politics, but the news does beg a fair question for any person of good cheer and common sense:&nbsp; Who would administer e-mail with contents of a highly sensitive nature through unapproved e-mail systems and why?&nbsp; I&rsquo;ll leave the answer(s) to you, but given the outcomes that we see via the daily news, you can also well ask:&nbsp;</p> <p align="center"><em>What are the workplace policies regarding e-mail at my place of employ?</em></p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/e-mail-and-workplace-privacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/e-mail-and-workplace-privacy#comments Security Email email privacy Privacy security Security Mon, 07 Nov 2016 17:19:00 +0000 183221 at http://windowsitpro.com Privacy: Is it real? http://windowsitpro.com/security/privacy-it-real <div class="node-body article-body"></div> http://windowsitpro.com/security/privacy-it-real#comments Security Mon, 07 Nov 2016 16:53:00 +0000 183211 at http://windowsitpro.com Security Sense: Are You Protecting Your Customers’ Banking Credentials? http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-are-you-protecting-your-customers-banking-credentials <div class="node-body article-body">You may believe your site holds nothing of any significant value, but if you're holding user credentials then you have the keys to unlock their other valuable things.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-are-you-protecting-your-customers-banking-credentials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-are-you-protecting-your-customers-banking-credentials#comments Troy Hunt's Security Sense passwords passwords security Security Mon, 07 Nov 2016 14:34:00 +0000 183261 at http://windowsitpro.com