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  • AP Twitter hack prompts fresh look at cybersecurity needs

    Getting hacked on Twitter is fast becoming a rite of passage for big corporations, but Tuesday's attack on the Associated Press could be a tipping point and shows that social networks must do more to keep their users safe, security experts said.

  • Six security companies you should watch

    Here are brief descriptions of a half-dozen security companies to watch, what they can do for enterprises and why they are worth keeping an eye on.

  • Postini integration is a big win for Google Apps admins

    Google Apps will become a more secure and easier to manage collaboration and communication suite now that Google has started integrating email security features into it from its Postini suite.

  • Four reasons why Facebook boasting can expose you to crime

    My colleague, Bill Brenner, has a t-shirt he likes to wear that basically says social networking feeds the darker sides of human nature. The shirt is a parody of a venn diagram and shows the relationship between sites like Facebook and Twitter to what some might call undesirable character traits such as ADHD, stalking and narcissism.

  • Twitter and Facebook mistakes can get you fired

    Travis Megale is happily employed. A regular Facebook user, he knows how to use the site appropriately and what NOT to say or post. Unfortunately, many Facebook members do not. Job termination due to behavior on Facebook seems to increasingly be in the headlines. A recent survey from email security firm Proofpoint finds seven percent of organizations have fired an employee because of activity on social media sites. Another 20 percent said employees have been disciplined over social media activity. It's statistics like this that inspired Megale to launch his Facebook group "Fired because of Facebook."

  • Google Apps: A simple guide

    Google would like you to believe that its hosted e-mail and office productivity tools are just as good as Microsoft's. While that's probably not the case yet, Google Apps is a valid and inexpensive alternative to Microsoft Office for many types of customers. Here's what you need to know about Google Apps.

  • Spotting weak security staff

    Are your security staffers are trustworthy? Competent? Knowledgeable? Ask a security professional for horror stories and you might think again.

  • Cisco aims IronPort at the spam menace

    IronPort's CEO says spammers are like dogs - but perhaps not in the same way that the rest of us do.

  • Is encryption too hot to handle?

    Without careful handling, encryption could end up being the next corporate document shredder.

  • Talk is cheap - if you're protected

    VoIP is a powerful tool for evil as well as good, so you had better be ready for the new risks it poses.





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