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Cisco tries new collaboration, compliance tools for diverse work environments

How can the largest producer of collaboration appliances make collaboration work where appliances typically don't? Cisco engineers are tackling the problem before they're tackled by it.

Where do we plant the root of trust?

The problem of securing identity in a network of both mobile devices and clouds is only growing more complex.  A solution may require us to transcend what we think we know.

Ponemon: One third of security professionals never talk with executives

The most eye-opening survey numbers from Ponemon to date imply that no one--absolutely no one--is actually implementing security governance standards as specified.

Spotlight: They're not really 'back doors' if Apple gives them brass knockers

Last Monday in Spotlight, I pointed you toward an article from the personal blog of security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski, who reported on the existence of several exploitable back doors around security features in Apple's iOS.

Open source ownCloud innovates unique collaboration scheme

It looks like an open source, on-premise implementation of Dropbox. Look closer, though, and you'll see a way to securely open up object stores on an OpenStack platform.

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