Absolute Software is teaming with Dell to embed Absolute's Persistent security technology in Android-powered Dell mobile devices at the factory.
Apparently DevOps isn't just good for the more rapid delivery of software. It's also good for IT security.
In an apparent move to counter HP's purchase of Aruba, Dell and Aerohive Networks have reached an agreement under which Dell will resell Aerohive's cloud managed Wi-Fi and mobility products alongside other Dell products.
At least in theory, DevOps should help improve security for most businesses but some of the tools that DevOps workers use are actually opening up new security holes, experts speaking at RSA in San Francisco said this week.
Puppet Labs has struck a partnership deal with Cumulus Networks that has led to a joint integration between Puppet and Cumulus Linux. The end result? Switches running the Cumulus flavor of Linux can be managed as easily as Puppet-managed devices.
Dell System Detect, diagnostic software on Dell computers, remains vulnerable to attackers exploiting a security hole to gain control of computers despite Dell issuing a fix for the vulnerability in January. That is the conclusion of researchers from anti-virus software provider F-Secure.
Microsoft has inked agreements with Samsung, Dell and nine other manufacturers to preinstall its Office software as well as its OneNote, OneDrive and Skype on Android devices.
Dell announced on Tuesday that it is beefing up its endpoint security suite to stop malware attacks, secure data and meet compliance requirements for corporate devices.
Top news for December 12, 2014.
While mobile devices continue to carve a widening niche within the enterprise, various reports find that desktop computers are still needed for complex tasks, and the most efficient repertoire in the near-future will include phones, tablets, wearables and desktops.