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Spotlight: Absolute embeds Persistence security tech in Android-powered Dell devices

Absolute Software is teaming with Dell to embed Absolute's Persistent security technology in Android-powered Dell mobile devices at the factory.

DevOps and security: A perfect match?

Apparently DevOps isn't just good for the more rapid delivery of software. It's also good for IT security.

Dell teams with Wi-Fi network provider Aerohive in apparent effort to counter HP's Aruba buy

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.

RSA experts: DevOps can both help and hurt security

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 forms partnership with Cumulus Networks

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.

Hackers still able to seize control of Dell computers using faulty diagnostic tool

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 inks deals to preinstall Office, other software on 11 manufacturers' devices

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.

Spotlight: Dell beefs up its endpoint security suite

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.

News Scan: Dell, Yahoo announce new IT exec hires; Keep an eye on these Infosec trends next year; More

Top news for December 12, 2014.

Desktops still office workhorse, but mobile becoming go-to work device

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.