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Be wary of UC app security risks

Unified communications has shifted into the cloud and onto mobile devices in a big way, but some of those applications--which may or may not be officially part of the enterprise's UC strategy--are creating cause for concern.

Marriott underscores difficulty of WLAN management

Marriott International has certainly come out as the bad guy in the recent battle over its blocking of personal Wi-Fi hotspots, but have some sympathy for its misunderstood network administrators.

Harden your network's security against these threats in 2015

The good news about network security is there are always new processes, products and updates to fight the constant battle against malicious nogoodniks. The bad news? Those malevolent rascals tend to always pull more aces out of their sleeves.

Qualcomm-led alliance finalizes secure device protocol for CES

One of the emerging Internet-of-Things consortia has struck pay dirt, having completed initial development work on a protocol for enabling software platforms for everyday devices.

Spotlight: The price bank customers pay for lack of authentication

This week, one of my favorite online analysts shares the experience of his new bank doubting his authenticity as a genuine person.

Spotlight: The tech press as latest hacker tool

In his commentary this morning, my very good friend and colleague David Strom lists several of the ironies emerging from the Sony Pictures incursion story.

Spotlight: Nearly half surveyed say SDN may be too immature to be secure

If you give a group of C-suite executives a list of bad things to choose from and tell them to arrange them in order of bad-to-worse, like a tally of "Brady Bunch" episodes, does the one...

DNS governing body ICANN admits its systems are compromised

A security upgrade process just begun by ICANN on its zone domain transfer system revealed a compromise whose signature implies the hacker knew what he or she was doing.

Internet of Things presents solution to single sign-on

If you're scared by the idea of a central server out there in the world granting you access to your company network, maybe you'd feel easier with your company network granting you access to the world.

Yubico puts FIDO's second authentication factor in your pocket

The era of logging onto the Web using a real, physical key may have just begun. Of course, if things start to get cumbersome and that key is easily bypassed, it may have just ended.