Looks like a lot of IT shops are on the naughty list again this year for letting security issues fester unattended. The annual year-end security stories are hitting the wire, and this year's topics include… well, just about everything.
Network Computing reports that the co-founder and CEO of Chinese switch maker Huawei is giving up on the U.S. market "amid a growing stockpile of accusations, conspiracy and intrigue surrounding his company, almost none of it conclusive," as Scott Fulton writes.
Stung--like numerous tech companies--by criticisms and accusations of providing the government with too much data access, Microsoft announced plans this week to encrypt customers' information traveling on MS services.
Box bought security startup dLoop last week.
Dropbox announced a new way of organizing information this week to let employees keep private files and company files in separate containers in a single interface.
Intelligence officers at the British Government Communications Headquarters allegedly created spoofed versions of LinkedIn and Slashdot pages, targeting specific network engineers at telecom companies and planting malware on their systems.
Onehub introduced a new product that takes advantage of Dropbox APIs to embed Dropbox folders inside the Onehub repository.
Turns out Adobe's hacked password file was encrypted with TripleDES. That's a very strong encryption algorithm--problem is, it could still be broken.
While cloud computing is frequently posited to impact enterprise networks, The InfoPro Networking Survey finds spending patterns holding to a remarkable consistency.