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  • Total Defense has reached an agreement to divest its consumer product line, which will retain the Total Defense brand. The remaining corporate-focused company has, in tandem changed its name to, iSheriff. The newly branded company will exclusively focus on cloud-based, security-as-a-service solutions for the small and medium-sized enterprise market and managed service providers.
  • The State of Maryland has awarded $600,000 to cybersecurity startup Luminal, in exchange for the company moving its headquarters from West Virginia to the Old Line State. It’s the latest in a series of moves on the part of Maryland to position itself as an epicenter for cybersecurity research and development.
  • As the volume of data generated within the enterprise workflow grows bigger each and every day, adopting a future-proof approach to information security will be increasingly imperative – and even more challenging. Much talk has arisen about the cloud and mobile devices, and their requisite applications, being a growing threat vector. But new survey results suggest that when it comes to protecting companies’ IT infrastructure, it is in fact people who present the biggest security problem.
  • Qualys, Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions with over 6,700 customers worldwide, will be exhibiting at Infosecurity Europe 2014, which takes place in Earl’s Court, London, from April 29 through May 1.
  • More than half of information security professionals believe the Snowden revelations have had a positive effect on the industry, according to a report released today. The research report, titled ‘Information security: From business barrier to business enabler’, surveyed 1,149 information security professionals across the globe about the industry landscape and the challenges they face.
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  • Posted by Ernst & Young LLP • 16 April 2014
    By Mark Brown Much has been made of Microsoft’s decision to stop security support for Windows XP over the last few weeks. Some commentators have likened it to something of a Y2K-esque tech apo...
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  • Posted by IRM Plc • 14 April 2014
    By Punam Tiwari On my return home from my Cheltenham Head Office one evening, I happened upon an opinon article quite randomly lying around in the train by David Aaronovitch of The Times, titled...
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  • Posted by Bob Tarzey • 21 March 2014
    It will not be news to anyone who has written code that the time to kill software bugs is early on in the application development lifecycle, before they can have a major impact. This is important for ...
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  • Posted by Drew Amorosi • 17 March 2014
    Nine months and counting – nine months since Edward Snowden first told the world that the US government logged the metadata of all telephone traffic. Shortly after came PRISM, involvement by the...
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