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Cyberthief Hits Hard Rock Customer Cards

June 28, 2016 ITManagementNews Staff

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas discovered a major breach of their credit card processing data with card scraping malware placed on its payment-card system. Cardholders who purchased anything at Hard Rock Las Vegas including restaurant and retail outlets between October 27, 2015 and March 21, 2016, […]

Apple Fixes 67 El Capitan Vulnerabilities

May 17, 2016 ITManagementNews Staff

Apple announced a bunch of fixes of security flaws yesterday according to ComputerWorld: “Apple yesterday updated OS X El Capitan to version 10.11.5, patching nearly 70 vulnerabilities as it began to wind down changes prior to the next iteration launching later this year.” Stephen Brown, Directory of Product Management for […]

Amazon Inspector Hits General Availability

April 21, 2016 Chris Crum

Amazon Web Services announced that Amazon Inspector is now out of preview and is generally available to all AWS customers. This is a security vulnerability assessment service that helps improve the security and compliance of applications deployed on EC2. As Amazon’s Craig Liebendorfer explains in a post on the Amazon […]

Security Attitudes and Behaviors Surveyed Across Industries

April 24, 2015 Chris Crum

Biscom shared some results of a new IT Survey finding that although regulated industries say security is a high concern, many are still using solutions that are inadequate for protecting their data. The survey compared attitudes and behaviors related to enterprise security across 13 industries including healthcare, financial services, retail, […]

Is Your Site Secure? Who Are You Telling About It?

October 30, 2014 Stoney deGeyter

It seems barely a month passes before we hear about another significant breach in some major retailer’s credit card database. It’s getting to the point that many shoppers are gong back to good old fashioned greenbacks. While that may work at physical stores, it’s not really an option for online […]

How corporate IT is actually killing employee communications

October 9, 2014 Arik Hanson

Years ago, I worked for an accounting and consulting firm here in Minneapolis. They ran their systems on Lotus Notes. For those of you born after 1985, Lotus Notes is an operating system that runs all sorts of programs internally for big organizations, including email. It’s actually surprisingly easy to […]

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