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How Microsoft Handles BYOD

While BYOD still worries infosec pros, vendors like Microsoft are easing concerns by offering authentication and management capabilities.

How to Reduce Use-After-Free Memory Risk

Use-after-free memory errors often crop up in software application code.

User Education Key in Fighting Mobile Malware

Train users to read and heed mobile application permissions, says McAfee Labs.

Security Compliance Primer and Buying Guide

Security compliance is a complex and sometimes onerous task. Here we offer advice on best practices that can help, along with a guide to available tools.

5 Free Tools for Compliance Management

Most IT pros consider compliance a hassle. Yet the tools of compliance can empower security technologies and simplify risk management. Better yet, some of those tools are free.

Managed Security Services' Role in Cloud Security

A managed security service provider (MSSP) is a good option for cloud security, say experts.

Application Performance Management Offers Security Benefits

Administrators use application performance management (APM) tools to meet ebbs and flows of demand. But few leverage the security benefits offered by APM solutions.

How to Protect PII

Personally identifiable information, or PII, is especially valuable to hackers. Here's how to make sure they don't get their hands on it.

Mobile Device Management ROI Calculator

Trying to make a case for purchasing a mobile device management solution? Our MDM ROI calculator can help.

How to Buy Static Analysis Tools

Static analysis tools can help software developers produce more secure applications. Here is what you need to know when evaluating such tools for your organization.

How to Limit Heartbleed Risk Today

What can you do to reduce your risk from Heartbleed? eSecurity Planet has got you covered.

Heartbleed Especially Risky for SMBs

Enterprises with IT security staffs should find it easy to implement the patch for the Heartbleed vulnerability. But small companies may struggle to protect their websites and customers, experts say.

ATMs on Windows XP: How Risky Is It?

Microsoft has ended official support for Windows XP. What does that mean for the security of the world's ATMs, most of which run XP?

Cyber Insurance Covers That? 7 Items You Might Not Know

Data breaches and data losses are just the beginning when it comes to cyber insurance. Policies may also cover such items as data forensics.

3 Tools for Enforcing Password Policies

User passwords are often a weak link in the corporate security chain. How can security pros make users adhere to strong password policies?

6 Steps for Fighting SQL Injection

Database usage is on the rise, as well as the applications that interconnect databases, meaning that SQL injection should still be a top concern for IT security pros.

How Can IT Respond to Cloud File Sharing Threat?

Don't hate Dropbox. New approaches are evolving to help security teams deal with threats posed by cloud file sharing in the enterprise.

Cyber Insurance: 6 Facts You Should Know

Protecting your data is one thing, but what about insuring it? If you are considering cyber insurance, here are some facts you need to know.

How to Respond to a Data Breach

Here are three do's and two don'ts for responding to a data breach.

How to Fight Malvertising Threat

Even security-conscious enterprises like Yahoo can be compromised by attacks in which ad servers are used to deliver malware. How can you fight this 'malvertising' threat?

When Data Breaches Boost Share Prices

Using incident management to respond to data breaches quickly and effectively can help ensure a company's stock price does not decline in the wake of a breach.

10 Bitcoin Security Tips

Bitcoins have the potential to revolutionize business payment transactions. But they also have some security shortcomings. Here are 10 tips for keeping Bitcoins secure.

6 Tips for Stronger Encryption

In the wake of revelations about NSA backdoors in encryption systems, organizations must do everything they can to ensure their encryption is as strong as possible.

December Data Breach Roundup: Theft Prevention, and More

Employee education can help prevent data breaches caused by the loss or theft of unencrypted devices, and employee monitoring is a key strategy for fighting insider theft.

Unwiped Mobile Devices a BYOD Risk

Just 16 percent of adults who use mobile devices for work wipe data from old devices when they get a new one. It's important to educate employees about the BYOD risks this creates.