Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Computerworld

VMware targets remote work security with Anywhere Workspace

Providing secure access to vital applications has been a key challenge for businesses forced to adapt to remote working during the pandemic. And with many businesses set to continue to support a distributed workforce even after offices reopen, it...
Computerworld

Details of how the feds broke into iPhones should shake up enterprise IT

Apple has an awkward history with security researchers: it wants to tout that its security is excellent, which means trying to silence those who aim to prove otherwise. But those attempts to fight security researchers who sell their information...
Computerworld

The Patch Tuesday focus for April: Windows and Exchange (again)

On Tuesday, MIcrosoft rolled out another broad series of updates across its Windows ecosystems, including four vulnerabilities affecting Windows that have been publicly disclosed and one security flaw — reportedly exploited already — that affects the Windows kernel. That...
Computerworld

Appogee becomes one-stop shop for enterprise iOS deployment

The Apple-focused enterprise services market continues to evolve. Case in point: Apple-only value-added-reseller Appogee is now offering a fully-managed iOS hardware deployment thanks to an arrangement with TRUCE Software.A one-stop enterprise mobile shop At its simplest, this means enterprises choosing to...
Computerworld

2 big questions to ask about Google and privacy

I don't know if you've noticed, but it's become a teensy bit trendy to trash Google and its position on privacy these days.This wiggly ol' web of ours has always spent a fair amount of energy focusing on how...
Computerworld

Apple and Google reject UK COVID-19 app

Apple and Google have been forced to reject the UK’s latest COVID-19 Test and Trace app update because it failed to follow privacy rules the nation had already agreed to follow in order to use the frameworks the tech firms...
Computerworld

Collaboration analytics: Yes, you can track employees. Should you?

From email to video meetings and team chat, collaboration applications have become vital tools to connect workers. And by giving companies the tools to track employee use of these apps, software vendors can provide insights into working patterns and...
Computerworld

Your iPhone could soon be your driver's license (in Utah)

Apple’s iPhone has already replaced your wallet, keys, and flight tickets. Now in Utah, it is beginning to replace your driving license in a new pilot project.What is happening? The state is working on a mobile driving license (mDL) using...
Computerworld

The Brave browser basics: what it does, how it differs from rivals

Boutique browsers try to scratch out a living by finding a niche underserved by the usual suspects. Brave is one of those browsers.Brave has gotten more attention than most alternate browsers, partly because a co-founder was one of those...
Computerworld

Apple gets ready to launch its Find My ecosystem (updated)

While we’re still waiting for Apple to introduce its own take on Tile, the company is opening its Find My service to businesses joining its MFi scheme, enabling manufacturers to build location sensing into devices out of the box.Update:...
Computerworld

Apple gets ready to launch its Find My ecosystem

While we’re still waiting for Apple to introduce its own take on Tile, the company is opening its Find My service to businesses joining its MFi scheme, enabling manufacturers to build location sensing into devices out of the box.Now...
Computerworld

Windows Update for Business: details, details

Here’s something many Windows 10 users may not know: If you select options to control your updates in the local group policy settings better known as “Windows Update for Business,” you end up controlling optional updates. And what if...
Computerworld

Is it time to move to hosted Exchange? Considerations for IT

Have the recent widely publicized attacks on Microsoft Exchange made you realize that now is the time for someone else to run your organization’s email?Managing downtimeTo read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)
Computerworld

Apple switches off the ‘open web’ by making it better

Apple has begun rejecting apps that ignore its new App Tracking Transparency policy as it moves ahead toward the launch of iOS 14.5.  So, what’s happening? Reports indicate Apple has started rejecting apps that ignore this new policy, which extends to...
Computerworld

Keeping a remote workforce secure: Lessons learned, tips for the future

CSO’s Lucian Constantin joins Computerworld’s Matthew Finnegan and Executive Editor Ken Mingis to explain what companies should do to keep their remote employees — and valuable corporate data and info — safe. Secure remote access is key, and it...
The Hacker News

WARNING: Hackers Exploit Unpatched Pulse Secure 0-Day to Breach Organizations

If the Pulse Connect Secure gateway is part of your organization network, you need to be aware of a newly discovered critical zero-day authentication bypass vulnerability (CVE-2021-22893) that is currently being exploited in the wild and for which there...
The Register

Japan accuses Chinese military of cyber-attacks on its space agency

200 other companies also targeted, but no data lost Japan has accused a member of the Chinese Communist Party of conducting cyber-attacks on its space agency and 200 other local entities.…
The Register

Japan accuses Chinese military of cyber-attacks on its space agency

200 other companies also targeted, but no data lost Japan has accused a member of the Chinese Communist Party of conducting cyber-attacks on its space agency and 200 other local entities.…

Tool links email addresses to Facebook accounts at scale

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Still smarting from last month’s dump of phone numbers belonging to 500 million Facebook users, the social media giant has a new privacy crisis to contend with: a tool that, on a mass scale,...
SC Magazine

With details sparse, vendors scramble to make sense of Biden 100-day grid security plan

The Biden administration launched what it called a “bold” 100-day sprint to improve the cybersecurity of electric utilities on Tuesday. The plan was not released in full to the public, or to many vendors who might be instrumental in...