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  Wednesday, August 3, 2011
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Between The Lines ColumnistShady Rat Attacks Hit 70 Organizations, 14 Countries
By Kelly Jackson Higgins
Operation Shady Rat, a massive cyber-espionage campaign, has been under way for five years against national governments, global companies, nonprofits, and others, says McAfee.

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5 Ways To Fight Mobile Malware
A new Android Trojan reminds us of the growing threat to mobile devices. Follow these five simple security tips to protect your smartphones and tablets from mobile malware.

Geo-Tagging Tech Scouts Terrorist Mystery Locations
IARPA's Finder Program aims to help U.S. intelligence agencies identify locations in photographs related to terrorist activity.

MobileIron Takes Mobile Device Management To Cloud
Connected Cloud service lets IT remotely control devices, set email and application access, and more. But one support piece is missing.

Qualys Announces User Interface For Vulnerability Management Services
Compliance software-as-a-service vendor also upgrades its Web application scanning service.

Kaminsky Releasing Security Tools In 'Black Ops' Talk
Researcher Dan Kaminsky pokes holes in network security at Black Hat USA.

Retail 2.0: Cloud Supports Pop-Up Store
Fashion designer Yigal Azrouel heads to the cloud to provide the services needed for brick-and-mortar "pop-up" stores.

Intuit's Brainstorm Turns Ideas Into Results
Web-based software for encouraging innovation captures GE Healthcare unit as an early customer.

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Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. -- Russell Baker

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Design On A Dime: Upgrading Storage
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Virtualization is affordable, fast, and efficient. But without a solid backup and recovery strategy in place, you leave your organization's critical data vulnerable. Discover proven techniques to maximize and secure your virtual investments.
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Media Tablets in the Enterprise
Even in the empowered age of smartphones, netbooks, and tablets, the PC has a unique way of reinventing itself to satisfy user needs in the workplace. In a Forrester Consulting survey of more than 1,700 information workers, notebooks, desktops, and smartphones were found to be "must-have" devices, while tablets, slates, and netbooks were relegated to "nice-to-have" status. Download this white paper to review the results of the study.
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5 Ways To Fight Mobile Malware
A new Android Trojan reminds us of the growing threat to mobile devices. Follow these five simple security tips to protect your smartphones and tablets from mobile malware.

10 Hot iPad Apps For Summer
Summertime--and the tablet apps are everywhere. With the recent launch of the Apple iPad 2, application developers just keep on finding new ways to exploit the tablet's portability and beautiful display. Check out these free and low-cost tools for planning summer fun, or just kicking back during your vacation time.

HP Updates TouchPad OS, Prices Drop
HP pushes webOS 3.0.2 out to the TouchPad tablet, in its first major software update; retailers Amazon and Best Buy drop prices.

7 Hottest Features In Windows Phone 7 Mango
Microsoft this week shipped its Windows Phone "Mango" update to phone makers--adding key features to the smartphone OS that Microsoft is pitting against Apple iPhone and Google Android. Check out this visual tour of seven significant new functions.

Bing Gains Cost Microsoft Millions
Redmond's search business posts seven-figure losses, but company officials insist the effort to catch Google will pay off.

 

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11 iPad Apps For Better Collaboration The Apple iPad's inherent mobility makes it an obvious weapon for efficient enterprise collaboration--provided you're armed with the right apps.   View Now

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Citrix NetScaler: Working with Intel and Microsoft Solutions
Citrix Systems Engineer, Mark Borrow, demonstrates Citrix NetScaler with Intel at Microsoft TechEd 2011.   Watch

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