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Thursday, August 4, 2011
- Data Sovereignty in the cloud
What do CIOs need to consider when dealing with data sovereignty in the cloud?
- Sophos software design, implementation critically flawed, says researcher
A researcher says poor Sophos software security leaves many open doors, notably cryptographic and attack-mitigation weaknesses in Sophos? AV engine.
- Black Hat 2011: Money for secure application development proves elusive
For most security teams, it?s still a struggle to find money for secure application development, according to a panel of Black Hat 2011 experts.
- Microsoft?s August 2011 Patch Tuesday to address 22 flaws
The software giant?s August 2011 Patch Tuesday release will address 22 flaws, including two critical, in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer and Visual Studio.
- Missing USB drive, found in pub, contained unencrypted data
The ICO says two housing groups must improve data security after a contractor?s missing USB drive, containing unencrypted data, was found in a pub.
- Citrix refocuses on cloud, turns to Microsoft with XenServer 6.0
Now in beta, XenServer 6.0 sports improvements including a more integrated distributed virtual switch, but Citrix is handing enterprise virtualization management reins over to Microsoft.
- NAO: Defra?s geographic information systems strategy wanting
The National Audit Office has questioned whether the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is delivering value on a major technology investment.
- Vendors, providers mull effect of FDA mobile health regulations
Looming FDA regulations could turn smartphones into Class II medical devices. Early reaction from stakeholders suggests this could throw a wet blanket on innovation.
- Rosendin Electric takes paperless route with Oracle Fusion Middleware
Rosendin Electric, a major national electrical contractor, goes with software from a familiar vendor to improve its procure-to-pay process.
- VMware bows to customers, changes vSphere 5 licensing: News in brief
After facing customer backlash, VMware has raised the virtual RAM limit in its new vSphere 5 licensing model.
- Multiway video collaboration turns everyone into a presenter
Vendors are evolving the screen-sharing features of their video collaboration products from a one-way, pass-the-ball experience to a multiway model that makes all participants presenters.
- New GrayWolf tool sheds light on Microsoft .NET application security
Black Hat 2011: A free Microsoft .NET application security tool helps programmers reverse-engineer .NET applications to manipulate and control them.