A recent informal phone survey conducted by WinMagic should prompt the traveling professional to hold that laptop case tighter – and corporate IT teams to more closely administer policies regarding mobile device security.
Last week we announced upcoming improvements to SecureDoc that we plan to deliver in the April timeframe. These enhancements include support for BitLocker and TCG Enterprise drives and we’re really excited about the value these new solutions will ultimately deliver to customers.
Over the weekend Bell announced that more than 22,000 SMB customers’ user data was compromised and posted online. So what was the source of the breach? A third-party supplier.
I’ve talked about it before and as an organization we’re constantly trying to tell people and organizations that encryption should be the first line of defense for data on portable devices such as laptops. And yet again, we’re seeing a huge data breach in Canada, this time in Alberta, due to a laptop being stolen and not being encrypted.
In late December it was revealed that RSA allegedly implemented flawed encryption technology to enable an NSA back door into its tokens. As a result of this, a few key speakers at this year’s RSA 2014 conference arebacking out of their speaking commitments in protest of RSA’s actions.
Market consolidation – it’s a common occurrence within the technology space and happens all the time, albeit less often in the past few years. It would appear this week is no exception and LSI Corp. was acquired by Avago this week.
Buffer, a social media scheduling service, Buffer, found itself on the receiving end of a data-breach back in October. The culprit behind the breach was the company’s database provider. The breach resulted in the exposure of user account credentials that led to spam posts on user social media sites.
Once again there’s been a device theft that has left the personal health info (PHI) of 11,000 patients out in the open because the device was unencrypted. But when you look deeper into the problem, the organization did actually have an encryption policy but the encryption was deactivated.
We’re excited to announce that WinMagic will be hosting a webinar titled “Simplified & Integrated Security Solutions from Lenovo & WinMagic” on Wednesday, October 16th from 2:00pm to 2:45pm. Don’t miss out on this informative webinar as we will be discussing common business and security challenges that organizations are facing today.