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Pwnie Express eases security remediation with a risk-assessment tool

Pwnie Express is adding a tool that ranks the risks its security service finds on customer networks and makes it easier to remediate them.The new feature of the company’s Pulse service assesses potential vulnerabilities that its sensors detect i.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldMar 16th, 2017

Quick Look: Comparing Vulkan & DX12 API Overhead on 3DMark

Earlier this week the crew over at Futuremark released a major update to their API Overhead testing tool, which is built into the larger 3DMark testing suite. The API Overhead tool, first rolled out in 2015, is a relatively straightforward test that.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News4 hr. 13 min. ago

Apple refutes the security vulnerabilities disclosed as part of WikiLeaks Vault 7 ‘Dark Matter’

A day after WikiLeaks published its second archive of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) files claiming the agency developed hacking devices for Apple products, the Cupertino-based tech company has refuted security vulnerabilities in its products......»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News15 hr. 13 min. ago

Windows 10 Creators Update will see a far more secure Edge browser

Following Pwn2Own failure, Microsoft wants to turn Edge around with bolstered sandbox security. Following a rather high-profile failure for Windows 10’s Edge browser at Pwn2Own which we reported on earlier this week, Microsoft has come b.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News15 hr. 21 min. ago

Facebook will test GIFs in comments because who needs words anymore?

Always wanted to comment on a friend's post with a GIF? Starting next week, some users will get the chance to. Who needs words when you can express yourself in GIF form?Facebook has finally clued into everyone's favorite means of expressio.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News15 hr. 21 min. ago

Microsoft Delivers Secure China-Only Cut of Windows 10

Earlier this week, CEO of Microsoft Greater China, Alain Crozier, told China Daily that the company is ready to roll out a version of Windows 10 with extra security features demanded by China's government. "We have already developed the first version.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 21 min. ago

Statins may provide treatment alternative for chronic liver disease

Statin drugs are widely used to manage high cholesterol and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. But in a new review of more than 50 studies, researchers cite reductions in liver inflammation and improvements in other related factors as reasons.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 57 min. ago

Virtual environment education reduces anxiety prior to radiation therapy

Radiation therapists and physicians know that education can reduce anxiety before radiation treatment but lack a standardized tool. In an effort to solve this problem, a multidisciplinary team conducted a pilot study to see if a virtual environment e.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

Successful method to reduce dental implant failure

Scientists are evaluating the effectiveness of a new nanocoating for dental implants to reduce the risk of peri-implantitis......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

Moderate drinking linked to lower risk of some -- but not all -- heart conditions

Moderate drinking is associated with a lower risk of several, but not all, cardiovascular diseases, finds a large study of UK adults. The finding that moderate drinking is not universally associated with a lower risk of all cardiovascular conditions.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

GoDaddy Purchases Sucuri to Provide Advanced Digital Security

GoDaddy Inc, the leading provider of cloud to small and... Read more ».....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

Complete security deception includes detection and incident response

Deception tools have been growing in popularity over the past several years, but customers need to ensure they are using the technology to its fullest potential. The concept behind deception is fairly simple to understand: Security teams deploy a.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

Blockchain can help secure medical devices, improve patient privacy

BOSTON -- Blockchain can help secure medical devices and improve patient privacy, but the key is proper implementation, according to a top security pro at Partners Healthcare.The downsides would include mistrust of the technology because of blockc.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

Review: Canary Flex security camera lives up to its name

Canary’s initial foray into the networked home security camera space was very impressive – my colleague David Newman touted its high security settings in the wake of revelations about the general insecurity of these types of devices. The Canar.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: 7 best practices for securing your cloud service

As enterprises move their applications and data to the cloud, executives increasingly face the task of balancing the benefits of productivity gains against significant concerns about compliance and security.Security in the cloud is not the same as.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

CIA, WikiLeaks and Doctor Who?

CSO Online's Steve Ragan and Joan Goodchild chat about the hot security news of the week, including their take on the recent WikiLeaks revelations around the CIA, and how Cisco, Samsung and Apple have responded to the information......»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

Review: Canary Flex security camera lives up to its name

Canary’s initial foray into the networked home security camera space was very impressive – my colleague David Newman touted its high security settings in the wake of revelations about the general insecurity of these types of devices. The Canar.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: 7 best practices for securing your cloud service

As enterprises move their applications and data to the cloud, executives increasingly face the task of balancing the benefits of productivity gains against significant concerns about compliance and security.Security in the cloud is not the same as.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

Consultant urges never pay ransomware demands

When ransomware criminals lock up files and demand payment to decrypt them, don’t pay, was the advice a consultant gave to a group at SecureWorld.When there’s no risk of losing crucial data, that’s easy to say, and to make is possible requir.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

Twitter is exploring the idea of a high-end, paid version of TweetDeck for power users

Twitter to the average Joe is just another social network used to keep in touch with friends and family but in the eyes of major brands, news outlets, celebrities and influencers, it’s an important marketing tool that shouldn’t be overloo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

Fish that keep salmon clean and healthy risk being wiped out

Wrasse help remove lice from salmon, enabling farmers to use fewer pesticides. But escalating demand for these fish could be disrupting important wild ecosystems.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago