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Microsoft 365 Advanced Audit: What you need to know

Microsoft's powerful new auditing options will help detect intrusions and see what was accessed...if you've paid for the right licenses.

Samsung Android Security Updates

Two big buts about Samsung's Android security update announcement

Samsung's plan to provide security patches to its Android phones for a full four years is fantastic news, but there's more to the story than meets the eye.

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Why Apple should let you define private places on iPhones

A recent study shows that even location data can reveal a lot of information about people.

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Apple tramples on security in the name of convenience

Apple's upcoming iOS 14.5 and WatchOS 7.4 OSes will allow masked enterprise employees to access their iPhone if they happen to be wearing an Apple Watch that is unlocked. If companies don't stop workers from using this convenience, it...

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The .NET patch failure that wasn’t

This month’s patch updates from Microsoft have caused few problems, and though there were some issues related to .NET, even those have been scattered.

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Apple publishes in-depth M1, Mac, and iOS security guide

Apple Platform Security Guide 2021 reveals all the latest security changes introduced in A14 chips and new M1 Macs.

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For February, a 'bumpy' Patch Tuesday ride

A few issues have already cropped up with this month's collection of patches from Microsoft. So, for now, pause updates if you can.

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What's not to love with this month’s Patch Tuesday?

Despite a lower-than-average number of updates and patches in February, four vulnerabilities have been publicly disclosed and we're seeing increasing reports of exploits in the wild.

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Can Apple Watch boost your endpoint security?

With 100 million in use, should enterprises begin to use Apple Watch to improve remote work security?

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Apple wants Safari in iOS to be your private browser

Apple continues working on privacy improvements in Safari as it seeks to disrupt the data industrial complex.

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Ahead of Patch Tuesday, a cautionary tale

As always, the second Tuesday of the month is a big day for Microsoft updates and patches. But even for versions of Windows 10 the company says are business-ready, issues can crop up.

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The future of work: Coming sooner than you think

What will your worklife be like years from now? Today's work-from-home world has given us a glimpse of the future, as these five articles from CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, and Network World illustrate.

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Jamf, TRUCE bring Apple to the deskless enterprise

A new solution provides dynamic mobile use policy for deskless remote workers.

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Is it time to install Microsoft’s January updates? (Yes.)

Though there were a few rarified hiccups in last month's batch of patches from Microsoft, most users are good to go to install them.

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When cryptographers looked at iOS and Android security, they weren’t happy

In recent years, the feds have stopped asking for a workaround to get past Apple security. Why? It turns out that iOS, along with Android, is simply not as secure as those companies suggested.

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Online privacy: Best browsers, settings, and tips

Everything you do online is tracked when you use your browser. But you can fight back.

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Microsoft releases Application Guard for Office to M365 customers

Application Guard for Office, a defensive technology that quarantines untrusted Office documents, had been available in public preview for five months.

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Decoding Microsoft Defender’s hidden settings

Though many Windows 10 users opt for third-party antivirus protection, those who use Microsoft Defender may not be getting all of the protection they could. Here’s how to check your settings and what to change.

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