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Tech Round-up: 2/25/13-3/1/13

by on March 1, 2013

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye this week:

For the third time in a month, Adobe issued a patch for Flash. This most recent emergency update addressed three vulnerabilities, two of which were already being exploited in the wild.

Computerworld revealed details about MiniDuke, the cyber-espionage campaign that used the recent Adobe Reader zero-day exploit to compromise computers belonging to governments, organizations, and companies in 23 countries.

ZDNet explained why the second most important BYOD security defense is user awareness.

InfoWorld argued why IT departments shouldn’t wait until Window XP’s end of life next year to upgrade to Windows 7 or 8.

There was news out of RSA Conference 2013. During a speech, FBI Director Robert Mueller pushed for public-private collaboration to fight cyberthreats. Juniper announced Junos Spotlight Secure, a first-of-its-kind global attacker intelligence service. RSA detailed three new solutions for Security Operation Centers and its recently announced RSA Security Analytics platform.

Sourcefire introduced a new dedicated advanced malware protection appliance, which will be built on its FirePOWER platform.

Citrix invested in mobile security startup Armor5.

CRN reported that Dell and Cisco are the first two vendors taking advantage of the new VMware Horizon View VDI software unveiled at this week’s VMware Partner Exchange 2013.

Veaam also used the annual VMware conference to debut enhanced backup and recovery for VMware vCloud Director.

Finally, InfoWorld named the top nine threats to cloud computing security, including account or service traffic hijacking.

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