Sometimes you just get that feeling—whether it has to do with betting ‘all in’ during a game of Blackjack or visiting a sketchy website when shopping online—there’s definitely something to be said about listening to your intuition. With the number of data breaches and online scams on the rise, more and more shoppers are going ...
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This week, CRN pitted McAfee and Symantec head-to-head, evaluating both leading enterprise protection vendors for malware and spyware protection, intrusion prevention, channel profitability and more. The result? While Symantec continues to have a strong portfolio, McAfee came out on top for its central policy management through ePolicy Orchestrator, innovation with hardware-based security technologies, and its ...
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Support for Windows XP SP3 will officially end April 8, 2014, meaning users have less than a year to choose which operating system to go with next. For many, the motivation to move off XP to a new operating system hasn’t been very compelling – while Windows 7 may be a reasonable option, Vista wasn’t ...
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If you operate an online business that accepts credit or debit cards, then you are probably familiar with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). We’ve discussed the benefits of PCI Compliance before, and it is crucial to ensure that your business becomes and remains in compliance with these requirements. As more and ...
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  Online commerce is having a greater impact on our lives as more and more businesses take advantage of these new sales channels, from e-tail to mobile commerce, to creating stand-alone mobile apps. With this in mind, we pinpointed four key topics impacting the eCommerce industry today, and created word clouds based on the data ...
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Ecommerce is shaping up to be a major part of the global retail market, with Forrester predicting that U.S. online retail sales alone will top $370 Billion by 2017. With this in mind, it’s no wonder so many people hope to take advantage of these profits by creating their own online business. Although it’s easier ...
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This blog was written by Nat Smith. McAfee Network Security Platform release 7.5 just hit the streets and has a massive game changer for IPS – ‘more’ malware defenses. Malware is the scariest new threat in network security, and most IPS products are stuck using only legacy techniques to defend against it. McAfee now stands ...
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McAfee Network Security Platform customers have benefited from malware protection for some time now. Most customers already use McAfee Global Threat Intelligence (GTI), which has been available since the 6.0 release. The largest and most used reputation service, with over 64 Billion queries per day, GTI classifies files as either good (whitelist) or bad (blacklist), ...
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Cloud computing continues to be a hot topic. But so what if people are talking about it, who is actually adopting it? One of the questions I have been asking myself is, ‘Will cloud be adopted for critical infrastructure? And what is the security perspective on this? Naturally a blog to answer that question will ...
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One of the biggest challenges for Data Protection solution is identifying sensitive data.  Today, organizations generate various types of sensitive data, ranging from regulated data such as PCI to unstructured data such as product designs.  Not all sensitive data can be identified and protected via regular expressions and keywords. By supplementing End-user Classification to the ...
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