Stats make iOS a hard OS to ignore

Credit to Author: Evan Schuman| Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 03:00:00 -0700

The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system — iOS 12 — was released just a few weeks ago, and yet it’s already installed on 53% of relatively newer iPhones (introduced since September 2014) and 50% of all iPhones. Bottom line: It’s the fastest acceptance of any Apple OS.

This is more than a minimally interesting statistic. It illustrates the key difference between Apple mobile devices and Android mobile devices: Although there are more Android users on the globe, Apple’s users are much more of a community. That means many things from an Apple marketing perspective, but for IT, it means far greater security.

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Mingis on Tech: Data breaches and the rise of 'surveillance capitalism'

Credit to Author: Ken Mingis| Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 03:00:00 -0700

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Digital transformation and value creation for Oil and Gas at the IT/OT market convergence

Credit to Author: Vincent Jacquement| Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 21:10:55 +0000

How much value has digital transformation created so far in the Oil & Gas industry? Which technology has contributed the most and what are the most compelling use cases? What… Read more »

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Browser Extensions: Are They Worth the Risk?

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 22:55:08 +0000

Popular file-sharing site Mega.nz is warning users that cybercriminals hacked its browser extension for Google Chrome so that any usernames and passwords submitted through the browser were copied and forwarded to a rogue server in Ukraine. This attack serves as a fresh reminder that legitimate browser extensions can and periodically do fall into the wrong hands, and that it makes good security sense to limit your exposure to such attacks by getting rid of extensions that are no longer useful or actively maintained by developers.

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A week in security (August 20 – August 26)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 17:06:17 +0000

A roundup of the security news from August 20 – 26, including a look at insider threats, several breaches, and what tech giants Google and Facebook are doing about their privacy issues.

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A week in security (August 20 – 26)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 17:06:17 +0000

A roundup of the security news from August 20 – 26, including a look at insider threats, several breaches, and what tech giants Google and Facebook are doing about their privacy issues.

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