Daily Tech Briefing July 24

Multiple Segway Hoverboard Vulnerabilities Place Riders at Risk VIDEO

July 24, 2017 1:15 PM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: Segway hoverboard hacking demonstrates IoT security risks; Microsoft launches a program to shore up electric power grid security; a survey finds companies are failing to promptly cut ex-employee data access; and there's more.
Windows 7, XP Persis

Windows 10 Makes Business Gains Two Years After Release

July 24, 2017 12:40 PM | ()
While it's still growing in Windows 7's shadow, Windows 10 is gaining greater acceptance among enterprises.
ATM hacks

10 Tips to Stay Safe When You're at Black Hat or Everywhere Else SLIDESHOW

July 24, 2017 12:00 PM | ()
The annual Black Hat USA conference is a ripe opportunity for hackers to test their skills, but using these 10 tips might help to reduce the cyber-risk while online at the show or "in the wild."

10 Chromebooks That Give Companies Best Mix of Power, Price, Features SLIDESHOW

July 24, 2017 9:50 AM | ()
With so many vendors now offering Chromebooks, companies have a daunting task deciding which are worth purchasing. This slide show helps remove the guesswork out of that decision.

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IBM X-Force Red

IBM X-Force Red Launches IoT and Connected Car Security Services

July 24, 2017 6:20 AM | ()
A year after IBM debuted its elite security testing team, new services are added to help organizations improve car and IoT security.

Global Cloud Shutdown Could Result in $53B in Losses, Report Finds

July 24, 2017 6:13 AM | ()
A joint research report from insurance provider Lloyd's of London and cyber-risk analytics firm Cyence evaluates the risk of cyber-security.

Lyft Takes High Road in Race to Develop Autonomous Cars

July 21, 2017 3:26 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: No. 2 ride-hailing company announces an ambitious plan to begin offering rides in self-driving cars by the end of this year.

Citrix Workspace Service Now Available on Google Cloud

July 21, 2017 2:58 PM | ()
Citrix and Google are working together to bring cloud delivery of applications, virtual desktops and secure cloud-optimized endpoints to their enterprise customers.
bug finder

Microsoft Readying Release of AI Bug Finder for Developers

July 21, 2017 1:46 PM | ()
The cloud-based fuzz testing service for developers uses artificial intelligence techniques to track down software vulnerabilities before they become a problem for users.

Google Strengthens Protections Against Unverified Web Apps

July 21, 2017 12:32 PM | ()
Users of G Suite applications will now receive a warning any time they attempt to interact with a new or unverified web application.

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