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News Scan: IT advocacy groups band together to increase clout; Women in IT need to raise their profile; More

The top news stories for Jan. 29, 2015.

Apple releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 with Wi-Fi, Thunderbolt fixes

Apple has released the final build of OS X Yosemite 10.10.2, which resolves a number of security, privacy and Wi-Fi bugs.

News Scan: Government needs IT IQ boost; Cybersecurity tops state IT concerns; More

The top news stories for Jan. 28, 2015.

Thwarting a new breed of cyberattack

Cybercrime has evolved to be ruthless attempts to destroy intellectual property, damage reputations and criple operating functions. All of which make it imperative for organizations to be proactive and collaborative in their cyberdefense efforts, says Art Gilliland.

Google defends its decision to leave older Android devices unpatched

A huge code base translates into significant code changes, proving unsafe to fix.

News Scan: More IT exec titles in C-suite alphabet soup; Most employees want you to pay for their wearables; More

The top news stories for Jan. 23, 2015.

News Scan: IT security falling short on the basics; IT retention now tops staffing concerns; More

The top news stories for Jan. 22, 2015.

Security tips from a former FBI CIO

Although IT security attacks are ultimately the fault of hackers, malicious insiders or whoever else is orchestrating them, it's also up to IT and security teams to do everything they can to prevent them--especially the basic stuff.

News Scan: Obama pushes net neutrality, surveillance transparency; Business intelligence and mobility top campus IT concerns; More

The top news stories for Jan. 21, 2015.

GoDaddy fixes domain hijack hole 24 hours after report goes public

Domain name registrar and cloud hosting company takes prompt action after public disclosure by security researcher.