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News Scan: Approaching 50, Moore's Law gets tougher with age; CSOs can teach CIOs to talk security to the board; More

The top news stories for Nov. 21, 2014.

How to defend yourself from being doxxed

Here are some tips on how to protect yourself from being doxxed, or having your personal data published on the Internet.

WhatsApp starts implementing end-to-end encryption for Android users

WhatsApp has announced that it is in the midst of implementing end-to-end encryption to scramble all messages sent by its users by default. 

Microsoft releases unannounced emergency patch for Windows Server

Microsoft has released an emergency patch for a critical vulnerability in Windows Server, as hackers have started to exploit these systems in a limited number of targeted attacks.

News Scan: Women in IT twice as likely to quit the field; Application developers top the most wanted charts for 2015; More

The top news stories for Nov. 19, 2014.

FierceCM talks secure file sharing with Soonr CEO

Enterprise file-sharing service provider  Soonr published a report last week that reveals 59 percent of workers say it's important they be able to download or edit files on their mobile devices. 89 percent say they access files remotely, but only 22 percent have an approved file-sharing service in the workplace.

News Scan: Is Facebook at Work coming to your office?; US launches effort to develop two ultra-fast supercomputers; More

The top news stories for Nov. 18, 2014.

Mobile device adoption for online shopping exploding

Despite reports that consumers still worry about security and privacy when it comes to mobile commerce, it turns out that they aren't letting those fears slow them down. Still, just how fully consumers will embrace mobile device shopping remains to be seen, since projections vary widely.

News Scan: Net neutrality critics fear new taxes; IT security experts weigh in on data breach lessons; more

The top news stories for Nov. 17, 2014.

Spotlight: Don't let big data become big trouble

The article in in  The Register-- titled "Make sure big data doesn't land you in big trouble,"--looks at several issues IT must resolve in using big data.